Bears Offer Rory Chance To Go Out At The Top

The Rugby Paper|November 24, 2019

Bears Offer Rory Chance To Go Out At The Top
RORY Best is being asked to kick retirement into touch and take a fast track to the summit of the English Premiership.
Peter Jackson

Bristol Bears are offering the venerable Ulsterman a contract for the rest of the season aimed at reinforcing their ambitious bid to win the domestic crown put up for grabs by Saracens’ enforced abdication.

The 37-year-old farmer whose long Test career ended with New Zealand knocking Ireland out of the World Cup at the quarterfinals last month had intended to retire from all rugby as part of the Barbarians’ tour ending in Cardiff on Saturday.

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November 24, 2019