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Look. No Mud!
ONE OF THE things that always, always mark out a sopping wet weekend at the Butts is the sight of forty-odd souls traipsing off the pitch after a mud-fest.
One down and one to go. Obviously that's the two 'Toughies' that we're in the middle of.
A Couple of Toughies
It's been a down and up season so far. A slightly disappointing loss in the Channel Islands, followed by a decent enough win over near-ish neighbours Bedford, and a solid one over Leeds built quite nicely on pre-season and the Championship Cup block.
IT TOOK a while, and we were all on the edge of our (metaphorical or not) seats by that time, but the Cov Dog finally put in an appearance with about ten minutes of a frustrating, error-strewn, yet perversely entertaining match remaining.
COVENTRY Rugby's Twitter feed talked of the blue and whites being victim of a 'smash and grab raid' by Jersey Reds in the first league fixture of the new Championship campaign.
And Here is the News
I OWE Alec Blackman, and BBC CWR, a huge apology. I wrongly tweeted a question asking why they weren't running live commentary on Coventry Rugby's home Cup match against Ealing Trailfinders.
The Divine Comedy
COVENTRY’S first real bump in the road this season comes tomorrow with the visit of Ealing Trailfinders. Ealing are one of those clubs which have done well in the professional era, backed by the money of Mike Gooley, and threatening the top of the tree.
Coventry Rugby 26-17 Bedford Blues - A View on the Game
Mark Forster trawled up from Cornwall this weekend, ostensibly to pick up bits and pieces from his old Coventry home, but obviously he was mainly in the midlands for the day's big match, going the extra mile by typing the whole thing on his phone. Kudos. He describes his observations here:
Pubs Near The BPA
A short guide, mainly for visitors to our fair city's real rugby club, to some of the pubs etc in the vicinity of the Butts Park Arena. Roughly split into three areas: Spon End and the 'Craven Run', City Centre (west), and Earlsdon.
Book Your Match Tickets Online
The club's new online matchday ticket booking system is now up and running