Originally Posted by bugler
I think the people who are surprised by the selection at 6 haven't been watching the HC, or at least Llanelli and Ulster in it. In that case they're freshest memory of Best is him smashing Waugh & co. and being named in world XVs, and their memory of Easterby is...well...not that anyway
There's simply no reason for believing there is any 'cause' for Best being on the bench other than form. Another rumour has started over on Planet Rugby: Best has been dropped because he's on steroids and the IRFU are afraid he'll be caught. Which doesn't make sense for a number of reasons but hey...