The following is a list of player movements in and out of Coventry Rugby for the season 2014/15.New players and retained players are grouped in a positional order to help supporters.
Coventry Rugby would also like to take this opportunity to thank all those players who have moved on to other clubs or who are longer at Coventry Rugby for their past services to the club. Where known details of these players new clubs are mentioned.
Rugby Director and General Manager
Head Coach Scott Morgan
Defence Coach Peter Glackin
Contact Area and Set piece Coach Dave Addleton
Strength and Conditioning Coach Rob Norman
Physiotherapist Lewis Clarke
Cliffie Hodgson also centre and fly-half – retained -captain
Barry Davies also centre-retained
Will Hurrell- retained
Dan Rundle- new signing Tynedale
Callum MacBurnie – retained-2 year contract
Rob Knox-retained -2nd year contract
James Otutaha- retained
Fly-half No 10
Ben Cooper-new signing from Boroughmuir and Scotland U 20’s
Scrum-Half No 9
Louis Silver – retained
Wayne Evans-new signing from Newport Gwent Dragons
Prop forwards No 1/3
Chad Thorne – retained
Andy Brown-retained – 2 year contract
Joe Foreman—new signing from Bedford Blues Academy
Henry Sandys-new signing from Darlington MP
Rikki Stout- new signing from Rotherham Titans
Guido Cambareri-new signing Argentina
Hooker No 2
Chris Locke- retained
Second row No 4/5
Scott Morgan – retained
Tom Poole – retained
Danny Wright – retained
Roan Van Heerden-retained
Nick Murphy- new signing Dudley Kingswinford
Back row No 6/7/8
George Oliver- retained- no 7
Jacques Le Roux- retained No 8 2 year contract
Brett Daynes- retained-No 6
Squad numbers as at 20th August 2014 24 retained plus 8 new signings making total squad of 32 players. In addition there are a number of players training and or on trial with the club.
Players who have left the club (13)
Mark Kohler-winger-Plymouth Albion, Tom Harris-released, Will Maisey-Nottingham Rugby, Tim Ryan- released, Ignas Darkintis-prop to Ealing Tfs, Matt Tibbatts-br to RAF, Ian Clark, Greg Evans, Richard Nauer, Gere Maree, Robert Nash, Jamie Harrop, Alex Smit.
On-going- there will be players training/and or on trial with Coventry Rugby throughout both pre-season and season .In addition contacts will be maintained with a number of Premiership Clubs as to the availability of Academy loan players with already some players being made available to the club-details of whom will be released if and when arrangements are finalised.
Coventry Rugby will also continue on with their loan arrangement with local clubs such as Broadstreet and Nuneaton.