BBC Sport - New Ireland skipper Rory Best wants to 'lead by example'

Skipper Best out to 'lead by example'

New Ireland captain Rory Best says he wants to "lead by example and stick to his core principles" when he takes charge of the side for this year's Six Nations.

The Ulster hooker faces the challenge of trying to lead the Irish to a third successive Six Nations title.

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt describes Best as "a fine player and an outstanding professional" and the Banbridge man also receives praiswe from former Irish captains Willie Anderson and Willie John McBride.

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