Rory Best




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Sam Warburton of Wales looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 15, 2015
Sam Warburton to lead British and Irish Lions in New Zealand tour opener
Sam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians in Saturday's tour opener in Whangarei.
May 31, 20:48
Dylan Hartley passes the ball during the England captain's run at Twickenham Stadium on November 8, 2013
Warren Gatland: 'Dylan Hartley still in contention for Lions captaincy'
Warren Gatland talks up Dylan Hartley's credentials for the British and Irish Lions captaincy, insisting that the hooker has done a "fantastic" job for England.
Mar 20, 21:31
Rory Best passes the ball during the British and Irish Lions training session held at Scotch College on June 27, 2013
Rory Best hails "monumental" Ireland performance
Ireland captain Rory Best expresses his pride after halting England's record-equalling 18-match winning streak with a 13-9 victory in Dublin.
Mar 18, 22:13
Jonny Sexton kicks during the Six Nations game between Ireland and Wales on February 7, 2016
Johnny Sexton returns for Ireland against France
Johnny Sexton returns to the Ireland starting lineup after a calf injury in one of three changes to the side ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France.
Feb 23, 14:16
A general view of the match ball is tackled seen during the Super Rugby trial match between the Waratahs and the Blues at Allianz Stadium on February 7, 2014
Ireland without hooker Sean Cronin for Six Nations
Leinster confirm that Sean Cronin suffered a high-grade hamstring tear in the win over Zebre, essentially ruling him out of Ireland's upcoming Six Nations campaign.
Jan 16, 17:06
Rory Best passes the ball during the British and Irish Lions training session held at Scotch College on June 27, 2013
Rory Best: 'Mistakes cost Ireland victory over South Africa'
Rory Best suggests that Irish mistakes cost them the chance to beat South Africa in the second Test.
Jun 18, 20:41
Taulupe TOBY Faletau scores during the Six Nations game between Ireland and Wales on February 7, 2016
Rory Best: 'We will take positives from Wales draw'
Ireland skipper Rory Best admits that he and his side have mixed feelings having let slip a 13-point advantage before eventually drawing 16-16 with Wales in the Six Nations.
Feb 7, 18:15
Rory Best passes the ball during the British and Irish Lions training session held at Scotch College on June 27, 2013
Rory Best takes over Ireland captaincy
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt picks Rory Best to captain the team for their Six Nations opener against Wales next month.
Jan 20, 14:54
Joe Schmidt, the Ireland head coach looks on during the International match between Ireland and New Zealand All Blacks at the Aviva Stadium on November 24, 2013
Ireland make two changes for Pool D showdown against France
Ireland make two changes to the side that beat Italy as they prepare for this weekend's Pool D showdown against France in the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 9, 14:58
Iain Henderson of Ireland makes a break during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Ireland and Italy at the Olympic Stadium on October 4, 2015
Result: Ireland defeat Italy by seven points
Ireland defeat Italy 16-9 in the Rugby World Cup, with Keith Earls scoring the only try of the match.
Oct 4, 18:35
Simon Zebo of Ireland celebrates scoring the first try during the international friendly match between Ireland and Australia at Aviva Stadium on November 22, 2014
Seven changes for Ireland against England
Joe Schmidt makes seven changes for Ireland's clash with England at Twickenham Stadium.
Sep 3, 18:20
Jack McGrath of Ireland during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and France at the Aviva Stadium on February 14, 2015
Joe Schmidt concerned by potential Jack McGrath World Cup ban
Joe Schmidt concedes that prop Jack McGrath deserved his yellow card for kneeing Konstantin Mikautadze in Ireland's defeat to the Barbarians.
May 29, 07:32
Jordi Murphy of Ireland during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and France at the Aviva Stadium on February 14, 2015
Team News: Ireland replace Jamie Heaslip with Jordi Murphy for England Six Nations clash
Ireland make one change as Jordi Murphy comes in for the injured Jamie Heaslip for Sunday's Six Nations clash against England in Dublin.
Feb 27, 15:33
George Ford of England attempts a kick at goal during the QBE international match between England and Samoa at Twickenham Stadium on November 22, 2014
George Ford warns England to focus on more than just Jonny Sexton
Ireland have many dangerous players and don't just rely on star man Jonny Sexton, warns England fly-half George Ford.
Feb 23, 03:43
Ireland's Jonny Sexton in action against Scotland during the Six Nations on February 2, 2014
Team News: Johnny Sexton returns to Ireland fold in one of two changes for France clash
Johnny Sexton and Jamie Heaslip will start Ireland's Six Nations encounter against France at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin this weekend.
Feb 12, 14:46
Rory Best of Ulster is tackled by Romain Taofifenua of Toulon during the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 3 game at the Kingspan stadium on October 25, 2014
Result: Ulster beat Scarlets for first victory
Ulster pick up their first win of their European Champions Cup campaign by beating the Scarlets 24-9.
Dec 6, 21:38
Jared Payne of Ireland is tackled by Bismarck Du Plessis and Francois Houggard of South Africa during the 2014 Guinness series International match between Ireland and South Africa at Aviva Stadium on November 8, 2014
Ireland centre Jared Payne to miss Australia clash
Ireland centre Jared Payne is to miss his side's upcoming clash with Australia in Dublin due to a foot injury.
Nov 18, 17:17
Rory Best passes the ball during the British and Irish Lions training session held at Scotch College on June 27, 2013
Rory Best ruled out of Ireland's South Africa clash
Ireland's Rugby Foootball Union confirm that hooker Rory Best will play no part in Saturday's visit of South Africa to Dublin.
