Controversial Comments: The Eddie Jones Train Wreck and Bairstow Stumping Take Center Stage in a Year of Outlandish Remarks

The Roar is reflecting on the most memorable sports quotes of 2023, from athletes and coaches alike, looking back at the best quotes that have been uttered in the sports world over the past 12 months. The ongoing Eddie Jones train wreck as Wallabies coach and Jonny Bairstow’s infamous stumping during the Ashes are two topics that garnered the best quotes.

Some of the most controversial quotes include Ange Postecoglou’s perspective on his team, Nathan Lyon’s critical view on Bazball, David Campese’s disapproval of Eddie Jones’ coaching, and the many quotes from Eddie Jones himself. There are mentions and quotes from athletes like Lachie Neale, Allan Border, Coco Guaff, Pat Cummins, and Daniil Medvedev throughout the year.

From options about auction plans in football to quotes from players, coaches, and officials, the article underlines the significance of every quote and the impact it had in the sports world. It encompasses quotes about the Wallabies squad, pride and belief of the athletes, and expectations governing the game. Whether you liked the quotes or not, what were your favorites and which ones did we miss? Let us know in the comments below.