Mark Dowling (DID Dunboyne) added another Irish Classic to his growing list when he won the Noel Teggart Memorial in Banbridge on Sunday 26 July 2015. He crossed the finish line, 1’ 36” ahead of runner up Lindsay Watson (Plush MTB) who was also on his own. Eoin Morton (UCD) was third just ahead of Marcus Christie (Grant Bissell) with local man Roger Aiken (Team Asea) fifth.… Read more
David Watson (North Down CC) was the impressive winner of the Foyle Grand Prix in Killea Co Donegal (19 July 2015). Watson was the strongest of a four man breakaway that had raced ahead on the first of six 11.4 mile circuitS. The others in the group were Kevin Lynch (Newry Wheelers), Ronan McLoughlin (Foyle CC) and Darnell Moore (Caldwell Cycles). … Read more
The final stage of the 2015 Junior Tour of Ireland took place on Sundy 19 July with a 77.5 km road race on the Ennis Circuit. Ulster rider Jake Gray finished 7th on the final stage which gave him 8th in the overall General Classification across the 6 stage event.… Read more
The Junior Tour of Ireland started on 14 July and lasts until 19 July. Stage 3 was a 98.7 km road race around east Clare. Stage 4 was a 113.6 km road race around the Wild Atlantic Way. Stage 5 was a 101.3 km road race around the circuit known as Gallow Hill.… Read more
Jake Gray (Nicholas Roche Performance Team) is the overall winner of the 2015 Newry 3 Day after finishing third in the final 73 miles stage in Newry today. The 17 year old also won all the other competitions within the race – the points, mountains and young rider jerseys.… Read more
John Heverin (TVR) is the new leader of the Newry 3-Day after winning this afternoons Stage 3 time trial of 3.7 miles. The renowned tester from Lurgan clocked a time of 7 minutes 57 seconds to win by 8 seconds from Derek Cunningham (Bikeworx, Dublin). James Ambrose (North Down CC) did an excellent performance to place third at 9 seconds while Jake Gray (Nicholas Roche Performance Team) was fifth at 16 seconds dropping to third overall behind Heverin and Cunningham.… Read more
It was a home win for Mark McKinley (Newry Wheelers) tonight in Stage 1 of the Newry 3 Day hosted by Newry Wheelers. The 28 year old won a bunch gallop from 65 riders in the centre of Warrenpoint. … Read more
Shaw attacked the silver medal winner Eddie Dunbar (NFTO) in the last few miles and soloed to the finish in Omagh town centre where a great crowd applauded a most deserving winner. Dunbar was one minute down at the finish line but the Cork teenager was also a winner as he took the under 23 gold medal. Connor Dunne (An Post-Chain Reaction) was also alone in third as was Belfast man Connor McConvey (3M) in fourth.… Read more
On 21 June 2015 the 4th round of the British XC NPS saw the Cycling Ulster MTB team heading north to Glasgow's 2012 Commonwealth Games course at Cathkin Brae. Overnight rain had helped dampen down the dusty course but also made some of the rocky stretches very slippery. Matthew Adair was first off in the Elite race starting on the front line of the grid. … Read more
Ryan Mullen (An Post Chain Reaction) repeated his win of last year in the Elite and Under 23 category with a time of 47 minutes 46 seconds for the 23 mile loop.
The silver medal went to Cork teenager Eddie Dunbar (48:11) who now riders for the UK based Pro team NFTO.
Ulster man Martyn Irvine (Madison Genises) was third fastest with a time of 48 minutes 57 seconds.… Read more