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'Without the Munster fans, we are nothing. Without them, we play for nothing'
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'Without the Munster fans, we are nothing. Without them, we play for nothing'

Apr 8th 2020, 9:25 PM 38,210 Views 28 Comments

Freddie Pucciariello won two Heineken Cups and a Magners League with the southern province.

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

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

Apr 20th 2019, 8:00 AM 38,257 Views 41 Comments

33-year-old Billy Holland has shown resilience over the course his lifelong love affair with Munster.

'We are finally seeing a bit of light': Anthony Foley's wife Olive speaks out two years after his death
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'We are finally seeing a bit of light': Anthony Foley's wife Olive speaks out two years after his death

Nov 17th 2018, 4:28 PM 39,450 Views 6 Comments

The Munster rugby legend passed away in October 2016.

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

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

Jun 13th 2018, 9:30 PM 53,165 Views 14 Comments

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

Erasmus hails Munster's heart to edge Racing battle
# No Guts No Glory
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# No Guts No Glory

Erasmus hails Munster's heart to edge Racing battle

Oct 21st 2017, 11:20 PM 12,158 Views 6 Comments

“The guys’ hearts were really big today and the technique was really sound.”

Keatley's kicks, the architect of Munster defence and more talking points
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# Reaction

Keatley's kicks, the architect of Munster defence and more talking points

Oct 21st 2017, 9:29 PM 12,290 Views 14 Comments

In tough conditions, the southern province claimed a hard-fought win over Racing 92.

Immense defence and big Murray moment gives Munster win over Racing
# Slow Burner
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# Slow Burner

Immense defence and big Murray moment gives Munster win over Racing

Oct 21st 2017, 7:37 PM 32,159 Views 64 Comments

For an hour, Munster’s first home outing in Europe looked destined for a stalemate in a gruelling weather-hit contest.

Munster to pay tribute to Anthony Foley before tomorrow's clash with Racing 92
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# Axel

Munster to pay tribute to Anthony Foley before tomorrow's clash with Racing 92

Oct 20th 2017, 4:27 PM 7,972 Views 8 Comments

The province are set for a poignant rematch a year after Axel’s passing.

RTÉ will re-show Anthony Foley documentary after large parts of Munster missed it because of Ophelia
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# Munsterman

RTÉ will re-show Anthony Foley documentary after large parts of Munster missed it because of Ophelia

Oct 17th 2017, 2:50 PM 43,930 Views 30 Comments

The documentary aired on the anniversary of the rugby legend’s death in Paris.

One year on, Anthony Foley's wife recalls how the loss of her husband 'brought us to our knees'
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One year on, Anthony Foley's wife recalls how the loss of her husband 'brought us to our knees'

Oct 16th 2017, 10:02 PM 48,126 Views 30 Comments

Anthony Foley passed away suddenly one year ago today.

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

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

Oct 15th 2017, 8:25 AM 25,367 Views 5 Comments

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.

'It will always be the case when we come across this fixture that I’ll think of Axel'
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'It will always be the case when we come across this fixture that I’ll think of Axel'

Oct 3rd 2017, 5:00 PM 18,166 Views 6 Comments

A return to the Aviva Stadium has Leo Cullen and Rassie Erasmus reflecting on the one-year anniversary of Anthony Foley’s passing.

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

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

Jun 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 18,591 Views 16 Comments

Peter O’Mahony has had a whirlwind year but is now ready to lead the Lions against the All Blacks.

As it happened: Munster v Scarlets, Pro12 Final
# Liveblog
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# Liveblog

As it happened: Munster v Scarlets, Pro12 Final

May 27th 2017, 5:20 PM 64,325 Views 38 Comments

We went to the Aviva Stadium as Munster tried to claim their first silverware since 2011.

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

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

May 13th 2017, 1:35 PM 8,418 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 30th 2017, 7:28 PM 8,744 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 12th 2017, 8:00 AM 32,402 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 16th 2017, 6:30 PM 7,450 Views 7 Comments

Olive Foley received the accolade at the Limerick Person of the Year Awards.

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

Jan 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 6,996 Views 8 Comments

The southern province moved to the top of Pool 1 of the Champions Cup with a big win over Racing.

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

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup

Jan 7th 2017, 4:29 PM 54,175 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jan 7th 2017, 3:50 PM 12,015 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 6th 2017, 6:00 AM 5,341 Views 4 Comments

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

'Our style of play has Axel written all over it': O'Mahony keeping emotions channelled for return to Paris
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'Our style of play has Axel written all over it': O'Mahony keeping emotions channelled for return to Paris

Jan 4th 2017, 7:55 AM 15,313 Views 13 Comments

“We’re not going to think about Axel any more than we do every other week.”

