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Ó Ceallacháin’s League Results – Week 4

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The penultimate round of our league saw some very exciting racing with a different winner on the night once again. And things couldn’t be tighter with four riders separated by only 3 points at the top of the overall standings!   Scott Bennett showed that there’s more than one talented cyclist in the family when he took the win by…

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Strong showing in RAS Connachta

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It was another great weekend for the club in Westport Co. Mayo when our riders took to the road for the prestigious RAS Connachta. The highlights were Martin O’Loughlin taking 4th on stage one, 1st on the final stage and 5th overall, whilst Mark Power has held his form from the RAS to finish a superb second overall behind Brian…

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Ó Ceallacháin’s League Week 3 Results

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The sun shone brightly on the 18 participants in our beginners and underage league. At the end of a great evening’s racing, it’s all changed at the top of the leaderboard.   Girl power was in evidence tonight, with the top two spots on the podium filled by Caoimhe Kelly and newcomer Payton Redman. Payton was very unlucky to lose time…

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Kevin McInerney Memorial Dunlavin

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Congratulations to Martin O’Loughlin on yet another fine win in the B/C/Jun/Vet Kevin McInerney Memorial in Dunlavin Co. Wicklow on Sunday last. Martin was in the thick of things all day along with teammate Diarmuid Carew. In the end Martin tried to lead out Diarmuid for a well deserved win, but with the fast finishing Aaron Bugle closing fast, had…

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Congratulations Mark Power & our RAS team.

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Congratulations to Mark Power on the superb achievement of winning the Senior 2 category in the FBD Insurance RAS. This accolade will look rather nice next to his Senior 2 championship gold medal from last year on the mantlepiece ! Joe Fenlon whose comeback season continues to be a constant string of successes came second in the overall county rider…

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Ó Ceallacháin’s Underage League Week 3

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On a night you wouldn’t put the proverbial cat out, 12 hardy souls braved the elements to put in epic cycling performances. Crehana National School provided the winners on the night with Eoin Smith first across the line and Michael O’ Loughlin taking the overall lead.   Eoin Smith led from the front in the wind and rain, followed by…

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Good luck to our RAS team !

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Good luck to our 2008 RAS team. Representing the club are : Mark Power, Joe Fenlon, Michael O’Reilly and Michael Fitzgerald. I will post any updates from the team here, if I receive them. Update: After 3 stages Dan Morrissey are 5th in the county team classification whilst Joe Fenlon is currently 50th a little more than 3 minutes down on…

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Beginners and Underage League Race 1

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   The club’s Beginners and Underage League started this evening in brilliant sunshine in Faugheen. Fifteen boys and girls signed on and went for a familiarisation lap of the circuit under the guidance of John, Vinnie and Eamonn Maher.   They then lined up at one minute intervals for the 3.5km time trial. Clonmel’s Niall Dempsey set the early pace…

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Beginners and Underage League 2008

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Please find attached a flyer advertising our Beginners and Underage League Races starting on Monday night next (12th May). Thanks to Ó Ceallacháins for once again sponsoring the race series. It went very well last year, and we got some new blood into the club. So far this year, Eamonn Maher, Dylan O’ Brien and Michael O’ Loughlin have won 7…

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Victory in Cork and Ulster..!

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  Corkman 3 Day The club retained the Corkman 3 day title won last year by Sam Bennett in fine style. Martin O’Loughlin started the day in yellow and with a lot of strong riders close on GC knew that it would take a huge team effort to take home the silverware. By all accounts Dan Morrissey produced an exceptional…

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Corkman Stage 2 & 3 / Tour of Ulster Stage 2 & 3

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Dan Morrissey took a huge step towards retaining the Corkman title today. Martin O’Loughlin put in a massive effort in this mornings 4 mile time trial to finish an excellent 2nd in a time of 6:55, just 2 seconds behind the stage winner Michael Lucey. Former triathlete and recently minted “B” rider Cathal MacCarthy also had a great ride to finish…

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Corkman Stage 1 / Tour of Ulster Stage 1

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Corkman 3 Day  We have gotten our defence of the Corkman jersey, won last year by Sam Bennett off to a flyer on stage 1. Mickey O’Reilly took the opening stage with Diarmuid Carew a superb 5th whilst Martin O’Loughlin put in a huge effort to pull a 1:45 deficit back to just 10 seconds at the finish to ensure…

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May Bank Holiday Weekend Racing

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Heading to the Tour of Ulster today we have Joe Fenlon, Hugh Mulhearne, John O’ Brien, Mark Power and Rory Wyley. Tonight, our underage riders head down to Kanturk for the Corkman 2 Day. Eamonn Maher, Dylan O’ Brien and Michael O’ Loughlin are representing the club. The Corkman is a 3 Day for the adults with Mickey O’ Reilly,…

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