4 Dec, 10:19
Grand Slam winners Fiona Coghlan and Nora Stapelton have returned the Women's RBS 6 Nations trophy to Chief Executive John Feehan at the Six Nations offices in Dublin.
"That was a big kick for us when we played well (against Con) but unfortunately didn't come away with the win.
"We went back and we looked at it and we kind of said it was our own fault for not putting away the chances and it was important we came up here and did the business because this is a really hard place to come.
"We've been working hard all week and we're delighted to be taking something out of the game."
Understandably, Tucker Jnr had to acknowledge the battling qualities of 'Tarf who asked several questions of the Shannon defence.
"I think Clontarf are a very, very physical side and they really put it up to us today. Not even at the end of the game but throughout the game," he added.
"They had spells and they dominated and at times they probably didn't take their opportunities so I mean, we missed a few shots as well. So, I think it was up and down and it was just a really physical game."
It was another good day for Jones in the number 15 shirt who was instrumental in both tries and regularly managed to find gaps in the 'Tarf defence.
Tucker Jnr was quick to praise the services that the Munster regular offers.
"It is great to get Felix in and the great thing about him is he's such a good genuine guy as well and he's really bought into the club and the lads, and the lads love playing with him as well."
The question for Shannon now is whether this win can revive their quest to retain the league title. Unsurprisingly, Tucker Jnr had no intention of getting carried away.
"Hopefully this can get us back on track. It's difficult to tell. I mean, you're talking one or two games and things could turn around so quickly.
"So, it's just a matter of taking this and enjoying it and we'll go back and refocus again when we come back after the break."
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