Rassie ready for 'emotional week' as Munster turn thoughts back to Racing in Paris
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Rassie ready for 'emotional week' as Munster turn thoughts back to Racing in Paris

Jan 2nd 2017, 8:00 AM 15,978 Views 6 Comments

Anthony Foley is never far from Munster’s thoughts, and this week will provide more painful reminders.

Leinster pay tribute to Axel on their first visit to Thomond since his death
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# Classy

Leinster pay tribute to Axel on their first visit to Thomond since his death

Dec 26th 2016, 5:18 PM 7,335 Views 13 Comments

The eastern province are in Limerick for a Guinness Pro12 clash.

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

Dec 17th 2016, 9:58 PM 11,330 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 11th 2016, 9:36 PM 64,238 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Nov 8th 2016, 4:56 PM 9,360 Views 11 Comments

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

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen pays his respects to Anthony Foley
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# All Class

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen pays his respects to Anthony Foley

Nov 3rd 2016, 6:14 PM 11,015 Views 0 Comments

The Cubs’ lifted a curse in Chicago last night, so perhaps it a sign of things to come for Ireland.

'We want to carry that legacy that Axel left the team with'
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'We want to carry that legacy that Axel left the team with'

Oct 29th 2016, 11:16 AM 7,069 Views 8 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ side pulled off an incredible comeback at Ravenhill last night.

'We are missing Axel at training, at meetings, in the office': Munster still beset with grief
# Mourning
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# Mourning

'We are missing Axel at training, at meetings, in the office': Munster still beset with grief

Oct 26th 2016, 3:45 PM 7,130 Views 5 Comments

Director of rugby Erasmus is trying to prepare a side to face Ulster after the intensely emotional win over Glasgow Warriors.

Anthony Foley commemorative programmes to be reprinted by Munster
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Anthony Foley commemorative programmes to be reprinted by Munster

Oct 25th 2016, 2:44 PM 6,087 Views 6 Comments

They will be available to buy online and in person.

Anthony Foley's son launches Facebook site asking fans of his father to attend mass
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Anthony Foley's son launches Facebook site asking fans of his father to attend mass

Oct 24th 2016, 6:19 PM 53,519 Views 82 Comments

11-year-old Tony Foley’s father passed away tragically last week at the age of 42.

Analysis: Munster deliver the display that Anthony Foley so dearly desired
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# Next Level

Analysis: Munster deliver the display that Anthony Foley so dearly desired

Oct 24th 2016, 1:36 PM 9,105 Views 2 Comments

We pick apart Munster’s five tries at Thomond Park, as well as their superb defence.

'That's the way we can rebuild Munster to where it was' - Erasmus
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'That's the way we can rebuild Munster to where it was' - Erasmus

Oct 24th 2016, 6:30 AM 18,256 Views 2 Comments

CJ Stander said the grief over Anthony Foley’s death drove the province to success against Glasgow.

Townsend: 'It seemed like we were playing against 15 and 25,000'
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# Fortress Thomond

Townsend: 'It seemed like we were playing against 15 and 25,000'

Oct 23rd 2016, 6:30 AM 15,347 Views 10 Comments

The Glasgow Warriors coach was deeply disappointed with his side’s effort.

14-man Munster pay Axel the ultimate tribute with sensational Thomond Park win
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# RIP Axel

14-man Munster pay Axel the ultimate tribute with sensational Thomond Park win

Oct 22nd 2016, 3:02 PM 50,758 Views 50 Comments

Peter O’Mahony and his men were utterly sublime in scoring five tries against Glasgow.

Munster to wear commemorative 'Axel' jersey for this season's European campaign
# Tribute
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# Tribute

Munster to wear commemorative 'Axel' jersey for this season's European campaign

Oct 22nd 2016, 1:51 PM 9,174 Views 1 Comment

The southern province are taking on Glasgow in the Champions Cup this afternoon.

In pictures: Thomond Park pays tribute to Anthony Foley
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In pictures: Thomond Park pays tribute to Anthony Foley

Oct 22nd 2016, 1:47 PM 14,137 Views 2 Comments

Munster Rugby supporters were in full voice in Limerick.

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

Oct 21st 2016, 1:55 PM 56,307 Views 27 Comments

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

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