For the last number of years Shannon RFC have honoured their current President by hosting an evening to mark his term in office, but this year Shannon's President, Eddie Price has decided to break with tradition and host a day where all the family can get involved.
We wake up this Monday morning to the dreadfully sad news that our friend and Shannon RFC vice President Jimmy Mc Nicholas passed away last night. We may not be having a great season on the pitch, but the passing of so many of our great members this season overshadow anything that happens on the pitch. It's only a game after all.
We head to Dublin today with a touch of sadness, as one
of our great supporters, Jimmy O'Brien will no longer be there to cheer us on
from the sidelines. His friend John Loftus has kindly written us a remembrance
Friday night lights in the Ulster Bank League is back in Thomond Park and a tie that always stirs the emotion is that of Shannon v Young Munster. These two age-old rivals have served up some thrilling fare in distant and no so distant past and tonight's pairing looks to have all the characteristics of another top-notch club game