The Thirds fell to their 2nd defeat of the season on Friday evening away to Shannon. Down 21-0 at half time playing into a Gale the lads battled hard to salvage a losing bonus point. Shannon hit early in the second half to pull away into a 27-0 lead. When Bruff eventaully got into the game they scored 3 well worked trys from Steve O Shea, Brian Carrol and Alan Kilcoyne. Ritchie McAullife kicked 3 conversions to leave the final Score 28-21 to Shannon.
Team, Forward: S Sheahan K Carrol D Keogh B Laffan P Lynch M Hennessy M McCarthy S O Donnell Backs P Ahern B Carroll N McNamara D Kennedy J O Sullivan A Breen D Dowling Subs S O Shea A Kilcoyne K O Sullivan C Fitzgerald T Clancy R McAuliffe