Monday, October 17, 2016

Munster Rugby Coach Dies Suddenly In Paris

Munster Rugby head coach Anthony Foley has died suddenly at their team hotel in Paris.

Foley, 42, died overnight at the hotel, where the team were staying prior to Sunday's game against Racing 92.

The European Champions Cup game was postponed following the former Ireland international's death.

A statement by the Irish Rugby Football Union said: "The IRFU and Munster Rugby pass on our deepest sympathy to all of Anthony's family and friends."

It added: "We ask for privacy for the family at this sad time."

Foley is survived by his wife Olive and two children.