Shannon relegated after defeat to Cork Con
Shannon were the big casualties on an emotion-filled final day in All-Ireland League Division 1A, suffering relegation with a 34-19 defeat to Cork Constitution.
A home semi-final against the same opposition is Clontarf's reward for a 36-8 win over Lansdowne on the Aviva Stadium's back pitch.
James Blaney bowed out as head coach of Terenure College, who completed their great escape. 'Nure overcame Young Munster 22-15 at Lakelands Park, with the Cookies also staying up.
Conall Doherty's penalty preserved UCD's top-flight status in a 20-all draw with UCC. Dublin University beat Garryowen 39-22.
In Division 1B, Ballynahinch enjoyed a 41-15 title-clinching win over St Mary's. Old Wesley, Naas and Malone are in the play-offs.
In Division 2C, Thomond were relegated despite winning 26-22 at Seapoint.
Other results went against the Soda Cakes, who will be replaced by Enniscorthy, whose promotion was confirmed by a 27-0 win at Connemara.
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