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Irish National Hill Climb Results

Elite Race

1 Mark Dowling Asea Wheelworx 03:59.89
2 Lindsay Watson Plush MTB 04:06.94
3 Conor Kissane Killarney Cycling Club 04:16.89
4 Marcin Mizgajski Rossbury Racing 04:17.45
5 Ryan Sherlock Un-Attached Leinster 04:17.74
6 Mike Millar 04:31.78
7 James Davenport Dunboyne Cycling Club 04:32.62
8 Ross Collins UCD Cycling Club 04:38.28
9 Richard Barry St. Finbarrs CC 04:41.16
10 Andrew Maguire Rossbury Racing 04:43.53
11 Michael Fitzgerald STRATA3/VeloRevolution Racing Team 04:48.10
12 Brendan Dunne Gorey Cycling Club 05:15.58
13 Robert Farrell Lucan Cycling Road Club 05:18.27
14 Sam Gilmore Arcane Cycling Team 05:24.03
15 John O’Regan St. Tiernans Cycling Club 05:29.24
16 Bob Hall Clondalkin CC 05:42.61
17 Ciara Kinch Scott – Orwell Wheelers 05:46.78
18 Kenny Bucke Team RAD 05:56.53

Masters 40 Race

1 Dermot Radford Tipp Wheelers 04:20.80
2 John Lee Trim Cycling Club 04:26.82
3 Frank Billings Lucan Cycling Road Club 04:37.52
4 Jerry McCarthy Tralee Manor West iBike 04:44.32
5 Frank Dunne STRATA3/VeloRevolution Racing Team 04:51.11
6 David Walsh STRATA3/VeloRevolution Racing Team 05:00.55
7 Brendan Corcoran Lucan Cycling Road Club 05:02.77
8 Valerio Di Bacco Galway Bay CC 05:10.03
9 Marcus Dowling St. Tiernans Cycling Club 05:10.46
10 John Caffrey Lucan Cycling Road Club 05:13.30
11 Wayne Byrne South-East Road Club 05:14.44
12 Keith Hughes Un-Attached Leinster 05:15.90
13 William Barclay Xmtb McConvey Cycles 05:16.01
14 Martin Gill 05:23.06
15 Paul English Bohermeen CC 05:28.66
16 Gerry Byrne Barrow Wheelers 05:31.76
17 Jamie Busher Scott – Orwell Wheelers 05:32.74
18 Nigel Allen Wexford Wheelers 05:33.78
19 Jason Howick Bray Wheelers M40 05:40.71
20 Mark Dillon Clondalkin CC M40 05:56.61

Masters 50 Race

1 John Madden Inspired Cycling 04:39.80
2 Aj Murphy Midleton CTC 04:47.68
3 Mark Murphy Bray Wheelers 04:57.14
4 Micheal Corkery De Ronde Van Cork CC 05:11.20
5 Paul Bolger Slaney Cycling Club 05:15.00
6 Jimmy Treacy Raparee Cycle Club 05:25.17
7 Patrick Bergin North Tipperary Wheelers 05:27.70
8 Kevin Cronin Bree Mountain Biking 05:43.34
9 John Kissane Killarney Cycling Club 05:53.02
10 Paul Gammell Southside Wheely Wheelers 05:55.04

Masters 60 Race

1 Sean Hargan Phoenix CC 05:40.15
2 Sean McIlroy Panduit Carrick Wheelers 06:04.96
3 Dominic Drumm Bann Wheelers CC 06:11.43
4 Patrick Whitney Slaney Cycling Club 08:22.88
5 Joe Grennell Arcane Cycling Team 08:33.90
6 Denis Toomey Tandem Cycling Ireland N/S

Junior Race

1 Eoin Byrne Scott–Orwell Wheelers 04:26.82
2 Conor Leech Clonard RC 04:42.54
3 Cian Keogh South-East Road Club 05:21.57
4 Andre Grennell Arcane Cycling Team 05:37.79

Irish National Hill Climb Championships 2016

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The National Hill Climb Championships 2016 held by Gorey Cycling Club are due to take place in Ballyfad Co. Wexford on Saturday 22nd October.

Course Details: Distance 1.7km or 1 mile

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Sign-on: from 12.30pm at Ballyfad Hall, beside Ballyfad National School (directions below)
Start time: 2.00pm
Entry fee: €20 – online registration is now closed

National Championship medals are only awarded to the 4 events below. There are no separate medals for Juniors or Women as they take part in the main event. There are no medals for best team. If minimum entry requirements are not met the event will not be run.

