Front Row Grunt

Rugby … with cauliflower ears

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 …

November 14, 2017
by Tank
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Arrivederci Allister

Was he set up to fall? Perhaps. Was he the best man for the job? Not a chance. Was there government pressure to appoint him? Of course. Will a better man do a better job? Yes, says TANK LANNING in … Continue reading

November 13, 2017
by Tank
Comments Off on Stats reveal Bok ineptness

Stats reveal Bok ineptness

Where did it go wrong for the Boks asks Tank Lanning in his AOR STAT ATTACK? Ireland, having noted the Bok ineffectiveness with ball in hand, just kicked the ball back to the Boks and watched them implode.

November 8, 2017
by Tank
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Bok EOYT: Continuity or Creativity?

The All Out Rugby team debate whether Bok coach Allister Coetzee should attack Ireland with the five uncapped players in the Springbok squad or trust his more seasoned troopers with the invasion plans.

October 29, 2017
by Tank
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Scrum powers WP to Cup glory

Using the Sharks pack as a plough to rip up the Kings Park turf, Western Province won three tightheads on their way to a convincing away win in the Currie Cup final. Tank takes a trawl through the match stats … Continue reading