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…

Sale ended yesterday…

50-0 is certainly a significant scoreline… But of even greater significance, perhaps, is yesterday’s 47-21 scoreline in the Harlequins v Jersey friendly, a game in which Quins fielded a very strong side including the likes of Care, Robshaw and Brown. Jersey only managed to score 6 more points against Cov last week and in the…

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…

Cambridge v Coventry…training update

Time was drifting This rocker got to roll So I hit the road and made my getaway Restless feeling, really got a hold I started searching for a better way Climax Blues Band – Couldn’t Get It Right ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thursday is training day and Thursday’s child has far to go – about 81 miles as…

Coventry v Ampthill – a real team effort (all 20 of them)

29-19. Four tries, a bonus point and another one of the top teams in the league that has come to the BPA full of expectation and left with nothing other than the realisation that Coventry is probably a far stronger side than its current position in the table suggests. Coventry, the perennial underachievers, are beginning to show some signs of…

Training ground update…Cov looking sharp

Words can make you pay and pay Four-letter words I cannot say Panty, toilet, dirty devil Words are trouble, words are subtle Words of anger, words of hate The Tom Tom² Club – Wordy Rapping Hood – (aka Jubb, Poole, Wheatcroft  and Howe) It looks as if Coventry are certainly up for the challenge of Ampthill…