Nov 6, 01:09
Rory Best passes the ball during the British and Irish Lions training session held at Scotch College on June 27, 2013
Rory Best ruled out for Ireland against South Africa
Ireland hooker Rory Best is to miss Saturday's Test against South Africa due to a calf injury.
Nov 5, 15:05
Rory Best of Ulster is tackled by Romain Taofifenua of Toulon during the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 3 game at the Kingspan stadium on October 25, 2014
Rory Best doubtful for Ireland ahead of South Africa international
Ireland's hooker Rory Best is a doubt for their game with South Africa after picking up a calf injury.
Nov 4, 17:00
Rory Best passes the ball during the British and Irish Lions training session held at Scotch College on June 27, 2013
Rory Best: 'We have to be careful against Saracens'
Rory Best warns his Ulster teammates to "play the game, not the occasion" when they face Saracens at Ravenhill.
Apr 5, 15:27
Joe Schmidt, the Ireland head coach looks on during the International match between Ireland and New Zealand All Blacks at the Aviva Stadium on November 24, 2013
Seven uncapped players in Ireland squad for Six Nations
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt names seven uncapped players in his provisional 44-man squad for the upcoming Six Nations.
Jan 14, 17:28
Rory Best passes the ball during the British and Irish Lions training session held at Scotch College on June 27, 2013
Rory Best signs Ulster contract extension
Rory Best signs a two-year contract extension with Ulster.
Dec 17, 15:32
Rory Best passes the ball during the British and Irish Lions training session held at Scotch College on June 27, 2013
Rory Best suffers fractured arm
Ulster confirm that Rory Best suffered a fractured arm during Ireland's dramatic defeat to New Zealand on Sunday.
Nov 25, 15:31
New Zealand's Ryan Crotty scores the winning try against Ireland during their international match on November 24, 2013
Result: Heartbreak for Ireland against New Zealand
Ireland are beaten by New Zealand in Dublin with a late try and conversion in an astonishing match this afternoon.
Nov 24, 15:59
Ulster's Rory Best stands dejected during the RaboDirect PRO12 Final on May 25, 2013
Rory Best: 'We were second best'
British and Irish Lions hooker Rory Best admits that they deserved to lose against the Brumbies on Tuesday.
Jun 18, 16:28
Shane Williams
Team News: British and Irish Lions call up Shane Williams to face Brumbies
The British & Irish Lions hand Welsh legend Shane Williams a shock call-up for their final warm-up game against the Brumbies.
Jun 16, 00:35
British and Irish lions player Brian O'Driscoll tries to break through a tackle from South Africa's Adi Jacobs on June 27, 2009
Brian O'Driscoll to captain British and Irish Lions
Brian O'Driscoll will captain the British and Irish Lions against Western Force on Wednesday.
Jun 3, 06:43
Ulster's Rory Best stands dejected during the RaboDirect PRO12 Final on May 25, 2013
Brian O'Driscoll backs Rory Best for British and Irish Lions
Brian O'Driscoll says that Rory Best can more than compensate for the absence of Dylan Hartley on the British and Irish Lions tour.
May 29, 07:33
Rory Best
Les Kiss delighted for Rory Best
Ireland head coach Les Kiss says that Rory Best should have been part of the British and Irish Lions' original squad.
May 28, 16:40
Dylan Hartley
Geoff Parling sympathises with Dylan Hartley
Geoff Parling says that Rory Best can do a great job replacing Dylan Hartley during the British and Irish Lions tour.
May 28, 07:38
Ulster's Rory Best stands dejected during the RaboDirect PRO12 Final on May 25, 2013
Rory Best: 'British and Irish Lions call up is a massive honour'
Rory Best says that getting called up to the British and Irish Lions squad is a massive honour.
May 27, 08:04
Rory Best
Warren Gatland: 'Rory Best can make Lions impact'
Warren Gatland says that Rory Best can make an impact after being called up to the British and Irish Lions squad.
May 27, 07:57
Northampton Saints player Dylan Hartley taken January 19, 2013
Stuart Lancaster: 'Dylan Hartley ban a real shame'
England coach Stuart Lancaster admits that Dylan Hartley's ban from British & Irish Lions duty is a "real shame".
May 27, 01:06
Rory Best
Rory Best replaces Dylan Hartley in British & Irish Lions squad
Ireland and Ulster hooker Rory Best replaces the suspended Dylan Hartley in the British & Irish Lions squad for the upcoming tour of Australia.
May 26, 18:07
Wales celebrate Six Nations victory on March 16, 2013
Keith Wood: 'British and Irish Lions squad will mainly be Welsh'
Former Ireland hooker Keith Wood believes that the British and Irish Lions squad will feature a high proportion of Welsh players.
Apr 28, 13:04
Rory Best
Rory Best: Paddy Jackson "will bounce back" for Ireland
Rory Best backs Ireland teammate Paddy Jackson to bounce back from his performance against Scotland in the Six Nations.
Mar 1, 15:57
Rory Best
Rory Best: 'We want to end losing run against Wales'
Rory Best hopes that Ireland can end Wales's run of three wins against the country when they meet in the Six Nations this afternoon.
Feb 2, 13:30
Dylan Hartley
Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley hit with two-week ban
Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley is suspended for two weeks after being cited for striking Ulster's Rory Best in the Heineken Cup clash last weekend.
Dec 13, 16:38
Dylan Hartley
Dylan Hartley cited for Rory Best clash
Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley will face disciplinary action for striking Ulster's Rory Best during Friday's Heineken Cup clash.
Dec 11, 12:30



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