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Thursday 14 December 2017

Leinster President recalls a rugby icon

It was with great sadness that Leinster Rugby learned of the sad passing of Moss Keane this week after a long illness.

Leinster Branch president Kevin Fitzpatrick said: "Moss Keane was a true icon and a legend of Irish rugby. His performances on the field of play mirrored the incredible influence and presence he manifested, which transcended grounds across the world.

"A larger-than-life figure and a gifted sportsman which reflected in his abilities both at Gaelic football and the game of rugby, where he made his name, he was a great friend to many and he will be both sadly missed and fondly remembered by a generation of rugby followers in equal measures.

"I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Moss' wife Anne, their daughters Sarah and Anne-Marie, granddaughter Ellie and his loved ones on behalf of all of his many friends and supporters in Leinster Rugby.

"Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam ... "

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