Mark Mullen League : Round 6

Niall Craven was crowned league champion for 2015, with another emphatic win on another wet and windy night in Donore. Second on the night was Daniel Balasi of Adamstown with Brian Morrissey of Swords taking third.

Round 6  
1st Niall Craven Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Daniel Balasi Adamstown
3rd Brian Morrissey McNally Swords CC
4th George Devin Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Arek Klus Stamullen MD Road Club
6th Luke Coll Stamullen MD Road Club
7th Brian Martin Drogheda Wheelers CC
8th Mark Lynch Drogheda Wheelers CC
9th Conor McKeown Cuchulainn CC
10th Martin Gilbert Smart Lamp

In the underage league, it was another win for Ellen Gorman of Stamullen with her sister Grace finishing second. Sean Lenehan of Drogheda finished third. The win confirmed Ellen as 2015 champion.

Underage    
1st Ellen Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
2nd Grace Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
3rd Sean Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
4th Aaron Treanor Cuchulainn CC
5th Brendan McGuinness Navan Road Club
6th Daragh Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC

Click here for the overall standings.

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Brendan Campbell Memorial Race 2015

Strong wind and rain at the Donore circuit made it a difficult day for riders and officials alike at the annual Brendan Campbell Memorial. Today’s race was once again sponsored by Coca Cola International Services.

In the day’s main event, the A1/A2/A3/Junior race, Colm Cassidy (Aquablue) took victory from Fintan Ryan (DID Dunboyne) and Anthony Walsh (Aquablue).

Paul Norton (Velorevolution) won the A4 event.

The womens (Leinster Championship) race was won by Emily Birchall (NRPT). Wendy Bates (Lakeside) was second with Fiona Guihan (DID) third.

Jack Caldwell (Navan), Mark Smith (Moynalty) and Mark Mc Garry (Dungarvan) took victories in the Under 16, under 14 and under 12 races respectively.

Combined A1/A2/A3/Junior Race  
1st Colm Cassidy Aquablue
2rd Fintan Ryan DID Dunboyne
3rd Anthony Walsh Aquablue
4th Cian Delaney Stamullen MD Road Club
5th Paul O’Reilly Fixx Roulers
6th Cian Sutcliffe Lucan Staggs
7th Robin Kelly Waterford
8th Aaron Buggle Fixx Roulers

Unplaced A2s  
1st Ross Grogan Staggs Lucan
2nd John Clarke Navan Road Club
3rd Mark Kiernan Murphy Surveys

Unplaced A3s  
1st Aidan Kelly Bikeworx
2nd Louis Cornell Sorrento
3rd Phil O’Flaherty McNally Swords CC

Unplaced Juniors    
1st Conn McDunphy Lucan Staggs
2nd Conor Murnane Orwell Wheelers
3rd Reece Young Slaney CC

A4 Race    
1st Paul Norton Velorevolution
2nd Kevin Byrne Skane Whlrs
3rd Declan Sheerin Lakeside
4th John Simpson Unattached
5th Brendan McEntee Drogheda Wheelers CC
6th Trevor Reilly TC Racing
7th Rob Farrell Lucan
8th Padraig Walsh Comeragh

  Women’s Race (Leinster Championships)  
1st Emily Birchall NRPT
2nd Wendy Bates Lakeside
3rd Fiona Guihan DID
4th Eimear O’Reilly Clondalkin
5th Niamh Stephens UCD
6th Monica Marconi Orwell Wheelers

Under 16 race    
1st Jack Caldwell Navan Road Club
2nd Sean Murnane Orwell Wheelers
3rd Aaron Cullen Donadea
4th Ryan Fitzpatrick Inspiration
5th Leo Doyle Sheelin
6th Jack O’Donnell Drogheda Wheelers CC

Under 14 race    
1st Mark Smith Moynalty
2nd Sean Nolan Navan Road Club
3rd David O’Sullivan Moynalty
4th Ryan Geraghty Inspiration
5th Emmet Gorman Stamullen
6th Robert Keane Carlow

