Rugby General Quotes

Inspirational Rugby General Quotes for Athletes

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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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
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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
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He was a professional rugby player in the area that I played as a youngster. So a lot of people who I went to school with knew who he was and knew that he was black. So I would get racist taunts in school.

- Ryan Giggs
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Rugby is a beastly game played by gentlemen; soccer is a gentleman's game played by beasts; football is a beastly game played by beasts.

- Henry Blaha
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Rugby is a good occasion for keeping thirty bullies far from the center of the city.

- Oscar Wilde
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Beer and Rugby are more or less synonymous.

- Chris Laidlaw
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On England's new look against Australia: This looks a good team on paper, let's see how it looks on grass.

- Nigel Mellville
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If Walt Disney had seen this little man's antics, there'd have been no Mickey Mouse.

- Peter Sterling
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The French are predictably unpredictable.

- Andrew Mehrtens.
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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 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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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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I was overwhelmed with messages of support I received from people around the rugby world. Sometimes you take it for granted, but I can't thank people enough for how much they supported me.

- Matthew Rees
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I prefer rugby to soccer. I enjoy the violence in rugby, except when they start biting each other's ears off.

- Elizabeth Taylor
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Rugby is a hooligans game played by gentlemen.

- Winston Churchill
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The pub is as much a part of rugby as is the playing field.

- John Dickenson
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In 1823, William Webb Ellis first picked up the ball in his arms and ran with it. And for the next 156 years forwards have been trying to work out why.

- Sir Tasker Watkins
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I thought I would have a quiet pint … and about 17 noisy ones.

- Gareth Chilcott
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If the game is run properly as a professional game, you do not need 57 old farts running rugby.

- Will Carling
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