Keith Wood Pays Tearful Tribute To Anthony Foley

Jason Hennessy

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“It just doesn’t make sense”

Keith Wood spoke to Pat Kenny this morning on Newstalk to discuss the tragic loss of his former teammate Anthony Foley. The rugby world is still in shock and Keith Wood is no different.


Trying to make sense of the whole situation, Wood had this to say,

“I’m smiling rarely but there are memories that come back that would make you smile,” he said.

“It’s just wrong. It just doesn’t make any sense. It brings the sense of mortality very close. The fact we’re talking about him in the past tense is unbelievably surreal.”


He went on to pay tribute to his old team mate.

“Everywhere he played and anything he did, there was a trophy in his hand at the end of it.

“He didn’t speak a huge amount, but everything he said was perfect.”

Beautiful words, for a truly wonderful man.