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Best of the reaction to this weekend’s international action

Guinness PRO12 Rugby Editor

27 Nov 2016

Guinness Series, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 26/11/2016
Ireland vs Australia 
Ireland's Rory Best leaves the pitch to a standing ovation
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

It was a momentous weekend for Ireland as they created national history, with Ulster Rugby’s Rory Best earning his 100th international cap in their 27-24 defeat of Australia.

The results saw them seal wins over the big three southern hemisphere sides in the same year for the first time, while elsewhere, Scotland crossed the whitewash on six occasions to record a 43-16 victory over Georgia.

Wales made it three wins out of four in their Autumn Internationals schedule for the first time since 2002 with a 27-13 victory over South Africa.

Here, we select just some of the best reactions on social media from over the weekend, with plenty of Guinness PRO12 stars coming to the fore.

Ulster’s Rory Best celebrated his century for his country, and was joined on the pitch by his family after the final whistle

Three Connacht players were capped in Saturday’s victory over the Wallabies

Scotland’s win saw Edinburgh Rugby’s Hamish Watson score his first international try…

Glasgow Warriors’ Jonny Gray continued his fine form in the Scotland jersey…

And his club and international teammate was thrilled with the result

Wales achieved their best Autumn International series record in 14 years

Ospreys’ Justin Tipuric received praise from all corners…

And here’s why!

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