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Results from the fantasy team poll, Nelly update, the new strip and Cov in numbers – week 4

Wednesday’s poll asking supporters to pick their own side to play Hartpury proved to be extremely popular, drawing a bigger response than  for any other poll conducted as…

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Finest selection, a hooker and Up with The Saturdays

This is the crossing at the main intersection, Up is were we go from here, Finest selection, This can take us anywhere, I don’t want…

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Coventry v Hartpury College – choose your fantasy 2016 Cov team…

The team to play Hartpury College at home on Saturday has already been selected. Supporters don’t get to find out the make-up of the match…

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Back to the future…

In October of last year, long time Cov supporter Rob Moody was kind enough to lend me his collection of season tickets going all the…

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Cov respond to the RFU’s proposed salary cap…confessionals…a ‘burger watch’

Last week I posted about the RFUs plans to impose sweeping wage caps on all leagues below the Championship, with a ceiling on gross player…

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Black day in Blackheath…

In one of my more prophetic posts, yesterday I suggested that ‘Cov are currently on fire and it will take a strong Blackheath performance to douse the…

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Blackheath v Coventry: the gallery

Unfortunately, Cov warmed up in an enclosed area so I couldn’t  get any photos of note, but I have included those I did take. Will…

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Fanning the flames…

There are those who apparently believe that Blackheath got its name from its association with the plague, or Black Death, of 1665. The area was…

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Cov’s season so far in numbers…and Blackheath on Saturday

Having been away for the last three games, I’ve kind of lost track of what’s been happening, so I thought I’d put together some stats/general…

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Cov to suffer under proposed RFU salary caps…

I did wonder whether the front page lead of last weekend’s The Rugby Paper would grab the attention of many Coventry supporters on the messageboard and elsewhere these past…

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Sick as a parrot over a game of two halves…

Third in the table, 19 tries scored in just three games and four points behind the leaders Hartpury who we play at home in two…

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Silk purses and sows’ ears…

I’m ashamed to say that I know very little about the town of Macclesfield. Other than two things… The first is that my wife’s parents…

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The loneliness of the long distance blogger…

In the year I was born, Alan Sillitoe published the short story from which this post takes its name. The ‘Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner’…

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Wasps link – no sting in the tail, surely…?

For much of last season there was at times a fairly lively debate over the apparent lack of match practice endured by those players not…

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Mose, a term of endearment..and no mackintosh required

Not the best of times to be away… …a very encouraging pre-season building up to a pretty convincing demolition of Loughborough in the first league…

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