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#Axel

# axel - Friday 21 October, 2016

'A loving, caring family man': Anthony Foley laid to rest in Clare
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# Axel

'A loving, caring family man': Anthony Foley laid to rest in Clare

Oct 21st 2016, 1:55 PM 56,446 Views 27 Comments

Olive Foley paid an emotional tribute to her “soulmate” with whom she had spent “17 wonderful years” of marriage.

Finding the space between private grief and public commemoration
# Column
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# Column

Finding the space between private grief and public commemoration

Oct 21st 2016, 12:00 PM 23,842 Views 11 Comments

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 - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Munster's Champions Cup game against Glasgow to go ahead as planned this Saturday
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# Axel

Munster's Champions Cup game against Glasgow to go ahead as planned this Saturday

Oct 19th 2016, 1:52 PM 16,615 Views 19 Comments

It will be an incredibly emotional occasion at Thomond Park.

# axel - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Ulster to honour Foley like Munster paid tribute to Nevin Spence
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# Class

Ulster to honour Foley like Munster paid tribute to Nevin Spence

Oct 18th 2016, 10:59 PM 14,902 Views 6 Comments

They plan to erect a memorial to the Irish and Munster legend at Ravenhill.

Anthony Foley's funeral to be held in Killaloe on Friday
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# Axel

Anthony Foley's funeral to be held in Killaloe on Friday

Oct 18th 2016, 7:16 PM 47,669 Views 27 Comments

The Irish and Munster rugby legend died of acute pulmonary oedema caused by heart disease, the coroner’s report concluded.

Fierce rivals on the pitch but Leinster united in Munster's grief
# Rugby Family
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# Rugby Family

Fierce rivals on the pitch but Leinster united in Munster's grief

Oct 18th 2016, 5:00 PM 29,676 Views 2 Comments

There was a sombre atmosphere at Leinster headquarters today as they share the pain of their southern adversaries.

Analysis: Axel was the team-mate every player wanted on their side
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Analysis: Axel was the team-mate every player wanted on their side

Oct 18th 2016, 12:00 PM 11,004 Views 3 Comments

The number eight delivered a typically selfless performance in the 2006 Heineken Cup final.

Thousands of supporters pay respects to Munster legend Anthony Foley
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# Axel

Thousands of supporters pay respects to Munster legend Anthony Foley

Oct 18th 2016, 8:09 AM 13,413 Views 6 Comments

Flags were flown at half-mast outside Limerick City and County Council buildings.

'He was a good friend of my dad and my uncle. It's a tough pill to swallow'
# Remembering Axel
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# Remembering Axel

'He was a good friend of my dad and my uncle. It's a tough pill to swallow'

Oct 18th 2016, 6:00 AM 9,378 Views 0 Comments

Robbie Henshaw made his Ireland debut against US Eagles when Anthony Foley was part of the coaching team.

# axel - Monday 17 October, 2016

'It's just unthinkable that one of the real rugby greats is no more'
# Legend
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# Legend

'It's just unthinkable that one of the real rugby greats is no more'

Oct 17th 2016, 8:34 PM 13,425 Views 2 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll shared his memories of Anthony Foley this evening.

'A legend. What more can you say?': Fans gather to pay tribute to Anthony 'Axel' Foley
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# Axel

'A legend. What more can you say?': Fans gather to pay tribute to Anthony 'Axel' Foley

Oct 17th 2016, 7:35 PM 7,274 Views 0 Comments

The outpouring of grief has been universal.

Fitting tributes to Anthony Foley dominate the sports pages
# RIP Axel
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# RIP Axel

Fitting tributes to Anthony Foley dominate the sports pages

Oct 17th 2016, 2:46 PM 10,888 Views 2 Comments

Former team-mates and friends of the Munster legend have been sharing their memories.

"Our anguish is bottomless" - Anthony Foley's family release statement
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# Axel

"Our anguish is bottomless" - Anthony Foley's family release statement

Oct 17th 2016, 1:52 PM 48,244 Views 12 Comments

A statement issued on behalf of his family today thanks the public for their support.

'He is part of the history of Munster, he is Monsieur Munster'
# Respect
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# Respect

'He is part of the history of Munster, he is Monsieur Munster'

Oct 17th 2016, 8:25 AM 25,693 Views 3 Comments

Racing 92 coach Laurent Labit paid tribute to Anthony Foley.

