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#Anthony Foley

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

'Without the Munster fans, we are nothing. Without them, we play for nothing'
# Freddie
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# Freddie

'Without the Munster fans, we are nothing. Without them, we play for nothing'

Apr 8th 2020, 9:25 PM 38,282 Views 28 Comments

Freddie Pucciariello won two Heineken Cups and a Magners League with the southern province.

# anthony-foley - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Anthony Foley, the ESPN editor who joined the priesthood, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Sportswriting
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# Sportswriting

Anthony Foley, the ESPN editor who joined the priesthood, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Jan 19th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,907 Views 0 Comments

Put your feet up and dive into some of the best pieces of writing we’ve enjoyed over the past week.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 17 October, 2019

The haka remains 'very sacred and very special' according to the All Blacks
# Ritual
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# Ritual

The haka remains 'very sacred and very special' according to the All Blacks

Oct 17th 2019, 3:43 PM 11,389 Views 31 Comments

Ireland unforgettably faced the All Blacks in the figure of eight in 2016 in Chicago.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something'
# Munster Man
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# Munster Man

'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something'

Apr 20th 2019, 8:00 AM 38,334 Views 41 Comments

33-year-old Billy Holland has shown resilience over the course his lifelong love affair with Munster.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 17 November, 2018

'We are finally seeing a bit of light': Anthony Foley's wife Olive speaks out two years after his death
# Axel
# Axel

'We are finally seeing a bit of light': Anthony Foley's wife Olive speaks out two years after his death

Nov 17th 2018, 4:28 PM 39,748 Views 6 Comments

The Munster rugby legend passed away in October 2016.

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Johnny Sexton sent a beautiful gift to Anthony Foley's son on his birthday
# Nice Gesture
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# Nice Gesture

Johnny Sexton sent a beautiful gift to Anthony Foley's son on his birthday

Nov 6th 2018, 4:02 PM 15,339 Views 11 Comments

Axel’s father Brendan Foley told the story on RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live.

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

'I look down the back of the bus and there’s Claw, fag in his mouth, puffing away!'
# Ligind
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# Ligind

'I look down the back of the bus and there’s Claw, fag in his mouth, puffing away!'

Jun 13th 2018, 9:30 PM 53,302 Views 14 Comments

Australian second row John Langford had a major influence on Munster during his three years with the province.

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Foley inducted into Hall of Fame as Earls is named Munster's Player of the Year
# Awards
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# Awards

Foley inducted into Hall of Fame as Earls is named Munster's Player of the Year

Apr 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 18,400 Views 7 Comments

“Inducting Axel posthumously is a circumstance we never envisaged, all can agree it is an honour that would never have eluded him.”

# anthony-foley - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Call for statue of Terry Wogan to be melted and recast as it's revealed it cost almost €60,000
# Limerick
# Limerick

Call for statue of Terry Wogan to be melted and recast as it's revealed it cost almost €60,000

Mar 1st 2018, 6:10 AM 46,593 Views 57 Comments

It cost €58,500 to design, build and erect on Limerick’s riverside – almost ten times more than a statue of Anthony Foley cost.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'I think about the guy every single day' - Peter Stringer pays emotional tribute to Anthony Foley
# Remembering
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# Remembering

'I think about the guy every single day' - Peter Stringer pays emotional tribute to Anthony Foley

Jan 27th 2018, 2:46 PM 10,781 Views 10 Comments

The former Ireland scrum-half also says he wants to continue playing rugby after celebrating his 40th birthday.

# anthony-foley - Friday 10 November, 2017

Donncha O'Callaghan leads Anthony Foley tribute as Baa-Baas earn Thomond win
# Remembered
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# Remembered

Donncha O'Callaghan leads Anthony Foley tribute as Baa-Baas earn Thomond win

Nov 10th 2017, 11:03 PM 17,383 Views 22 Comments

There were four Irish debutants in the Barbarians side as Tonga came to Limerick.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'This has been the best 18 months of my life': Rassie Erasmus bids emotional farewell to Munster
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

'This has been the best 18 months of my life': Rassie Erasmus bids emotional farewell to Munster

Nov 4th 2017, 1:16 PM 12,249 Views 34 Comments

“I will treasure these days for the rest of my life,” says Erasmus.

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

RTÉ will re-show Anthony Foley documentary after large parts of Munster missed it because of Ophelia
# Munsterman
# Munsterman

RTÉ will re-show Anthony Foley documentary after large parts of Munster missed it because of Ophelia

Oct 17th 2017, 2:50 PM 43,932 Views 28 Comments

The documentary aired on the anniversary of the rugby legend’s death in Paris.

