DEX quotes of the week: weekly wrap

EVERY week we compile some of the best quotes of the week from our sporting section. Here's this week's: 

"On a scale of one to 10, playing soccer rates 11." - Patricia Verran, whose son Bailey Jensen has cerebral palsy and plays for Yamba Hotspurs U9s.

"We are improving and that's all we were hoping for." - Grafton United coach Trent Cruickshank.

"The Ulmarra people really put on a good day." - John Shelton, trainer of Ulmarra 'Chip-In' Cup winner Foranotherday.

"This is an emotional day for all of us." - Pauline Fletcher, who co-owns racehorse Dustman with husband Jim and Grafton identity Bill Dougherty.

"I was very proud of the boys." - Maclean Campdraft commentator Ric Ensby, who had a 'bird's eye view' of sons Cody and Jeremy coming 2nd and 5th in the juvenile draft.

"Football's footy so I enjoy it and don't really mind." - Adam Slater about playing CRL Championships in Sydney one day and for Grafton Ghosts the next.

"There's no confidence through the whole first grade team." - Lower Clarence coach Nathan Pettit.

"If we improve our completions I think we'll be a good chance against Maclean." - Sth Grafton High Opens coach Matt McKee after his side's les- than- convincing DEX Shield win over Grafton High.

"The score doesn't represent the game whatsoever." - Redmen captain Sean Austin on his side's 21-5 loss to premiers Wollongbar.



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