Cycling Ulster

Newry 3Day Open For Entry

The very popular Newry Three Day Satge race for A2's and A3's is now open for entry. The event takes place from Friday 3rd July to Sunday 5th July.

Since the race is restricted to eighty riders Newry Wheelers will review the applications and have asked clubs who are submitting a team to restrict their team to four riders.  Should the entries fall below expected numbers there may be a chance to increase the number of members on a team.

All entry forms should be returned to Drew McKinley as soon as possible.… Read more


John Mulligan RR and Dromara Races Now Open for Entry

John Mulligan Memorial Road Race Open for Entry Today
The John Mulligan Memorial Road Race will take place on Sunday 14th June and  is dedicated to well-known cyclist John Mulligan who was killed in a fatal car accident in 2012. John was a former racing cyclist and was well known on the racing scene. He competed in many top events and represented Ulster in several occasions.

Caldwell Cycles Omagh are once agin promoting the Race which is generously sponsored by Dunnamona Engineering Who will sponsor the silverware which will entail a unique piece of Waterford Crystal which was specially designed and hand engraved from Mr Sean Egan from the heart of Waterford.… Read more


Upcoming Competitive Events

There are lots of events coming up including the Red Hand Trophy on Saturday, Dunloy GP on Sunday, Phoenix CC's Jimmy Devlin TT on Tuesday and Newry Wheelers' Round One of the Seat Crit Series on Wednesday. These are all pre-enty events so if it is not too late get online and pre-enter.
Red Hand Trophy Saturday 30th May - Sign-on Details Added
Ballymena Road Club - CRC is set to promote the second of their one day classic races on the Cycling Ulster calendar, the Red Hand Trophy on the 30th May.… Read more


Round 3 of the North West Youth League Saturday 30th May

Donegal Bay CC will host Round 3 of the North West League this Saturday 30th May in South Donegal. After events hosted by Errigal CC and Omagh Wheelers, it it the turn of the Donegal Bay Club to host their first ever open Youth race. This series has proved very popular so far and has provided for young cyclists with an opportunity to race more often.

The race circuit is a 11km loop between the villages of Laghy and Ballintra with Race HQ at the Naomh Brid GAA situated half-way between the two villages.… Read more


West Down GP Postponed

The West Down GP which was due to take place this coming Saturday at Katesbridge has had to be postponed due to circumstances beyond the control of the club.

The hard working members of the clubs had recently found out that much of the circuit was going to be sprayed with loose chippings. They have worked with the contractors to no avail. A new route was not possible as the PSNI said they required 28 days notice for both the Parades form and the Form 18.… Read more


Draynes Farm Bobby Crilly Classic – Pre-entry info.

aOn Saturday 13th June 2015, Phoenix Cycling Club will be hosting The Bobby Crilly Classic which will be kindly sponsored by Draynes Farm again this year, visit the Draynes Farm Website.

The A1 & A2 race will be round 11 of the popular National Road Series.The course, famous for it's spectacular finish at the top of Divis mountain will feature 3 separate races.There will be three races:

1. The A1 & A2 race will be four laps of the circuit then up the climb, approximately 70 miles, this will count as round 11 of the National Road Series.… Read more


Lots of Winners at Emyvale GP

aThe hardworking crew at Emyvale CC had a busy day today when they promoted no less than seven races for all categories from early morning to late afternoon.

The marshalls had been busy putting signage out from early morning and even the sign-on location was well signposted.

The youth races for U12's, U14's and U 16's kicked off at 10.00 am. There was a big turnout for all categories. In the U 12 event it was a clean sweep for Ulster with Errigal's Odhran Doogan taking the win from Darren Rafferty of Island Wheelers. … Read more


Kinning Takes Tommy Givan Trophy

aMaryland Wheelers promoted four races today on the traditional Tommy Givan Hillsborough course. The nine mile circuit is notoriously fast and the racing today proved that from  the off. Last year Maryland ran a race for the U16's and provided a lovely trophy which was won by Conor McCann. Maryland have decided to continue with this event so they were running  on a very tight schedule today.

The first riders to take to the roads were the women and this was part of the Ulster Women's RR League.… Read more


Great Racing at Saddlerock Events

aSaddlerock CC promoted their first ever open race on Friday evening and if this was a tester for future promotions then riders can expect extremely high standards of safety and hospitality. The club promoted racing on the night for A1-A3's, A4 as well as a combined Masters and Women's event. Their HQ was the GAA club in Carndonagh from where the riders rolled out to the start area just outside Carndonagh town.

All groups covered on lap of a rolly/draggy course which took them from Carndonagh to Quigley’s Point - Moville - Carndonagh.… Read more


Masters Racing at Emyvale GP

Emyvale Cc has announced that they will be promoting a Masters race on Sunday at the Emyvale GP. The Master's race will be run a  joint womens and masters race. this event will be part of the very popular Masters League.Sign-on & Race HQ in Emyvale GAA Grounds, St. Oliver Plunkett Park,  Glaslough Road, Emyvale. Please note change of venue.  Route is same as last year (Emyvale, Monaghan, Glaslough) . Sign on from 11:00to 12:30 at Tully, Emyvale GAA, Glaslough Road, Emyvale. Women and Masters 3 laps x 25kms 75kms 1st 6 across line.… Read more

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