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…

The King of Groove….

Everybody wants to be a star Everybody wants to be accepted by the mass Everybody wants to be raging fire But their heat don’t last… …He’s the king of groove (I can’t lose) (summon the royal brass) Earth, Wind and Fire – King of Groove In yesterday’s post I commented on the trust that Rowland…

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,…

It’s the twelfth day of Christmas, so the winner of the MVP is…

The Twelfth Day of Christmas and the final day of the ‘Coventry’s Most Valuable Player’ poll results. Today the winner who is  finally revealed. And the most valuable Coventry player, according to readers of this blog, is: Drumroll please, Animal (in the absence of 12 drummers drumming)…      JACK PREECE       Well…

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…

Patience key as Cov turn on the style in the last quarter

  For the second week running, Cov went into the break with the momentum very much against them. Last week, Plymouth scored in the final minute of the first half to close the gap to just the one point at 15-14 and, with their tails up, must have wanted the half to continue for a…

Training Update #11…Cov hoping to make The Woodlands a Fylde of Dreams

The good news first… …Pete White was at training yesterday. Only as a spectator, but there nevertheless. His left leg was strapped and he was on crutches, but weight-bearing. And the prognosis is probably far better than anyone who witnessed his departure on a stretcher last Saturday would have thought likely at the time. Whilst…