Oct 17, 2016
Club Statement: Anthony Foley
Saracens would like to pass on their sincere condolences to Munster Rugby, Irish rugby and the family friends of Anthony Foley after the tragic news of his passing in Paris yesterday.
The Shannon, Munster Rugby and Ireland legend sadly passed away at the age of 42. He captained his beloved Munster Rugby to the 2006 Heineken Cup and won 62 Ireland caps in an illustrious playing career. He was Head Coach of the Thomand Park side.
Saracens Chief Executive, Heath Harvey: “Our thoughts are with Anthony’s family and friends, Munster Rugby and the whole Irish rugby community at such a difficult time. Anthony Foley embodied the best of our sport and the outpouring of tributes and heartfelt messages about his untimely passing goes to show just how loved and respected he was across the rugby community.”