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Summer Sun Shines at Sportive

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123 riders took to the start line of Bobby Power’s Carrick Wheelers Challenge Sportive, which was held in Carrick-on-Suir, over the June Bank Holiday Weekend.  The event, which is in its third year, is a very challenging cycle over 160km of the toughest roads in the area, including climbs such as Slievenamon, Seskin Hill and Mahon Falls.  Thankfully, after the…

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Bobby Power’s Carrick Wheelers Challenge Sportive – Event Info

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The event information is as follows: Sign-on/registration: from 7.30am at Swan Juvenile GAA Clubhouse, Greenside North, Carrick-on-Suir (it’s behind the Garda Barracks at the traffic lights on the N24 Waterford-Limerick road that runs through Carrick). Event numbers and food/tea will be provided at sign-on/registration prior to the event.  All participants must where their event number on their outer jersey. There…

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Conor Dunne of the Tipperary Team Wins Opening Rás Stage!

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The Tipperary Team enjoyed an amazing start to the 2013 An Post Rás as Conor Dunne rode to an incredible victory on stage one of Ireland’s biggest bike race. The race itself is Ireland’s only fully fledged professional bike race and this year’s event includes professional teams from Ireland, Great Britain, Canada, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, as well as…

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Online Entries Now Open for the 2013 Carrick Wheelers Challenge Sportive!

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ONLINE ENTRY FEE €20 – Was €40 in 2012/11. 1 Route – 8 Challenges – 160km Bobby Power’s Carrick Wheelers Challenge Sportive Entries are now open for the 2013 Carrick Wheelers Challenge Sportive.  The event, which is one of Ireland’s toughest sportives, has been greatly enjoyed by those who participated in the past two editions and with a 50% price…

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Michael O’Loughlin Wins Stage at Youth Tour of Scotland

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Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers under-age talent Michael O’Loughlin opened his 2013 account with an impressive win at the International Tour of Scotland last weekend. The young Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers rider participated in the event as part of the CyclingIreland Talent Team 2020. The Talent Team was assembled a number of years ago by the national cycling federation, with the…

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Paul Powers to Victory in Fermoy!

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Paul Bourke of Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers claimed the first senior win of his cycling career, as he sprinted to an exciting victory in the 4th Category Race at the Silver Pail GP held in Fermoy at the weekend.  Bourke, originally from Lissadober just 2miles outside Carrick-on-Suir, recently returned to the sport of cycling after an absence of over 20…

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Tony Ryan R.I.P.

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Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers CC would like to offer condolences to the family of Tony Ryan who sadly passed away after illness this week.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Peggy and son Paul. May he rest in peace. Funeral Arrangements as follows: Removal from Walsh’s Funeral Home, New Street, Carrick on Suir at  6.15pm Sunday to St….

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2013 Carrick Wheelers Cup Race Info

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Important notice: RACE ENTRY €15. Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers will again be promoting their annual St. Patrick’s Day race, The Carrick Wheelers Cup. The race will be held on its usual circuit of Carrick – Glenbower – Kilheffernan – Kilsheelan – Carrick, starting and finishing on the top of St. John’s Hill on the outskirts of the town. Sign on…

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Carrick Wheelers Cup 2013 Preview sponsored by Thompson Funeral Directors Waterford

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Carrick-on-Suir’s renowned cycling club Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers will once again play host the Carrick Wheelers Cup on Ireland’s National Holiday, St. Patrick’s Day.  The race, which dates back to 1955, will be the 59th staging of the event and makes it one of the oldest fixtures on the CyclingIreland calendar.  Each year, top riders for the southern half of…

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Carrick Wheelers Cup Past Winners

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Carrick Wheelers Cup Past Winners 1955 Johnny Curran Thurles ACC 1956 Teddy Power Carrick Wheelers 1957 Michael Bowe Carrick Wheelers 1958 Sean Walsh Carrick Wheelers 1959 Tom Kiely Clonmel ACC 1960 Pat Cleary Clonmel Shamrocks 1961 John Curry Carrick Wheelers 1962 John Clarke Clonmel ACC 1963 Patsy Wall Carrick Wheelers 1964 Paddy Flanagan Nurney CC 1965 Paddy Flanagan Nurney CC…

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Hahessy Named Irish Team Captain

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Seventeen year old Carrick-on-Suir cyclist Sean Hahessy was last week named as captain of the Irish national Under 18 cycling team for the 2013 season, thus confirming him as one of Ireland’s brightest young prospects. The Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers clubman travelled to Mallorca for a training camp in February where newly appointed Cycling Ireland Head Coach Brian Nugent put…

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ARRIVED – 2013 Kit Order – ARRIVED

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Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers kit order has arrived once again in time for the racing season.  Those who ordered club clothing can collect it immediately from Club Chairman John Dempsey, otherwise it will be distributed after the ‘Riders Meeting’ on Sunday 17th February at 3.30pm in the Old Mill Pub Carrick-on-Suir.

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