Ireland today mourned the loss of one of rugby’s all-time greats.
Anthony Foley was tragically found dead in his hotel room overnight in Paris as he prepared he beloved Munster for their opening round clash with Racing 92.
As a mark of respect, the game was immediately called off as soon as the tragic news was revealed. Fans will be able to pay their respects as books of condolence will be opened across Munster on Monday.
As a mark of respect, the seven local authorities in Munster – Clare County Council, Cork City Council, Cork County Council, Kerry County Council, Limerick City and County Council, Tipperary County Council, Waterford City and County Council – will open books of condolence at 12.00pm on Monday 17th of October.
RTE did their bit with a fantastic tribute video. RIP Axel.
Joe Stack reflects on the decorated career of Anthony Foley https://t.co/jcGdKIG0mG
— RTÉ Sport (@RTEsport) October 16, 2016