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A summer of success on the road

15 September 2021

What a year in the road season for everyone who donned the Newry Wheelers jersey.

From the club’s league, to the various road races covering all corners of Ireland, Wheelers came home with serious results. 

Thomas White Memorial Cup

Banbridge CC hosted their annual Thomas White Memorial Cup, 10-mile individual TT on the ever-popular Newry Carriageway circuit on Sunday September 5.

Wheelers Results: Sean Featherstone 20:58, Mark Gordon 22:19, Kevin Lynch 22:32, Ciara Havern 24:13, Nicola Carter 25:35


Charleville two-day 

Charleville Cycling Club hosted a well-organised A2-A3/A4 two-day road-racing event, with Drew McKinley and Barry McKenna, not finished with summer racing just yet, taking the road trip. 

The circuits were a mixture of individual time trial and road race events through the County Cork towns and villages. Both Drew and Barry finished well in the bunch on both days and arrived home safely.

Ulster Championships 50-mile Time Trial

Ballymena CC hosted the event at the Woodgreen course on Sunday September 12, with Sean Featherstone, Mark Gordon and Kevin Lynch all making the journey. They finished with super results as always. Sean Featherstone came home in 1:48:46, Kevin Lynch in 1:49:26 and Mark Gordon finished in 1:55:13.

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