GAILEARAÍ: Laoch na Mumhan, Anthony Foley, imithe ar shlí na fírinne

Bhásaigh príomhchóitseálaí na Mumhan, Anthony Foley, 42 bliain, go tobann i bPáras inné mar a raibh an fhoireann ag fáil réidh do chluiche in aghaidh Racing 92. Agus breis agus 250 cluiche imeartha aige d'fhoirne na Mumhan agus na hÉireann, ba dhuine de mhórlaochra rugbaí na hÉireann fear Chill Dalua. Pictiúir le INPHO

GAILEARAÍ: Laoch na Mumhan, Anthony Foley, imithe ar shlí na fírinne
A Tribute to Anthony Foley Shannon 5/4/1997 Alan Quinlan and Anthony Foley celebrate © James Meehan/INPHO
Ba le cumann rugbaí na Sionainne a thosaigh Anthony Foley ag imirt i ndiaidh dó Coláiste Naomh Mainichín a fhágáil. Tá sé le feiceáil anseo le Alan Quinlan, fear a d’imir leis don chumann, don chúige agus d’Éirinn

 

5/2/2000 Six Nations Rugby.England vs IrelandIreland's Anthony Foley under pressure©INPHO/Billy Stickland
D’imir sé a chéad chluiche d’fhoireann na hÉireann i 1995 in aghaidh Shasana, cluiche inar scóráil sé úd.

 

A Tribute to Anthony Foley European Cup 18/12/1999 Anthony Foley, Alan Quinlan and David Wallace of Munster celebrate victory ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan
Foley, Quinlan agus David Wallace ag ceiliúradh bua Chúige Mumhan i gCorn Heineken i 1999.

 

A Tribute to Anthony Foley Six Nations Ireland 13/10/2001 Anthony Foley, Peter Stringer and Mick Galwey before the match Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Patrick Bolger
Axel, mar a tugadh air, i ngeansaí na hÉireann taobh le beirt chomhghleacaithe ó Chúige Mumhan, Peter Stringer agus Mick Galwey.

 

A Tribute to Anthony Foley European Cup Quarter-Final 28/1/2001 Anthony Foley of Munster celebrates his try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
Foley ag ceiliúradh tar éis dó úd a scóráil i gcluiche ceathrú ceannais Chorn Heineken in 2001

 

Rugby Feature 3/10/2001Anthony FoleyMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Andrew Paton
D’imir Foley 188 uair do Chúige Mumhan san iomlán idir 1995 agus 2008.

 

Rugby Feature 27/1/2005Ireland and Munster player Anthony Foley with Nellie the dog who is owned by Munster physio Kirsty PeacockMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
Foley in 2005 ag spraoi le Nellie, madra fhisiteiripeora na Mumhan

 

A Tribute to Anthony Foley Heineken European Cup Final Leicester vs Munster 25/5/2002 Anthony Foley of Munster gets away from Neil Back of Leicester Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Patrick Bolger
D’imir Foley i gcluiche ceannais Chorn Heineken trí huaire le Cúige Mumhan. Chaill siad  in 2000 in aghaidh Northampton agus in 2002 i gcoinne Leicester ach d’éirigh an ‘Sotheach Naofa’ leis na Muimhnigh ar deireadh in 2006 nuair a fuair siad an ceann is fearr ar Biarritz.

 

 

A Tribute to Anthony Foley Munster Rugby Training 18/4/2001 Anthony Foley and John Hayes Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
Foley ag spochadh as John Hayes agus an bheirt ag traenáil le Cúige Mumhan.

 

Heineken Cup Semi Final 23/4/2006 Munster Anthony Foley and Paul O'Connell after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
Is maol gualainn gan bráthair. Foley, a bhí ina chaptaen ar Chúige Mumhan in 2006, le Paul O’Connell le linn a bhfeachtas stairiúil san Eoraip an bhliain sin

 

A Tribute to Anthony Foley Munster Heineken Cup Winners Feature, 24/5/2006 Captain Anthony Foley with the Cup. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
Bhuaigh siad cluiche ceannais Chorn Heineken 23-19 in aghaidh Biarritz i gCardiff, an chéad uair ag Cúige Mumhan an comórtas a bhuachan

 

A Tribute to Anthony Foley Munster Rugby Squad Training, UL, Limerick 9/2/2016 Munster head coach Anthony Foley Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer
Stop sé ag imirt in 2008 ach níor fhág sé Cúige Mumhan agus post aige mar chóitsealaí. Ceapadh é ina phríomhchóitsealaí ag tús shéasúr 2014