Beginners and Underage League Race 1

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   The club’s Beginners and Underage League started this evening in brilliant sunshine in Faugheen. Fifteen boys and girls signed on and went for a familiarisation lap of the circuit under the guidance of John, Vinnie and Eamonn Maher.   They then lined up at one minute intervals for the 3.5km time trial. Clonmel’s Niall Dempsey set the early pace…

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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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Victory in Cork and Ulster..!

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  Corkman 3 Day The club retained the Corkman 3 day title won last year by Sam Bennett in fine style. Martin O’Loughlin started the day in yellow and with a lot of strong riders close on GC knew that it would take a huge team effort to take home the silverware. By all accounts Dan Morrissey produced an exceptional…

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Corkman Stage 2 & 3 / Tour of Ulster Stage 2 & 3

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Dan Morrissey took a huge step towards retaining the Corkman title today. Martin O’Loughlin put in a massive effort in this mornings 4 mile time trial to finish an excellent 2nd in a time of 6:55, just 2 seconds behind the stage winner Michael Lucey. Former triathlete and recently minted “B” rider Cathal MacCarthy also had a great ride to finish…

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Corkman Stage 1 / Tour of Ulster Stage 1

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Corkman 3 Day  We have gotten our defence of the Corkman jersey, won last year by Sam Bennett off to a flyer on stage 1. Mickey O’Reilly took the opening stage with Diarmuid Carew a superb 5th whilst Martin O’Loughlin put in a huge effort to pull a 1:45 deficit back to just 10 seconds at the finish to ensure…

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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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Sam Bennett Wins Tommy Sheehan Memorial

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  Local cycling fans have been talking about Sam Bennett for a couple of years now. A member of the famous Carrick Wheelers club in his home town of Carrick-on-Suir, his talent was obvious to anyone who saw him racing as he came up through the under- age ranks. Now in the junior ranks for the under 18 year olds,…

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Young Guns Blazing in Fermoy

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  There was a total of five races contested across all grades in the annual Silver Pail Grand Prix in Fermoy on Sunday last, and with Dan Morrissey Carrick Wheelers providing three of the winners, it must go down as one of the most successful day’s racing in the clubs recent history.

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Easter Weekend Roundup

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   Dan Morrissey went nationwide for the easter weekend with riders representing the club in Ulster and Munster. Most notable was the seemingly unstoppable Sam Bennett who took an astonishing 5th place in the Tour of the North whilst representing the Ireland Junior team.

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Sam strikes again.

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Sam Bennett was yet again the class of the field this weekend in the Des Hanlon Classic in Carlow on Sunday afternoon. Sam along with rival, Philip Lavery chased down the break containing teammate Martin O’Loughlin on lap 1 of 2 and put in a fantastic show to take first place overall with Martin taking 3rd.

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