Anthony Foley

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Birthday
30, 1973
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Oct 16, 2016 (42)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1973
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Oct 16, 2016 (42)

About

This Irish rugby union back-row played for both the Munster and Ireland national teams, captaining the former team during its 2006 Heineken Cup Final victory against France's Biarritz Olympique. He also played in the Rugby World Cup in both 1995 and 2003.

Before Fame

Before becoming a professional rugby player, he was a member of a Limerick-based amateur league called the Shannon Rugby Football Club.

Trivia

In 2010, he was second only to Alan Quinlan as the Munster rugby player with the greatest number of caps.

Family Life

The son of fellow rugby player Brendan Foley, he was born and raised in Limerick, Ireland. His sister, Rosie Foley, played women's rugby.

Associated With

During the 2007 to 2008 season, he was replaced by Paul O'Connell as captain of the Munster team.