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Neil Best

DOB: 04/03/1979
Place of Birth: Belfast , N Ireland
Height: 0.00 m
Weight: 0.00 kg
Position: Back Row
Honours: Ireland (18 caps)

Educated at Wellington College, Neil, who was a relative late-comer to the game, began playing rugby at Malone RFC and won his first Ireland cap in November 2005 at Lansdowne Road against the All-Blacks.

Neil  picked up his 100th cap for his province during the 2006/07 season  and proved himself to be a fearsome opponent.

  • Current Season Stats
  • Career Stats
Appearances
122
Points
90
Tries
18
Conversions
0
Penalties
0
Drop Goals
0
Red cards
0
Yellow cards
8

Ulster Playing History

Date Competition Result Started T C P DG YC RC Pts Mins
26/10/2007 Magners League Ulster Rugby 16-16 Leinster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
02/11/2007 Magners League Glasgow Warriors 25-6 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
09/11/2007 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 14-32 Gloucester Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
16/11/2007 Heineken Cup CS Bourgoin-Jallieu 24-17 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
23/11/2007 Magners League Connacht Rugby 13-30 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 Yes No 0
30/11/2007 Magners League Ulster Rugby 14-20 Edinburgh Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
07/12/2007 Heineken Cup Ospreys 48-17 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
14/12/2007 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 8-16 Ospreys Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
26/12/2007 Magners League Leinster Rugby 29-0 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 Yes No
11/01/2008 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 25-24 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
20/01/2008 Heineken Cup Gloucester Rugby 29-21 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
15/02/2008 Magners League Ulster Rugby 38-13 Newport Gwent Dragons Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
29/02/2008 Magners League Ulster Rugby 20-8 Llanelli Scarlets No 1 0 0 0 No No 5
22/03/2008 Magners League Munster Rugby 42-6 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
11/04/2008 Magners League Ulster Rugby 18-6 Connacht Rugby No 0 0 0 0 No No
19/04/2008 Magners League Cardiff Blues 30-17 Ulster Rugby No 0 0 0 0 No No
30/04/2008 Magners League Ulster Rugby 19-9 Munster Rugby No 0 0 0 0 No No
03/05/2008 Magners League Ulster Rugby 24-35 Glasgow Warriors Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
09/05/2008 Magners League Ulster Rugby 17-26 Cardiff Blues No 0 0 0 0 No No
Date Competition Result Started T C P DG YC RC Pts Mins
30/09/2006 Magners League Munster Rugby 21-13 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
06/10/2006 Magners League Connacht Rugby 17-24 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
14/10/2006 Magners League Ulster Rugby 32-12 Cardiff Blues Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
21/10/2006 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 30-3 Stade Toulousain Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
27/10/2006 Heineken Cup Llanelli Scarlets 21-15 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
02/12/2006 Magners League Ulster Rugby 6-6 Leinster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
09/12/2006 Heineken Cup London Irish 29-13 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
15/12/2006 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 29-13 London Irish Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
26/12/2006 Magners League Ulster Rugby 20-10 Connacht Rugby Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
31/12/2006 Magners League Leinster Rugby 20-12 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
06/01/2007 Magners League Glasgow Warriors 8-19 Ulster Rugby Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
13/01/2007 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 11-35 Llanelli Scarlets Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
21/01/2007 Heineken Cup Stade Toulousain 28-13 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
16/02/2007 Magners League Ulster Rugby 14-7 Newport Gwent Dragons Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
13/04/2007 Magners League Border Reivers 9-33 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
20/04/2007 Magners League Cardiff Blues 20-17 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
27/04/2007 Magners League Ulster Rugby 10-24 Glasgow Warriors Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
11/05/2007 Magners League Ulster Rugby 16-10 Edinburgh Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
Date Competition Result Started T C P DG YC RC Pts Mins
09/09/2005 Celtic League Cardiff Blues 22-25 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
16/09/2005 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 30-23 Edinburgh Gunners Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
24/09/2005 Celtic League Newport Gwent Dragons 19-22 Ulster Rugby Yes 2 0 0 0 No No 10
01/10/2005 Celtic League Leinster Rugby 30-23 Ulster Rugby Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
07/10/2005 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 36-10 Connacht Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
15/10/2005 Celtic League Border Reivers 0-27 Ulster Rugby Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
21/10/2005 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 27-0 Benetton Treviso Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
29/10/2005 Heineken Cup Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque 33-19 Ulster Rugby Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
03/12/2005 Celtic League Munster Rugby 17-20 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
09/12/2005 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 19-10 Saracens Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
17/12/2005 Heineken Cup Saracens 18-10 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
26/12/2005 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 19-24 Leinster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
31/12/2005 Celtic League Connacht Rugby 22-12 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
07/01/2006 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 25-23 Glasgow Warriors Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
13/01/2006 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 8-24 Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
21/01/2006 Heineken Cup Benetton Treviso 26-43 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 Yes No 0
27/01/2006 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 30-13 Llanelli Scarlets No 0 0 0 0 No No 0
17/02/2006 Celtic League Edinburgh Gunners 23-31 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
03/03/2006 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 27-3 Munster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
25/03/2006 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 24-17 Newport Gwent Dragons Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
15/04/2006 Celtic League Glasgow Warriors 18-27 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
