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Pick ‘n’ mix makes for a successful season

Second guessing how a season, in any sport, might pan out before it has even begun is a futile pastime, and whilst common sense says…

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Routinely speaking…

Just up from the old Coundon Road ground was a crossroads and a row of general retailers, one of which was a sweet shop. About…

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All Blacks or Coventry RFC…no contest!

I’ve always wondered whether teams are stronger or weaker for having overseas players in them, as opposed to those having grown up within the local community. Would…

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Coventry Rugby Club – Soon to be back on the map, hopefully…?

I always find the build up to the pre-season friendlies the most frustrating of times. There  must be a little known mathematical principle attached to…

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A pre-season friendly…

Aged about 75 and in the early/mid 1970s, my maternal grandfather had to stop going to Coundon Road to watch his beloved Cov because he…

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