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Hamilton takes Mid Ulster GP

Hamilton takes Mid Ulster GP

  North Down`s David Hamilton followed up strong rides in the Tour of the North, and runner-up spot in the Bann Valley Classic, to score his first win of the year in the Mid-Ulster GP at Cookstown on Sunday 24th April. Hamilton now has his sights on next...

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Ras Na Nog

Ras Na Nog

Ras Na Nog. 16-17 April One of Ireland`s most popular Youth events, the Drogheda based Ras na Nog, took place over the weekend of 16-17 April, with a huge turnout of riders from across the country. Ulster riders impressed throughout the weekend`s racing, with...

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Bann Valley Classic 10th April

Bann Valley Classic 10th April

It was a close run thing in the Bann Valley Road Club`s `Classic` event on Sunday 10th April, where Foyle CC`s former An Post-Sean Kelly Professional rider Ronan McLaughlin won from a three-man breakaway group. He narrowly pipped North Down`s David Hamilton, with Carn...

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Super Six Time Trial Series Round 1

Super Six Time Trial Series Round 1

Round one of the 2016 Hayes Fuels Ernie Magwood Time Trial Series took place at Toome on Saturday 9th April. With an excellent field covering all categories, M50 rider John Madden turned in the fastest time on the day, posting an impressive 20.37 on what could be...

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Keady Mountain TT

Keady Mountain TT

Saturday 23rd April sees the Orchard Club`s Keady Mountain Open Time Trial. Event HQ will be Sheils Bar, Tassagh, Keady. More details are available on the Club`s Facebook page.

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National Series Update

National Series Update

With the Cycling Ireland national Series reaching round 5 this weekend with the Stamullen GP on Sunday (10th April), already a number of riders have met the criteria of having scored in the required three Provinces. With the Series still wide open, and dropped scores...

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Cycling Ireland Press Release – National Squad for Ras

Irish Team to Compete in An Post Rás from 22-29 May   Cycling Ireland will be fielding a National Team in the An Post Rás which takes place from the 22-29 May. With this being the first time since 2011 that an Irish National Team has been entered in the event, the...

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McGlinchey keeps on winning.

McGlinchey keeps on winning.

There was no stopping Chris McGlinchey (Chain Reaction Cycles) who continued his run of good from following his Easter win in the Ras Mumhan, when he scored a fine solo win in Sunday`s popular PJ Logan event in Coalisland. He rode away from Glenn Kinning to add the PJ...

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Watson shines at Cicli Sport

Reigning Ulster Road Race Champion Dave Watson (North Down CC) continued his run of good form in winning the Cicli-Sport GP in County Tyrone on Saturday 2nd April. The popular event around the Loup, saw a full programme of races throughout the day, with Juniors...

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Easter round-up. McGlinchey conquers Ras Mumhan.

Easter round-up. McGlinchey conquers Ras Mumhan.

With three stage races all taking place across Ireland, it was a busy weekend for Cycling with Ulster riders in action in Ulster (The Tour of the North), Leinster (The Gorey 3-day) and Munster (Ras Mumhan), with representation on national teams in the latter two...

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Gilmore sprints to victory in Carn Classic

Gilmore sprints to victory in Carn Classic

20th March. Following 90kms of racing, the Carn Classic in Maghera, came down to a sprint finish from a 9-man group, which saw Team Madigan`s Curtis Gilmore edge the win ahead of Dunloy CC`s Jonathon Dooey, with Peter Morrison (Velo Café Magasin) third. A full range...

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