4 Results for month: 02/2015

McGettigan 10th in West Coast Wheelers Open

CLUB CHAMPION John McGettigan lived up to his title in Loughrea on Sunday when holding on for 10th in the West Coast Wheelers Open Race. In wind and rain, McGettigan, who suffered a mechanical in Saturday's Travers Engineering Annaclone GP, ignited a break 12km from the start and took team-mate John Malone with him. The hills began to tell for the A3s on ... More

Doherty makes break in wet Traders Cup

DERMOT DOHERTY and Richie Gallagher felt the wrath of the Irish spring in Dundalk on Sunday, where Cuchulainn CC threw their annual Traders Cup party. While Gallagher's early break in the A race came unstuck after 30km, Doherty went away with 15 riders the first time past Ardee in the A4 event and when they swept through Ardee again, he was still in ... More

Banana cushions Twomey fall in Annaclone crash

A WELL-PLACED banana saved Louis Twomey from lasting damage after crashing out of Saturday's Travers Engineering Annaclone GP in County Down. Twomey was brought down close to the finish of the A4 contest, sustaining minor injuries thanks to the death of the unused banana in his centre pocket. He got up and finished the race. He said: "I was quite ... More

Junior Doherty selected for National Youth team trial

JUNIOR rider William Doherty has been selected to ride the National Youth Academy trial race at Corkagh Park on Sunday week. Doherty, 11, was third to Moynalty and Orwell Wheelers riders in the Cycling Leinster selection race last month and is one of six riders from the region put forward for next weekend's event. He is joined from Leinster by three ... More