# anthony-foley - Monday 16 October, 2017

One year on, Anthony Foley's wife recalls how the loss of her husband 'brought us to our knees'
# Axel
# Axel

One year on, Anthony Foley's wife recalls how the loss of her husband 'brought us to our knees'

Oct 16th 2017, 10:02 PM 48,143 Views 30 Comments

Anthony Foley passed away suddenly one year ago today.

# anthony-foley - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Anthony Foley documentary delivers the emotional story of a legend we can all relate to
# Munsterman
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# Munsterman

Anthony Foley documentary delivers the emotional story of a legend we can all relate to

Oct 15th 2017, 8:25 AM 25,387 Views 5 Comments

Tomorrow will mark a year since Foley’s untimely death and the emotions still feel raw as some of his closest friends and sisters discuss the man who made Munster.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony
# Pom
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# Pom

'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony

Jun 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 18,591 Views 16 Comments

Peter O’Mahony has had a whirlwind year but is now ready to lead the Lions against the All Blacks.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 13 May, 2017

European Player of the Year to receive newly-commissioned Anthony Foley Memorial Trophy
# Nice Touch
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# Nice Touch

European Player of the Year to receive newly-commissioned Anthony Foley Memorial Trophy

May 13th 2017, 1:35 PM 8,419 Views 9 Comments

The EPCR is honouring the Munster and Ireland legend with a special tribute.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 22 April, 2017

'The buzz is back and it's amazing but the spark was unfortunately the passing of Anthony'
# Stand Up And Fight
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# Stand Up And Fight

'The buzz is back and it's amazing but the spark was unfortunately the passing of Anthony'

Apr 22nd 2017, 8:15 AM 7,506 Views 8 Comments

Six months after an abject performance at the Aviva Stadium against Leinster, Munster return to the capital today for a Champions Cup semi-final. A lot has changed in those six months.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'An awful lot of it is down to Axel': Flannery's insight into Munster's year
# Red Army
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# Red Army

'An awful lot of it is down to Axel': Flannery's insight into Munster's year

Mar 30th 2017, 7:28 PM 8,751 Views 11 Comments

The Munster scrum coach gave a fascinating interview on Sky Sports.

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

World-record scrum attempt to take place in honour of Anthony Foley
# Tribute
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# Tribute

World-record scrum attempt to take place in honour of Anthony Foley

Mar 29th 2017, 7:03 PM 8,000 Views 3 Comments

‘Scrum for Axel’ is on at LIT next Tuesday.

# anthony-foley - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'There were training sessions where we kicked the living sh*t out of each other'
# Stand Up And Fight
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# Stand Up And Fight

'There were training sessions where we kicked the living sh*t out of each other'

Mar 12th 2017, 8:00 AM 32,433 Views 14 Comments

Former Munster wing Anthony Horgan will join the tribute to Anthony Foley next Friday at the RDS.

# anthony-foley - Monday 27 February, 2017

Munster's Johnston comes through 'dark place' to show promise again
# Hot Prospect
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# Hot Prospect

Munster's Johnston comes through 'dark place' to show promise again

Feb 27th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,779 Views 12 Comments

The 20-year-old playmaker was in impressive form on his return for the Ireland U20s.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Anthony Foley's widow accepts lifetime achievement award on his behalf
# Remembering Axel
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# Remembering Axel

Anthony Foley's widow accepts lifetime achievement award on his behalf

Feb 16th 2017, 6:30 PM 7,458 Views 7 Comments

Olive Foley received the accolade at the Limerick Person of the Year Awards.

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Anthony Foley's widow struck by 'amazing goodness of people' after husband's death
# Olive Foley
# Olive Foley

Anthony Foley's widow struck by 'amazing goodness of people' after husband's death

Feb 7th 2017, 6:48 PM 23,940 Views 10 Comments

Munster Head Coach Anthony Foley passed away suddenly in Paris last year, aged 42.

# anthony-foley - Monday 9 January, 2017

'This team is pretty emotionally intelligent' - Erasmus proud of Munster in Paris
# SUAF
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# SUAF

'This team is pretty emotionally intelligent' - Erasmus proud of Munster in Paris

Jan 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 6,997 Views 8 Comments

The southern province moved to the top of Pool 1 of the Champions Cup with a big win over Racing.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 7 January, 2017

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup
# Liveblog
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# Liveblog

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup

Jan 7th 2017, 4:29 PM 54,178 Views 25 Comments

We were in Paris for Munster’s rescheduled clash with Ronan O’Gara and the French champions.

O'Gara leads the tributes as Racing 92 pay their respects to Anthony Foley
# Axel
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# Axel

O'Gara leads the tributes as Racing 92 pay their respects to Anthony Foley

Jan 7th 2017, 3:50 PM 12,017 Views 7 Comments

The French side’s rescheduled Champions Cup fixture against Munster is taking place this afternoon.

