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Bravo Sam!

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25th on the final stage of the UCI ranked 2.1 Tour of Ireland and 25th overall. A wonderful performance by the 18 year old. Lance Armstrong and Mark Cavendish abandoned the race while our Sam still battled against the professionals. Reports and photos to follow. See the results here: http://www.tourofireland.ie/media/stage_3_final_results.pdf

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Message Board

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As discussion on our ‘Message Board’ has considerably dried up this year (only 2 posts for 2009) a cleanup operation has been carried out on our forums.  All club members and registered users can contribute to these forums, giving their tupence worth and opinions on various topics etc. and hopefully we can make some use out of this section of the…

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Sam Wins in France!!

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Yesterday, Sam Bennett claimed his first senior victory on French soil when he won the Alleins GP.  This race in the south of France attracted over 100 of France’s top amateur cyclists contributing to the race astonishing average speed of 45kph. Sam missed the main move of the day but held his cool until 10km to the finish when he…

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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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