‘Cause it’s always been a matter of trust…

This time you’ve got nothing to lose You can take it, you can leave it, whatever you choose I won’t hold back anything And I’ll walk away a fool or a king Some love is just a lie of the mind It’s make believe until its only a matter of time And some might have…

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…

Training ground update #13 – Brothers In Arms

I’ve witnessed your suffering As the battle raged higher. And though they did hurt me so bad In my fear and alarm You did not desert me My brothers in arms. Dire Straights – Brothers In Arms I’d gone to training last night not really knowing what to expect. For the first time in almost…

Man of the Match result v OAs…Cov Squad 2018/19…Jack Preece

The results of the Man of the Match award for Saturday’s game are interesting in that all the top three places went to the back row: Brett Daynes – 28% Olly Povoas – 22% Latu Makaafi – 18% On the morning of the game I did write that: Brett Daynes, alongside Olly Povoas and Latu…

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 case of re-signed or resigned…?

In doing a bit of background reading on the players who featured in the MVP over the last week, a common trait amongst most is the overwhelming desire to play Championship rugby. For some it would be a return, for other’s their first experience of rugby at the next level up. Not so, of course,…

Will the Winter Solstice see the end of those long, dark days?

December 21st. The day the Sun delivers the fewest hours of sunlight of the year. In short, by the end of today we will have turned the corner and from hereon in, it’s a case of less darkness and more light. In short, the Winter Solstice. And with it comes an obvious metaphor as Coventry…

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…

Getting into the groove as Cov look to continue the run…

Come on I’m waiting Get into the groove Boy you’ve got to prove Your love to me, yeah Get up on your feet, yeah Step to the beat Boy what will it be Madonna  – Into The Groove I’m such a plonker… Every season when the fixture list is first published, I always make a…