Front Row Grunt

Rugby … with cauliflower ears

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July 21, 2016
by Tank
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Get a bloody PVR!

A mere seven days after asking for a better match day experience, Tank Lanning, writing for Sport24, is incensed at a having to hack to 19h00 game at Newlands in the dark because of the Kiwi TV audience. Tweet

Crystal ball

July 14, 2016
by Tank
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Weekend predictions

Lions, Stormers and Sharks have their spots sewn up reckons Tank, but it’s all to play for in the Aus and Kiwi conferences, which makes for some bloody tough predicting. Tweet

Crystal Ball - Weekend predictions

July 7, 2016
by Tank
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Weekend predictions

Bulls fans will suddenly be donning orange for the Durban game, but there are two Trans-Tasman games that are also tough to call. A gander at the Super Rugby weekend. Tweet

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July 7, 2016
by Tank
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Pro rugby is bleeding

The plummeting Super Rugby TV and stadium audiences are symptoms of a sport that is bleeding says Tank Lanning in his Sport24 column this week, who sees a silver lining in the amateur arm. Tweet

red card ii

June 28, 2016
by Tank
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Ditch outcome based punishment

Connect a punch and it’s like you flashed a school girl in the park. Miss, and you are a loveable old rogue. Writing for Vodacom Rugby, TANK LANNING says it’s the intent that should be punished. Tweet