Vote for Ger!

Vote for Ger!

Our very own Ger Campbell has been nominated in the “Volunteer of the Year” category in this year’s Cycling Ireland awards. All Cycling Ireland members are entitled to vote, so if you haven’t already done so, please follow this link and vote for him!

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Kevin King Memorial Cycle 2016

The Drogheda Wheelers annual Kevin King spin will take place on Saturday 8th October 2016, starting at 9:45 am from the port gates entrance, North Quay, Drogheda. It is being held in memory of Kevin King who had a great interest in cycling and steered the club through difficult times, thereby ensuring its survival. Sadly, Kevin passed away from cancer at the young age of 45 years.

We are encouraging all club members to participate in this event in his memory, all other cyclists are welcome too. Note, this will replace the usual Saturday spins on that day. Details as follows:

  • Sign on from 8:15 am to 9:30 am (Port entrance North Quay)
  • Distance 40 km approx
  • Entry fee 10 euro (no-frills event)
  • All proceeds will be shared by Drogheda and District Support 4 Older People and St. John’s Ambulance Brigade.

There will be a pre-event committee meeting in the Thatch Bar on Wednesday October 5th at 8:00 pm. As always, anyone that can help is most welcome to attend.

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Annual General Meeting

Drogheda Wheelers’ Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday, October 10th at 8:00 pm in the Thatch Bar, Drogheda.

After a very successful season, for our both racing and leisure riders, a full house is expected. The meeting will be open to all, but only club members 2016 will have voting rights if there are positions or motions to be voted on.

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Meeting : Charleville 2 Day

There will be a meeting on Friday 26th in the Thatch pub for all members taking part in the Charleville 2 Day event. All those taking part should attend : we will be finalising travel and accommodation arrangements.

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Annual Club championship Race 2016

The second annual Club championship race takes place this weekend. The venue once again will be Corcaigh park. The first race will start at 10 am, a 45 minutes handicap event, followed by championship race – 1 hr and a lap. All club members with club competition or open race licences can compete. All are very welcome to watch!

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Join Stephen Roche at the first SKODA Boyne Valley Classic

The SKODA Boyne Valley Classic Sportive takes place on Sunday 18th September starting and finishing in Drogheda. Cyclists have a choice of 143km and 96km routes.

Join Stephen Roche for a spin around two great routes taking in the coast and beautiful Boyne Valley counties of Louth and Meath. Full details on www.boynevalleyclassic.com

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Mark Mullen League Final Round and Overall Standings

Alex McDonnell won the final round of the senior competition. Second place for Stamullen rider Seamus Howard was enough to see him comfortably take the overall prize.

In the underage competition, Sean Lenehan’s win in Round 6 made him joint overall winner along with Ciaran Connor.

  Round 5  
1st Alex McDonnell
2nd Seamus Howard Stamullen Road Club
3rd Richie McMullen
4th Liam Hanley Lucan
5th Mark Heather Clontarf CC
6th Paul Dagg Cuchulainn CC
7th Eoin Ferritter Drogheda Wheelers
8th Richard Becton Drogheda Wheelers
9th Brendan McEntee Drogheda Wheelers
10th Unknown Ardee

  Round 6  
1st Sean Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Breandan McGuinness Navan Road Club
3rd Sean McGuinness Navan Road Club
4th Ciaran Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Darragh Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
6th Seamus Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
7th Liam Lynch Drogheda Wheelers CC
8th Cormac Courtenay

Click here for the overall senior standings, and here for the underage overall.

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Mark Mullen League 2016 : Round 5 Results

Paul Dagg of Cuchulainn CC won this week’s senior race. Liam Lynch of Drogheda Wheelers won the underage event.

  Round 5  
1st Paul Dagg Cuchulainn CC
2nd Mark Heather Clontarf CC
3rd Sean Landers Stamullen Road Club
4th Jack O’Donnell Drogheda Wheelers
5th Shane Coll Stamullen Road Club
6th Paul O’Donnell Garda CC
7th Andrew Grogan
8th Mick Nulty
9th Jonathan Corrigan White River Wheelers
10th Richie McMullan

  Round 5  
1st Liam Lynch Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Ciaran Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
3rd Seamus Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
4th Cormac Courtney

Click here to see the senior overall standings, and here for the underage overall standings.

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Mark Mullen League 2016 : Round 4 Results

Barry Hughes of Drogheda Wheelers won this week’s senior event. Breandan McGuinness of Navan won the underage race.

  Round 4  
1st Barry Hughes Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Arek Klus Stamullen Road Club
3rd Liam Hanley Lucan CC
4th Niall Craven Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Seamus Howard Stamullen Road Club
6th Mark Lynch Drogheda Wheelers CC
7th Val Gargan Cuchulainn CC
8th Unknown
9th Paul Dagg Cuchulainn CC
10th Dermot Healy Drogheda Wheelers CC

  Round 4  
1st Breandan McGuinness Navan Road Club
2nd Ciaran Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
3rd Seamus Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
4th Sean McGuinness Navan Road Club
5th Liam Lynch Drogheda Wheelers CC

Click here to see the overall standings.

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Brendan Campbell Memorial Race 2016

Drogheda Wheelers is proud to present the 20th Edition of the annual Brendan Campbell Memorial races. Once again, Coca Cola International Services are our title sponsor. This years races will take place on Sunday 24th July.

Sign on will be open from 10:30 am at Scoil Naomh Mhuire, Donore Village, County Meath. (3 mins from exit 9 from M1).

Racing for ladies, senior and underage riders are scheduled as follows:

Underage
11:45 am Under 14 (2 laps)
11:45 am Under 12 (1 lap)
12:15 pm Under 16 (4 laps)

Senior
12:15 pm A4 (8 laps)
12:15 pm Ladies (6 laps)
2:00 pm A1/A2/A3 /Junior (13 laps)

A route map is available here

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

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