QUOTES OF THE WEEK

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n I'm 49, I've had a brain haemorrhage and a triple bypass and I could still go out and play a reasonable game of rugby union... but I wouldn't last 30 seconds in rugby league. Graham Lowe, former Wigan coach.

n If I won the Lottery tomorrow I'd still want to win the British title. Jason Rowland, boxing professional, on the importance of the sport to him despite the death of fighter James Murray.

n I'm sort of looking at this tournament as a little holiday. Time to get away from constantly talking to lawyers. Steffi Graf plays at Brighton this week while her tax affairs are being investigated.

n Greg Norman wants money - full stop. And we have never paid appearance money. Once you do it you are dead. Mark McCormack, whose IMG company run the World Match Play Championship, where the Australian did not play.

n It brings to an end the most remarkable era in horse racing. Ginger McCain, horse trainer, on the death of Red Rum.

n Drop the best goal in the history of the sport and people tend to gloss over the flaws. but Andrew made them on and off the pitch. Stuart Barnes, former England player, sums up the man who kept him out of the national side.

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