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Tank Lanning

Tank Lanning is a former Western Province tighthead prop who got involved in the media scrum after a neck injury forced him from the game. He now heads up Tankman Media, and sprouts forth on all things rugby on his Front Row Grunt website.

South Africa 13 Mar 2014 23:01 pm
Facebook teamed up with consultants, Deloitte, to determine how internet activity can have an economic and social impact.
Opinion 26 Nov 2013 11:41 am
One of the definitions of the word cute, according to Tank Lanning, is “Ugly, but kissable”, and perhaps that is where the Springboks find themselves right now.
Opinion 19 Nov 2013 08:32 am
This time last year the Boks beat Scotland 21-10, in June this year Scotland were up with 15 minutes to go. Saturday’s 28-0 drubbing shows proper progress says Tank Lanning.
Opinion 12 Nov 2013 14:25 pm
Allain Rolland, controversial at the best of times, seemed not to realise the impact the Cardiff pitch had on the front rows and his petulance robbed us of a great Test match.
Opinion 05 Nov 2013 08:07 am
It would be a dark day for rugby says Tank Lanning, but he still believes we will see the day when a coach or player takes a match official to court to sue for loss of earnings.
Opinion 28 Oct 2013 07:52 am
At times at Newlands on Saturday, writes Tank Lanning, it actually looked like men vs boys, such was the physical beating dished out by the men in black
Opinion 08 Oct 2013 07:31 am
Despite making the biggest clanger of the day – a true schoolboy error to sub both Du Plessis brothers before that scrum – sentiment toward both the coach and team is positive.
Opinion 01 Oct 2013 07:42 am
Heyneke Meyer has made enormous progress with this Springbok side, but given the rabid expectation from both the public and media, can he actually ever really succeed?
Opinion 23 Sep 2013 13:11 pm
The expansion of the Currie Cup will be music to the ears of the Griquas and Bulls, but is it also not an ideal time to cull the 1st division completely says Tank Lanning.
Sport 16 Sep 2013 09:03 am
How referee Romain Poite could not use the TMO for such a crucial decision, in such a crucial match, is beyond inept. It is a disgrace.