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Suir Valley 3 Day

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The following riders will represent Dan Morrissey Carrick Wheelers in the forthcoming Suir Valley 3 Day over the August Bank holiday weekend: Dan Morrissey Carrick Wheelers A John Dempsey Mick FitzGerald John O’Brien Mark Power Rory Wyley Dan Morrissey Carrick Wheelers B Pat Kenealy Cian Power Leslie O’Donnell will managing the team on Saturday’s Stage 1 and Paul Lonergan will…

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New Pictures!

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Check out some new pictures of the 2009 FBD Insurance Rás, Waterford Summer League and recent Blarney races in our Photo Gallery section under Racing 2009. Also, Registered Users can easily copy/download pictures from the Dan Morrissey Carrick Wheelers Photo Gallery by clicking on the ‘download’ icon under the pictures.

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TOMMY SHEEHAN MEMORIAL

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Carrick Cabs have again agreed to sponsor the annual Tommy Sheehan Memorial race on Sunday next, July 5th, and this is a major boost to the event which is renowned as one of the highlights of the Irish cycling calendar. Unfortunately last year’s winner of the senior race, Sam Bennett, is away on international duty and will be unable to…

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Championships Preview

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Sam Bennett faces one of the most important periods of his young career so far when he tackles the National Road Race Championships in Dunboyne on Sunday, and then travels straight to Belgium for the European Under 23 Road Race Championships on the following weekend. He then flies south to Marseille to open a new chapter in his career with the…

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Jack and Kellie Win Overall

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After much anticipation, the final race of the O’ Ceallachain’s Underage League arrived last night. A great crowd of supporters and parents were present to witness the final showdown. Elizabeth Moloney was first home in the one lap event, but all eyes were on the minor placings where third place was enough for Jack Hickey to pip Dylan Walsh in the…

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O’ Donnells On The Double

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“Anything you can do, I can do better” was the theme of the penultimate round of the O’ Ceallachain’s Underage League on Monday night when last week’s winner Kellie O’ Donnell had to settle for second after a dominant display by her sister Clodagh. Dylan Walsh was first home in the one lap event, taking over as the leader of…

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Kellie Wins in Faugheen

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Kellie O’ Donnell was first home in Round 3 of our Beginners and Underage League in Faugheen last night. In an exciting sprint for the line, she just held off Sean Hahessy with the impressive Conal Conroy in third place. Conal O’ Sullivan won the one lap race, ahead of Elizabeth Moloney and Jack Hickey. Overall, with two races remaining,…

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8th Win For Michael

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12 year old Michael O’ Loughlin can rightly claim to be the club’s most successful cyclist in 2009 as he has notched up no less than eight wins in open races in Fermoy, Clonmel, Dungarvan, Balscadden, Patrickswell, Camross, Broadford and Banbridge. Keep it up Michael! The winning podium from the Noel Teggart Memorial race in Banbridge: Jake Gray (Juiced Orchard), Michael O’…

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Big Weekend For Club

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  The weather was fantastic and our results matched it on the glorious June Bank Holiday weekend. Two wins for Rory Wyley and three for Michael O’ Loughlin were our highlights. Patrickswell, Killybegs, Camross, Broadford… Our riders certainly got around over the weekend. Patrickswell was the venue on Thursday night for the Munster Time Trial Championships. Sean Hahessy put in a…

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Sam Wins!!!

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  Sam Bennett took his first win of the season in the Comeragh CC League last week. He took his second win today in Stage 7 of the FBD Insurance Ras from Castlebar to Clara, outsprinting world class names like Jan Kirsipuu, Nico Eeckhout and Luke Roberts.  A full record of this historic day will be posted when we get…

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Beginners and Underage League 2009

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Glorious sunshine greeted the riders on Monday evening in Faugheen for the first race in our 2009 league – a time trial. Sean Hahessy was the fastest on the night, recording an excellent time of 6.03  for the 2.2 miles. Conal Conroy was next with 6.52, with Richard Dunphy 3rd with a time of 7.11. Caoimhe Kelly was the fastest girl with a…

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We Dominate Kanturk 3 Day

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  First, second, third and fourth… Plus the team prize. You can’t do much better than that. Well done to Martin O’ Loughlin, Kevin Shelly, Cathal McCarthy and Rory Wyley who led the way in the Corkman 3 Day in Kanturk. Also to Michael O’ Loughlin and  Sean Hahessy who made the underage prizes.

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April Roundup

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April was a quiet month for the club on the senior front, with no wins. However, the underage and vets continued to claim podium places. Eamonn Maher made his international debut riding for the Irish junior team in the Gorey 3 Day and acquitted himself well. Rory Wyley also donned a new jersey, guesting for the host club Killorglin in Ras…

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We’re on TV on Tuesday Night

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On Tuesday 7th of April at 10 pm, Setanta Ireland will present a 60 minute programme called ‘Wheel of Dreams’ as part of their weekly ‘Sport Matters’ series. This programme was recorded in August and September of last year. We don’t know what made the final cut, but interviews were recorded with Sam, Helen and Michael Bennett, Bobby Power, Sean…

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Wins for Kelly and O’ Loughlin in Carrick Cabs Cup

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   John Troy’s photo of Robin Kelly winning the Senior A/B event in the Carrick Cabs Cup. Robin Kelly of Waterford’s Comeragh Cycling Club was the impressive winner of the Carrick Cabs Cup held in Carrick-on-Suir on St. Patricks Day, when he outsprinted his four breakaway companions at the end of great day’s racing.One hundred and forty eight riders signed…

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