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Maori All Blacks pay emotional tribute to Anthony Foley during haka

 Anthoney Foley made over 200 appearances as a player for Munster

The Maori All Blacks paid tribute to Anthony Foley ahead of a clash with Munster.

Munster coach Foley died suddenly at the age of 42 last month, stunning the sport he had served all his life.

The touring Maori All Blacks honoured Foley by laying down a shirt with the initials AF on it before performing the haka ahead of their game with Munster at Thomond Park tonight.

Captain Ash Dixon then presented the shirt to Foley’s two sons.

Munster went on to win the game 27-14.

Ireland’s players also honoured Foley by forming a figure of eight – his shirt number – ahead of their win over New Zealand in Chicago last weekend.

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