FERGAL MAY punched the air at the thought of the A2 upgrade he had just earned himself at the Donamon GP in Roscommon on Sunday.
Flat roads, a small field of 60 and 80k distance made the Donamon Dynamos' event a fierce come down from the previous weekend's Ras Dhun na nGall.
It looked a walk in the park for the A3 points board leader, but preparations ...
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 ...
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 ...
September 14, 2014 - AQUABLUE'S Keith Gater lifted the Friends First Laragh Classic Cobble after a grueling three-man breakaway ride with UCD's Sean McKenna and fellow Aquablue rider Damien Shaw
The trio left the bunch early on the 116km race and wrenched a one minute lead out to as much as three minutes over the hilly, 24km circuit. The racing was ...
August 25, 2014 - Top time-triallist Fergal May surpassed all expectations last weekend when taking 12 points from the Stafford Wholesale Wexford Two Day in Camaross.
On a hilly, warm stage one, which took many by surprise, May worked hard in the A3 race to land seventh behind Dublin University's Brendan Murphy, rolling over the line a nose ahead of old ...
August 17, 2014 - In-form Martin Vereker led St. Tiernan's to a brilliant A3 National Championships Team win in Blarney today, despite two crashes on a course described only using expletives
Supported by Dermot Doherty and his son William, Vereker was joined by a formidable squad for the maillot violet in Richie Gallagher, Fergal May, John McGettigan, ...
July 13, 2014 - The most coveted title of the racing season was up for grabs at Black Bull on Saturday, July 12 as a sea of St. Tiernan's purple flooded the Club Championships.
Martin Vereker had been hotly-tipped to lower reigning champion Alan Cody's colours and Leinster TT Gold Fergal May tried to sneak in under the radar, but it was the dark horse ...
July 9, 2014 - Great win for the powerhouse that is Fergal May at the Leinster 25mile TT Championships.
May, who has been in scintillating form in this discipline all season, landed his win in the A3 category and here's how he did it: 55 minutes and change