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 devil in disguise…?

You fooled me with your kisses You cheated and you schemed Heaven knows how you lied to me You’re not the way you seemed You look like an angel Walk like an angel Talk like an angel But I got wise You’re the devil in disguise Elvis Presley – You’re the devil in disguise Over…

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…

The Blue and White Army takes to the road…

We’re the Blue and White army, We’re the Blue and White army, We’re the Blue and White army, We’re the Blue and White army, We’re the Blue and White army, We’re the Blue and White army, We’re the Blue and White army… Peterborough United Fans – Blue and White Army Apologies to Posh supporters for…

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…

Friendlies Season 3 – Episode 2: the one with the Nuns

Some interesting selections for the Nuneaton game then… I remember Rowland Winter saying that the squad that he took out to Jersey would give supporters a pretty good indication of where he was going in terms of his strongest team in readiness for the opening game against Hull Ionians, which is now just four Saturdays…

Training ground update #5

And if ain’t broke then don’t try to fix it And think of the summers of the past Adjust the base and let the alpine blast Pop in my CD and let me run a rhyme And put your car on cruise and lay back cause this is summertime   Summer summer summertime Time to…

Training group update #4 and Saturday morning at the BPA…

Having missed Monday’s training, it was good to get back down to Summerhill Road yesterday evening to watch Coventry continue its pre-season build-up.. Good not only to see the squad in action, but also to meet with like-minded supporters who just enjoy the moment and are happy to talk about all things Cov. And there…

Training ground update #2

Thursday night might well have been an evening of comedy back at the Cov clubhouse, but just 4 miles away over at Massey Ferguson’s playing fields there wasn’t much laughter to be heard as the Coventry squad, together with some of the Academy players, were put through a gruelling training session that pulled no punches……