# axel - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Books of condolence to open tomorrow as Munster mourns the passing of a sporting legend
# Gone But Not Forgotten
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# Gone But Not Forgotten

Books of condolence to open tomorrow as Munster mourns the passing of a sporting legend

Oct 16th 2016, 8:47 PM 32,118 Views 15 Comments

The Irish flag will be flown at half mast outside council offices as a mark of respect.

Pure shock in Paris as Munster legend 'Axel' Foley passes away
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Pure shock in Paris as Munster legend 'Axel' Foley passes away

Oct 16th 2016, 6:38 PM 56,528 Views 10 Comments

Supporters at Stade-Yves-du-Manoir were devastated by the sad news.

Ulster result put in perspective for Kiss as he remembers 'a very generous, family man'
# Axel
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# Axel

Ulster result put in perspective for Kiss as he remembers 'a very generous, family man'

Oct 16th 2016, 4:37 PM 11,959 Views 1 Comment

The pair worked together on the Ireland coaching team.

The sporting world united in grief as tributes pour in for Anthony 'Axel' Foley
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

The sporting world united in grief as tributes pour in for Anthony 'Axel' Foley

Oct 16th 2016, 3:42 PM 21,796 Views 5 Comments

‘A great player and opponent.’

'It will take a long time for Munster Rugby to recover from this shock'
# Axel
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# Axel

'It will take a long time for Munster Rugby to recover from this shock'

Oct 16th 2016, 2:44 PM 19,344 Views 10 Comments

Donal Lenihan has paid tribute to an Irish and Munster Rugby legend.

# axel - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'There needs to be an emphasis on getting people back into Thomond Park' -- Anthony Foley
# Red Army
From The42
# Red Army

'There needs to be an emphasis on getting people back into Thomond Park' -- Anthony Foley

Aug 6th 2016, 7:15 AM 6,857 Views 29 Comments

The Munster head coach believes that eradicating home losses will make a massive difference to his side.

# axel - Thursday 4 August, 2016

'I put the tactics in place, make sure we have the right strategy, Axel puts it into action' -- Erasmus
# Munster
From The42
# Munster

'I put the tactics in place, make sure we have the right strategy, Axel puts it into action' -- Erasmus

Aug 4th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,490 Views 23 Comments

Munster’s new director of rugby outlines his approach to the role created just for him.

# axel - Friday 29 April, 2016

Foley needs Munster to wrestle back control of European destiny
# Squeaky Bum Time
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# Squeaky Bum Time

Foley needs Munster to wrestle back control of European destiny

Apr 29th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,856 Views 15 Comments

The southern province welcome Edinburgh to Cork tonight in the Pro12.

# axel - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Foley says he hasn't met Munster's new director of rugby Erasmus yet
# Moving Forward
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# Moving Forward

Foley says he hasn't met Munster's new director of rugby Erasmus yet

Apr 26th 2016, 7:40 AM 20,889 Views 73 Comments

The southern province’s head coach appeared to be put out by the appointment.

Munster will miss financial targets as CEO Fitzgerald looks to future
# Boss
From The42
# Boss

Munster will miss financial targets as CEO Fitzgerald looks to future

Apr 26th 2016, 6:45 AM 9,154 Views 29 Comments

The Cork man is hopeful of retaining his position into next season.

# axel - Saturday 16 April, 2016

'We obviously lost our way' - Foley frustrated by Cronin yellow card
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# Axel

'We obviously lost our way' - Foley frustrated by Cronin yellow card

Apr 16th 2016, 11:06 PM 18,761 Views 48 Comments

The southern province have dropped to seventh in the Guinness Pro12.

# axel - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Foley wants Munster director of rugby who 'has his own opinions'
# New Boss
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# New Boss

Foley wants Munster director of rugby who 'has his own opinions'

Apr 13th 2016, 6:30 AM 7,984 Views 42 Comments

CJ Stander says rumoured candidate Rassie Erasmus is ‘a good guy.’

# axel - Saturday 2 April, 2016

'We had a very experienced international out-half on the bench' - Foley
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# Axel

'We had a very experienced international out-half on the bench' - Foley

Apr 2nd 2016, 9:03 PM 29,885 Views 80 Comments

The Munster head coach explained his decision to bring Ian Keatley on for Johnny Holland.

