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…

Rosslyn Park and training ground news…

And so to Rosslyn Park on Saturday. Sixth in the league at home to fifth and a win for Cov leapfrogs us above Park and just that little bit closer to Moseley in fourth. So plenty to play for even at this fairly late stage of the season and with both teams likely to be…

Cambridge v Coventry – hopefully not one in the eye for Goliath

I’m walkin’ in shadows, I cannot see Faces, they smile when I fall or flee Doors without windows all shuttered tight again I just might pass this way again I just might pass this way again Doobie Brothers – Toulouse Street And on to Cambridge… T-5 and counting. And what an interesting game it is,…

National One attendances – the winners and losers

I thought it might be interesting to have a look in today’s post at the average attendance records of the 16 clubs in National One this season and compare them to those of last season, just to get a feel of how clubs are faring generally in terms of numbers attending games over the last 18…

Today’s game…déjà vu Dev…farewell to Dan…band aid…Twitter feed

Game day. And probably just the right fixture for Cov, following last week’s second half humbling at the hands of Hartpury… …how’s that for alliteration? Esher did us over good and proper earlier in the season down at Molesey Road, winning 34-14 and nilling us in a comprehensive second half performance. We know exactly what…

Training ground update…

It was cold, very cold…. But enjoyable, nonetheless. There were only the two of us there last night – I’m glad I wasn’t the only one daft enough to brave the conditions. All that meant, though, was we had plenty of opportunity to talk through all the various options available to Cov in terms of the…

C’est magnifique, mais ce n’est pas Le National 1….

Sometimes reality can be a bit of a bummer. 5 games unbeaten, supporters talking about the remainder of the season with increasing confidence, performances improving significantly over the last few games… …and then along comes Hartpury College. And with Hartpury, along comes the reality check. However good we are and, in terms of National 1, I saw…

Back to college for Cov…

After a couple of weeks away and having missed what appears to have been two very decent Cov performances since the Christmas break, I’m really not sure what to expect this afternoon. We’re all very aware of Hartpury’s unbeaten run and any team that’s won 18 games on the trot must be clear favourites, either home…

The proof is in the (Christmas) pudding…

What a difference 12 months can make… This time last year it was anything but a festive time of year for Coventry supporters. The team was 9th place in National 1 with just 37 points from 15 games, 9 points and three places behind where we are now, but having played a game less. And whereas last…

The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come? This was no bah humbug…

Coventry v Moseley: 17 December 2016 KEY MOMENTS 1:00   Try: Howe scores for Coventry 5-0 2:00   Conversion: Fenner kicks a conversion for Coventry 7-0 10:00  Fenner kicks a penalty for Coventry 10-0 25:00  Fenner kicks a penalty for Coventry 13-0 29:00 Williams kicks a penalty for Moseley 13-3 40:00 +1  Try: Croft scores for Moseley 13-8 40:00 +2 Williams…

Cov v Moseley – ‘Twas the night before Christmas

And we can build this dream together Standing strong forever Nothing’s gonna stop us now And if this world runs out of lovers We’ll still have each other Nothing’s gonna stop us, nothing’s gonna stop us Starship – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now 16th December…hardly the night before Christmas… Except it might well be if,…

Coventry v Moseley – so much more than just another game

Can it be that it was all so simple then Or has time rewritten every line If we had the chance to do it all again, tell me, would we, could we Memories may be beautiful and yet What’s too painful to remember we simply choose to forget So it’s the laughter we will remember…

And please give a warm welcome on Saturday to Dr Henry Jekyll…

Old Albanian on Saturday… And yet another team below us in the league, not unlike Cambridge, Loughborough and Fylde, who at home we would expect to beat, and beat convincingly, yet on current form we might well struggle to overcome on our travels… At The Butts though, in front of 1000 plus supporters, well this season more often than…

Ampthill v Cov: Precaution #SafetyFirst #ToughGuy #Cov #7 #BackSoon #Physio

The news that Olly Povoas was released from hospital yesterday evening with no serious injuries was the best thing to come out of a game which, for most Coventry supporters, was as frustrating as it was disappointing. Full marks to Cov’s head physio, Hannah Walker, for releasing the news so promptly on Twitter and reassuring some concerned supporters out…

Ampthill v Coventry: too close to call…?

Saturday. Match day. And if our last away game, against Hull Ionians, was a ‘must win’ game for Cov having lost all four previous attempts, then Ampthill is very much a ‘need to win’ one. With four consecutive wins now to its name, Cov has got a bit of momentum building. Not a lot, but enough…

Nighthawks, clueless in Coventry, the train man…

It would appear that the Nighthawks enjoyed a much better second half yesterday evening against Cambridge University than they did the first,  if  STC Teamwear’s tweet is anything to go by. Great performance @Official_CURUFC and plenty of pressure in the 2nd half but a well deserved 33-21 win. @VarsityMatch is going to be good! —…