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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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Postman Delivers!

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Local postman Ray Cullen, enjoyed an exciting victory in the one of the support races of the annual cycling race promoted in Carrick-on-Suir each St. Patrick’s Day, the Carrick Wheelers Cup. This year’s event, which dates back to 1955, was kindly sponsored by Thompson Funeral Directors Waterford for a third successive year and involved three races for the various categories…

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Carrick Wheelers Cup 2012 Results sponsored by Thompson Funeral Directors Waterford

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L to R: Club Vice-President Billy Kennedy; Club Secretary Paul Loneragan; President of CyclingIreland Rory Wyley; Andre Thompson (Sponsor); Stephen Halpin (Race Winner); John Thompson (Sponsor); Club Vice-Chairman Leslie O’Donnell; Ray Cullen (Support Race Winner). 1st Stephen Halpin – Metaltek Scott Professional Cycling Team 2nd Paudi O’Brien – Dan Morrissey 3rd Ryan Sherlock – Cycleways 4th Robin Kelly – Waterford RC…

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All-Ireland Championship Success for O’ Loughlin and Hahessy

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Roscommon was the venue for the 2011 All-Ireland Youth Cycling Championships. The events started with a 7km time trial from Roscommon town to the village of Castlecoote. Often known as the ‘race of truth’, the individual time trial removes tactics from the equation and rewards the strongest riders. With a strong headwind all the way, conditions were tough. Sean Hahessy…

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Hugh makes it two!

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Hugh Mulhearne made it two wins on the road this year after he soloed to victory at the Dungarvan Cycles Sports Trophy in impressive style. Just hours after being disappointed with his team mates at the team pursuit at the track on Sundrive road when they missed out on a championship bronze medal by a mere 2 seconds, Hugh bounced…

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Paul Flynn wins in Kildavin

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Congratulations to Paul Flynn on a fantastic win in the A3 race at the Mark Hayden Memorial in Carlow on Sunday last. Flynn, fresh from his success in winning the Comeragh league this year was the class of the field and proved it by simply eating up the competition on the finish straight. Well done Paul.

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Dunne and Moloney are League Winners

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They battled through wind, rain, occasional sunshine and more wind for six cycle races with the final event timed to coincide with Bike Week 2011. With competitors from Counties Tipperary, Waterford and Kilkenny, 38 young boys and girls gave their all each week in the Ó Ceallacháins League.  Our final one lap was won by the rider with the fastest…

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League Tables After Round 5

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Bright sunny conditions greeted competitors for the penultimate round of the Ó Ceallachains League. Newcomer 10 year old Darragh Whelan from Coolnamuck blitzed around the course on a bike with 14 inch wheels, recording an amazing time of 10 minutes 12 seconds. Sam Hartley recovered from a disappointing race last week to sprint in second, ahead of Aisling McCarthy with Thomas…

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Ó Ceallacháins League Round 4

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Round 4 of the Ó Ceallacháins Underage Cycling League saw 29 riders take to the line in cool and breezy conditions. The 3 lap event was dominated by James O’ Hanlon and Elizabeth Moloney who have both shown a significant improvement in fitness as the league has progressed. In the end, it was Comeragh College student O’ Hanlon who took…

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Mulhearne Back to Winning Ways!

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Carrick Wheelers rider Hugh Mulhearne made a return to winning ways last weekend with an impressive win in the Christy McManus Memorial Race promoted by Bray Wheelers.  Mulhearne made the trip to Ireland’s highest village Roundwood to enter what was only his second open senior race of 2011 having competed aggressively in last month’s Kanturk 3- Day. In this 87km…

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