Currie-Cup

Weekend predictions

5 years ago by Front Row Grunt

The two Kiwi derbies again make it a tricky prediction weekend, but well worth it given the viewing pleasure. It’s the Aussie derby causing the most SuperBru angst, though! Tank Lanning On the menu:...

Weekend predictions

5 years ago by Front Row Grunt

Yes please – a much more manageable 8 game weekend that includes a Saturday night game that can be turned into a Sunday morning “Koffie en beskuit” game via PVR! Tank Lanning The line-up: Friday...

Big guns are a mere scaffold

6 years ago by Front Row Grunt

Use a power pack and watertight defence not only for blunt force trauma. Instead, says Tank Lanning, make like Basil Bey and use them as a scaffold on which to hang a more adventurous, attacking game....

Big Boks ditch lineout contest

6 years ago by Front Row Grunt

With 3 locks in the pack and Willem Alberts at 6, Saturday’s Springbok lineout was a veritable forest of tall timber, yet their contesting of the England feed was virtually non-existent! #StatAttack...

Surely RjvR trumps DdA?

6 years ago by Front Row Grunt

Rookie Rohan janse van Rensburg who onto the Super Rugby scene this year vs Damien de Allende who looked somewhat ordinary in a disjointed Stormers team. Tank Lanning and Zelím Nel argue the case. Tank...

Don’t waste a good mistake

6 years ago by Front Row Grunt

Instead, learn from it said some clever guy. Which is exactly what Baa Baa enthusiast, Tank Lanning, reckons an experimental Bok side should be doing this weekend  in a less pressurised environment. Tank...

Why take Strauss on tour?

6 years ago by Front Row Grunt

Tank Lanning, writing in his Sport24 column, loves the look of the Bok squad for the Baa Baa game, but in taking Adriaan Strauss on tour, thinks the Boks are missing an ideal opportunity to experiment....

WIN tickets to the Tshwane 10s!

6 years ago by Front Row Grunt

The inaugural Tshwane 10s powered by Stor-Age is literally a drop kick away! And you and a mate could be there for the entire rugby party of the year! Hosted Harlequins Rugby Club in Groenkloof, Pretoria...

Currie Cup semi-final stats that caught the eye

6 years ago by Front Row Grunt

The Currie Cup semi-final stats make for a great read, revealing a speedy, efficient Cheetahs defence, and a Bulls offloading game that would not be out of place in New Zealand. Tank Lanning A hat-trick...

Gold Cup playoff time

6 years ago by Front Row Grunt

It’s quarter final time in the Gold Cup with the TV game being Pretoria Police vs False Bay in a mouth-watering Blue Bulls v Western Province club clash. There is not a lot to choose between the eight...