Championship Events:

National Hill Climb Championship – open to Junior, Senior and Women – minimum 12 entries
National M40 Hill Climb Championship – open to M40 riders only – minimum 12 entries
National M50 Hill Climb Championship – open to M50 riders only – minimum 6 entries
National M60 Hill Climb Championship – open to M60 riders only – minimum 6 entries

Licences accepted are A+, A1, A2, A3, A4, LC, JR.
One Day Licences are not available for this event

National Championship Skinsuits will be ordered for the winners after the event

Directions to Sign on:
Travelling on the M11, exit at junction 22 (Gorey North).
At Tinnock Roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto R772 (Sign for Inch) and continue for 3.8km.
In Inch village turn left onto L1004 (for Coolgreany) and continue for 2.5km.
Continue onto Main St. Coolgreany for 260m and turn left at The Coolgreany Inn (top of Main St.).
Continue for 2.4km until you reach Ballyfad with church and school (sign on location) on the left

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Wexford County Road Championships 2016

The Wexford County Road Road Race Championships 2016 will be held on Saturday July 23rd. Sign on at Naomh Eanna GAA Complex, Clonattin, Gorey at 9.30am with the first riders off at 10.30am sharp. A4’s will go off first followed by A3’s then the A2’s & A1’s.

The route will take the riders north up to Kilmurray cross roads and a right turn heading for Ballymoney village. In the village the riders will turn left, passing the Tara Vale Pub, and tackle the first climb (details) up to a T-junction. Turning right, the route follows the lumpy road all the way around Tara Hill. Going through Tara Hill village the riders will start another short climb, which will bring them along to the T-junction at the top of Kilmurray Hill. Turning left at this junction will start the fast descent back to Kilmurray crossroads and the end of the lap. At the bottom turn left again to start a new lap. Its 5 laps but a very lumpy hard road.

On the last lap when you descend Kilmurray you will go straight through the cross roads back towards the sign on location and finish at the 50km speed signs near the Naomh Eanna GAA complex. The finish is a perfect straight up a slight incline.

Route Maps:

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1145813005
https://www.strava.com/routes/5598355
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14886540

Remember, all participating clubs need to provide marshalling help to ensure entry for their riders and the safety of the race. I will be in touch with the respective clubs over the coming days. Anyone with Cups, etc. please ensure they are returned before the race day for the post race presentations.

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GoreyCC League Final

A big thank you to everyone who turned out to either race, marshal or just enjoy our final League race. The riders didn’t disappoint, with some great racing right from the start as both leagues were still wide open with several riders in contention for top spot.

The A4 league was tied going into the final round GoreyCC’s Brendan Dunne and Rossbury Racing‘s Jim Wall both knowing that only a win on the night was going to guarantee the title. But South East Road Clubs Wayne Byrne had other ideas and stayed away from an earlier break for a great solo win, which left a sprint finish battle for 2nd and Brendan just edging out Jim on the line!

The A1/2/3 league title decider was shaping up to be a lively affair with only 3 points separating the top 7 riders and a two man attack right from the start confirmed we were in for some thrilling racing. They were quickly reeled back in however by the high tempo of the chasing bunch. Another 3 man break developed later in the race and managed to open a sizable gap back to the bunch, with Rossbury’s Martin Mizgajski, Slipstream Cycling Club‘s Declan Kinch and Slaney Cycling Club‘s Reece Young battling for the win. A photo finish confirmed it was Matin however who literally “inched” out Reece on the line, with Declan taking 3rd.

A big thank you to our sponsors, without whom there would be no league. To all the marshals over the 5 weeks who kept everyone safe, especially the lead car drivers and moto riders Pat and Gary of Slipstream and Gordon and Shane on the motos. To the clubs and riders for not disappointing and keeping us all well entertained with some great racing. To Derek Webb for all his organisational skills and tireless work behind the scenes. To Chef Nicola Redmond for the post race BBQ and thanks as ever to Sean Rowe for his fantastic pics which you can see more of in the link below.

Final League tables:
League-Standings-A1 League-Standings-A4

GoreyCC League Race 5 details

This Thursday the 26th is the final round of GoreyCC’s League. We’re back to Gorey Business Park (near new Tesco) for the 10km circuit, heading towards the Tesco roundabout at the Gorey monument, out the Enniscorthy Road, taking a left in Clogh village, an immediate left again towards Ballyminaun/Walsh Mushrooms, left at the crossroads continuing to the top of Ballyminaun Hill and the fast descent back towards the Gorey Business Park. We will have the prize giving and some post race refreshments organised directly after the race.

