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Rory David Best OBE – born 15 August 1982 – is an Irish former rugby union player from Northern Ireland and was the captain of the Ireland national team from 2016 to 2019.

He played hooker for Ulster and was registered for Banbridge RFC, having previously represented the Newcastle Agrics.

Best earned 124 caps for Ireland, making his debut in 2005 and retiring at the end of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, his fourth World Cup.

Best is one of the most capped rugby players of all time, as well as the most-capped forward to ever represent Ireland.

Best toured with the British & Irish Lions side in 2013 and 2017.

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