Rory Best

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Ireland’s  Tadhg Furlong  is tackled by Wyn Jones of Wales during the  Six Nations match at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Tadhg Furlong has that mystified tone to his voice. There are people trying to flatter him again. All this admiring talk of sitting down defenders wit(...)

Johnny Sexton and Peter O’Mahony in action  during an Ireland training session at  The Campus in  Faro, Portugal on Tuesday. Photograph: Ryan Bailey/Inpho

It’s hard to credit, but this weekend’s Six Nations opener against Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday effectively marks the second anniversary of (...)

Johnny Sexton celebrates after sealing a series win over Australia in 2018. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There’s something about centuries, in any sport. Irish rugby is no different. Although it’s become more commonplace, it’s still an elite club, and tod(...)

Clermont fullback Kotaro Matsushima  is the only player in the Japan squad based outside the country. Photograph: Thierry Zoccolan/AFP via Getty Images

JAPAN Japan head coach Jamie Joseph named five uncapped players in a 39-man squad for three Tests against Ireland, Portugal and Scotland. They warmed(...)

Rory Best has been appointed as Fiji’s forwards coach for their fixtures against Spain, Wales and Georgia. Photograph: Getty Images

Former Ireland captain Rory Best has been appointed as Fiji’s forwards coach for their autumn tour to Europe. Coronavirus-related travel restrictions(...)

New Zealand captain Kieran Read holds the trophy aloft alongside Lions captain Sam Warburton after the third Test ended a tie in Auckland in 2017. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho/Photosport

Only five times in the modern era have Test series involving the British & Irish Lions gone down to a third and final decider. Even when four-Test(...)

Rory Best: ‘Coming from a farming family, I have long understood the importance of insurance to protect business owners.’ Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Former Ireland rugby captain Rory Best has joined insurance broker Ardonagh Group as director of development. Best, who retired from rugby after th(...)

Iain Henderson will captain the British & Irish Lions for the first time when he leads out the tourists against the Sharks on Wednesday evenin. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It is undoubtedly a measure of Iain Henderson’s improved status as a player, leader and line-out caller four years on from the tour to New Zealand tha(...)

 Conor Murray in action during the 1888 Cup match between the  Lions and Japan at BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Nothing is cast in stone on Lions tours but one of the more obvious conclusions to be drawn from Warren Gatland’s leftfield decision to appoint Conor (...)

Ireland prop Tom Court was visiting his parents in Brisbane in 2013 when he was called up as a replacement for the Lions Tour in Australia. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

There will be an expectation in Wales that representation in the Lions squad to tour South Africa this summer will reflect the 2021 Six Nations Champi(...)

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