Tank Lanning

Super Rugby needs changing!

2013-08-01 12:23
Sport24 columnist Tank Lanning (File)
There will be more people at the promotion-relegation match between the Lions and Kings at Ellis Park this Saturday (17:00) than there were at the Super Rugby quarter-final between the Bulls and Brumbies at Loftus last weekend.

In 2011, the cumulative average audience of live broadcasts on DStv reaching a massive 36 831 694 viewers, which represented 67% of the total SANZAR audience. The Kiwis (via Sky Sports) brought in 22% of the audience, while the Aussies (via Fox Sports) managed a meager 11%.

Super Rugby needs a change, but make the decisions based on merit and fact, not on accommodating one of the parties' pathetic internal politicking!

Tank is a former Western Province tighthead prop who now heads up Tankman Media, and sprouts forth on all things rugby on the Front Row Grunt

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