Here are 28 of the best Nick ‘The Honey Badger’ Cummins quotes of all time;

1. “I’ve been doing it (playing Super Rugby) a good five years now. Lucky for me every bugger fell over and I got a gig.”

2. “The flamboyant French? They look all right. They have a good style about them with their hairdos. I might take a few pointers and go to a stylist to sort myself out. A few of the boys tell me I look a bit ordinary at times.”

3. “You get one opportunity. You balls it up and you are in strife.”


4. “My old man woke me up in the morning. He was going off like a bag of cats.”

5. “If I get a gig, I’m gonna go off like a cut snake.”

6. “He’s a pretty quick rooster alright. You don’t show him the sideline thats for sure.”

7. “Imagine running off Izzy and Quade. How about that – I’d be happy to get a bit of meat.”

8. “When you come into this sort of game you’ve got to show the patience of the Dalai Lama initially in order to get that gig and when it comes round be ready to strike. Tonight unfortunately wasn’t the night for us.”

9. “I’m looking forward to getting out there and seeing plenty more of the ‘seed’ in 2014.”

10. “One of the stories that inspires me is that it is documented that a honey badger killed a lion in a one-on-one,”

11. “What happened was that he clawed the canastas off the big fella. He just went one-two on the ball bag, and the big fella has walked around the corner and fell over … That, to me, is outstanding.”

12. “You gave a lot of pill to the Badge … which was good of you.”

13. “The boys were on it like seagulls at a tip.”

14. “Just wettin’ a line.”

15. “I just saw the line, pinned me ears back and ended up bagging a bit of meat in the corner there, which was tops!”

16. “Last year was a bit, uh, how you goin’, but um, nah we’re good now.”

17. “Yeah mate, it’s bloody outstanding, you know. That bloody sea of blue, just gets right up ya and gives ya the strength.”

18. “Yeah look, there’s a couple of big hooahs getting about.”

19. “You’re as tough as woodpecker lips.”


20. “Yeah mate I bloody was like a rat up a drainpipe in one of them runs there.”

21. “He was huffin’ and puffin’ and, mate he did well, he always does, he’s a tough rooster.”

22. “Got a couple of knocks and a whack on the schnoz.”

23. “Mate we’re just more focused on treading softly and carrying a big stick.”

24. “Holy tomorra. How good? Bloody, you beauty.”

25. “Couldn’t understand a word he said, he meant well…I know that.”

26. “Just like that kid that fell outta the tree ya know, he just wasn’t in it.”

27. “Last year we were all sizzle and no steak, but now we’re off like a brides nightie.”

28. “…I’d be 37 or something for the next one and I’d need 4 facelifts and a bum tuck to be a shot.”

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