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Cardiff v Coventry – the reprise

Below are the tweets from the Cardiff game….includes original typos! Not the most flowing of reads but it does give some indication of how the game unfolded as it happened.

  • Decent number of Cov supporters have made the journey!
  • Minutes silence for Rob Walton and Scott’s dad…great gesture of support from Cardiff
  • And we’re off…
  • Penalty 30 metres out to Cov..right of posts. Ryan yes! 0-3
  • Cov defending…try opportunity for Cardiff but lines cleared…8 mins
  • Try Cov..Hough…finished off Knox break. 0-8.    8 mins
  • Ryan missed con
  • Strong defence from Cov win penalty. MacB prominent
  • Try Cov! Driving maul…not sure of scorer! Diff conversion. Ryan bags it! Hope was scorer….0-15
  • Cov penalised at first scrum. Cardiff in our 22
  • Great defence again…this time Oliver…earns Cov pen
  • Loti so strong with ball and in tackle
  • Cov pen from scrum 35 metres out to left of posts. Ryan…missed
  • Quick pen to Cardiff almost results in try. Last ditch defence saves day
  • Pen Cov. Kick to corner!
  • Cardiff pull down jumper. Hooker in bin
  • Throw not straight!
  • Cov pen
  • Opt for scrum on 5m
  • Loti pushover try!
  • Ryan conversion…0-22!!
  • Knoxy!
  • Try Cov…Cardiff disorganised. Great break by Knox. Converted 0-29
  • Half time! 29-0 up. Tempers beginnings flare. Nothing friendly about this in the last 10 mins
  • Loti off..Carpenter, I think, on.
    Murray on
    Second half underway…
  • Canning now fly half
  • Another turnover to Cov
  • Cov attack ended with forward pass…
  • Holding on gives Cov Pen  28 m out. Kick to corner. Knox off. Sam Smith on
  • Not straight at throw…
  • Cardiff knock on over line. 5m scrum
  • Parlor try from base of scrum. Canning conversion 0-36
  • Pricey and Parkin on..Chad and Devlin off
  • Cardiff attacking. Pen and kick to corner
  • Fight..Pricey at the heart of it. Captains warned. Scrum Cardiff.
  • Not binding. Pen Cardiff
  • Opt for scrum
  • Immense defence causes Cardiff knick on in our 22!
  • Oliver off Woodburn on
    Ben Thomas off Roberts on
  • Weighton off Dom on
  • Cardiff seeing a lot more ball
  • Brown off for Foreman
  • Pen Cardiff pins us back in our 22
  • Parlor and MacB off for Preece and Tincknell
  • Changes have disrupted Cov a little. Another pen to corner for Cardiff
  • Price sinbinned…technical foul this time!
  • Great defence saves try in corner..Woodburn taking throw!
  • Cardiff try in front of posts had been coming for last 10 mins…69 mins
  • 7-36
  • Hope back on for Carpenter
  • Amazing 50m try by Tincknell…!!
  • Converted by Canning…7-43 after 73 mins
  • Price back on
  • Selectors are going to have a few headaches!
  • All over…stunning performance

Well done Cov…really strong message sent out today. Rossyln Park play them next week

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