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Tributes pour in for Munster Rugby coach who ‘suddenly’ died in Paris

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Tributes have been pouring in for Munster Rugby head coach Anthony Foley, who passed away “suddenly” in Paris.

The former Munster Captain died at the age of 42. The tragic news was announced by the IRFU.

“It is with deep regret that the Irish Rugby Football Union and Munster Rugby must advise of the passing overnight of Munster Rugby head coach Anthony Foley at the team hotel in Paris.

“Munster Rugby management are liasing directly with Anthony’s family and will provide them with any assistance and support required.

“The IRFU and Munster Rugby pass on our deepest sympathies to all Anthony’s family and friends and ask for privacy for the family at this sad time,” the statement read.

Today’s clash with Racing 92 has now been rescheduled due to his untimely death.

Anthony left behind a wife and three children.

People have been sharing tributes online since the news was announced, including sports stars including Ronan O’Gara, Ben Foden and Paul McGrath.