Peter Mohan, Declan McEntee and Dara McKenna travelled to Dromore for the John Beggs
Memorial on Saturday.
This was a very tough course with a lot of climbing and a steep climb just before
the finish. Dara came 12th and Declan just behind him in the A4s and Pete finished
in the bunch in the A3s.
Declan McKenna raced the Killmessan circuit both on Saturday evening and Sunday.
Saturday was the Beechmount Cup and Sunday was the Collins Christie Memorial race.
Declan finished safely in the bunch in both races.
Paddy J McKenna had another great result at the weekend in the Champion of Champions
25mile TT in Newtownards.
Paddy came 2nd with a time of 53.29. Well done Paddy J , in fine form for the upcoming
Ulster 25 mile TT.
Well done to Emyvale members Sharon McKenna and John Husband, who came 3rd and 2nd
respectively in their categories in the Cavan Kayakrun Adventure race on Saturday.
Emyvale CC where out in big numbers over the weekend at several tours. On Saturday
a group did the Tour of Fermanagh . On Sunday a group travelled to Co. Down for the
Dromara Hilly Sportive. A very large contingent of Emyvale cyclists did the Killylough
tour on Sunday morning and where they were treated to a burger and a beer at the
finish. Well done to all our members who where out on the roads over the weekend.
Emyvale CC is winning the points competition in IC 5 and a good turnout is needed
for the final 2 events to secure the win. Tuesday evening the 15th, there is a crit
in Clonmore Co.Armagh and a road race in Armagh, (sign on at Pearse Ogs)on Thursday
24th August .
Ulster 25mile TT:
Emyvale CC are hosting the Ulster 25mile TT on Saturday 26th of August. Sign on from
8.45am in Emyvale Leisure centre with the first rider away at 10.00. All the top
cyclists in Ulster will be there hoping to set record times and win the Ulster gold
medal so feel free to support them along the route from Emyvale to Monaghan, Middletown,
Caledon and Aughnacloy. Any Emyvale members who are available to help, contact Gabriel.
Emyvale CC wishes our racing lady Lorraine Mullarkey all the very best as she departs
for work in Dubai for the coming year. Lorraine was out training and racing in all
kinds of weather here in Ireland so at least rain jackets and winter gear shouldn't
be needed over in Dubai.