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O'Gara leads the tributes as Racing 92 pay their respects to Anthony Foley
The French side’s rescheduled Champions Cup fixture against Munster is taking place this afternoon.

MUNSTER HAVE RETURNED to Paris this afternoon for the first time since the untimely death of their head coach Anthony Foley on 16 October.

Foley passed away on the morning of what was due to be their opening fixture in this season’s European Champions Cup against Racing 92.

The game was rescheduled for this afternoon instead and the French club have shown their class by paying tribute to the late Munster legend.

Racing’s players and coaching staff, including former Munster out-half Ronan O’Gara, wore red Anthony Foley t-shirts during the warm-up, while supporters displayed banners.

The game kicked off following a minute’s applause for Foley.

Ronan O'Gara arrives at the Stade Yves-du-Manoir Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

A view of the Racing 92 dressing room before the game James Crombie / INPHO James Crombie / INPHO / INPHO

Ronan O'Gara wearing an Anthony Foley t-shirt during the warm up Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

Dan Carter wearing an Anthony Foley t-shirt during the warm up Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

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A view of Racing 92 players warming up James Crombie / INPHO James Crombie / INPHO / INPHO

Racing 92 fans hold up a banner for the late Anthony Foley in the Stade Yves-du-Manoir before the ground opens Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

A picture of the late Anthony Foley on a screen inside the Stade Yves-du-Manoir before the ground opens Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

A minutes silence is held before the game James Crombie / INPHO James Crombie / INPHO / INPHO

Tributes to Anthony Foley in the stand Billy Stickland / INPHO Billy Stickland / INPHO / INPHO

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