Thursday 26 April 2018

'A giant falls': World of sport unites to pay tribute to Munster and Ireland legend Anthony Foley

Irish players, l to r, Peter Clohessy, John Hayes, Kevin Maggs, Denis Hickie, Frank Sheahan, Anthony Foley and Justin Fitzpatrick celebrate Ireland's win over France
Irish players, l to r, Peter Clohessy, John Hayes, Kevin Maggs, Denis Hickie, Frank Sheahan, Anthony Foley and Justin Fitzpatrick celebrate Ireland's win over France

Tributes are pouring in from all over the world this afternoon after the tragic death of Munster head coach Anthony Foley.

The legendary back row was found dead at the team hotel ahead of the team's Champions Cup opener against Racing 92, with the match being postponed as everyone comes to terms with the shocking news.

The death of the 42-year-old has sparked a huge outpouring of grief on social media, with fans, players, coaches, teams and stars from other sports posting messages of sympathy for Foley's family and tributes to the Munster and Ireland legend.











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