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Richard 'Richie' Foley (born 22 July 1987) is an Irish sportsperson. He plays hurling with his local club Abbeyside, at collegic level with University College Cork and with the Waterford senior inter-county team. Foley usually plays at either midfield or in the half-back line.
Foley has played at all underage levels for his club and has the notable achievement of winning county championships at every single underage grade. He currently plays at midfield for Abbeyside. In 2008, Abbeyside reached the Waterford Senior Hurling Championship Final. However, Abbeyside and Foley went on to lose the final to De La Salle. Foley also plays for the Ballinacourty football club. In 2009 they lost to The Nire in the semi final and 2010 to Stradbally in the final.