05/05/2006 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 26-17 Cardiff Blues Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
12/05/2006 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 63-17 Border Reivers Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
19/05/2006 Celtic League Llanelli Scarlets 12-12 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
26/05/2006 Celtic League Neath-Swansea Ospreys 17-19 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
Date Competition Result Started T C P DG YC RC Pts Mins
04/09/2004 Celtic League Edinburgh Rugby 16-17 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 Yes No 0
11/09/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 15-26 Leinster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
18/09/2004 Celtic League Connacht Rugby 13-19 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
25/09/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 24-37 Neath-Swansea Ospreys Yes 0 0 0 0 Yes No 0
08/10/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 21-28 Newport Gwent Dragons Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
16/10/2004 Celtic League Glasgow Rugby 34-20 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
22/10/2004 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 21-16 Cardiff Blues Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
30/10/2004 Heineken Cup Gloucester Rugby 55-13 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
06/11/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 3-24 Munster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
12/11/2004 Celtic League The Borders 19-20 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
19/11/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 30-14 Cardiff Blues Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
28/11/2004 Celtic League Llanelli Scarlets 22-9 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 Yes No 0
04/12/2004 Heineken Cup Stade Francais Paris 30-10 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
11/12/2004 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 18-10 Stade Francais Paris Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
27/12/2004 Celtic League Leinster Rugby 9-8 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
01/01/2005 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 23-14 Connacht Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
07/01/2005 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 14-12 Gloucester Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
16/01/2005 Heineken Cup Cardiff Blues 16-12 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
21/01/2005 Celtic League Neath-Swansea Ospreys 22-21 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
18/02/2005 Celtic League Newport Gwent Dragons 13-11 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
04/03/2005 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 30-3 Glasgow Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
18/03/2005 Celtic League Munster Rugby 21-15 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
25/03/2005 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 17-13 The Borders Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
Date Competition Result Started T C P DG YC RC Pts Mins
05/09/2003 Celtic League Neath-Swansea Ospreys 41-30 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
26/09/2003 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 37-18 Newport Gwent Dragons No 0 0 0 0 No No 0
03/10/2003 Celtic Cup Ulster Rugby 23-23 Leinster Rugby Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
10/10/2003 Celtic League Munster Rugby 15-16 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
17/10/2003 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 26-20 Celtic Warriors Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
24/10/2003 Celtic League Edinburgh Rugby 3-41 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
31/10/2003 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 32-7 Cardiff Blues Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
08/11/2003 Celtic League Connacht Rugby 31-20 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 Yes No 0
14/11/2003 Celtic Cup Glasgow Rugby 13-20 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
28/11/2003 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 46-5 The Borders Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
07/12/2003 Heineken Cup Newport Gwent Dragons 24-15 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
12/12/2003 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 22-20 Stade Francais Paris Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
20/12/2003 Celtic Cup Edinburgh Rugby 21-27 Ulster Rugby Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
02/01/2004 Celtic League Leinster Rugby 32-30 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
11/01/2004 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 33-0 Leicester Tigers Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
17/01/2004 Heineken Cup Leicester Tigers 49-7 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
24/01/2004 Heineken Cup Stade Francais Paris 13-10 Ulster Rugby No 0 0 0 0 No No 0
30/01/2004 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 22-0 Newport Gwent Dragons Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
06/02/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 10-9 Llanelli Scarlets Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
13/02/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 31-19 Neath-Swansea Ospreys Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
20/02/2004 Celtic League Glasgow Rugby 27-25 Ulster Rugby Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
28/02/2004 Celtic League Newport Gwent Dragons 27-19 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
05/03/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 36-13 Munster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
12/03/2004 Celtic League Celtic Warriors 0-28 Ulster Rugby No 0 0 0 0 No No 0
26/03/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 37-0 Edinburgh Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
03/04/2004 Celtic League Cardiff Blues 19-15 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
16/04/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 42-27 Connacht Rugby No 0 0 0 0 No No 0
30/04/2004 Celtic League The Borders 15-19 Ulster Rugby Yes 1 0 0 0 No No 5
07/05/2004 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 28-6 Leinster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No
14/05/2004 Celtic League Llanelli Scarlets 23-16 Ulster Rugby Yes 0 0 0 0 No No 0
Date Competition Result Started T C P DG YC RC Pts Mins
06/09/2002 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 18-19 Edinburgh Rugby No 0 0 0 0 Yes No 0
14/09/2002 Celtic League Swansea 38-10 Ulster Rugby No 0 0 0 0 No No 0
20/09/2002 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 17-13 Neath No 0 0 0 0 No No 0
27/09/2002 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 26-17 Munster Rugby No 0 0 0 0 No No 0
05/10/2002 Celtic League Caerphilly 15-67 Ulster Rugby No 2 0 0 0 No No 10
18/10/2002 Heineken Cup Ulster Rugby 25-6 Cardiff Rugby No 0 0 0 0 No No 0
25/10/2002 Celtic League Ulster Rugby 16-9 Llanelli No 0 0 0 0 No No 0
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