Arminas Comes Close in Limerick

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The weekend began on Saturday in Leinster with the Rás Naomh Finian run by Clonard Road Club in Moyvalley, Co. Kildare. The race was run over a distance of 76km starting at the Moyvalley Hotel heading out the old Galway Road, through Clonard, Kinnegad, Milltownpass, Rochfortbridge and Tyrellspass. Once they arrived in Kilbeggan, they turned around and came back to…

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A Look Back at 2018 ….

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As 2018 draws to a close we take a look back on what was a very successful year for Panduit Carrick Wheelers CC. Along with numerous podium finishes, of which there are too many to mention individually, we clocked up quite a few race wins. The first of these wins came from young Tom Kinsella at the Des Hanlon Memorial…

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Panduit Carrick Wheelers AGM 2018

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On Wednesday night last, the 64th Annual General Meeting of Panduit Carrick Wheelers Cycling Club took place in The Old Mill, Carrick on Suir. Ray Cullen, Chairman opened the meeting by welcoming the Club members present and holding a minute silence for deceased club members. Paul Lonergan, Secretary, read the minutes from the 2017 AGM with Ray following up with…

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Panduit Extends It’s Sponsorship For Another 3 Years

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Carrick Wheelers Cycling Club are delighted to announce that Panduit have very kindly agreed to extend their sponsorship for another three years. Since coming on board with us in 2016, Panduit’s sponsorship has allowed us to increase our rider numbers and afford them the opportunity of riding the big races like the Rás Tailteann, Rás Mumhan, and Tour of Ulster,…

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Rory Whelan wins the Faugheen Youth League 2018

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The annual Panduit Carrick Wheelers Youth league took place in Faugheen, Carrick on Suir over the last six Monday evenings, starting on Monday May 14th. We were blessed with fantastic weather over the course of the league. It was jointly sponsored by South Tipperary Sports Partnership in conjunction with National Bike Week and also O’Ceallachain’s Bar and Bistro, Main St.,…

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Coleman storms to first win of his career

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This Sunday saw our riders divided between two events, The Eddie Tobin Memorial in Wexford and the De Ronde Classic in Cork. It was in Cork that we got our biggest result with Conor Coleman winning the A3/Jnr event by quite a substantial margin. Coleman travelled to Minane Bridge feeling quietly confident as he felt that the course suited his…

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Purcell takes County Title

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The Panduit Carrick Wheelers riders were busy again this weekend competing in events in both Ireland and Spain. First up was the Tipperary Time Trial Championships, which were held on Saturday afternoon in Littleton, Thurles. The 16km event, which is known as The Race of Truth, saw the riders take on a route that started just outside Littleton village, travelled…

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Busy weekend for Carrick Wheelers

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It has been a busy weekend for the Panduit Carrick Wheelers riders. It began yesterday, Saturday, in Birdhill, Co. Tipperary with the Munster TT Championships. This was a 30km TT starting on the outskirts of Birdhill, heading towards Nenagh and back again on what was a very fast course. Ray Cullen, following on from his recent run of form, brought…

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Cullen takes top A2 result in Rás Tailteann

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Last Sunday, 20 May 2018, saw the start of this year’s Rás Tailteann, Ireland’s only UCI ranked cycling event. The 8 Day race which takes in some of the most beautiful roads in Ireland, took the route from Drogheda – Athlone – Tipperary Town – Listowel – Glengarriff – Mitchelstown – Carlow – Naas – Skerries. En route, the riders…

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Purcell fights hard for podium finish

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On the last weekend before the start of Rás Tailteann 2018, the riders were in action in Bray, Co. Wicklow for the Shay Elliot Memorial. The race, 156km in length, attracted riders from all over the country in preparation for next week. At the finish line our own Cathal Purcell fought it out to take third place. The race started…

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O’Connell Shows His Class In Kanturk 3-Day

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On what was the best weekend of year so far, weather-wise, cycling events were plentiful. The three events, the Victus Tour of Ulster, the O’Leary Stone Kanturk 3 Day and the Frank O’Rourke Memorial in Wexford, had our riders shared out amongst three corners of the country. However, the big results came from Kanturk. On Saturday afternoon, Tom O’Connell stormed…

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Fitzgerald blitzes the opposition in Dungarvan

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One of Panduit Carrick Wheelers latest additions, Peter Fitzgerald has ridden to victory in what is his first ever win, at the Dungarvan Open Race. An ex-triathlete and Ironman, Peter took out an A4 licence this year, pulled on the Carrick kit and began competing in road races. He came close to taking his first win at Rás an Laois…

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