Munster second-row to leave for France at end of the season

Munster have confirmed that Dave Foley is leaving the club at the end of the season.

The Clonmel man who has won two caps for Ireland will join French side Pau where his ex-teammates James Coughlan, Paddy Butler and Sean Dougall are already in place.

Munster’s Dave Foley against Cardiff. Pic: Inpho/Billy Stickland
Munster’s Dave Foley against Cardiff. Pic: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Foley made 84 appearances for the province having made his debut against Connacht in 2010.

Foley's final Munster appearance was against the Scarlets at the end of February where he picked up a wrist injury, ruling the 28-year-old out for the rest of the season.

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