Mark Mullen League 2016 : Round 3 Results

Bryan Harvey of Drogheda Wheelers took first place in this week’s senior event, with Sean Lenehan of Drogheda Wheelers winning the underage race.

  Round 3  
1st Bryan Harvey Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Gareth Enright Kilcullen CC
3rd Paul Dagg Cuchulainn CC
4th Ken Shevlin Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Johanna Rogan Ardee CC
6th Anthony Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
7th Alan Mulvey McNally Swords CC
8th Paul O’Donnell Garda CC
9th Seamus Howard Stamullen Road Club
10th Paddy Gorman Ardee CC

  Round 3  
1st Sean Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Darragh Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
3rd Ciaran Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
4th Liam Lynch Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Seamus Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC

Click here to see the overall standings.

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Race news : Charleville 2 Day & Club Championship

All our racers are urged to take note of two important upcoming events. The Charleville 2 Day event will take place on September 3rd and 4th. In order to ensure that we register our riders on time, have enough accommodation etc., all those interested in taking part need to notify Gerard Campbell as soon as possible. The event is open to all riders with an A2, A3 or A4 license. You can contact Gerard on 086 8192205 or gerry.campbell@droghedawheelers.ie

Our second annual club championship will take place on August 28th. Once again the venue will be Corkagh Park. This event is open to all Drogheda Wheelers members who hold at least a club competition license. No need to register for this one – just make sure to keep the date free in your calendar!

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Mark Mullen League : Round 2

This week’s senior event was won by Gary Gorman of Stamullen

  Round 2  
1st Gary Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
2nd Seamus Howard Stamullen MD Road Club
3rd Craig Sweetman Stamullen MD Road Club
4th Niall Craven Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Barry Hughes Drogheda Wheelers CC
6th Tomas Mc Cabe Ardee CC
7th Liam Hanley Lucan CC
8th Daragh Campbell Drogheda Wheelers CC
9th Alan Malone Ardee CC
10th Conor McKeown Cuchulainn CC

In the underage event, victory went to Sean Lenehan of Drogheda Wheelers.

  Round 2  
1st Sean Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Darragh Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
3rd Ciaran Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
4th Seamus Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Liam Lynch Drogheda Wheelers CC

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Mark Mullen League 2016 : Round 1

There was a large turnout for the first round of the annual Mark Mullen League. In the senior event, Javan Nulty managed to ride clear of a large bunch to take the win.

  Round 1  
1st Javan Nulty Sprinter Club Nice
2nd Gary Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
3rd Seamus Howard Stamullen MD Road Club
4th Niall Craven Drogheda Wheelers CC
5th Daragh Campbell Drogheda Wheelers CC
6th Arek Klus Stamullen MD Road Club
7th Peter Sharkey Stamullen MD Road Club
8th Emmet Gorman Stamullen MD Road Club
9th Barry Hughes Drogheda Wheelers CC
10th Tomas Mc Cabe Ardee CC

In the underage event, victory went to Seamus Connor of Drogheda Wheelers.

  Round 1  
1st Seamus Connor Drogheda Wheelers CC
2nd Sean Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
3rd Darragh Lenehan Drogheda Wheelers CC
4th Liam Lynch Drogheda Wheelers CC

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Leisure Group News

Following last night’s meeting, the club have decided to formalise the structure of the leisure and intermediate groups, and to appoint road captains for each group.
The road captains will lead and direct their respective spins. Members must at all times:

  • Obey directions from road captains (whilst cycling within the rules of the road)
  • Respect all other group riders
  • Ride within the limits of the group (as dictated by the road captains)
  • Enjoy yourselves 🙂

The committee would like to thank the following riders for agreeing to become road captains.
Leisure Group: Jackie Crinion and Dave Turner
Intermediate Group: Conor McCabe and Eric McGovern
Road captains for the race group will continue to be Colin O’Connor and Andrew Watters

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Club Meeting

Our next club meeting will be held next Tuesday (June 7th) at 8:00 pm in the Thatch Bar. The main purpose is to discuss the upcoming Mark Mullen League which will run from Monday June 20th until Monday July 25th inclusive (total 6 x Mondays) and anything else that is on peoples minds.

We would urge all race / committee members to attend so that arrangements can be finalised as early as possible.

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Mark Mullen League 2016

Drogheda Wheelers’ annual Mark Mullen League gets underway again on Monday 20th June. Racing will take place at 7:30 each Monday night for six weeks in total. Each race consists of 5.5 laps of the Donore Circuit. All races are run on a handicap basis and are an ideal opportunity for those who’ve never raced before but would like to give it a try. Anyone wishing to race must hold at least a Cycling Ireland Club competition license (club members who have non-competition licenses can upgrade by applying to Cycling Ireland).

Riders must ride in a minimum of 4 rounds to be eligible for overall prizes. Riders who ride all 6 rounds will have their worst result deleted (best 5 results to count).

Sign-on for each race will be outside Donore National School. The entry fee will be €5 per race, payable at sign-on.

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Dunsany GP

Drogheda Wheelers (and an assembly of friends) will promte the Dunsany GP Races this Saturday, May 7th.

HQ will be Dunsany GAA Grounds with sign on from 9:00 am. Racing starts at 10.30 am

Race 1 A3/Jun 4 x laps of the green sheds circuit 68k

Race 2 A4 3 x laps 51k

Both races will come off circuit at the end of the final lap to finish adjacent to the church at Dunsany.

For further Info, contact Ger 086 8192205 (after 6:00 pm) email:gerry.campbell@droghedawheelers.ie

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Club Meeting

Our next club meeting will be on Wednesday, 4th May at 8:00 p.m. in Thatch Bar. The purpose of the meeting is to debrief after race weekend and to finalise any outstanding issues from same, plus AOB that members would like to discuss.

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Rás na n’Óg Results

Under 16 Overall
1 Conor Halvey Errigal
2 Aaron Doherty Covey Whlrs 
3 Liam Curley   SERC
4 Adam Ward Omagh Whlrs
5 Brendan Flannagan  Ballymoney 
6 PJ Doogan  Errigal   
Under 15 Overall
1 Mark Smith Moynalty
2 Shay Daley Ballymoney 
3 Cathir Doyle   Carn Whls
Girl
Amanda Gallagher Caldwell Cycl 
Team
Ballymoney 780 points
Under 14 Overall
1 Tom Moriarty O Leary Stone   
2 Mark McGarry Dungarvan     
3 Cathal Gallagher Errigal   
4 Sam Barrett Tralee
5 Darren Foy  Covey Wlrs
6 Fionn Desmond Galtee WHLS
U13 Overall
1 Darren Rafferty     Island Whlrs
2 Callum Keane Leinster
3 Eoghan Cooke    Leinster
Girl
Orla Desmond Galtee WHLS
Team
Leinster 756 points
Under 12 Overall
1 Adam Gilsenan Leinster
2 Adam Mc Geever AAA
3 Andrew Kelly Leinster
3 Conor Gallagher Errigal    
5 Scott Roberts XMTB
6 Shea O Kane     Pheonix  
Team
Leinster 843 points
Under 11 Overall
1 Adam Rafferty Island Whlrs  
2 Quillan Donnelly Leinster
3 Aoife O Brien  Leinster girls
Girl
Amelia Tyler NDCC

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