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Rory Whelan wins the Faugheen Youth League 2018

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The annual Panduit Carrick Wheelers Youth league took place in Faugheen, Carrick on Suir over the last six Monday evenings, starting on Monday May 14th. We were blessed with fantastic weather over the course of the league. It was jointly sponsored by South Tipperary Sports Partnership in conjunction with National Bike Week and also O’Ceallachain’s Bar and Bistro, Main St.,…

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Coleman storms to first win of his career

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This Sunday saw our riders divided between two events, The Eddie Tobin Memorial in Wexford and the De Ronde Classic in Cork. It was in Cork that we got our biggest result with Conor Coleman winning the A3/Jnr event by quite a substantial margin. Coleman travelled to Minane Bridge feeling quietly confident as he felt that the course suited his…

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Purcell takes County Title

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The Panduit Carrick Wheelers riders were busy again this weekend competing in events in both Ireland and Spain. First up was the Tipperary Time Trial Championships, which were held on Saturday afternoon in Littleton, Thurles. The 16km event, which is known as The Race of Truth, saw the riders take on a route that started just outside Littleton village, travelled…

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Busy weekend for Carrick Wheelers

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It has been a busy weekend for the Panduit Carrick Wheelers riders. It began yesterday, Saturday, in Birdhill, Co. Tipperary with the Munster TT Championships. This was a 30km TT starting on the outskirts of Birdhill, heading towards Nenagh and back again on what was a very fast course. Ray Cullen, following on from his recent run of form, brought…

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Cullen takes top A2 result in Rás Tailteann

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Last Sunday, 20 May 2018, saw the start of this year’s Rás Tailteann, Ireland’s only UCI ranked cycling event. The 8 Day race which takes in some of the most beautiful roads in Ireland, took the route from Drogheda – Athlone – Tipperary Town – Listowel – Glengarriff – Mitchelstown – Carlow – Naas – Skerries. En route, the riders…

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Purcell fights hard for podium finish

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On the last weekend before the start of Rás Tailteann 2018, the riders were in action in Bray, Co. Wicklow for the Shay Elliot Memorial. The race, 156km in length, attracted riders from all over the country in preparation for next week. At the finish line our own Cathal Purcell fought it out to take third place. The race started…

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O’Connell Shows His Class In Kanturk 3-Day

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On what was the best weekend of year so far, weather-wise, cycling events were plentiful. The three events, the Victus Tour of Ulster, the O’Leary Stone Kanturk 3 Day and the Frank O’Rourke Memorial in Wexford, had our riders shared out amongst three corners of the country. However, the big results came from Kanturk. On Saturday afternoon, Tom O’Connell stormed…

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Fitzgerald blitzes the opposition in Dungarvan

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One of Panduit Carrick Wheelers latest additions, Peter Fitzgerald has ridden to victory in what is his first ever win, at the Dungarvan Open Race. An ex-triathlete and Ironman, Peter took out an A4 licence this year, pulled on the Carrick kit and began competing in road races. He came close to taking his first win at Rás an Laois…

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St. Patrick’s Day Races 2018

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On a very cold St. Patrick’s Day, 240 cyclists across all categories, A1, A2, A3, A4 and Junior, gathered in Carrick on Suir for the Panduit Carrick Wheelers annual races. The event, which is one of the longest running events in the Cycling Ireland calendar, always proves very popular and this year was no different. The main event, the Bobby…

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Annual St. Patrick’s Day Races

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It’s that time of the year again, our Annual St. Patrick’s Day races are fast approaching. All races are strictly Pre-Entry via the Cycling Ireland portal. This year’s race will be run on the old Glenbower circuit as roadworks prevented us from using last year’s route. Details of the race circuit are as follows: Start at top of Sir John’s…

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Panduit Carrick Wheelers AGM 2017

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On Wednesday night last, the club AGM took place in The Old Mill. Club Chairman, Ray Cullen, opened the meeting with a minute of silence for deceased members and relatives. Following this, Paul Lonergan delivered his Secretary’s Report, in which he praised the riders on their racing performances throughout the year, and welcomed the new riders to the club, namely;…

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