Sign on is at from 6.15pm at Gorey Business Park, Ramstown, Gorey (see map) with the A1/2/3 & Junior race off first at 7pm sharp and the A4’s following immediately behind. Both races are 4 laps of the circuit. Points awarded for first 6 placings in each race.

Only riders registered on Wexford Cycling’s leaguerace.me marshal website will be allowed enter. Please bring €5 Sign on fee. Marshals must also sign on at the start line where they will be assigned their junction, hi-viz, signs, etc.

Route details here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/13614264

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Barrow Wheelers GP

A fantastic result for GoreyCC’s Brendan Dunne at the Barrow Wheelers GP on Sunday May 22nd. Brendan took second place in the A4 race among a very strong field. Also racing were Joe Christian and Darren Davitt, both finishing comfortably in the bunch. Well done lads!

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Cathal Glackin wins Davidstown League

Congratulations to GoreyCC’s Cathal Glackin on topping the final league table in Slaney Cycling Club‘s A4 league. Cathal took 6th place in Wednesday’s finale adding a further 3pts to his total to cement the win. A great result also for Gorey’s Frank O’Brien on the night, racing in the O’50 category. The group held a consistent time gap back to A4’s all the way to the finish, with Frank eventually taking 2nd place. A special mention also to Gorey’s Susie Carroll Christian on taking the spoils in the ladies category in her first competitive outing. Thanks to all in SlaneyCC and the marshals over the 5 weeks for a well run and exciting league and to Sean Rowe for the great photos.

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GoreyCC League Race 4 details

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Round 4 of GoreyCC’s League is on this Thursday, May 19th and we are returning to the Kilmurray – Baker’s Cross circuit which featured in Race 2.

Sign on is at from 6.15pm at naomh eanna gaa complex, Clonattin Road, Gorey.
A1/2/3 & Junior race will start at 7pm sharp with the A4’s following immediately behind. Both races are 4 laps of the 10km circuit. Points awarded for first 6 placings in each race.

Only riders registered on Wexford Cycling’s leaguerace.me marshal website will be allowed enter. Please bring €5 Sign on fee. Marshals must also sign on at the start line where they will be assigned their junction, hi-viz, signs, etc.
Route details here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/13455231

GoreyCC League Race 3 Results

Congratulations to Paul Kinch of Slipstream and Jim Wall of Rossbury on their wins in Race 3 of GoreyCC’s League. There was a great turnout of riders and spectators and the route proved very popular with the racers, despite a couple of testing kicks. Well done to all who took part and a big thanks to the marshals and drivers for keeping everyone safe.

Click on Sean Rowe’s Facebook photo gallery below for lots of pics from the race.

Results GoreyCC League Race 3:
A1/2/3/ Juniors
1. Paul Kinch – SlipstreamCC
2. Liam Curly – SERC
3. Reece Young – SlaneCC
4. Andrew Maguire – Rossbury
5. Davey Walsh – Velo Revolution
6. Marcus Harrington – Wexford Wheelers

A4’s
1. Jim Wall – Rossbury
2. Brendan Dunne – GoreyCC
3. David Dempsey – Barrow Wheelers
4. Cathal Glackin – GoreyCC
5. Andrew Farrell – Wexford Wheelers
6. Wayne Byrne – SERC

GoreCC League Race 3 details

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Round 3 of GoreyCC’s League is on this Thursday, May 12th. We’re moving the start/finish to Gorey Business Park (near new Tesco) for a 10km circuit, heading towards the Tesco roundabout at the Gorey monument, out the Enniscorthy Road, taking a left in Clogh village, an immediate left again towards Ballyminaun/Walsh Mushrooms, left at the crossroads continuing to the top of Ballyminaun Hill and the fast decent back towards the Gorey Business Park.

Sign on is at from 6.15pm at Gorey Business Park, Ramstown, Gorey (see map) with the A1/2/3 & Junior race off first at 7pm sharp and the A4’s following immediately behind.

Both races are 4 laps of the circuit. Points awarded for first 6 placings in each race.
Only riders registered on Wexford Cycling’s leaguerace.me marshal website will be allowed enter. Please bring €5 Sign on fee. Marshals must also sign on at the start line where they will be assigned their junction, hi-viz, signs, etc.

Route details here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/13614264