The future of rugby...

2016-05-26 14:03

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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S'Busiso Mseleku

Phew! What a week in SA football

2016-05-25 12:00

S'Busiso Mseleku is still panting from the hectic and dramatic week that was in South African football.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Millions for PSL clubs as NFD sides remain poor cousins

2016-05-10 09:42

It's become more and more obvious that it will take a lot to close the gap between PSL clubs and those in the National First Division, says S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

PSL heading for thrilling conclusion!

2016-04-29 10:28

Midweek results threw the spanner in the works and made for an exciting photo-finish to the Absa Premiership, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Future looks bright for SA national teams, but...

2016-04-20 13:57

Banyana Banyana and the male SA Under-23 teams being at the Rio Olympic Games is a positive step, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

SAFA must act decisively to save SA football

2016-04-06 08:11

S'Busiso Mseleku was excited - but then disappointed - when there was no resolution from the much-anticipated SAFA NEC meeting.

 
Tank Lanning

Cheeky must fall

2016-03-24 08:28

Cheeky Watson has done an enormous amount of good for SA Rugby, but right now he is the poison in PE and Tank Lanning says he needs to depart.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Twists and turns make PSL season exciting

2016-03-14 13:11

While the standard of South African football has not improved dramatically, S'Busiso Mseleku finds the twists and turns interesting.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

SAFA, CAF left with egg on their faces

2016-02-29 13:07

Friday's FIFA presidential elections proved once again that Africa still lags behind in many aspects, S'Busiso Mseleku observes.

 
Tank Lanning

Lions keeping it simple

2016-05-19 20:49

The Lions have got a lot right this year, but their culture of simplicity, continuity, and empowerment stand out for Tank Lanning.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

All hail Mamelodi Sundowns! Now for Africa...

2016-05-06 13:33

Mamelodi Sundowns' seventh league title makes them the most successful club in the PSL era. Now they must conquer the continent, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
Tank Lanning

Who is the racist now?

2016-04-28 06:53

Tank Lanning reckons the ANC was happy to use the lack of merit based selections as a reason to boycott SA sport in the 80s, yet now want to implement exactly that.

 
Tank Lanning

Coetzee: Ja, well, no fine

2016-04-14 07:30

“Fine” is not a word Tank Lanning wants on his tombstone, as it is the definition of taking the path most trod, but this is how he feels about Coetzee’s appointment.

 
Tank Lanning

Empower the TMO

2016-03-31 08:32

If we are going to use TMOs, Tank Lanning reckons we should empower them to make the final decision, rather than just answer restrictive questions.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

SA deserves answers to $10m SWC questions

2016-03-22 14:50

Ducking and diving will not solve the $10 million 2010 Soccer World Cup "bribery" conundrum, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
Tank Lanning

Make Ackermann Bok coach

2016-03-10 08:20

Stuff it, says Tank Lanning, forget this hogwash about him not being ready for the job - Let’s make Lions coach Johan Ackermann the Bok coach.

 
Tank Lanning

Don’t mess with the Boks!

2016-02-25 08:54

Tasking the next Springbok coach with transformation is a cop out and an admittance that all other attempts in this arena have failed says, says Tank Lanning.

 
Tank Lanning

SA rugby needs a ‘Draft Day’

2016-05-12 08:03

Ditch the academies says Tank Lanning, put the money into club structures, force youngsters to play a year of amateur rugby, and implement a draft day.

 
Tank Lanning

Four key lessons

2016-05-05 08:00

Ten rounds into Super Rugby and Tank Lanning has four key lessons for the SA coaches who, much to the big man’s joy, are playing with more ball in hand.

 
Tank Lanning

Ditch that damn Bok!

2016-04-21 09:52

Why give no name brands in parliament the ability to score cheap political points? Ditch the Springbok says Tank Lanning, and then watch it grow!

 
Tank Lanning

Prop trickery or stupidity?

2016-04-07 08:15

Did Cheetahs coach Franco Smith pull a rabbit out the hat by starting his second string props, asks Tank Lanning, or did he publicly admit to a dreadful selection?

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

How can Bafana's decline be stopped?

2016-03-30 15:23

S'Busiso Mseleku has run out of words to describe the embarrassment that is Bafana Bafana.

 
Tank Lanning

Scrum remains a match decider

2016-03-17 08:52

There may be less than 10 of them per game, but as seen in Round 3 of Vodacom Super Rugby, much to the joy of Tank Lanning, the scrum remains a match decider.

 
Tank Lanning

Pass the Prozac please

2016-03-03 07:31

There is plenty to love about rugby says Tank Lanning, but just right now, the big man is feeling a smidgen despondent about the game.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Eric Tinkler's rollercoaster continues

2016-02-22 12:40

The saying that football can turn your hair grey in a minute is playing itself out with Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
 

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