Under 12 race    
1st Mark McGarry Dungarvan
2nd Chloe Wall Navan Road Club
3rd Adam Gilsenan Bohermeen
4th Stephanie Roche Acorn
5th Aoibhe Power Dungarvan
6th Quillan Donnelly Bikeworx

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Brendan Campbell Memorial

The 19th edition of the Brendan Campbell Memorial race will take place on Sunday July 26th. Drogheda Wheelers are delighted to announce Coca Cola International Services as title sponsor once again. The main race will be a handicap event for A1/A2/A3 and Juniors.

The full schedule is as follows:

11.45 am U14 2 x laps 12.8km
11.47 am U12 1 x lap 6.4 km

12.15 pm A4 Race 8 x laps 51.2 km
12.17 pm Womens Race (Leinster R/R Champs) 7 x laps 45 km
12.19 pm U16 Race 5 x laps 32 km

2.00 pm A1/A2/A3/Jun h/cap race 13 x laps 83.2 km

Parking and sign will be at Scoil Naomh Mhuire, Donore Village (3 mins from exit 9 from M1).

For further info contact: gercampbell1@hotmail.com or 086 8192205

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Mark Mullen League : Round 5

Victory this week went to Arek Kluz of Stamullen. Ciaran Campbell (Drogheda) took second place with Colm O’Brien (Ratoath) in third.

  Round 5  
1st Arek Klus Stamullen MD Road Club
2nd Ciaran Campbell Drogheda Wheelers CC
3rd Colm O’Brien Ratoath CC
4th Brian Martin Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Dave Hickey
6th Mark Lynch Drogheda Wheelers CC
7th Luke Coll Stamullen MD Road Club
8th Paul Hunter McNally Swords CC
9th Liam Hanley Navan Road Club
10th Alan Bonner Stamullen MD Road Club

Ellen Gorman of Stamullen won the underage race, with Grace Gorman second and Brendan McGuinness third.

  Underage Round 5  
1st Ellen Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
2nd Grace Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
3rd Brendan McGuinness Navan Road Club
4th Aaron Traynor Cuchulainn CC

Click here for the overall standings.

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Mark Mullen League : Round 4

Another superb ride from Drogheda Wheelers man Niall Craven saw him take maximum points to extend his lead at the top of the table. On a night when the mix of riders in the points reflected how well the handicapper judged this one, it was Niall who was once again strongest in the final sprint, beating Stamullen riders Arek Kluz and Luke Coll who took second and third places respectively. With just two rounds remaining, Niall now enjoys a 12 point lead at the top of the table.

Click here for the overall standings.

  Round 4  
1st Niall Craven Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Arek Kluz Stamullen MD Road Club
3rd Luke Coll Stamullen MD Road Club
4th Thomas McCabe Cuchulainn CC
5th Colm O’Brien Ratoath CC
6th Brian Martin Drogheda Wheelers CC
7th Liam Hanley Navan Road Club
8th Ciaran Campbell Drogheda Wheelers CC
9th Eomonn McKeown Cuchulainn CC
10th Austin Dennis Chapel Lane CC

In the underage category, Ellen and Grace Gorman of Stamullen took first and second places respectively. Brendan McGuinness of Navan finished third.

  Underage Round 4  
1st Ellen Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
2nd Grace Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
3rd Brendan McGuiness Navan Road Club
4th Aaron Treanor Cuchulainn CC
5th Ciaran Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC

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Mark Mullen League : Round 3

Wet and windy conditions made for a difficult night’s racing on the Donore circuit. On the night it was the A4 group that dominated proceedings. Niall Craven of Drogheda Wheelers and Colm O’Brien of Ratoath were prominent throughout and it was these two who made a decisive break about 1km from the finish. It was Niall who prevailed in the sprint, an impressive follow up to his runner-up finish in Round 2.

