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Check out what the rugby world is saying with our Quote Unquote feature.
"In recent times, an intriguing urban legend has arisen in Wales: 'every time Wales win the rugby grand slam, a Pope dies, except for 1978 when Wales were really good, and two Popes died.'"
Dr Payne, of University Hospital Wales, Cardiff, lays down a frankly bizarre theory of Papal vulnerability to Welsh rugby success. December 18, 2008
"I'm pleased with how the game went and to beat a team of Leicester's quality in my first game was great. I felt extra pressure on me today, it was like my first day at school. The supporters were fantastic and I'm only pleased that I was playing for Perpignan and not Leicester."
Dan Carter reflects on his Perpignan debut - the New Zealander kicked 16 points in a 26-20 victory over Leicester Tigers that revived the French side's European hopes. December 14, 2008
"His loss will be keenly felt by his former team mates at club, provincial and international level, and by his colleagues at SKY Television and in the media. He was an astute commentator on the game whose immense knowledge and wry wit will be greatly missed."
New Zealand Rugby Union Chairman Jock Hobbs pays tribute to former All Blacks prop John Drake following his death. December 13, 2008
"The last two games are definitely in the top five games I have played in my career."
Harlequins fly-half Nick Evans reflects on two memorable Heineken Cup victories over Stade Francais. The New Zealander kicked a last-gasp drop goal to seal victory at the Twickenham Stoop. December 13, 2008
"The November series showed how good a team South Africa are. They can play more than one way, they have a good pack, back row, outside backs. It showed this is a major challenge."
Lions coach Ian McGeechan is well aware of the task facing his side when they travel to South Africa next year. December 12, 2008
"Over the past six seasons Sky Sports have helped to bring the Heineken Cup to the next level in the UK and Ireland, through their significant investment in the game and their innovative, comprehensive and world class coverage of the tournament."
Derek McGrath, ERC Chief Executive, heaps praise on his main broadcast partner after they extended an extension to their current partnership. December 12, 2008
"We are satisfied that as we reach this milestone, planning and preparation is at an advanced stage and is ahead of all previous tournaments at the same stage."
Rugby World Cup Tournament Director Kit McConnell makes a bold claim as the 1,000 day countdown to RWC'11 begins in New Zealand. December 12, 2008
"I've never been so scared in my life."
Harlequins scrum-half Danny Care describes how he felt after a moment of madness in the dying moments of his side's historic Heineken Cup victory over Stade Francais. A penalty to Quins on their own line appeared to have given them victory but Care's premature celebrating saw it reversed - luckily for Care and Quins they were able to hold on for the win. December 8, 2008
"Being and looking sexy has always been very much a part of the Stormers appeal."
The Stormers' website lets everyone know that success in rugby isn't just about skill and commitment...it's also about being really, really good looking. December 8, 2008
"I'd have to say, there are a few people in my life I wouldn't bother crossing the road to talk to."
Former England boss Brian Ashton admits that his departure from the England setup was far from perfect December 4, 2008
"A player in the modern age has to think about more than money. They have to think about where they get their best rugby education and where they have the best chance of winning trophies. Despite our league position, this is still one of the very best places to win trophies."
New Wasps Director Lawrence Dallglio highlights his top reasons for young players to stay with the club December 3, 2008
"That's buried now. That's buried with the Grand Slam."
All Blacks hooker Keven Mealamu believes that the All Blacks have rid themselves of their World Cup ghosts December 1, 2008
"Martyn will still be playing if we look after him. He is pretty important for us, and long-term we've been thinking about how we get him through to the World Cup."
Wales coach Warren Gatland will be rolling out the cotton wool to ensure that open-side flanker Martyn Williams will make the 2011 World Cup December 1, 2008