Rory Best rugby player
Rory Best rugby player

Rory Best

15th Aug 1982 1.80m/105kg Hooker

Six Nations Team Of Round One

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations returned with a bang this weekend as France, Wales and Ireland celebrated victories while England suffered from a very slow start, Italy suffered their 23 consecutive loss in the competition...

Farrell hails 'outstanding' Sexton and Irish 'grit'

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton has played only three matches since the Rugby World Cup, but Andy Farrell saw an "outstanding" display from Ireland's captain.       New Ireland head coach Andy Farrell...

Stander and Sexton inspire Ireland to a narrow win over Scotland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland were below their best on Saturday but gave new head coach Andy Farrell a winning start against Scotland.     Captain Johnny Sexton led by example with all 19 Ireland points in head...

Ireland can fire under Farrell after World Cup failure

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland should be a major threat in the Six Nations at the start of a new era under head coach Andy Farrell.     Andy Farrell set his stall out when he named "a hell of a team"...

Predicted: How Ireland could line up in the Six Nations opener

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland kick off a new era on Saturday 1 February with Andy Farrell taking charge of his first game as the new Irish head coach as they host Scotland.   The former defence coach will name his...

Watch: Rory Best finishes off his career with a telling-off from Nigel Owens

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rory Best captained the Barbarians in his final game as a professional in a cracking contest against Wales on Saturday as Wales ran out 43-33 winners in front of 62,000 enthusiastic fans.   Best...

Watch: The Barbarian's Kiwi contingent pay tribute to Rory Best

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rory Best brought an end to his illustrious career in the Barbarians clash with Wales at the Principality stadium on Saturday.   The clash didn't quite go Best's way as the Barbarians fell to 43-33...

Best and Brits set for final farewells at the Principality

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians squad as has joined up in Cardiff to prepare for the final match of their November tour.   Three legends of the game will be preparing to say different farewells in Wales this week.   Ireland’s...

Rory Best slots a conversion for the Barbarians with a slick left foot

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians scored seven tries to defeat Brazil 47-22 in São Paolo on Thursday.   Tries by prop Fijian prop Campese Ma’afu, Argentinian wing Bautista Ezcurra and All Black fullback...

Pete Samu and Joe Powell to Represent Barbarians

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies stars Pete Samu and Joe Powell have been selected to represent the famous Barbarians club on their three-match tour this November.    The duo will pull on the black and white hooped...