6 Dec, 21:27
Munster A tasted defeat for the first time this season as they went down 17-7 to Plymouth Albion in the British and Irish Cup on Friday night.
The instigator of the event, Ricky, (Jake and Frank's Dad), finished fresh(ish) alongside his mates Aaron Jones, Stephen Scott, Rob Donal and Andy Pearson were greeted at the finish line by Paul's wife Lyndsay, Munster back-rower Billy Holland, Munster Strength & Conditioning Coach, the former Irish International Athlete, Tom Comyns and former Munster wing Brian Carney who had been in Ireland for the first and second legs of the cycle.
Tomorrow evening, Walton Hall, just outside Warrington, is the venue for the end of Cycle function, where Holland will be joined by his Munster colleagues Peter Stringer, Tomas O'Leary, Denis Fogarty, Darragh Hurley & Paul McCarthy.
The funeral service for Paul Darbyshire will take place next Wednesday.