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# Axel
In pictures: Thomond Park pays tribute to Anthony Foley
Munster Rugby supporters were in full voice in Limerick.
# Axel
'A loving, caring family man': Anthony Foley laid to rest in Clare
Olive Foley paid an emotional tribute to her “soulmate” with whom she had spent “17 wonderful years” of marriage.
# column
Finding the space between private grief and public commemoration
Peter O’Mahony found himself thrust into the public eye this week, crushed by his personal grief on one side and the responsibility of his job on the other.
# Axel
Munster's Champions Cup game against Glasgow to go ahead as planned this Saturday
It will be an incredibly emotional occasion at Thomond Park.
# Class
Ulster to honour Foley like Munster paid tribute to Nevin Spence
They plan to erect a memorial to the Irish and Munster legend at Ravenhill.
# Axel
Anthony Foley's funeral to be held in Killaloe on Friday
The Irish and Munster rugby legend died of acute pulmonary oedema caused by heart disease, the coroner’s report concluded.
# rugby family
Fierce rivals on the pitch but Leinster united in Munster's grief
There was a sombre atmosphere at Leinster headquarters today as they share the pain of their southern adversaries.
# Legend
Analysis: Axel was the team-mate every player wanted on their side
The number eight delivered a typically selfless performance in the 2006 Heineken Cup final.
# Axel
Thousands of supporters pay respects to Munster legend Anthony Foley
Flags were flown at half-mast outside Limerick City and County Council buildings.
# remembering axel
'He was a good friend of my dad and my uncle. It's a tough pill to swallow'
Robbie Henshaw made his Ireland debut against US Eagles when Anthony Foley was part of the coaching team.
# Legend
'It's just unthinkable that one of the real rugby greats is no more'
Brian O’Driscoll shared his memories of Anthony Foley this evening.
# Axel
'A legend. What more can you say?': Fans gather to pay tribute to Anthony 'Axel' Foley
The outpouring of grief has been universal.
# RIP Axel
Fitting tributes to Anthony Foley dominate the sports pages
Former team-mates and friends of the Munster legend have been sharing their memories.
# Axel
"Our anguish is bottomless" - Anthony Foley's family release statement
A statement issued on behalf of his family today thanks the public for their support.
# Respect
'He is part of the history of Munster, he is Monsieur Munster'
Racing 92 coach Laurent Labit paid tribute to Anthony Foley.
# gone but not forgotten
Books of condolence to open tomorrow as Munster mourns the passing of a sporting legend
The Irish flag will be flown at half mast outside council offices as a mark of respect.
# Tribute
Pure shock in Paris as Munster legend 'Axel' Foley passes away
Supporters at Stade-Yves-du-Manoir were devastated by the sad news.
# Axel
Ulster result put in perspective for Kiss as he remembers 'a very generous, family man'
The pair worked together on the Ireland coaching team.
# Legend
The sporting world united in grief as tributes pour in for Anthony 'Axel' Foley
‘A great player and opponent.’
# Axel
'It will take a long time for Munster Rugby to recover from this shock'
Donal Lenihan has paid tribute to an Irish and Munster Rugby legend.
# Red Army
'There needs to be an emphasis on getting people back into Thomond Park' -- Anthony Foley
The Munster head coach believes that eradicating home losses will make a massive difference to his side.
# Munster
'I put the tactics in place, make sure we have the right strategy, Axel puts it into action' -- Erasmus
Munster’s new director of rugby outlines his approach to the role created just for him.
# Squeaky Bum Time
Foley needs Munster to wrestle back control of European destiny
The southern province welcome Edinburgh to Cork tonight in the Pro12.
# Moving Forward
Foley says he hasn't met Munster's new director of rugby Erasmus yet
The southern province’s head coach appeared to be put out by the appointment.
# Boss
Munster will miss financial targets as CEO Fitzgerald looks to future
The Cork man is hopeful of retaining his position into next season.
# Axel
'We obviously lost our way' - Foley frustrated by Cronin yellow card
The southern province have dropped to seventh in the Guinness Pro12.
# new boss
Foley wants Munster director of rugby who 'has his own opinions'
CJ Stander says rumoured candidate Rassie Erasmus is ‘a good guy.’
# Axel
'We had a very experienced international out-half on the bench' - Foley
The Munster head coach explained his decision to bring Ian Keatley on for Johnny Holland.
# priority
'It’s about making sure you’re qualified for Europe first' - Munster's Foley
Foley was encouraged by the performance of 24-year-old out-half Johnny Holland last weekend.
# Changes
Munster extend Foley's contract and confirm new Director of Rugby role
The province will appoint a Director of Rugby for the first time next season.
# DOR
Munster look to Director of Rugby model with Foley set to stay on
The southern province are set to search for an experienced director of rugby.
# morale boost
'I thought it was an unbelievable support considering the position we were in'
Munster head coach Anthony Foley was pleased with a win but knows that hard work lies ahead.
# Axel
Munster CEO says Anthony Foley is the right man to guide the province forward
The province have offered Foley a one-year contract extension.
# Distraught
'If I don't feel I can get results there's no point in being here' - Munster's Foley
The southern province’s head coach took his side’s latest defeat heavily.
# Under Pressure
'It was the same problems again' - Déjà vu for Foley's Munster in Paris
Munster were once again unable to mount scoreboard pressure as the crashed out of Europe.
# Faith
Munster are set to hand Anthony Foley a one-year contract extension
The former number eight looks likely to be head coach of the province again next season.
# Bouncing Back
Foley: 'Ian has spoken frankly about it and he’s showed up and trained well'
The Munster head coach acknowledged that training ground standards have slightly slipped.
# Big Shoes
Chisholm in the frame for Munster debut, but Foley excited by academy lock Madigan
Francis Saili also looks close to getting over the concussion sustained in his nightmare debut against London Irish.
# donners
'A very good friend, a very good team-mate and an excellent player': Foley on Donncha O'Callaghan
It looks like the Munster appearance record will be capped at 263.
# playmaker
Foley feels Bleyendaal can bring 'a bit more variety' to Munster's game
The New Zealander may pressure Ian Keatley at 10, while also offering an interesting option at inside centre.