Close

Follow Lovin IE

  • Home /

  • News /

  • WATCH: Emotional Rory Best Speaks For The Whole Country After Aussie Victory

WATCH: Emotional Rory Best Speaks For The Whole Country After Aussie Victory

By James Fenton

December 20, 2016 at 12:18am

Share:

Keith Wood, BOD and Paulie O'C. 

Irish rugby has had some great captains down the years but have any of them achieved what this man has?

Rory Best has now led Ireland to our first ever victory of New Zealand as well as wins over South Africa and now Australia in the same year. 

The win over the Aussies was also the Ulsterman's 100th cap for his country, a feat which sees him join Brian O'Driscoll,  Ronan O'Gara, Paul O'Connell and John Hayes in the exclusive century club. 

His whole family turned out and the pride was palpable:

With the 2017 Six Nations just around the corner, the future looks bright for the Boys in Green, something which Best acknowledged in an emotionally-charged post-match interview with RTE: 

G'wan Rory!

READ NEXT: All The Reaction As Heroic Victory Over Aussies Completes Historic Year For Irish Rugby

Share:

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get the best of your city straight to your inbox.

I'd like to receive news and exclusive offers from Lovin IE including competitions, products, commercial partners and activities. By submitting this form you agree to our T&Cs and our privacy policy