Truth you can’t disguise…’cause the camera never lies

And the camera never lies No the camera never lies Truth you can’t disguise Just open up your eyes ‘Cause the camera never lies Michael Franks – The Camera Never Lies Over the past few weeks I’ve been lucky enough to receive John Coles’ photo collections from those Coventry games  he’s attended as one of…

On the 1st Day of Christmas the Cov MVP you voted for is…

Twelfth place in this season’s Coventry Rugby Club’s  Most Valuable Player 2017 poll goes to: Anthony Matoto. Had Matoto remained out on the wing, which was the position he started off in when he arrived here in August, I’m not altogether sure he would have made the top 12. Conversely though, had he been playing…

Training ground update #12

The players looked sharp out there on the pitch yesterday evening… Any concerns that last week’s layoff might not have done us too many favours were  immediately dispelled once the squad started to go through the practice drills/routines. There was real pace to everything the players did, with the ball being fired first one way…

Fans’ Forum (Part Two) – Max Hartman and Rowland Winter….three coach Cov

Following on from yesterday’s post… Plenty of encouraging news from yesterday’s Fans’ Forum… …after Hannah’s presentation we heard from Max Hartman who gave an overview of the strength and conditioning programme. Max Hartman Max began by explaining that data was available that showed the levels of power, strength and speed expected of players in the…

Another unlucky break? News from the training ground…

When I’m with you baby I go out of my head And I just can’t get enough And I just can’t get enough All the things you do to me And everything you said I just can’t get enough I just can’t get enough Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough One of the more…

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…

Cov v Moseley – Everybody Wants To Rule The World

  #COVMOS #CovRugby #BeThere pic.twitter.com/pdZlxhWab2 — Coventry Rugby (@CoventryRugby) September 8, 2017 Welcome to your life There’s no turning back… Nothing ever lasts forever Everybody wants to rule the world Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World Could Cov have chosen a better song to introduce the match day line-up for today’s…

And the team to play Hull is…?

‘Asked the wife if she’d like to go out at the weekend… …It was great…had the house to myself on Saturday evening’ Mark Simmons – Comedy Club, Coventry RFC 31 August 2017 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A big thank you to everyone who took part in this week’s poll to select the match day squad to face Hull…

Sale ended yesterday…

50-0 is certainly a significant scoreline… But of even greater significance, perhaps, is yesterday’s 47-21 scoreline in the Harlequins v Jersey friendly, a game in which Quins fielded a very strong side including the likes of Care, Robshaw and Brown. Jersey only managed to score 6 more points against Cov last week and in the…

When Saturday comes…

When Saturday comes Nothing else matters to me When Saturday comes You got to wear your heart on your sleeve When Saturday comes Nothing else matters to me When Saturday comes The winner takes it all  DEF LEPPARD – When Saturday Comes Last weekend seems such a long time ago now, partly because I haven’t…