From England head coach Eddie Jones to referee Nigel Owens, we look back at the best quotes from 2017…
1. “He couldn’t finish training. I think he ran into my dog. Annie is a pretty tricky runner and sometimes she gets off the leash. But we have plenty of back-ups.”
– Eddie Jones on Owen Farrell’s injury after he missed training before their Calcutta Cup clash against Scotland.
2. “I’m pleased with a couple of brilliant defensive efforts and a lot of positives that we can still take out of this game.”
– Springbok head coach Allister Coetzee’s reaction after his side suffered a 57-0 defeat to the All Blacks in Albany.
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