GAA retirements, Munster return to Paris and a Minister's plans for MMA - It's Comments of The Week
# Comments Of The Week
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# Comments Of The Week

GAA retirements, Munster return to Paris and a Minister's plans for MMA - It's Comments of The Week

Jan 7th 2017, 10:30 AM 4,602 Views 0 Comments

Did you make the cut?

# anthony-foley - Friday 6 January, 2017

Munster aim to pay tribute to Foley with performance on return to Paris
# Memories
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# Memories

Munster aim to pay tribute to Foley with performance on return to Paris

Jan 6th 2017, 6:00 AM 5,343 Views 4 Comments

Hooker Niall Scannell says Axel remains at the forefront of his mind, even during games.

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Gone too soon: 5 people the rugby world lost in 2016
# RIP
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# RIP

Gone too soon: 5 people the rugby world lost in 2016

Dec 27th 2016, 10:30 AM 11,120 Views 3 Comments

The game lost a number of current and former players far too young this year.

# anthony-foley - Sunday 25 December, 2016

83 of our favourite Irish sports pics of 2016
# Review
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# Review

83 of our favourite Irish sports pics of 2016

Dec 25th 2016, 9:15 PM 8,826 Views 4 Comments

We remember the past 12 months with some of the year’s defining images.

Conor Murray on Anthony Foley's death and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reading
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# Essential Reading

Conor Murray on Anthony Foley's death and more of the week's best sportswriting

Dec 25th 2016, 12:49 PM 5,115 Views 0 Comments

Plus, Paul Kimmage takes a unique look at some of the most celebrated figures in the world of Irish MMA.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Simon Zebo still playing with the style that comes naturally to him
# Interview
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# Interview

Simon Zebo still playing with the style that comes naturally to him

Dec 24th 2016, 10:00 AM 14,302 Views 37 Comments

Simon Zebo has a look back at 2016 and talks more rap videos with Paddy Jackson.

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From the figure of 8 in Chicago to Shane Byrne's Olympic doppleganger: 8 times that rugby went viral this year
# Break The Internet
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# Break The Internet

From the figure of 8 in Chicago to Shane Byrne's Olympic doppleganger: 8 times that rugby went viral this year

Dec 21st 2016, 10:00 PM 13,682 Views 4 Comments

Plus, nine-year-old Australian powerhouse Meaalofa Te’o.

# anthony-foley - Monday 19 December, 2016

Anthony Foley remembered by BBC at the Sports Personality of the Year awards last night
# RIP
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# RIP

Anthony Foley remembered by BBC at the Sports Personality of the Year awards last night

Dec 19th 2016, 8:58 AM 9,658 Views 6 Comments

Tributes also paid to the late Mark Farren and Ailish Sheehan by the broadcaster.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 17 December, 2016

RTÉ produce moving tribute video as Anthony Foley inducted into Hall of Fame
# Axel
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# Axel

RTÉ produce moving tribute video as Anthony Foley inducted into Hall of Fame

Dec 17th 2016, 9:58 PM 11,338 Views 8 Comments

The Munster legend was remembered at this evening’s RTÉ Sports Awards.

# anthony-foley - Monday 12 December, 2016

Analysis: Zebo's try highlights so much that is good about Munster right now
# Smarts
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# Smarts

Analysis: Zebo's try highlights so much that is good about Munster right now

Dec 12th 2016, 5:11 PM 18,024 Views 5 Comments

The southern province produced a stunning team score against Leicester at Thomond Park.

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

CJ Stander is the RWI Player of the Year after making a big impact on the international stage
# SUAF
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# SUAF

CJ Stander is the RWI Player of the Year after making a big impact on the international stage

Nov 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 20,135 Views 39 Comments

The South African-born back row has led Munster and contributed three tries in 10 Tests for his adopted country.

# anthony-foley - Friday 18 November, 2016

Postponed after Foley death, Munster's meeting with Racing 92 scheduled for January
# 2017
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# 2017

Postponed after Foley death, Munster's meeting with Racing 92 scheduled for January

Nov 18th 2016, 2:29 PM 5,936 Views 6 Comments

Munster’s Pro12 trip to Edinburgh has been postponed to facilitate the European match.

# anthony-foley - Friday 11 November, 2016

Another special night in Thomond Park as Maori All Blacks overawed by Munster
# Wet And Wild
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# Wet And Wild

Another special night in Thomond Park as Maori All Blacks overawed by Munster

Nov 11th 2016, 9:36 PM 64,400 Views 69 Comments

The southern province scored four tries in a resounding victory in front a packed house in Limerick.

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