Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club

A fantastic weekend of cycling for our youths dis weekend. 22 enthusiastic riders proudly representing the club in 2 great cycling events been held this weekend.
💝 3 riders headed to Co. Cavan for the Moynalty GP which was successfully held by Moynalty Cycling Club & we thank them for having us there. Conor Lynch U12, Hannah Dennehy O Sullivan U14 & Kate Murphy U16 had a very successful morning with each of them coming home with a cash prize. With tough competition there starting off at 9am, They each had a superb race in the morning heat. We congratulate Conor winning 3rd place, Hannah winning 4th place & Kate winning 1st place. Fantastic cycling by all 3. Great efforts.
🚴 It all kicked off at 10am for 19 more riders who headed to Limerick Racecourse for the Modulcc Race Day which was very well organised & supervised by Greenmount Cycling Academy & we thank them for having us there. 1st up was the fun race with 8 of our rising stars starting off the event in the U8s & U10s catorgy. Caroline Collins, George Cleverly, Cara O Sullivan, amazing duo Marian & Brian Mulvaney, Conor Fleming, Cian Cronin & back on the track Aoife O Mahony after a short break. They had 1 lap around the track & what a race they had with George & Caroline coming over the line in 1st place U8s & Cara winning 1st in U10s. Great effort shown by all our youths Marian, Brian, Conor, Cian, Aoife all improving with every race with smiles.
Next up we had 9 in the U12s.
Abaigh Dennehy, Rose Linehan, Caolfhionn Foley, Dan Dennehy O Sullivan, Kieran Mulvaney, Jack Fleming, mighty duo Dillon & Ryan O Sullivan & Ethan Reel.
They had 2 laps around the track. We congratulate Ethan on his 1st race back after his accident & what a race he had with his 1st win today in Greenmount showing great strength, Kieran crossed the line in 2nd place & was very powerful all the way. Abaigh was our 1st girl over the line & finished very strong with the boys showing great determination. 3rd place went to Rose & Caolfhionn won 1st unplaced U11. Both with very strong finishs. Training is paying off. Jack, Dan, Dillon & Ryan all crossed the line & are improving no end.
Then came along the U14s race where they had 6 tough laps & no let up in the heat, we had 1 rider Nicholas James Buckley who worked very hard in staying up with the bunch where he proudly finished in 3rd place.
U16s was next up with Donagh O Connor. He had 12 very tough laps & never fell back, fought very hard & powered on finishing over the line in 5th place.
👏 The club is very proud of all their members & their improvements with every training session. The weather was amazing & fun was had by the members in the playground there.
💯 We’d like to thank Vinnie for his continuous time in keeping these events going. We look forward to a return visit on 14th August.
😊 Thanks to all the parents who made the journeys & helped out. Thank you for your continued support.
New members are always welcome.
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