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#Anthony Foley

# anthony-foley - Saturday 20 April, 2019

From The42 'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something' Munster Man

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

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

The Munster rugby legend passed away in October 2016.

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

From The42 Johnny Sexton sent a beautiful gift to Anthony Foley's son on his birthday Nice Gesture This post contains videos

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

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

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From The42 'I look down the back of the bus and there’s Claw, fag in his mouth, puffing away!' Ligind

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

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

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From The42 Foley inducted into Hall of Fame as Earls is named Munster's Player of the Year Awards

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

“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

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

From The42 'I think about the guy every single day' - Peter Stringer pays emotional tribute to Anthony Foley Remembering

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

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

# anthony-foley - Friday 10 November, 2017

From The42 Donncha O'Callaghan leads Anthony Foley tribute as Baa-Baas earn Thomond win Remembered

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

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

# anthony-foley - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From The42 'This has been the best 18 months of my life': Rassie Erasmus bids emotional farewell to Munster Wave Goodbye

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

“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

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'

Anthony Foley passed away suddenly one year ago today.

# anthony-foley - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From The42 Anthony Foley documentary delivers the emotional story of a legend we can all relate to Munsterman

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

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

From The42 'Axel's a rugby man, so he would have told us all 'Play your game'' - O'Mahony Pom

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

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

From The42 European Player of the Year to receive newly-commissioned Anthony Foley Memorial Trophy Nice Touch

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

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

# anthony-foley - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From The42 'The buzz is back and it's amazing but the spark was unfortunately the passing of Anthony' Stand Up And Fight

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

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

From The42 'An awful lot of it is down to Axel': Flannery's insight into Munster's year Red Army

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

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

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From The42 World-record scrum attempt to take place in honour of Anthony Foley Tribute

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

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

# anthony-foley - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From The42 'There were training sessions where we kicked the living sh*t out of each other' Stand Up And Fight

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

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

# anthony-foley - Monday 27 February, 2017

From The42 Munster's Johnston comes through 'dark place' to show promise again Hot Prospect

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

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

# anthony-foley - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From The42 Anthony Foley's widow accepts lifetime achievement award on his behalf Remembering Axel

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

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

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

# anthony-foley - Monday 9 January, 2017

From The42 'This team is pretty emotionally intelligent' - Erasmus proud of Munster in Paris SUAF

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

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

From The42 As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup

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

From The42 O'Gara leads the tributes as Racing 92 pay their respects to Anthony Foley Axel

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

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

# anthony-foley - Friday 6 January, 2017

From The42 Munster aim to pay tribute to Foley with performance on return to Paris Memories

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

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

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From The42 Gone too soon: 5 people the rugby world lost in 2016 RIP

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

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

# anthony-foley - Sunday 25 December, 2016

From The42 83 of our favourite Irish sports pics of 2016 Review

83 of our favourite Irish sports pics of 2016

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

From The42 Conor Murray on Anthony Foley's death and more of the week's best sportswriting Essential Reading

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

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

From The42 Simon Zebo still playing with the style that comes naturally to him Interview

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

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

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From The42 From the figure of 8 in Chicago to Shane Byrne's Olympic doppleganger: 8 times that rugby went viral this year Break The Internet

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

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

# anthony-foley - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The42 Anthony Foley remembered by BBC at the Sports Personality of the Year awards last night RIP

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

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

# anthony-foley - Saturday 17 December, 2016

From The42 RTÉ produce moving tribute video as Anthony Foley inducted into Hall of Fame Axel This post contains videos

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

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

# anthony-foley - Monday 12 December, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Zebo's try highlights so much that is good about Munster right now Smarts

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

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

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

From The42 CJ Stander is the RWI Player of the Year after making a big impact on the international stage SUAF

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

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

From The42 Postponed after Foley death, Munster's meeting with Racing 92 scheduled for January 2017

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

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

# anthony-foley - Friday 11 November, 2016

From The42 Another special night in Thomond Park as Maori All Blacks overawed by Munster Wet And Wild

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

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

From The42 As it happened: Munster v Maori All Blacks Liveblog

As it happened: Munster v Maori All Blacks

We went minute-by-minute as Rassie pitted his province against an impressive touring Kiwi side.

From The42 Maori All Blacks lay jersey in memory of Anthony Foley ahead of emotional haka RIP Axel

Maori All Blacks lay jersey in memory of Anthony Foley ahead of emotional haka

Munster and Ireland legend remembered ahead of tonight’s Thomond Park clash.

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

From The42 Earls glad to see Foley remembered with 'phenomenal' tribute in front of Haka 8

Earls glad to see Foley remembered with 'phenomenal' tribute in front of Haka

“Axel’s never going to be forgotten. There isn’t a day goes by when we don’t think of him.”

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