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A new era dawns, but the sun hasn’t quite set…

Wharfedale’s season reaches its conclusion on Saturday with a home match against the famous Coventry club. The iconic visitors were relegated from the Championship six…

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A fine idea or a brilliant mistake…?

Farewell to the following  who have seen it out until the bitter end…some great players, some great coaches, some great memories and some very appreciative supporters. Thank…

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What should supporters be hoping for over the close season…?

I don’t think Rowland Winter officially takes over the reins until the end of May, by which time we’ll only be 8 weeks away from…

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Photos on the mantelpiece, a story for the grandchildren. Please, Sir, Oliver wants some more…

Supporters’ Player of the Year. Players’ Player of the Year. It’s not often that the same player receives both awards in the same season, but…

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Why the unbeaten run now and despicable Cov, too

I imagine the question that most Cov supporters will be asking themselves is why on earth it took Coventry until mid-March to exhibit the kind of…

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Ampthill, ‘Moseley face meltdown’ – a warning to Cov?

It was a great day yesterday. Not quite the celebration it should have been, especially for Scott Morgan and Peter Glackin, but a great day…

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Home and away…

What a turnaround. Suddenly the top teams begin to look ordinary as Coventry, unbeaten in five games, become the form team in the league and start to…

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And for the last time – the faces of 2015/16: Coventry v Ampthill

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It’s been a long time coming…

Sam Cooke once sang… It’s been a long time coming. whilst at the same time acknowledging… (But) I know a change gonna come Oh, yes…

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So who else would you offer a contract to…and tomorrow’s team

One of the most telling statistics to come out the drawn game against Blackheath last Saturday is that it resulted in our longest unbeaten run of the season…

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More signings, Plymouth and Exeter and the Awards’ Day

So, another three signings and a couple of retentions… I’m not sure whether I’m reading too much into the announcement, presumably written by Rowland Winter,…

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Broadstreet and Dave Addleton

Moseley weren’t the only local team playing national league rugby to have their relegation confirmed on Saturday. That fate also befell Broadstreet RFC. Sadly, it…

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From the Slough of Despond to the Celestial City, reconnecting, Blackheath’s match report

This week’s ‘The Rugby Paper’ includes a feature article on James Pritchard, the Bedford stalwart who is soon to become one of Coventry’s four full-time…

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Moseley, ‘Derby ’til I die’ and we have only ourselves to blame…

Yesterday was a sad day for Moseley…or Birmingham Moseley as we’ll have to get used to calling them come June onwards. The rebranding of the…

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Blackheath…

The final 13 minutes or so were as tense as anything this season. And that’s including the home game  against Richmond in January, when Cov defended…

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Blackheath v Coventry: the gallery…

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Blackheath, Moseley and Creative Parallel…

So today is to be my last away game of the season, having made the decision that with nothing really to play for, Wharfedale is probably…

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Cov officially up to 8th, but just how much of a disappointment has this season really been…?

I’d intended for visit my GP on Tuesday morning having been struck down on Monday with a sudden bout of dizziness, shortage of breath and the…

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The Coventry Alternatives – 2015/16 and Blackheath RFC

Whichever way you look at it, this season has been a massive anti-climax, so much so that there’s no point in even trying to put…

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Anyone else feeling any guilt, awards’ day and comedy evening

The end of the season is fast approaching. An if I’m honest, I’m not quite sure how to feel about it. After all the disappointments we’ve had…

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