Ireland

Rory
Best

"WHEN I DO LOOK BACK THIS (100TH TEST CAP) WILL RANK UP THERE AS ONE OF, IF NOT THE BEST ACHIEVEMENTS I'VE HAD IN THE GAME."

Caps for Ireland

0

Date Capped

26.11.2016

Nation

Ireland

Position

Hooker (2)

100 Test Cap Stadium

Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland

Against

Australia

Rory Best

Rory Best has won 116 caps for Ireland since making his debut in 2005.
Best was an integral part of the 2007 Triple Crown and 2009 Grand Slam winning Ireland teams. In his 99th appearance, Best captained Ireland to the nation’s first ever win over New Zealand.
In 2017, Best was selected for the British & Irish Lions, starting four of the five tests and captaining the side twice during the tour. He received an OBE whilst on duty with the Lions. In the 2018 Six Nations, Best captained Ireland to a third Grand Slam title.