The form guide was going against the Dubliners but a tremendous 25-3 win at Coonagh has blown the play-off race wide open. Even without top try scorer Andrew Conway 'Rock shone, with the pack dominating Shannon and two tries came from forwards with prop Johnny Barretto and flanker Mick Carroll scoring.
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Andrew Burke (UCC)
This former Ireland U-20 out-half has played for Munster and helped his club into third in Division 1B. Limerick native, Burke's control from hand and boot mark him out as a serious prospect.
8That's all that separates first and sixth in Division 1A after this week's upsets.