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…

When halibuts get in the way of a good game…

You make one small mistake… Okay, maybe more than just the one, but even so… A game defined by the presence of the odd Hippoglossus or two is one that tends to be remembered for the wrong reasons. Cam seeing a lot of the halibut Cov defence strong as we win the pen — Tim…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…