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Quotable quotes

Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:12
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We bring you a collection of some humorous sayings by rugby people!

There is far too much talk about good ball and bad ball. In my opinion, good ball is when you have possession and bad ball is when the opposition have it.
Dick Jeeps (1976)

On playing his last game of rugby for Bath: I thought I would have a quiet pint … and about 17 noisy ones.
Gareth Chilcott (1993)

You've got to get your first tackle in early, even if it's late.
Ray Gravell

Rugby players are either piano shifters or piano movers. Fortunately, I am one of those who can play a tune.
Pierre Danos

The Holy Writ of Gloucester Rugby Club demands: first, that the forwards shall win the ball; second, that the forwards shall keep the ball; and third, the backs shall buy the beer.
Doug Ibbotson

In my time, I've had my knee out, broken my collarbone, had my nose smashed, a rib broken, lost a few teeth, and ricked my back; but as soon as I get a bit of bad luck I'm going to quit the game.
J. W. Robinson

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