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VIDEO – Ronan O’Gara Living ‘Minute By Minute’ Since Anthony Foley’s Passing

Racing Metro assistant and former Munster fly-half Ronan O’Gara has said that he’s been living ‘minute by minute’ since the passing of his friend and former teammate Anthony Foley last weekend. Foley, aged 42, died at the Munster team hotel in Paris last Sunday just hours before Munster were due to take on O’Gara’s Racing Metro in Colombes. Footage from …

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Leinster Wear Red Before Montpellier Clash As A Tribute To Anthony Foley

European Rugby Champions Cup Round 2, Altrad Stadium, Montpellier 23/10/2016 Montpellier vs Leinster Leinster team line up in tribute to Anthony Foley Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Leinster are facing Montpellier away in the European Champions Cup this afternoon, looking to make it two wins from two in their campaign. The Irish province are eager to emulate yesterday’s performance of their southern counterparts, as Munster blew Glasgow Warriors away in a special occasion at Thomond Park. Last night, Ulster paid tribute to the late Anthony Foley with a rousing …

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Watch: Ulster Fans Blast Out Hair Raising Rendition Of The Fields Of Athenry In Memory Of Anthony Foley

Ulster fans paid tribute to Anthony Foley during their game with the Exeter Chiefs. Following the tragedy that befell the Spence family in September 2012, Ulster rugby more than understand the grief felt by their counterparts in Munster this week. However in their darkest hours, both provinces have stood shoulder to shoulder in support of each other. In the aftermath of …

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Munster Give Their Best Performance On A Day When Rugby Didn’t Matter

What a difference two weeks can make. A fortnight ago Munster were reeling from a disappointing 25-14 defeat to Leinster at the Aviva Stadium. Their forwards had been outplayed, their backs had misfired, and their Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus had endured his first defeat since taking charge of the province during the summer. Munster looked sloppy and they were soundly …

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VIDEO – Munster Pay Respect To Anthony Foley With Chilling Minute’s Silence

Munster Rugby paid their respects to recently deceased Shannon, Munster and Ireland legend Anthony Foley on Saturday with a brilliantly observed minute’s silence at Thomond Park. Foley died aged 42 last Sunday after suffering an acute pulmonary oedema onset by heart disease at the Munster team hotel in Paris. His funeral was held in Killaloe, County Clare on Friday with tens of thousands attending …

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Munster Name Team To Face Glasgow

Munster have their their starting XV for the game against Glasgow in the European Rugby Champions Cup. Following one of the most emotional weeks in the history of Munster and Irish rugby, tomorrow the province will face the Glasgow Warriors, just 24 hours after Anthony Foley’s funeral. For the players to even take to the field is commendable in itself, …

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Watch: Sky Release Beautiful Video Honouring Anthony Foley

CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 20: Anthony Foley (L) and Marcus Horan (R) celebtrate with the Trophy following victory during the Heineken Cup Final between Munster and Biarritz Olympique at the Millennium Stadium on May 20, 2006 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Sky have produced a remarkable tribute honouring Anthony Foley. For Munster and Irish fans, this week has been particularly difficult. The tragic passing of Anthony Foley has been marked throughout the province, with books of condolence opened in the offices of the various local authorities. Last night, hundreds of Munster and Shannon fans lined up outside Thomond Park to pay tribute …

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Ulster To Erect Monument In Memory Of Anthony Foley

Heineken European Cup Semi-Final 6/5/2000 Munster Anthony Foley celebrates ©INPHO/Patrick Bolger

Irish rugby is in mourning at present, after the tragic passing of Anthony Foley in France over the weekend. Munster’s tie with Racing Metro was called off, and it remains to be seen if this weekend’s clash against Glasgow Warriors will go ahead. Four years ago, Ulster centre Nevin Spence passed away, and the southern province installed a memorial to the …

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The Family Of Anthony Foley Has Released A Statement

Munster Rugby Squad Training, UL, Limerick 28/9/2016 Head Coach Anthony Foley Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

The bereaved family of the late Anthony Foley has today released a statement after his tragic passing in France this weekend. “The family of Anthony Foley wishes to extend its deepest appreciation to the endless legions of friends and the wider rugby family here and abroad for the huge outpouring of support and sympathy since Anthony’s tragic and most untimely …

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Former Ireland Coach Eddie O’Sullivan Pays Tribute To Anthony Foley

CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 20: Anthony Foley (L) and Marcus Horan (R) celebtrate with the Trophy following victory during the Heineken Cup Final between Munster and Biarritz Olympique at the Millennium Stadium on May 20, 2006 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Former Ireland coach Eddie O’Sullivan has paid his tributes to Munster Head Coach Anthony Foley who was pronounced dead on Sunday morning after passing away overnight at Munster’s team hotel in Paris. Munster were due to face Racing 92 in their Champions Cup opener at the Stade Yves-Du-Manoir in Colombes, but the match was quickly cancelled after news emerged of Foley’s sudden death. …

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Chilling Moment Of Silence For Anthony Foley At Exeter-Clermont Game

Exeter Chiefs v ASM Clermont Auvergne - European Rugby Champions Cup

Munster head coach Anthony Foley was pronounced dead on Sunday morning at Munster’s team hotel in Paris just hours before Munster were supposed to take on Racing 92 that afternoon at the Stade Yves-Du-Manoir in Colombes. The match was subsequently cancelled by the EPCR and will be rescheduled at a later date, but for the moment, Exeter Chiefs and Clermont Auvergne both decided …

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Ulster’s Les Kiss Pays Touching Tribute To Anthony Foley

Guinness PRO12, Kingspan Stadium, Belfast 2/1/2016 Ulster vs Munster Munster's head coach Anthony Foley and Ulster's Director of Rubgy Les Kiss of before the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss has paid a touching tribute to Munster head coach Anthony Foley, who passed away in the team hotel in Paris on Sunday morning. News that Foley had died broke just an hour before Ulster took on Bordeaux in their Champions Cup opener at the Stade Chaban-Delmas, a game which Ulster would ultimately lose 28-13 in a tense …

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Anthony Foley’s Brilliant Career In Pictures

Heineken European Cup Semi-Final 6/5/2000 Munster Anthony Foley celebrates ©INPHO/Patrick Bolger

 Destined for great things: Anthony Foley scores a try on his Irish debut against England in 1995.   Anthony Foley in Action for Shannon against Young Munster in 1996. On the charge against Padova during the 1998/99 Heineken Cup season. Three Warriors: Alan Quinlan, Anthony Foley and Mick Galwey celebrate yet more Shannon success in 1998.   The Breakthrough: Foley and …

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