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.