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Rory Best, Ulster Rugby

Former Ireland skipper Rory Best working with Ulster Rugby after farm duties

Former Ireland skipper Rory Best working with Ulster Rugby after farm duties

18/01/2021 19:40:00

Former Ireland skipper Rory Best working with Ulster Rugby after farm duties

“He's really busy. As he said himself, he was out with the cattle at the crack of dawn and just came over after. He seems to enjoy it.”

Best, 38, was involved with the Ulster A team coaching department for their win over Leinster last week which was shown live on the BBC website.Ulster A head coach Kieran Campbell confirmed Best had made an approach to get involved over the summer and he is working on an informal basis with the group.

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“During the summer Rory gave me a call,” Campbell told the42.ie. “He’s really busy, he has a load of things going on off the pitch between business and farming. I’m from the city, when he tells me about farming I’ve no clue what he’s talking about, but he was looking to just keep that connection (with Ulster).

“He has been in and out. He enjoys mentoring those front-rowers and obviously the hookers. He has a lot of business on but he enjoys giving back and mentoring.“Former captain of Ireland, hugely successful, it’s been good for me too and the staff to bounce things off him about how we’re doing. headtopics.com

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