Anthony Foley

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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by fuzzylogic » Sun Oct 16, 2016 2:07 pm

42! Tragic. Feel for the family and the squad. RIP.
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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by BaggyTrousers » Sun Oct 16, 2016 2:07 pm

Good bloke & very fine player, he still holds the record for most HC tries by a forward - 23.

Shocking news. Met him in Cardiff after the 2008, he was left out of the final but you wouldn't have known, he was ecstatic ....... and very drunk and enjoying himself. Good man gone.
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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by Wee Woman » Sun Oct 16, 2016 2:14 pm

My word, what shocking, shocking news.

He was just a year older than me, you just don't think that things like this happen to people our age, truly.

RIP Axel.

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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by Cap'n Grumpy » Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:16 pm

Jackie Brown wrote:Shocking, poor Howe getting put on the spot as well, looked like he's been kicked in the guts.
Probably felt like that to him too

Credit to Tyrone, after a shaky start (understandably), he spoke very well and paid a fine tribute to Axel, speaking from the heart and personal friendship.
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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by Bart S » Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:27 pm

Desperately sad news. Thoughts are with his family and the munster rugby family.

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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by austintranslation » Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:33 pm

Totally shocked, RIP big lad. Thought Tyrone was tremendously brave at half time because I know I wouldn't have been able to do it.

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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by Hans Indaruck » Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:53 pm

Shocking and terribly sad news. So much a real part of the beating heart of Munster, this loss will be deeply felt there and throughout the rugby world. Tyrone gave a moving tribute in very difficult circumstances. Thoughts with family and friends - we are all Munstermen tonight united in grief!
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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by The Boo Radleys » Sun Oct 16, 2016 4:28 pm

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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by againstthehead » Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:36 pm

So very tragic. Must be so devastating for his family. I'm sure the rugby community will support them through this terrible terrible time.
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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by Shan » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:49 pm

Truly shocking. I have been in a stunned state since I heard this earlier this afternoon. Can't begin to imagine what it is like for his family.

Anthony RIP.
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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by CIMANFOREVER » Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:55 am

Just like to add my condolences- everything's already been said eloquently in this thread.
RIP Axel- incalcuable loss to his family, and massive loss to Munster/ Irish/ World Rugby in general.
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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by loosehead1984 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:18 pm

Sad, sad news.
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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by Article » Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:09 pm

a Rendition of Stand up fro the Munster Man might go down well next Game. I remember the great chorus we got in RDS (happened to be in Dublin for weekend) when Nevin and his Dad and brother tragically died ...brought tears to my eyes ....

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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by Russ » Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:51 pm

Article wrote:a Rendition of Stand up fro the Munster Man might go down well next Game. I remember the great chorus we got in RDS (happened to be in Dublin for weekend) when Nevin and his Dad and brother tragically died ...brought tears to my eyes ....
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Re: Anthony Foley

Post by Snipe Watson » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:11 pm

Russ wrote:
Article wrote:a Rendition of Stand up fro the Munster Man might go down well next Game. I remember the great chorus we got in RDS (happened to be in Dublin for weekend) when Nevin and his Dad and brother tragically died ...brought tears to my eyes ....
Fields of Athenry at the 8th minute
Good call Russ :thumleft:

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