Thomas Shannon (rugby league)
|Full name||Thomas Shannon|
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|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
Thomas "Tommy" Shannon is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s and '40s playing at representative level for England, and at club level for Widnes, as a Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 6. He also appeared for Wigan as a wartime guest player.
Challenge Cup final appearances
Tommy Shannon played Stand-off/Five-eighth in Widnes's 5-11 defeat to Hunslet in the 1933–34 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 5 May 1934, and scored a try in the 18-5 victory over Keighley in the 1936–37 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 8 May 1937.