Thomas Shannon (rugby league)
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Thomas "Tommy" Shannon is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, and 1940s 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' 5-11 defeat by Hunslet in the 1933 Challenge Cup Final during the 1933–34 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 5 May 1934, and scored a try in the 18-5 victory over Keighley in the 1937 Challenge Cup Final during the 1936–37 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 8 May 1937.
County Cup Final appearances
Tommy Shannon played Stand-off/Five-eighth in Widnes' 4-5 defeat by Swinton in the 1940 Lancashire County Cup Final first-leg during the 1939–40 season at Naughton Park, Widnes on Saturday 20 April 1940, and played Stand-off/Five-eighth in the 11-16 defeat (15-21 aggregate defeat) by Swinton in the 1940 Lancashire County Cup Final second-leg during the 1939–40 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 27 April 1940.