Positive and patient yes, but...

2016-08-25 16:05

For Allister Coetzee to get the deserved positivity and patience, Tank Lanning reckons he requires the backing of a strong, open, honest leadership.

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S'Busiso Mseleku

SAFA's ineptitude can be costly to SA football

2016-08-22 19:07

As football governing body in the country, SAFA needs to be proactive and lead the way rather than be a reactionary organisation, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
Tank Lanning

What prop crisis?

2016-08-11 09:48

Allister Coetzee is off the mark in talking about a prop crisis says Tank Lanning, who takes a gander at the Bok squad before picking his match-day 23.

 
Tank Lanning

Time to be bold with Boland

2016-07-28 08:10

While the Kings implode, Alan Zondagh is quietly rejuvenating Boland Rugby, and Tank Lanning thinks it’s time to be bold and back them.

 
Gary Boshoff

Allister Coetzee has earned the accolades

2016-07-20 10:02

As the Super Rugby season draws to a close it's an opportune time to recognise the significant contribution Allister Coetzee has made, writes Gary Boshoff.

 
Tank Lanning

Pro rugby is bleeding

2016-07-07 23:00

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

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

NFD promotions highlight sham in SA football

2016-06-24 12:27

The promotion of Magesi FC and Kings United has once more highlighted the imbalances of South African football, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
Tank Lanning

Boks guilty of 'Churnalism'

2016-06-15 10:45

Churning the ball out to the player next to you in the hope of some individual brilliance is not the Bok plan Tank Lanning is willing to lose games for.

 
Tank Lanning

Selectors got SA ‘A’ tightheads wrong

2016-06-02 08:06

Buoyant at the look of the new Bok squad, Tank Lanning reckons there are better second tier tighthead props than the three selected for the new SA 'A' side.

 
Tank Lanning

Raising our Rugby IQ

2016-08-18 07:43

If players just do the playing and coaches do the thinking, we will carry on creating robots instead of raising the game IQ via collaboration says Tank Lanning.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Olympic Games brings sense of déjà vu

2016-08-08 14:25

Group E of the Rio Olympics women’s tournament and Group A in the men’s version has an all-too familiar look, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Pitso must take it easy

2016-07-22 12:14

Mamelodi Sundowns are doing well in the CAF Champions League, but their coach must go a little bit easy, writes S’Busiso Mseleku.

 
Tank Lanning

Bigger is not always better

2016-07-14 08:01

We have a pro rugby product in need of some TLC, but we also have a live match-day experience in dire need of some CPR, says Tank Lanning.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

SA soccer has false sense of security

2016-07-01 07:56

S'Busiso Mseleku was not surprised by headlines and talk that Bafana got a “kind” draw for the 2018 SWC but warns of hazards.

 
Tank Lanning

Bok breakdown the big worry

2016-06-23 07:47

Nineteen turnovers in two Tests is the big worry for Tank Lanning, who wonders if the Boks have too many cooks in the breakdown kitchen?

 
Tank Lanning

I’ll take a loss for change

2016-06-09 07:59

Tank Lanning can smell the fragrant aroma of evolution in Springbok rugby, and is willing to take a loss or three to see it really take place.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Sundowns give lesson to SA's giants

2016-06-01 13:12

The dominance of Mamelodi Sundowns in 2016 should act as a wake-up call for the likes of Chiefs and Pirates, says S'busiso Mseleku.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Woza Absa Premiership 2016/17 season

2016-08-16 13:22

The fireworks in the first weekend of the English Premiership must have whetted SA football followers’ appetite for the 2016/17 season, writes S’Busiso Mseleku.

 
Tank Lanning

SA rugby meets Monty Python

2016-08-04 14:48

It’s Super Rugby final week and instead of backing the Lions, we are making like Monty Python with our “Premier” domestic tournament, writes Tank Lanning.

 
Tank Lanning

Get a bloody PVR!

2016-07-21 08:07

A mere seven days after asking for a better match day experience, Tank Lanning is incensed at a having to hack to a 19:00 game because of the Kiwi TV audience.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Pauw, Da Gama mustn't let sideshows derail them

2016-07-07 22:56

S'Busiso Mseleku warns Banyana Banyana coach Vera Pauw and SA Under-23 mentor Owen da Gama against being sidetracked ahead of the Rio Olympics.

 
Tank Lanning

Kitshoff opens Pandora’s box

2016-06-30 09:37

Tank Lanning ponders the implications of selecting the impressive Steven Kitshoff, one of which could be a totally unnecessary swinger role for Trevor Nyakane.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Iron Duke dribbles the media once more

2016-06-17 10:42

Pirates boss Irvin Khoza, affectionately known as The Iron Duke of SA, has perfected the art of outsmarting the Media, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

SA football needs its own Muhammad Ali

2016-06-08 13:29

Following the death of one of sport's "greatest", Muhammad Ali, S'Busiso Mseleku opines that South African football needs a player of the boxing icon's calibre.

 
Tank Lanning

The future of rugby...

2016-05-26 09:52

As human attention spans shrink and T20 cricket bolsters interest in a struggling sport, Tank Lanning ponders the future of rugby...

 
 

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