Shenna McKiverigan of Banbridge CC and Ciara Doogan of Errigal CC received fantastic news last week when they were selected to take part in the Hoy Future Stars Revolution Series. Both girls have been placed on the Sky team for the series.
This is a fantastic opportunity for both of them. Unfortunately for Ciara the series takes place right in the middle of her exams and sensibly she has decided not to take up the offer, deciding that her education must take precedence, She is however, extremely proud to have been selected.… Read more
The cost will £100 which includes all transport, meals, accomodation, track coach and bikes etc.
A seven-strong Ulster Youth track squad took centre stage last week at the Sainsbury`s School Games in Manchester where they competed at the world famous Manchester Velodrome as part of the three-day multi-sport event.
The squad comprised Shenna McKiverigan (Banbridge CC), Ciara Doogan (Errigal CC), Molly McLarnon (North Down CC), Xeno Young (unattached), Marc Heaney (CarnbWheelers), Conor McLoughlin (Newry Wheelers) and Harvey Barnes (East Tyrone CC) and the team was managed by Nicola McKiverigan and Gary McKeegan.
Thirteen UK regions made up the competition, with the added international flair of Brazil competing as a guest nation. … Read more
The Ulster Youth Track Squad will be flying out to Manchester this weekend to take part in the 2014 Sainsbury`s UK School Games. Track Cycling is one of the 12 sports included in the 3-day multi-sport Games, and will see 7 of Ulster`s best young Track riders take to the indoor boards at the `medal factory` - Manchester velodrome over the weekend. … Read more
Whilst the National Championships are the platform for Youth riders to shine as individuals, in Track racing the annual Youth Inter-Provincial championship is an opportunity for Youth Track riders to compete together as a team representing their Province in competition for this prestigious title, which since 2010 has also included the winning Province lifting the impressive Sean MacAoghain memorial trophy.… Read more
Ireland's Josie Knight has won a Silver Medal in the Junior Women's Individual Pursuit at the UEC European Track Championships U23/Junior in Anadia, Portugal. Knight earlier qualified for the final as the fastest qualifier posting 2.29.467 for the 2km race against the clock, guaranteeing her a medal in the gold medal ride off against Russia's Daria Egorova, who had qualified a close second. In the final the Russian started fast, maintaining her lead to take the European Title. Knight won the silver medal, which is an incredible achievement in her first major track championship.… Read more
Ulster`s Youth Track Cyclists dominated the weekend`s National Track Championships in Dublin, coming away with a record 13 Gold medals from a possible 18, and a medal haul of 31 out of a possible 54. Riders from all corners of Ulster; Donegal, Bangor, Guilford, Newry and Maghera made up the 17-strong Ulster contingent who travelled to the Sun Drive track in Dublin for Saturday's event which comprised Sprint, Time Trial and Scratch events.… Read more
Cycling Ulster has this week announced its selection for September`s Sainsbury`s UK School Games which will take place in Manchester. The multi-sport Games will take place over the weekend 5-7 September and this year will include Track Cycling which will be hosted at the world famous Manchester Velodrome, also referred to as the `medal factory`. … Read more
A quartet of Ulster Track Riders will be in action this weekend in the 2-Day UCI International Track meeting in Dublin. The riders are all `sprint` type riders, with two Under 23 riders taking part along with a top international field. Seasoned U23 rider David Neill (Team Madigan) will take part in the Sprint competition and the Under 23 10 km Scratch event, whilst 21 year-old Ballymoney CC newcomer Ronan Sherman will contest the Sprint and Keirin events. Ronan has already impressed this year, having contested the Duane Delaney event and national Omnium championships.… Read more
There will be a Youth Training day at Orangefield Track in Belfast this Sunday (6th) in preparation for the upcoming Sainsbury`s UK School Games (Track) and UK Inter-Regional (Road) Championships both of which take place in September. The days activities will include both Road and Track disciplines. … Read more