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Ras week gets underway this weekend

Ras week gets underway this weekend

This weekend sees Ireland`s premier stage get underway, when the An Post  8-day international Ras rolls out from Dublin Castle on Sunday.  Ulster is well represented in the event, with riders on the National Squad, UCI teams and the many County teams which make up the...

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Red Hand Trophy open for entries

Red Hand Trophy open for entries

Ballymena Road Club`s Red Hand Trophy event next Saturday (28th May) has opened for entries on Racepass  http://www.racepass.co.uk/Registration/DisplayRiders?EventId=1057 Places are filling fast, with only four spots open for Juniors still remaining. 37 places are...

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Derry Mayor launches ‘A Night at the Races’

Derry Mayor launches ‘A Night at the Races’

Foyle Crit prize fund exceeds £1000 for top amateur cyclists For the fourth year running, Derry’s streets will hum from the spin of carbon wheels as Foyle Cycling Club’s annual Maiden City Criterium was unveiled today by Mayor of Derry City & Strabane District...

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Weekend round-up. Ulster riders dominate across the country.

Weekend round-up. Ulster riders dominate across the country.

On a busy weekend`s racing, Ulster riders dominated events across Ireland whether it was local racing in Hillsborough on Saturday, or the Champion of Champion`s Time Trial in Newtownards and Shay Elliott Memorial in Bray on Sunday; local riders were to the fore across...

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2016 Ulster Roadman`s Series. Fyffe on top

2016 Ulster Roadman`s Series. Fyffe on top

Tomorrow`s Tommy Givan Memorial event in Hillsborough sees round 4 of the season-long Ulster Road Race Series, and following his runner-up place in the Mid-Ulster GP and win in last weekend`s Tour of the Mournes, Omagh CC`s Angus Fyffe moves in to the lead with a...

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Cycling Ireland Coaching Seminar

Cycling Ireland Coaching Seminar

Cycling Ireland has announced details of a free Coaches seminar on Nutrition, to be hosted in conjunction with the national Dairy Council. The event takes place next Thursday (19th May) at the National Sports Campus at Blanchardstown. More details are available here -...

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Dunloy Entries Open

Dunloy Entries Open

Dunloy Road Race Entry Opens The Dunloy CC Open races will be opening for entry this evening (Friday 13th) at 8pm on Entry Central This will be one of if not the toughest/most enjoyable races on the calendar, catering  for A3, A4, Masters and Women on Sunday 29th May....

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Tommy Givan Memorial. Sat 14th

Tommy Givan Memorial. Sat 14th

Saturday sees Maryland Wheelers` promote the Tommy Givan memorial event in Hillsborough, County Down. The programme caters for all categories, with an earlier than usual start time of 09.45am for the Youth races, 09.50am for the Women`s event and 11.00am for the...

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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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