Front Row Grunt

Rugby … with cauliflower ears

June 8, 2018
by Tank
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What has Rassie reaching for the Stilnox?

After the messy defeat against Wales in his first game in charge of the Boks, Tank and Zels of All Out Rugby debate what it is that has the national coach reaching for the Stilnox.

June 8, 2018
by Tank
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Pedal power with Morne

A tale of how Tank Lanning got to cycle alongside his schoolboy hero, taking in some breath taking French countryside, while discussing all manner of things. Sublime does not come close to describing the experience.

June 8, 2018
by Tank
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Of course it should be Siya

As South Africa celebrates the milestone appointment of Siya Kolisi as the Springbok captain, Tank and Zels of All Out Rugby debate whether it was the right move.

March 1, 2018
by Tank
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Weekend predictions

A corker of a Kiwi derby to get us going, and a seriously spicy SA derby for our post grid bending entertainment on Saturday evening. We take a gander at what Tank, the Bookies and the Bru’s have to say.

January 26, 2018
by Tank
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Tighthead du Toit to solve Bok worries?

No fan of the prop switch, former WP tighthead prop TANK LANNING, in his All Out Rugby column, sheds some light on why Thomas du Toit’s switch to tighthead prop may well turn out to be inspired.

November 30, 2017
by Tank
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Time to learn from the Toetie era

Litmus test failed, Springbok rugby is up poo creek without a paddle says TANK LANNING in his All Out Rugby column, who suggests the Ceteris paribus principle as we implement change.

November 28, 2017
by Tank
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Boks tick a box

STAT ATTACK: While not particularly pretty, the conditions called for dominance up front, a water tight defence, and astute use of the boot. The Boks delivered on all three.

November 22, 2017
by Tank
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Coetzee forced to start his best

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has vowed to pick the strongest available lineup to face Italy in Padova on Saturday. All Out Rugby roughnecks Tank and Zelim debate whether that’s the right call.

November 20, 2017
by Tank
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Boks better, French flaky

An atrocious goal kicking performance prevented the Boks from making full use of the gift offered up by an error ridden French side intent on giving the ball air says Tank Lanning in his All Out Rugby #statattack.

November 16, 2017
by Tank
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Duane has to start

Duane Vermeulen has answered a Springbok SOS, but would it be wise for him to jump straight into the starting lineup against France on Saturday? The All Out Rugby team put both cases forward …