Rory Best rugby player
Rory Best rugby player

Rory Best

15th Aug 1982 1.80m/105kg Hooker

Iain Henderson ruled out for 10 weeks

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster captain Iain Henderson has been ruled out for 8-10 weeks following hip surgery.     Iain Henderson to be out until mid to late October after hip surgery. Would see him miss Euro...

Most Capped Test XV of the 2010s

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The best of the best of 2010s, we take a look at the most capped Tier One Test Team of the 2010s.   Only players from Tier 1 side feature in our side while only their caps between 2010 and...

Most Capped Test Side Of All-Time - Per Position

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the most capped test XV of all time:           1. Gethin Jenkins - Wales     The most capped loosehead in the game,...

Rory Best's International Debut

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With ten minutes left to play and the scoreboard reading New Zealand 38 – 0 Ireland, a 23 year old Rory Best took to the field in the number 16 jersey and immediately packed down in a scrum which...

Sexton's captaincy could come under review

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton believes his position as the side's captain could be reviewed following the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.   Sexton took over the captaincy from Rory Best...

Stephen Jones snubs Richie McCaw in greatest Test captains list

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran journalist Stephen Jones and former England pivot Stuart Barnes were tasked with selecting their list of the ten greatest Test captains in their Sunday Times story.   Barnes...

Eight Modern Day One Club Men

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A dying breed. The modern-day opportunities for professional Rugby players has seen even the most loyal servants of the game move clubs and explore their opportunities.   Even the Sharks and Springbok...

Post World Cup 2019 Retirees XV

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saying farewell isn't easy particularly when you have spent your life working towards the goal of representing your country but this was the decision several of test rugby’s leading lights made after...

Rated: Ireland's Player Depth Per Position

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland may have failed to reach the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup in Japan but there is a lot to look forward to under new head coach Andy Farrell after a promising start to his tenure during the...

Six Nations Team Of Round One

6 months 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...