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Sam in Copenhagen World Cup

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After the disappointment of missing the Beijing Track World Cup due to illness, Sam Bennett competed in his first World Cup track event in Copenhagen. It never really happened for him in the points race as he was in his own words “stuck to the track”. However, he came out the following morning and qualified for the final of the…

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Winter Training Gets Serious

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  With six weeks to got to the Lacey Cup in Tralee, club riders have stepped up their training. The racing cyclists have started a 9.15 spin on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Last Saturday, Brian Kenneally picked out an undulating route taking in Kells, Gowran, Graiguenamanagh, Thomastown and Kilmoganny. Sunday was very wet and windy, but that didn’t deter our…

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Disappointment for Sam

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Unfortunately, Sam picked up a chest infection and had to return home from Newport as David O’ Loughlin, David McCann, Martyn Irvine, Paul Healion and Sean Downey headed for Beijing. Sam’s on the mend now and will start training this weekend for the Copenhagen World Cup over St. Valentine’s weekend.

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Sam Heads to Beijing

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The young man in the photo has come a long, long way since this photo on his way to winning the Under 16 Bill Hyland Memorial race in 2006. Normally, our seniors make their adult competitive debuts in the Lacey Cup in Tralee. Not so Sam Bennett who heads to the Laoshan Velodrome in Beijing for the World Cup Track…

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Cycling Ireland Awards

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Many thanks to all of those who voted for our club members in the Cycling Ireland Membership Awards. The trip to Sneem was worth making for Sam Bennett who received two awards and a bursary, plus his European Championships prize money. He won the award of Junior Cyclist of the Year and also the Best International Performance of 2008. Each year,…

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Club Awards Dinner 2008

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  Ó Ceallacháin’s was the venue for our annual club dinner on Saturday 29th of November. 45 club members sat down to a beautiful dinner followed by the presentation of our annual awards. Bobby Power and Paul Lonergan presented the sports awards:

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New Arrival

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Hugh Og Mulhearne was born at 4:30 this morning at a very healthy 8lb 13oz. Mam and baby doing well. Congratulations to Breda and Hugh ! Hugh please feel free to send me in a photo and I will put it up instead of the cheesy graphics you see across !

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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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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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Carrick Cabs Cup – St Patricks Day

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By Bobby Power Fifty five years ago Carrick Wheelers cycling club was formed, and the club’s first major promotion was the Kiely Cup which was held on St. Patrick’s Day, 1954. That started a tradition of cycle racing in Carrick on St. Patrick’s Day, and was a significant step on the way to making the town of Carrick synonymous with…

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