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Weekly Notes Week Ending 25/09/16

1 year ago By Katie McCloskey

All the rugby news from the week!

Shannon R.F.C. Weekly Notes Week Ending: 25/09/16

Upcoming Fixtures:

Firsts XV: AIL v Ballynahinch – Away – 01/10/16

U13 Pep-Talk
U13 Pep-Talk

Seconds XV: Seconds League v Bohs – Coonagh – 03/10/16

U20s: Qualifying Blitz for Donal Walsh in Coonagh

Thirds: N/A

Ladies: N/A

Underage Fixtures:

Sunday 2nd October:

U12 Blitz 10:00 Coonagh

U13 Development Game : Shannon v Ennis 11.30 Coonagh

U15 League: Shannon/St Senan’s v Kilrush 11.30 Slattery Park

U18 Friendly: Shannon/St Mary’s v Nenagh 1pm Grove Island

Sunday 9th October:

U14 League: Ballina/Killaloe v Shannon 11.30 Killaloe


Firsts XV: Buccaneers 27 – Shannon 3
Seconds XV: Thomond 0 – Shannon 39
U20s: Qualifying Blitz for Donal Walsh in Cork – Win v Dolphin, Loss v Highfield
Ladies: Thurles 8 – Shannon 0

Hi all, Please find attached our September Newsletter here covering all news and social events in our club over the last month. We have had a busy month in the club so it’s bursting with info waiting to be read - Enjoy!!

Our firsts had a tough day in the second league match away to Buccaneers in Dubarry park conceding the match 27-3. The score line would suggest that the match was worse than it was, the fact of the matter is that while Buccaneers to their credit were incredibly strong in attack; Shannon put it up to them and matched them up front. Discipline on the day put us under pressure and Buccaneers capitalized on this and did the job they needed to. A full match report can be found here. Onwards to Ballynahinch this weekend and as always we will offer live tweets to keep you all informed.

Our seconds welcomed Thomond to Coonagh in the first Seconds League match of the year. It was an entertaining match with a solid display of rugby put in from the lads. Well done to Jack Stafford who bagged himself a hat trick!! Match center info for the game here.

The 20s had mixed fortunes in the Blitz in Cork. They beat Dolphin well in their first match but went down to Highfield in the second match. It’s all up to play for in the second Blitz in Coonagh this weekend. Head on out to Coonagh to support the lads.

Our Ladies had a testing day in Thurles. The match was a tough encounter which became a battle of the forwards. Thurles got an unconverted try just before half time and the second half continued in the same vein as the first. It was a battle of wits for a finish and Thurles only got into Shannon’s half once to score a penalty. Shannon kept the pressure on and were unlucky to come away from the match without a score. The final score finished up 8-0.

Our underage had a fantastically successful weekend with the New Members open day. Read all about it on our newsletter! It really was a great day for the club and there was a great buzz about the place. Our u13s were very successful on the day too winning both matches they played.

TICKET INFORMATION: We have a very limited number of tickets are available for the 3 away Six Nations games. The last date to place an order for tickets for these games is the 4th of October. Please contact Tony Wallace on 087 2848813or email

We will be holding a pre-match function for our next home match in Thomond Park v Naas on the 8th of October. Kickoff is at 4pm and we are using the occasion as an opportunity to celebrate our 1976/77 Cup winning team! We will be showing the Munster v Leinster match beforehand in the clubhouse and are taking bookings already. The last event was a huge success with great food and atmosphere. Call Kevin: 087-4187385 or email to book a place.

We will also be holding a big event in the club for the Munster v Maori match on the 11th of November. There will be a fully heated marquee with gourmet canapes, hot finger food and desert canapes. Music will be provided by Michael J Leonard – all idea for November in Thomond Park! €80 per person including your ticket or €30 per person without a match ticket. The spaces are flying out the door with plenty of tickets being snapped up since we advertised it this week on Facebook!

Updated 00:03 - 8 Oct 2016 by Katie McCloskey

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