Annual Louth Coastal Tour 2018

The club’s Annual Coastal Tour will take place this Sunday 4th November. The route will be our normal 80km spin along the beautiful Louth coast (see route map below).

The event will begin at 10:30am from the sign venue at Donore National School and refreshments will be provided afterwards. Entry fee is €20 with all proceeds going towards the school.

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Drogheda Wheelers nominated for Cycling Ireland Club of the Year

Drogheda Wheelers are excited to announce that we have been nominated for Cycling Ireland Club of the Year! Voting ends November 9th!

Get sharing, get voting – let’s bring this home to a club that deserves it!

Click here to vote.

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Annual General Meeting 2018

Drogheda Wheelers’ AGM will take place on Wednesday September 26th at 8:00 pm in the Thatch Bar, Donore Road, Drogheda. The Agenda is as follows:

  1. Officers reports
    • Chairman
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
    • Leisure
    • Intermediate
    • Youth
    • Child Protection Officer
    • Road captain
    • Membership Officer
    • Public Relations Officer
  2. Election of committee.
  3. Motions
  4. AOB
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Brendan Campbell Memorial 2018

Full Results

A1-A2-A3-Junior Race

  1. Cian Keogh Sports Room Racing
  2. Kevin McKinney Armagh City
  3. Mark Smith Sports Room Racing
  4. Jack Caldwell Gerard Cycles-DHL
  5. Conor Murnane UCD-FitzCycles.ie
  6. Liam Hanley Lucan CRC
  7. Billy Crosbie Sundrive Track Team
  8. Ronan Killeen Lucan CRC

Unplaced A2s

  1. Des Woods Newry Wheelers
  2. Sean Murnane Sports Room Racing
  3. Sean Landers Stamullen RC

Unplaced A3s

  1. Chris McCann Inspired Cycling
  2. Keith Larkin Navan RC
  3. Barry McKenna Fintona CC

Unplaced Juniors

  1. Liam Curley NRPT-Chill Insurance
  2. Sean Kennedy NRPT-Chill Insurance
  3. David Ward Carlow RC

A4 Race

  1. Owen Byrne Kildare CC
  2. Austin Dennis McNally Swords CC
  3. Michael Stack St Tiernan’s CC
  4. Martin Cahill Athy Wheelers CC
  5. Sean Lynch Navan RC
  6. Gavin Byrne Drogheda Wheelers
  7. Edvins Silovs North Tipperary Wheelers
  8. Brendan McEntee Drogheda Wheelers

U-12 Race

1st. Josh Callaly – Navan RC

2nd. Ryan Fox – Orwell Wheelers

3rd. Ethan Doherty – Westport Covey Wheelers

4th. Joseph Mullen – Navan RC

5th.
Luca Holmes – Orwell Wheelers

 

1st Girl. Zoe Shakespeare – Navan RC

2nd Girl. Niamh McGuinness – Navan RC

3rd Girl. Joann Connor – Drogheda Wheelers

 

U-14 Race

 

1st. Adam Gilsenan – Bohermeen

2nd. Quillan Donnelly – Kanturk

3rd. Ciaran Connor – Drogheda Wheelers

4th. Darragh Lenehan – Navan RC

5th. Patrick Heaney – Navan RC

 

1st Girl. Aoife O’Brien Smith – Lakeside Wheelers

2nd Girl. Ellie O’Shaugunessy – Cuchulainn CC

 

U-16 Race

 

1st. Eoghan Cooke – Ounavarra CC

2nd. James Willett – Swords CC

3rd. Callum Owens – Bohermeen

4th. Sean Lenehan – Navan RC

5th. Oisin McGee – Ratoath CC

 

1st Girl. Caoimhe O’Brien – Lakeside Wheelers

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Brendan Campbell Memorial 2018

The 22nd edition of the annual Brendan Campbell Memorial race will take place on Sunday 29th July.

Sign on will be open from 10:15 am at Scoil Naomh Mhuire, Donore Village, County Meath. (3 mins from exit 9 from M1).

Racing for senior and underage riders is scheduled as follows:

11:45 U12 1 LAP

11:45 U14 2 LAPS

12:15 U16 RACE 4 LAPS

12:15 A4 RACE 8 LAPS

2:00 A+, A1, A2, A3, Junior 13 LAPS

Sign on and off road parking at the school grounds. No on circuit parking allowed.

Category prizes will be awarded for all categories.

All races will take place on the usual 6.4km circuit.

For further info contact Gerard Campbell : gerry.campbell@droghedawheelers.ie or 086 8192205

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Mark Mullen League 2018 Final Round

James McMorrow of Drogheda Wheelers won the final round of this year’s league, edging out teammate Terence Diehl in a sprint finish with Austin Dennis of Swords finishing third and Adrian Pretorius fourth. This meant that Diehl, Dennis and Pretorius were tied on 39 points and the League was decided on the final round result. So congatulations to Terence on some terrific performances over the last few weeks.

