Rugby Quotes

Inspirational Rugby Quotes for Athletes

I think rugby is 80 percent mental.

- Francois Hougaard
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You've got to get your first tackle in early, even if it's late.

- Ray Gravell
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Looking back, my whole life seems so surreal. I didn't just turn up on the doorstep playing rugby; I had to go through a whole lot of things to get there.

- Jonah Lomu
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Rugby League is a war without the frills.

- Anon
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Rugby is great. The players don't wear helmets or padding; they just beat the living daylights out of each other and then go for a beer. I love that.

- Joe Theismann
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The Tory party is like a rugby union match in which all 30 players are wearing the same strip. They're not sure who they are grabbing round the knees, but they're having a lot of fun doing it.

- Simon Hoggart
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If I had been a winger, I might have been daydreaming and thinking about how to keep my kit clean for next week.

- Bill Beaumont
1
For reasons that baffle me still, my high school sports coaches put me in the first division of the rugby, cricket, and soccer teams.

- Hamish Bowles
1
Pain is temporary, pride is over.

- Unknown
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They challenge, they hurt each other, they even fight, but how many do you see rolling on the pitch?

- Nemanja Vidic
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If you can't take a punch, you should play table tennis.

- Pierre Berbizier
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The scrum and the tackle are the two really contentious areas of the game. If you get those two aspects right, most rugby matches will work in your favour.

- Alan Lewis
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I never ever believed that I would be able to give up on this dream which has driven me to live, breathe, love and embrace the game of rugby from the earliest days that I can remember.

- Jonny Wilkinson
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The whole point of rugby is that it is, first and foremost, a state of mind, a spirit.

- Jean Pierre Rives
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I didn't have to play rugby that well, and I didn't have to play cricket that well, because I had this voice.

- Tom Jones
2
We can't come to a war with our hands and a pocket knife, we've got to bring all we've got and face up.

- Stephen Betham
1
Looking back, my whole life seems so surreal. I didn't just turn up on the doorstep playing rugby; I had to go through a whole lot of things to get there.

- Jonah Lomu
1
A talent hits a target no one else can hit, but a genius hits a target no one else can see.

- Johan van Graan’s
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We're going to tear those boys apart.

- Will Carling
1
Actions Always Prove Why Words Mean Nothing.

- Unknown
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