# axel - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

'It’s about making sure you’re qualified for Europe first' - Munster's Foley
# Priority
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# Priority

'It’s about making sure you’re qualified for Europe first' - Munster's Foley

Mar 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,782 Views 18 Comments

Foley was encouraged by the performance of 24-year-old out-half Johnny Holland last weekend.

# axel - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Munster extend Foley's contract and confirm new Director of Rugby role
# Changes
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# Changes

Munster extend Foley's contract and confirm new Director of Rugby role

Mar 15th 2016, 3:14 PM 17,470 Views 48 Comments

The province will appoint a Director of Rugby for the first time next season.

# axel - Monday 22 February, 2016

Munster look to Director of Rugby model with Foley set to stay on
# DOR
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# DOR

Munster look to Director of Rugby model with Foley set to stay on

Feb 22nd 2016, 9:30 PM 43,821 Views 100 Comments

The southern province are set to search for an experienced director of rugby.

# axel - Sunday 17 January, 2016

'I thought it was an unbelievable support considering the position we were in'
# Morale Boost
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# Morale Boost

'I thought it was an unbelievable support considering the position we were in'

Jan 17th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,627 Views 23 Comments

Munster head coach Anthony Foley was pleased with a win but knows that hard work lies ahead.

# axel - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Munster CEO says Anthony Foley is the right man to guide the province forward
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# Axel

Munster CEO says Anthony Foley is the right man to guide the province forward

Jan 12th 2016, 6:37 PM 6,063 Views 38 Comments

The province have offered Foley a one-year contract extension.

# axel - Monday 11 January, 2016

'If I don't feel I can get results there's no point in being here' - Munster's Foley
# Distraught
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# Distraught

'If I don't feel I can get results there's no point in being here' - Munster's Foley

Jan 11th 2016, 11:58 AM 26,751 Views 38 Comments

The southern province’s head coach took his side’s latest defeat heavily.

# axel - Saturday 9 January, 2016

'It was the same problems again' - Déjà vu for Foley's Munster in Paris
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# Under Pressure

'It was the same problems again' - Déjà vu for Foley's Munster in Paris

Jan 9th 2016, 8:20 PM 10,225 Views 36 Comments

Munster were once again unable to mount scoreboard pressure as the crashed out of Europe.

# axel - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Munster are set to hand Anthony Foley a one-year contract extension
# Faith
From The42
# Faith

Munster are set to hand Anthony Foley a one-year contract extension

Dec 17th 2015, 11:05 AM 9,383 Views 85 Comments

The former number eight looks likely to be head coach of the province again next season.

# axel - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Foley: 'Ian has spoken frankly about it and he’s showed up and trained well'
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

Foley: 'Ian has spoken frankly about it and he’s showed up and trained well'

Dec 16th 2015, 6:45 AM 11,774 Views 40 Comments

The Munster head coach acknowledged that training ground standards have slightly slipped.

# axel - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Chisholm in the frame for Munster debut, but Foley excited by academy lock Madigan
# Big Shoes
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# Big Shoes

Chisholm in the frame for Munster debut, but Foley excited by academy lock Madigan

Sep 8th 2015, 5:11 PM 10,461 Views 18 Comments

Francis Saili also looks close to getting over the concussion sustained in his nightmare debut against London Irish.

# axel - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

'A very good friend, a very good team-mate and an excellent player': Foley on Donncha O'Callaghan
# Donners
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# Donners

'A very good friend, a very good team-mate and an excellent player': Foley on Donncha O'Callaghan

Sep 2nd 2015, 4:51 PM 5,509 Views 10 Comments

It looks like the Munster appearance record will be capped at 263.

# axel - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Foley feels Bleyendaal can bring 'a bit more variety' to Munster's game
# Playmaker
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# Playmaker

Foley feels Bleyendaal can bring 'a bit more variety' to Munster's game

Aug 25th 2015, 10:14 AM 8,628 Views 21 Comments

The New Zealander may pressure Ian Keatley at 10, while also offering an interesting option at inside centre.

# axel - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Foley's Munster draw the longest straw in Champions Cup pool stages
# SUAF
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# SUAF

Foley's Munster draw the longest straw in Champions Cup pool stages

Jun 18th 2015, 5:00 AM 12,112 Views 6 Comments

The southern province appear to have the greatest chance of a knock-out clash next season.