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Silverware For Shannon

14th September 2013 By Munster Rugby

Silverware For Shannon

The Limerick Charity Cup returned to Coonagh after a four year gap as Shannon lifted the trophy for the seventeenth time with a dramatic last minute winning penalty.

The Limerick Charity Cup returned to Coonagh after a four year gap as Shannon lifted the trophy for the seventeenth time with a dramatic last minute winning penalty.

Shannon 24, U.L. Bohemian 22
Shannon
dominated the opening half and two penalties from Tadhg Bennett and a conversion of a try by James Murphy gave them a 13-3 interval lead. Robbie Bourke replied with a penalty for Bohes.

A drop goal by Bennett and a try by John Shine extended Shannon’s advantage to 21-3.

Bohes rallied and a try by John Sutton started their comeback. Bourke kicked three penalties to leave four between the sides. A second try by Bourke put the holders 22-21 in front.

Back came Shannon and with the last kick of the game Bennett converted a penalty to give Shannon victory and the first silverware of the new season.

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