17. “In the Premiership you get the result you deserve and today we deserved nothing.” In February, Worcester Warriors recorded their first-ever win at Sandy Park, in a 6-5 success against the Exeter Chiefs, but Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter was less than impressed.
18. “It was an absolutely unbelievable pass and it is so difficult not to throw those forward. Amazing.” Cipriani made a sensational start to life at Kingsholm with a magical pass in his first game. That earned him high praise from former England skipper Lawrence Dallaglio.
Ohh Danny Cipriani 😍
WHAT. A. PASS!
— Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) September 1, 2018
19. “I was sipping tequilas in Ibiza.” Schalk Brits on his unlikely Springbok comeback having retired in May.
20. “Every kid grows up dreaming of playing for Ireland. When you do that the next thing you want to do is win something for Ireland. To win something as captain in that special green jersey is what dreams are made of.” Ireland’s captain, Rory Best, savours a Six Nations Grand Slam.