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…

Cov pass the Cambridge test…

Coventry have 8 games of rugby left to play this season. Just 640 minutes. With effectively a 16 point lead over nearest challengers, Darlington Mowden Park. Yet again, not only did Cov do everything that was asked of them, results elsewhere went our way with Plymouth doing what we all hoped they would and beating…

The Eeyore Syndrome, a miracle unpromised and succesful recruitment…

Promised you a miracle Belief is a beauty thing Promises promises As golden days break wondering Chance as love takes a train Summer breeze and brilliant light Simple Minds – Promised You A Miracle For a period of five or six weeks last summer, Quent Meluish (CRSC Secretary and all-round good bloke) and I watched…

My Napoleon complex – just a bit of small talk really

I’m probably out on my own here, but there is part of me that has in the recent past, and by recent I mean the last seven or eight years, been prone to occasional bouts of haughtiness, even condescension, when it comes to judging Cov against some of the opposition we’ve faced in National One….

Sexy rugby vs a good old scrap for the ball…

If asked to choose just one passage of play from any Cov game this season that sticks in the mind above all others, which would you go for? I’m not referring to one that led to a try necessarily, although that that could certainly be the end result. No, just a moment in a game…

Anticipation has a habit to set you up…

Anticipation has a habit to set you up For disappointment in evening entertainment but Tonight there’ll be some love Tonight there’ll be a ruckus yeah regardless of what’s gone before I want to see all of the things that we’ve already seen Artic Monkeys  – A View From The Afternoon West Brom won on Saturday…

Look out world take a good look (at) what comes down here…

Look out world take a good look What comes down here You must learn this lesson fast And learn it well This ain’t no upwardly mobile freeway Oh no, this is the road to Hell Chris Rea – Road To Hell Okay, maybe not quite the road to hell, but Blackheath need to take a…

Ice-cold Winter proves too hot for Ampthill

63-14. It was a scoreline to warm the hearts of every Coventry supporter fortunate to be at the BPA yesterday afternoon. Cov dominated every area of the game and come 4.45,  Ampthill hadn’t just been beaten, they’d been dismantled, piece by ineffectual piece. Harsh if you’re an Ampthill supporter, but I’m just saying it as…

Saturday’s referee…solutions on the field not off it…Pete White

Some of referee Calum Howard’s reading of the Laws of Rugby certainly bemused the coaches and players last weekend, something that Rowland Winter made an oblique reference to in his post-match interview with John Wilkinson which is now available to read on the official website. Probably choosing his words rather more carefully than I am,…

Rosslyn Park’s 4G pitch….away day support

A crowd of 840 were at the Rock to witness Cov’s eventual 7 try demolition of a Park side that put up some sterling resistance in the first half, only to fall apart in the second. Though things might not have gone quite to plan for the home side on the pitch, off it they…