Love is all around at a Wet, Wet, Wet Butts Park Arena

Love is all around me and so the feeling grows It’s written on the wind, it’s everywhere I go So if you really love me, come on and let it show You know I love you I always will My mind’s made up by the way that I feel There’s no beginning, there’ll be no…

Rowland, the butcher of Coventry…

A fine butcher’s he is too, although he might be well past his sell-by date now. Based on Spon Street, I happen to walk past his shop most Saturday’s and always have a gander, provided they’re in season of course. It’s clearly one of the best purveyors of fresh meat in the whole of Coventry…

A Winter warmer as Cov march on…

It was the perfect start to what was to prove to be a perfect afternoon for Coventry as Max Trimble beat the despairing tackle of the Plymouth Albion full back in just the second minute of the game to touch down for the opening score. From that moment onwards, Coventry was never to lose the…

Coventry Rugby Club – keeping it in the family

Keep it together in the family They’re a reminder of your history Brothers and sisters they hold the key To your heart and your soul Don’t forget that your family is gold Madonna – Keep It Together By all accounts, the Fireworks Party held at the Butts Park Arena on Sunday proved very successful. According…

Training update #12…Cov Development game postponed…Loughborough Students

The news that the Development Academy’s game against Chinnor has had to be postponed came as a big disappointment to the supporters who turned up to watch the training session yesterday evening. And it was an even bigger disappointment to Coventry’s Director of Rugby, Rowland Winter. Coventry has agreed to rearrange it, tentatively, for 18th…

Every photo tells a story…Cambridge…attendances

I’ve been checking you up, I’ve been tracking you down. Funny all the things that I’ve found. Was it any surprise? Didn’t you realize?  It doesn’t matter any more to you… It doesn’t matter what I say…’cos you’ve got that look in your eyes. My Camera Never Lies  Bucks Fizz – The Camera Never Lies…

Training pays off as Cov pushed all the way…

Habits change into character Ovid This was a disappointing Coventry performance against a good Bishop’s Stortford side that on yesterday’s performance look to be one of the few promoted teams in recent seasons that appear strong enough to do more than just survive in their opening season in this league. Despite what seemed a rather…

Hull 20 – Coventry 63…a good performance but there still so much more to come

20-63 Coventry’s performance today will have done nothing to lessen the excitement that has steadily been building over the summer, especially following some encouraging performances in the pre-season friendlies. Nothing whatsoever… Coventry were simply too strong for a determined and resolute Hull side that in the end just couldn’t cope with the speed and power…

Friendlies Season 3 – Episode 4: the one with the double header

I’m starting to get quite excited at the prospect of the first of the season’s double-headers this weekend, with first on the Development side playing Broadstreet with a 12.30 pm start, followed by the first team hosting Sale FC  at the usual afternoon kick off time of 3.00 pm. As far as I know, if…

Pre-match build up – views from a bar…

I’m not a great one for sitting in the bar pre-match, although I know for many it’s a very important ritual, beer, chat and maybe keep an eye on one of the games on Sky being shown on the many television around the downstairs bar areas. Being somewhat less gregarious than most, I prefer instead…

Friendlies Season 3 – Episode 3: the one on the island (the review)

Getting so much better all the time! It’s getting better all the time Better, better, better It’s getting better all the time Better, better, better Getting so much better all the time! The Beatles – Getting Better I read it pretty well in the end. In yesterday’s post, the morning of the game, I wrote:…

Training ground update #1

You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow This opportunity comes once in a lifetime You better lose yourself in the music, the moment You own it, you better never let it go You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow This opportunity comes once in a…