  Round 3  
1st Niall Craven Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Colm O’Brien Ratoath CC
3rd Conor McKeown Cuchulainn CC
4th Eoin Ferriter Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Brendan McEntee Drogheda Wheelers CC
6th Daniel Balasi Adamstown CC
7th Andy O’Brien Drogheda Wheelers CC
8th Luke Coll Stamullen MD Road Club
9th Mark Lynch Drogheda Wheelers CC
10th Stephen Carroll Drogheda Wheelers CC
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Ciaran Connor with dad, Anthony.

In the underage event, victory went to newcomer Ciaran Connor (Drogheda Wheelers). Daragh Lenehan (Drogheda Wheelers) took second place with Grace Gorman (Stamullen M Donnelly RC) taking third.

  Underage Round 3  
1st Ciaran Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Daragh Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
3rd Grace Gorman Stamullen M Donnelly RC
4th Sean Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Aaron Treanor Cuchulainn CC
6th Ellen Gorman Stamullen M Donnelly RC

Click here for the overall standings.

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Stamullen Road Club Charity Cycle


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Our good friends at Stamullen Road Club will be running a charity cycle for MAKE A WISH Ireland on the 11th July 2015. Please come and support this great charity. There are 105km, 55km and family cycles on the day. Food stops and full support on the day.

55km route
105km route
Click here for online entry.

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Mark Mullen League : Round 2

Brendan Hessman (unattached) took maximum points this week, with Niall Craven (Drogheda Wheelers) second and Gary Gorman (Stamullen) third.

Click here for the overall standings. Huge thanks to Kay Howard from Stamullen Road Club for compiling our league tables.

  Round 2  
1st Brendan Hessman Unattached
2nd Niall Craven Drogheda Wheelers CC
3rd Gary Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
4th Seamus Howard Stamullen MD Road Club
5th Mark McGauley Scott DLCO
6th Seamus Sinnott Wexford Wheelers CC
7th Peter Sharkey Stamullen MD Road Club
8th Arek Klus Stamullen MD Road Club
9th Barry Hughes Drogheda Wheelers CC
10th Ciaran Campbell Drogheda Wheelers CC

Sean Lenehan (Drogheda Wheelers) won the underage event from Aaron Treanor (Cuchulainn CC), Ellen Gorman (Stamullen) and Grace Gorman (Stamullen).

  Underage Leage  
1st Sean Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Aaron Treanor Cuchulainn CC
3rd Ellen Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
4th Grace Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club

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Simon second in Leinster TT

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Well done to Simon Jones who finished second in the junior category at the Leinster TT Chamionships last Friday (June 19). The event was promoted by Cuchulainn CC and took place along the usual 16km course starting at Felda Gym, going out to Castlebellingham and back in again. Simon completed the distance in an impressive 24:35.

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Mark Mullen League : Round 1

The Mark Mullen league got underway on Monday evening. Pleasant conditions for racing meant a strong turnout at the Donore circuit. The handicapper divided the field into four groups, which set off at intervals of roughly two and a half minutes. After a hard fought race it was Stamullen rider Gary Gorman who took victory from teammate Craig Sweetman with Mark McGauley (SCOTT DLCO) third.

  Round 1  
1st Gary Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
2nd Craig Sweetman Stamullen MD Road Club
3rd Mark McGauley Scott DLCO
4th Martin Gilbert Team Smartlamp- Aviation Display-AliMaysports
5th Shane McCullough Blanch Wheelies CC
6th George Devin Drogheda Wheelers CC
7th Austin Dennis Chapel Lane CC
8th Barry Hughes Drogheda Wheelers CC
9th Conor McKeown Cuchulainn CC
10th Thomas McCabe Cuchulainn CC

Click here to see the race unfold on Strava’s flyby viewer.

Sean Lenehan (Drogheda Wheelers) won the underage event from Aaron Treanor (Cuchulainn CC), Ellen Gorman (Stamullen) and Grace Gorman (Stamullen).

  Underage Leage  
1st Sean Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Aaron Treanor Cuchulainn CC
3rd Ellen Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
4th Grace Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club

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