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The best form of attack is defence…?

I get knocked down, but I get up again You are never gonna keep me down I get knocked down, but I get up again…

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‘Chugga-Boom’: Coventry mobbed by Ampthill…

  Apologies for the title. Fans of Hanna-Barbera will best be in a position to understand… The pressures of leading a title chase over several…

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On the defensive…a rash promise…Tom Jubb in the limelight

Great to see Tom Jubb get his couple of minutes in the limelight on the Coventry website this week. Following his performances over the last…

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A touch of grey proves the answer as Cov’s experience tells

The shoe is on the hand that fits, there’s really nothing much to it Whistle through your teeth and spit ’cause it’s alright Oh well…

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Sparks are on the cards as M&S sign up for the season…

I know it’s all about longer term aims and disciplining yourself to look further ahead than just the one season. I really do understand that…

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Loughborough Students v Coventry – It’s been a long, long time coming, but I know a change is gonna come

There have been times that I thought I couldn’t last for long But now I think I’m able to carry on It’s been a long,…

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Coventry Rugby 2016/17 – the Pros and the Cons

Another year you made a promise Another chance to turn it all around And do not save this for tomorrow Embrace the past and you…

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Coventry v Darlington Mowden Park – so long, farewell, auch wiedersehen, goodbye…

The sun struggles up another beautiful day And I felt glad in my own suspicious way Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Despite the contradiction and confusion…

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Training ground update…

I’ll miss Thursday evening training once the season ends… There’s only ever a handful of supporters there, but they are always welcoming and for an…

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No news turns out to be anything but…Nick Walshe: maybe not so sexy, but certainly as seductive

Well, in the end it turned out to be all a bit of an anti-climax as far as any Coventry announcement regarding the news of…

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Coventry RC – biggish fish in a small pool: taking the bait…

i’ve been landborne for far too long now my heart and head lie solely in the clouds i’ve dealt with the stagnation, the oppression of…

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The Promised Land…

The boys are learning, and we are so pleased with the performance and professionalism of the team. This is the biggest away league win for…

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Training ground update – some interesting bits and pieces…

Now when the rumor comes to your town, It grows and grows, where it started no one knows. Some of your neighbors will invite it…

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Cov v Ampthill – a stronger side now than we were back in November…?

Ya know ya gotta serve Ya know ya gotta please My (Cov) puts my mind at ease Friday comes ‘n’ I’m thinkin’ of you Cause at…

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Cov counts the players, Moseley counts the cost….

I just flew in from the windy city The windy city is mighty purdy But they ain’t got what we got I’m tellin you boys…

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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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Taking the lead…older heads on older shoulders

One of the recurring themes in post-match reports and weekly ‘Coach’s Views’ is the lack of experienced heads on the pitch, especially in the kinds of…

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88 points, 12 tries in the game, up into 6th and now the second highest points scorers in the league – well, I enjoyed it anyway.

There have only been a couple of occasions since I started this blog where I knew, even before I’d started a post, that what I was about…

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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…

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On the fifth day of Christmas…

Yesterday’s news that Brendon Snyman ‘has parted company with the club’, presumably with immediate effect, was something of a shock to say the least. With little evidence…

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