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Simon Best
Ireland
Full name Simon John Best
Born February 11, 1978, Craigavon, Northern Ireland
Current age 36 years 223 days
Major teams Newcastle Falcons, Ireland
Position Prop
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 250 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2003-2007 23 8 15 5 1 0 0 0 17 6 0 73.91
Five/Six Nations 2004-2007 6 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 83.33
IRB Rugby World Cup 2003-2007 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 75.00

Career statistics
Test debut Tonga v Ireland at Nuku A'lofa, Jun 14, 2003 match details
Last Test France v Ireland at Stade de France, Sep 21, 2007 match details
Test Statsguru Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list

English Premiership
Team Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All matches 1998-1999 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 66.66
Newcastle Falcons 1998-1999 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 66.66
Latest Articles
O'Sullivan pays tribute to Best (Feb 26, 2008) Best announces retirement on medical grounds (Feb 25, 2008) Best sent home following heart scare (Sep 29, 2007) Best ruled out of rest of World Cup (Sep 27, 2007) Best ready to return home (Sep 27, 2007) Simon Best news and articles (8) »
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