16 Legendary Rugby Quotes Every Fan Must Read - Ruck

16 Legendary Rugby Quotes Every Fan Must Read

We have collected 16 of the best quotes about rugby, courtesy of a few of the most renowned coaches and players.

1. “Don’t swear, now, you’re on telly, mun.”
Nigel Owens to New Zealand’s Dan Carter in the final.

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2. “For an 18-month suspension, I feel I probably should have torn it off. Then at least I could say, ‘Look, I’ve returned to South Africa with the guy’s ear.'” 
South Africa’s Johan le Roux after biting the ear of Kiwi Sean Fitzpatrick

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

4. “Rugby backs can be identified because they generally have clean jerseys and identifiable partings in their hair… come the revolution the backs will be the first to be lined up against the wall and shot for living parasitically off the work of others.”
Peter Fizsimmons