All is not rotten

2016-10-20 07:39

It is with absolute glee that Tank Lanning hauls his fetid beak out of the maggots, to instead sprout forth on the light he sees at the end of the rugby tunnel.


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S'Busiso Mseleku

Football shouldn't be a matter of life and death

2016-10-19 11:42

When legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly said football is more than a matter of life and death, he might have had the fanatical Egyptian fans on his mind, writes S’Busiso Mseleku.

S'Busiso Mseleku

Will Mashaba redeem himself or continue to self destruct

2016-10-06 14:10

SAFA has given Shakes Mashaba a stay of execution. Will he use this opportunity to his benefit or will he fall on his sword, asks S'Busiso Mseleku.

Tank Lanning

Experts in foot shooting

2016-09-29 07:39

Two steps forward, three steps back says Tank Lanning of the tragic Boland scenario, who sees SA Rugby becoming experts at shooting themselves in the foot.

S'Busiso Mseleku

SAFA's logic and common sense questionable

2016-09-16 08:36

S'Busiso Mseleku writes that SAFA bosses’ logic and common sense application leaves much to be desired.

S'Busiso Mseleku

Thanks, but no thanks Mr Mashaba

2016-09-05 14:12

S’Busiso Mseleku writes that if reports are anything to go by, Shakes Mashaba will soon be history as Bafana Bafana coach - and about time too.

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.

S'Busiso Mseleku

Sundowns are close to their utopia

2016-10-14 11:14

Pitso Mosimane and his Mamelodi Sundowns charges are close to fulfilling Patrice Motsipe’s 13-year-old dream, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

Tank Lanning

Morne must find grass

2016-10-06 08:37

Kick directly to the All Black big guns and the Boks will eat their dust says Tank Lanning , who is imploring Morne Steyn to turn their tankers with astute use of the boot.

S'Busiso Mseleku

Inconsistent decisions can destroy PSL

2016-09-23 12:11

The decision not to grant Mamelodi Sundowns postponement of some of their matches might come back to haunt the PSL, writes S'busiso Mseleku.

Tank Lanning

Time to shake things up a bit

2016-09-15 08:08

With a more aligned rugby calendar on the cards, Tank Lanning reckons we could really shake things up by making the Currie Cup a Super Rugby qualifying tournament.

Tank Lanning

Positive and patient yes, but...

2016-08-25 07:50

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

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.

Tank Lanning

Control the controllables

2016-10-13 08:58

Yes, these are seriously dark times, but instead of rolling over and playing dead, Tank Lanning calls for change by aiming to “control the controllables”.

S'Busiso Mseleku

Well done, Gavin Hunt!

2016-10-03 15:06

After three years of toiling without any adequate reward, Gavin Hunt has finally won some silverware, writes S’Busiso Mseleku.

Tank Lanning

Franchise or province?

2016-09-22 09:36

Tank Lanning compares a provincial model that sees the Currie Cup feed Super Rugby, to a model that sees central contracting deliver equally strong franchises.

Tank Lanning

Viva the digital revolution

2016-09-08 08:28

Instead of asking us fans to be more polite on Twitter, Tank Lanning suggests showing us strategy to address the real issues in the game.

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.


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