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# axel - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

'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 38,340 Views 28 Comments

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

# axel - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something'
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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 38,369 Views 41 Comments

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

# axel - Saturday 17 November, 2018

'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 40,338 Views 6 Comments

The Munster rugby legend passed away in October 2016.

# axel - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

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

Jun 13th 2018, 9:30 PM 53,393 Views 14 Comments

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

# axel - Saturday 21 October, 2017

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

Erasmus hails Munster's heart to edge Racing battle

Oct 21st 2017, 11:20 PM 12,160 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 12,293 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
# Slow Burner

Immense defence and big Murray moment gives Munster win over Racing

Oct 21st 2017, 7:37 PM 32,166 Views 64 Comments

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

# axel - Friday 20 October, 2017

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

Oct 20th 2017, 4:27 PM 7,973 Views 8 Comments

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

# axel - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

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

Oct 17th 2017, 2:50 PM 43,932 Views 28 Comments

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

# axel - Monday 16 October, 2017

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 48,149 Views 30 Comments

Anthony Foley passed away suddenly one year ago today.

# axel - Sunday 15 October, 2017

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

Oct 15th 2017, 8:25 AM 25,397 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.

# axel - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'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 18,169 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 - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'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 18,596 Views 16 Comments

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

# axel - Saturday 27 May, 2017

As it happened: Munster v Scarlets, Pro12 Final
Live May 27th 2017, 5:20 PM

As it happened: Munster v Scarlets, Pro12 Final

# axel - Saturday 13 May, 2017

European Player of the Year to receive newly-commissioned Anthony Foley Memorial Trophy
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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 8,422 Views 9 Comments

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

# axel - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'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 8,755 Views 11 Comments

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

# axel - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'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 32,448 Views 14 Comments

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

# axel - Thursday 16 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 16th 2017, 6:30 PM 7,459 Views 7 Comments

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

# axel - Monday 9 January, 2017

'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 6,998 Views 8 Comments

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

# axel - Saturday 7 January, 2017

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup
Live Jan 7th 2017, 4:29 PM

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup

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 12,020 Views 7 Comments

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

# axel - Friday 6 January, 2017

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

Jan 6th 2017, 6:00 AM 5,351 Views 4 Comments

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

# axel - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'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 15,317 Views 13 Comments

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

# axel - Monday 2 January, 2017

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.

# axel - Monday 26 December, 2016

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 7,337 Views 13 Comments

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

# axel - Saturday 17 December, 2016

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 11,339 Views 8 Comments

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

# axel - Friday 11 November, 2016

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 64,567 Views 64 Comments

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

# axel - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

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 9,361 Views 11 Comments

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

# axel - Thursday 3 November, 2016

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

Nov 3rd 2016, 6:14 PM 11,017 Views 0 Comments

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

# axel - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'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 7,071 Views 8 Comments

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

# axel - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

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

# axel - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

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 6,090 Views 6 Comments

They will be available to buy online and in person.

# axel - Monday 24 October, 2016

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 53,524 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 9,110 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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# SUAF

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

Oct 24th 2016, 6:30 AM 18,261 Views 2 Comments

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

# axel - Sunday 23 October, 2016

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.

# axel - Saturday 22 October, 2016

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 50,786 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
# Tribute

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

Oct 22nd 2016, 1:51 PM 9,177 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 14,153 Views 2 Comments

Munster Rugby supporters were in full voice in Limerick.

# axel - Friday 21 October, 2016

'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 56,384 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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