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Captain Fantastic and the blue and white shirt cowboys

…with apologies to Elton John. I’ve never been his greatest fan, but I bought the LP (I know, I know…) back in the mid 70’s…

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Coventry V Ealing Trailfinders – reflections

With the author of the blog on his Jollies.. you’re left in the hands of a guest blogger this week I’m afraid.

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Coventry V Ealing Trailfinders – Gallery

Some photos from the warm up session before kick off, with a few post victory snaps too.

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Coventry v Ealing Trailfinders

Below are a collection of tweets from todays game. Hopefully this give some indication of how the game unfolded for those who couldn’t make it.

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Friendly faces offer some clues….

What, if anything, can we read into Coventry’s team to face Ealing on Saturday? Well quite a lot, as it happens. Whatever team was to…

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Holiday notice…

Please humour my writing of this particular entry, as it’s nothing to do about rugby and everything to do with why I’m writing a blog….

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Mid-week musing

Scott Morgan’s comments in yesterday’s Coventry Evening Telegraph following the London Welsh game  (Coventry Evening Telegraph) suggest he was very pleased with much of Coventry’s performance…

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All our yesterdays (2) – Moseley v Coventry: 26th December 1973

As a 13 years old, had I talked ‘local derbies’ to my friends, I would have been drawn into a debate as to the outcome…

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Friendlies: Episode 5 – the one with the banana

Somewhere in the dim and distant past I can vaguely remember coming across a limerick that involved Ealing,  a banana peeling and an inappropriate bodily…

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Coventry v London Welsh – more encouraging signs for Coventry

This was always going to be the acid test. How would a Cov team, widely tipped this year as one of the favourites for promotion…

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Coventry v London Welsh – rogues gallery

Some photos and a few video clips from the warm up session before kick off.

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Coventry v London Welsh – the reprise

Below are the tweets from the Cardiff game….hopefully minus most of the original typos! Not the most flowing of reads but it does give some…

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22nd August – Groundhog day?

Whatever else they are, London Welsh are a most attractive side and given reasonable conditions underfoot, today’s game should provide just reward to those loyal…

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Future perfect…a tense season ahead?

At the start of each of the past two seasons,  I always felt there was an ‘are we/aren’t we?’ uncertainty amongst supporters as to the…

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Behind the scenes

To get to my office in the school I worked at for more years than I care to remember, I would have to walk through…

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Our survey says…

I’ve been really impressed with much of what has been going on in recent months to improve the whole BPA experience on a match day….

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All our yesterdays (1) – Coventry v London Welsh: 1st March1975

I’ve never been one to hoard things, much preferring a minimalist approach to life being a little OCD when it comes to clutter. Fortunately however,…

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Friendlies: Episode 4 – the one with the Exiles

I can’t wait for the visit of London Welsh in just 5 days time. Always a favourite team, and with happy memories of some close, and…

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Cardiff v Coventry – rogues gallery

A few photos taken before the Cardiff game. Not sure if I can yet name all the players, but I’m getting there!

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Thoughts from abroad(ish)

Working with sixth form students as I did for 20 + years prior to my retirement earlier this year, this last couple of weeks watching…

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