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Squad size, squad news and squaddies…

I really appreciate the fact that as far as my support of Coventry Rugby Club is concerned, match days aren’t the only weekly focus any more. Tuesday’s now…

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Nothing succeeds like success…catering for bigger crowds…

Success breeds success. The more a team wins, the more support it attracts. And whilst there’s nothing new in that, it certainly is true of Cov at…

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Esher – expecting to see red, hoping to see gold…

One of the more interesting comparisons on the playing front between the Coventry of last season and that of the present is the relative size…

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There once was a team from Ealing…

The Coventry match day squad named to face Ealing on Saturday appears to be just about the strongest we could put out at the moment…

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The Friendlies: Episode 1: the one where it all starts…

The wait was worth it… Hardly a polished performance, and one that I rather suspect will have left the coaches somewhat frustrated at times, especially…

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Face to face will tell you most…

Communication Say the words Are you there? Can I be heard? Station to station Coast to coast Face to face will tell you most Communication…

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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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Good news, an arresting story and a poll…

Great to see some positive news about players who are hoping to return to Coventry after long term illness. Although both Pierre Ferre and Adam…

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Injuries and a chance to listen and learn, for everyone…

One of the most depressing aspects of Coventry’s season is the number of injury’s sustained by players over the course of the last six months…

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Broadstreet RFC, who would you retain and Ealing Trailfinders or Moseley…?

If Coventry supporters are feeling somewhat down at the moment, spare a thought for those who follow Broadstreet. It’s not been the best of seasons…

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Attendances, selection and recruitment for 2016/17…

As we know, attendances were down on average around 400 on last season prior to the Loughborough game. And in terms of revenue, that’s a substantial…

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Proposed plans for the Butts, where are they now, recruitment and the elephant in the room…

So now we know a few more details about Jon Sharp’s proposed development of the Butts Park Arena. On RucknMaul yesterday and also in a feature in yesterday’s…

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The Infinite Monkey Theorem

The Infinite Monkey Theorem states that a monkey, sitting in front of a computer keyboard (I’ve updated it a bit, it should be a typewriter)…

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The hiring squad…

In yesterday’s post I expressed some concern over the number of players who would not be getting any game time on a weekend (Two into…

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Time to move on…to Richmond

Following last weekend’s home defeat to Hartpury College, this week’s visit to the Athletic Ground to play hosts Richmond takes on additional significance for Coventry…

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Ready or not…

…here Cov come!

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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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