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Michael O’Loughlin Wins U16 Kanturk 3 Day

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Micheal O’Loughlin successfully defended his title at the U16 Kanturk 3 Day in Cork last weekend.  His victory in this year’s event was all the more sweet given that it is the fourth of five selection races from which the Irish cycling team will be chosen for the European Youth Olympics.  Michael rode very impressively during the 3 stage event…

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Ruairí Reigns as King of Currow

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Ruairí Dunne took his first win in the colours of Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers at the weekend, as he claimed the U16 crown at John Drum Memorial Cup in Currow, Co. Kerry.  The race, which consisted of 6 laps of a six kilometre circuit, was dominated by an early breakaway as Dean Bradley of O’Leary Stone Kanturk CC, attacked the…

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Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers Win U16 Team Award at 2013 Rás na nÓg

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L to R: Aaron Kearney, Michael O’Loughlin, Ruairí Dunne and Martin O’Loughlin. Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers U16s produced some fantastic performances last weekend to win the Team Award at the 2013 Rás na nÓg,.  The team, pictured above with Manager Martin O’Loughlin, consisted of Michael O’Loughlin, Aaron Kearney and Ruairí Dunne. The trio also bagged some impressive individual results, with…

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The Banteer Bullet Wins Carrick Wheelers Cup

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RACE REPORT A record breaking 279 cyclists lined out in Carrick-on-Suir at the weekend for the Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers renowned St. Patrick’s Day Race, The Carrick Wheelers Cup. The event which dates back to 1955, was kindly sponsored by Thompson Funeral Directors Waterford for a fourth successive year and involved three races for the various categories. The first victory…

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Hugh Mulhearne Wins National Pursuit Championships in Style

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Last weekend, Hugh Mulhearne of Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers CC, won the 2012 Individual Pursuit Championships on the Sundrive Outdoor Track in Dublin.  This was Mulhearne’s second national title of the year, adding to his National Omnium victory earlier this summer.  The 4km event involves firstly contestants posting a qualifying time and then the top four riders battling it out…

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Mizgajski is Suir Thing

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Carrick Wheelers mountain goat Martin Mizgajski showed all why he is the strongest Polish export since Tyskie Beer at the weekend by putting in a massive performance at the Clonmel CC 3 DAY. A strong team of Mizgajski, Pat Kenealy and Paul Flynn pocketed many Zloty claiming two second place stage finishes, the mountains jersey and 2nd overall in general…

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Mizgajski Wins Wexford Cycling Championships

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Martin Mizgajski took his first win in the Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers colours last weekend as he soloed to victory in the 2012 Wexford Cycling Championships.  The race, which was held in Bunclody and promoted by the South East Road Club, was dominated by a 12man break-away that went clear in the early part of the 75km event.  This group…

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Mulhearne Adds National Omnium Championships to his Palmáres

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Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers rider Hugh Mulhearne claimed the first National Cycling Championships of his cycling career as he won the Elite Men’s National Omnium Track Championships last weekend.  The event, which took place in Dublin, consisted of six different events over two days and most would consider it cycling’s version of the decathlon. Mulhearne had a dream start to…

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Michael Lucey is 2012 Munster Time Trial Champion

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Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers for the second year running have produced the winner of the Munster Time Trial Championships as Michael Lucey made it two-in-a-row for the well-known Carrick-on-Suir Cycling Club in Limerick last week. Lucey blitzed around the 40km route, between Adare and Rathkeale, in a course record time of 54mins 36secs to claim the gold medal in the…

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O’Loughlin takes Silver in National Veteran Championships

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Carlow’s Joe Fenlon just holds off Martin O’Loughlin (Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers) to win The 2012 National Veteran Cycling Championships in Clonmel.  Photo by John Troy. Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers rider Martin O’Loughlin took an excellent second place in last Saturday’s National Veteran Cycling Championships held in Clonmel.  O’Loughlin, a winner of this event on two previous occasions, made use…

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Record Numbers In Faugheen

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36 young cyclists signed on for consecutive weeks in the Ó Ceallacháins Youth Cycling League held in the village of Faugheen. The annual event promoted by Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers has gone from strength to strength. Week 3 saw Conor McGrath from Carrick-on-Suir leading from start to finish in the 3 lap event. A hot chase was on behind with…

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Nugent Comes Out On Top

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34 young cyclists signed on for the first road race in Ó Ceallacháins Youth Cycling League in beautiful cycling conditions. Having done a time trial last week, the cyclists were separated into 20 riders competing in the 3 lap event and 14 racing over the single lap. Slieverue’s Sam Hartley forced the early pace in the longer race, chased closely…

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Kearney Takes U14 Crown in Cork!

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Regular readers of this website, may have only come across the name Aaron Kearney for the first time last week, as his top 5 placing in the U14 Kanturk 3-Day earned him a mention as one for the future, however, little did Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers know that Aaron first win would come just six days later! Yesterday (Sunday), Aaron…

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O’Loughlin King of Kanturk

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Kanturk, or Ceann Tuirc, as it is known in our native tongue, played host once again to a festival of cycling racing over this year’s May Bank Holiday weekend.  Ceann Tuirc translated means ‘the head of the boar’ and Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers were truly at the head of affairs over these three days of exciting racing. The first of…

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