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Anthony Foley

# anthony-foley - Friday 29 August, 2014

Anthony Foley got his first win as Munster coach tonight

His side recorded a 17-5 win over London Irish in Waterford.

Walsh banking on balance as Munster’s attack moves in new direction

After two years of ‘Penneyball’, Brian Walsh is looking for more variety from the southern province.


# anthony-foley - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Jerry Flannery living his dream as part of Munster’s coaching team FLA

Jerry Flannery living his dream as part of Munster’s coaching team

The former hooker is now scrum coach at the province where he won two Heineken Cups.

# anthony-foley - Friday 8 August, 2014

Munster head coach Foley relishing the pressure of first season

‘We have two years – we want to see how far we can go, how good we can be.’

# anthony-foley - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Zebo invites the pressure ahead of new senior role with Munster

The 24-year-old is hopeful that his brittle feet won’t stunt his season for the third time in-a-row.

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

O’Connell urges patience as Munster’s all-Irish coaches look for balance

The 34-year-old lock admits working under Anthony Foley and Jerry Flannery has altered their personal relationships.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Munster assistant coach Ian Costello looks to defensive progress

‘I think you have to be internally motivated to keep trying to be better.’

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Foley eyeing ‘big finals’ in May despite fearsome Champions Cup opposition

Munster’s new head coach believes Saracens, Clermont and Sale would have preferred to avoid his side.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Munster old guard’s fresh start after ‘frustrating’ two seasons under Penney

Former Munster flanker David Wallace believes Brian ‘Squeaky’ Walsh will bring dynamism to a backline in need of a boost.

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

More quality Irish coaches available than ever before, says Munster CEO Fitzgerald

The southern province’s chief also insists ‘it was never policy’ to recruit an entirely Irish coaching ticket.

Simon Hick column: Penney era a step backwards, but glory days won’t be easy to revive for Foley

The bootroom philosophy of appointing coaches can work, but will it work in Munster?

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Munster confirm roles for Jerry Flannery and Brian Walsh in Foley’s backroom

The ex-hooker will come in as the province’s scrum coach while Walsh takes responsibility for the back-line.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Munster to bring former lock Mick O’Driscoll into coaching set-up next season

The 35-year-old Cork man will come on board as a ‘Technical Advisor’ to new head coach Anthony Foley.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Foley: ‘If you don’t have the core skills, there’s no point in having an overall philosophy’

The Munster head coach-to-be discusses his coaching beliefs and the challenges that await.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 20 February, 2014

David Wallace: Foley the driving force of Munster for many years, now it’s just official

Having seen Foley the tactician work at close quarters, the former Munster back row is in no doubt that the province is in safe hands.

New boss Anthony Foley says new job is ‘surreal’

The former Munster skipper has been offered a two-year contract as head coach.

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Decision process for Foley’s backroom team ‘on hold’ until next month — Fitzgerald

The Munster CEO also warned that the Foley history in Munster will have little bearing if the next head coach cannot deliver.

Foley: ‘When I was growing up, my playground was Thomond Park’

The former Munster back row has outlined that his ‘understanding’ of the province will be an advantage as head coach.

Foley’s coaching promise makes him an intelligent appointment for Munster

The former No. 8 has built up enough experience to deserve his shot as head coach.

From Thomond Park favourite to Munster boss, Anthony Foley’s career in pictures

The former skipper is expected to replace Rob Penney.

Anthony Foley confirmed as new Munster head coach

The forwards coach has been given a two-year deal to replace Rob Penney.

Munster set to name Anthony Foley as next head coach

The province’s CEO, Garrett Fitzgerald, will address the media in Limerick this afternoon.

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Rob Penney: There’ll still be a little bit of my heart locked in Munster

The New Zealander tells that he will be frustrated to leave a project that is only ‘a third of the way there.’

# anthony-foley - Friday 7 February, 2014

Horan adds voice to chorus calling for Foley to get Munster job

The former Ireland prop believes his old province has a ready-made replacement for Rob Penney.

Locks on the wing and winning pretty: Rob Penney’s rocky Munster road

The New Zealander arrived in Ireland with some radical ideas about changing the province’s playing style.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 6 February, 2014

‘People will mention ROG but Axel deserves Munster job’ – David Wallace

The former Munster and Ireland flanker believes ‘Axel’ is in prime position to be named Rob Penney’s successor.

Penney heading for Japan as Munster consider their options

Anthony Foley and Ian Costello are considered strong candidates to replace the Kiwi and Simon Mannix.

Here are the leading candidates to replace Rob Penney at Munster

Anthony Foley is the current front-runner but a host of familiar faces will be lining up for the top job.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Rugby technique: Counter-rucking turnovers making a return?

The Ireland Wolfhounds gave us a strong example of how to steal possession without getting hands on the ball.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Foley: Wolfhounds are ‘looking for control’ from out-half Madigan

Meanwhile, the head coach says he is excited to see Robin Copeland with ball in hand against the Saxons.

O’Donnell, Madigan and Copeland start in exciting Wolfhounds team

Anthony Foley and Neil Doak have named their XV to take on the England Saxons this weekend.

# anthony-foley - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Foley appointed Ireland Wolfhounds coach

The former number eight will be assisted by Ulster backs coach Neil Doak.

# anthony-foley - Monday 8 April, 2013

From US saw ‘a dollop of complacency’ in Irish efforts to pursue alleged terrorists Dermot Ahern

US saw ‘a dollop of complacency’ in Irish efforts to pursue alleged terrorists

The latest Wikileaks cables highlight American concerns.

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Some pearls of Aussie wisdom from Ireland’s new head coach Les Kiss

The Australian will take charge of the national team for the summer rugby tour to North America.

# anthony-foley - Friday 15 March, 2013

Anthony Foley pays tribute to Brian O’Driscoll

“You cherish them while you have them because you’ll be a long time missing them.”

# anthony-foley - Friday 8 March, 2013

From Average Irish adult drank equivalent of 411 pints last year Bottoms Up

Average Irish adult drank equivalent of 411 pints last year

That might sound like a lot, but it’s almost 100 pints fewer than the average in 2001.

# anthony-foley - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Heart and soul sees Munster home and leaves Saracens ‘spewing’

Rob Penney brought out some old-school superlatives to praise his victorious side.

# anthony-foley - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

November tests: The only way is up for Foley

The Ireland forwards coach has personal experience of grinding out victories over Argentina.

# anthony-foley - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

‘I’m sure we’re going to hop off each other at the weekend’ – Keith Earls

Replacing the world-class Brian O’Driscoll may prove impossible but a starring role against Argentina won’t go astray.

November tests: Sexton misses training but back row set to stay intact

The Irish out-half may not train until Thursday morning.

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