On Sunday last our Killorglin riders were in action in the Cyclesports GP in Dungarvan County Waterford. Our underage riders were out in action in their first race of the season with Aona O’Shea finishing 3rd in the U12 race. In the U14 race Tadhg O’Shea and Tiarnach O’Shea represented the club both riders rode well on the day each rider having a go at various points throughout the race Tadhg finished strongly on the day in 7th position just outside of the placings with Tiarnach also well in contention in the dash for the line.
Our seniors Peter Clendennen and Edward Casey were in action in the A3 event over 3 laps of a testing circuit in excess of 90kms they had to endure tough conditions on the commencement of the second lap as it rained heavily for the remainder of the race. A group of eight established itself early on in the race it whittled down to two riders in the end who had a minute advantage over the main field which had dwindled down to around 25 riders due to the harsh weather conditions and tough route our Killorglin men did brilliantly to finish well up in the finishing main field sprint.
In the A4 race Bernard Sweeney who is still recovering from a crash in Blarney had a great race riding aggressively to the fore of the bunch all day in the two lap race of the 33km circuit he had a go numerous times and pursued any attacks that when up the road. On the day he finished very well in the gallop for the line within the first 20 riders. Next Sunday our club men will be traveling to Fermoy for the Silver Pail G.P.
Club spins with be mid week Tuesday and Thursday please see Facebook page for updates or contact secretary on 087 2854450.