Meanwhile in the underage event, Darragh Peters of Drogheda Wheelers won the final round ahead of teammates Bryan Keelan and Seamus Connor. Niall Browne’s fourth place finish was enough to see him take overall victory. Well done to all who took part in the underage events.

Click here for the overall final tables.



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Mark Mullen League Round 5

Austin Dennis of Swords made it two wins in a row with Paddy Carolan and Terence Diehl of Drogheda Wheelers second and third.

Rider Club Points
Austin Dennis Swords CC 12
Patrick Carolan Drogheda Wheelers 10
Terence Diehl Drogheda Wheelers 9
Gavin Byrne Drogheda Wheelers 8
Adrian Pretorius Blanch Wheelies 7
Sean Lynch Navan RC 6
Darren McCann Cuchulainn CC 5
Joey Messayeh Drogheda Wheelers 4
Andy O’Brien Drogheda Wheelers 3
James Stapleton Balbriggan 2

Niall Browne of Drogheda Wheelers won this week’s youth race. Daragh Peters and Seamus Connor, both also of Drogheda Wheelers finished second and third.

Rider Club Points
Niall Browne Drogheda Wheelers 12
Daragh Peters Drogheda Wheelers 10
Seamus Connor Drogheda Wheelers 9
Bryan Keelan Drogheda Wheelers 8
Pearce Gorman Stamullen 7
Joanna Connor Drogheda Wheelers 6

Click here for the overall standings.

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Fleadh Cheoil Volunteers Needed!

The Louth Volunteer Group and the DW in partnership are looking for volunteers during the Fleadh Cheoil. Based in Ballymakenny College the DW volunteer will cycle to collect competition results and bring them back to Ballymakenny College.

Friday 17/08/18
2X volunteers 11am -2.30pm
2X volunteers 2.30pm – 6.00pm. Volunteers will be cycling between Ballymakenny College and Greenhills

Saturday 18/08/18
4X volunteers 11am – 2.30pm
4X volunteers 2.30pm – 6.00pm
2X volunteers 5pm – 8pm

Sunday 19/08/18
4X volunteers 11am -2.30pm
2X volunteers 2.00pm – 6.00pm

If interested register on FB page of volunteerlouth.ie/Fleadh, click here to apply, reference DW in the form, state day and time of your availability.

You will be sent to schools around town. There will be a designated contact person at Ballymakenny College for our club members and contact person at each venue for collection of results.

DW Club gear applies and there will be a photo shoot. Contact Colin Bell if you have any queries @ 0868396555.

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Mark Mullen League Round 4

Austin Dennis of Swords won this weeks senior event with with Adrian Pretorious of Blanch Wheelies second and and Terence Diehl of Drogheda Wheelers third.

Rider Club Points
Austin Dennis Swords CC 12
Adrian Pretorius Blanch Wheelies 10
Terence Diehl Drogheda Wheelers 9
Martin Gilbert SmartLamp 8
Ciaran Connor Drogheda Wheelers 7
Sean Flahive Sliabh Mish 6
Sean Lynch Navan RC 5
Jack O’Donnell Drogheda Wheelers 4
Brendan McEntee Drogheda Wheelers 3
Neil Flanagan Drogheda Wheelers 2

In the underage race, there was a winning debut for Daragh Peters of Drogheda Wheelers with teammate Bryan Keelan second and Pearce Gorman of Stamullen third.

Rider Club Points
Daragh Peters Drogheda Wheelers 12
Bryan Keelan Drogheda Wheelers 10
Pearce Gorman Stamullen 9
Poppy Hamilton 8

Click here for the overall standings.

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Mark Mullen League Round 3

Adrian Pretorius of Blanch Wheelies won Round 3 of the League, with Terence Diehl (Drogheda Wheelers) second and Mindaugas Butkus (Blanch Wheelies) third.

Seamus Connor of Drogheda Wheelers won the underage race.

Rider Club Points
Adrian Pretorius Blanch 12
Terence Diehl Drogheda Wheelers 10
Mindaugas Butkus Blanch Wheelies 9
Liam Hanley Lucan 8
Javan Nulty NDCC 7
Daniel Brickell Sutherland 6
Austin Dennis Swords CC 5
Des Smyth Blanch Wheelies 4
Patrick Carolan Drogheda Wheelers 3
Pat Willett Swords CC 2

Rider Club Points
Seamus Connor Drogheda Wheelers 12
Niall Browne Drogheda Wheelers 10
Pearce Gorman Stamullen 9
Bryan Keelan Drogheda Wheelers 8
Christian Dunne Unattached 7

Click here for the overall standings.

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