Tank Lanning

Don’t mess with a good thing

2013-11-07 10:15
Sport24 columnist Tank Lanning (File)
Struth Bob, but that Bok side selected to play Wales this weekend looks pretty damn strong!

Up front I definitely would have started with Lourens Adriaanse at tighthead ahead of Frans Malherbe. Look, with Flip van der Merwe and Willem Alberts on each butt cheek come scrum time, and being part of one of the biggest packs to ever set foot on a rugby field, any provincial class tighthead prop with a straight back and a modicum of form should be able to at least hold his own, even against the highly rated Welsh scrum, but it is the selection logic that troubles me.

Tank is a former Western Province tighthead prop and editor of the recently launched free monthly digital rugby magazine called SCRUM

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