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Anthony Foley hails history-maker Simon Zebo

“He has come back from the Six Nations with good confidence,” the coach said.

Munster’s Simon Zebo scores his second try.
Munster’s Simon Zebo scores his second try.
Image: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Updated at 13.06

ANTHONY FOLEY PAID tribute to Simon Zebo after he became Munster’s all-time top try scorer in the 47-0 rout of Zebre.

Zebo, playing at full-back, crossed twice in the third quarter to seal the bonus point and in the process take his Munster haul to 43.

That’s two more than Anthony Horgan managed during his superb career with the province.

Foley said that Zebo returned from Six Nations duty full of confidence.

“Simon came back this week, and in training there was a good vibe about him. He came in with a good attitude all week.

You saw that in his performance all tonight. It was a tough night for anyone in the back three there. And for him to capitalise on two, it’s impressive from him. He’s a good poacher.

“The one down the line, where he stripped the winger, was impressive. He shows good gas.

“He has come back from the Six Nations with good confidence. And hopefully we see the best of him now until the end of the year,” said Foley.

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