Best placed local rider, Paddy J MC Kenna Emyvale CC
1. Harvey Barnes, East Tyrone
2. Jack Caldwell, TBW
3. Stephen Conroy, Lucan cc
4. Gareth Fitzgerald, VCG
5. Connell Donnelly, Clogher Valley Wheelers.
6. Stephen Finnegan, Yeats
7. Brian (Benny) O Kane Square Wheelers, Moy.
8. Barry Rusell, Carn Wheelers.
9. Liam Hanley, Lucan cc
10. Andrew Farrell, Wexford.
Best placed, local rider Stephen MC Cann (11th) Emyvale Cc.
1. Gareth Boyle, NDCC
2. Jason Potter, Castlebar
3. Peter Mohan Emyvale Cc
4. Alex Ekiz,Ballina.
5 Simon Curry Armagh
6. Mark Kelly, Emyvale Cc
7. Phil Neil Keevan Cc
8. Thomas Hepburn Island Wheelers.
Ist unplaced local rider, John P Colton.
Ist placed A4, Ladies Lorainne Mullarkey.
Master Race Chris MC Cann, Phoenix.
Ladies Race, Kate Curley Kilternan.
Sunday Spin :
A group of 20 headed off on the early loop of Monaghan, Middletown, Caledon Rehaghy
and Aughnacloy on Sunday ,morning, before joining the club spin at 9.30am. Group
1 and 2 headed off by Glaslough, Pipers Bridge, Castleshane, Clontibret, Blaney,
Lough Eglish and down into Ballybay for the coffee stop, then on to Ardaghey and
The youth cyclists divided into 2 groups with the beginners going to Mullan, Caledon
and home by Glaslough. The older lads followed group 2 for a while before turning
for Middletown and doing some hill climbing into Tynan. Then back to Glaslough and
Best of luck to new club member Vincent Brett who is doing a charity cycle from Dublin
to Galway and back to Dublin next weekend.
As part of National Bike Week, Emyvales Declan McKenna gave a talk and demonstration
on Cycling in Corracrin school on Wednesday last .
Thanks to Declan for giving up his time and hopefully the club will have a few more
young people joining in the near future.
Emyvale hosted a Criterium or street race in the grounds of St Davnets last Thursday
evening. Each group had to race for 20 minutes plus 3 laps which left for very fast
racing on the tight and technical circuit .Emyvale riders were to the fore in all
4 races and it was a great event for both cyclists and spectators. Thanks to everyone
who helped in any way, with sign on, marshalling and the food and refreshments afterwards.
Thanks to the HSE for the use of St Davnets and to Monaghan Men's Shed for the use
of their facilities.
The next round of IC 5 will be a road race in Keevan , beside the Birches Roundabout
on the M1, on Wednesday 28th June.
Club Shop :
The online club shop Pactimo.com will open this weekend from Friday until Monday
Tour of Monaghan :
The annual tour of Monaghan will take place on Sunday the 2nd July. Sign on is €15
/£12 in Emyvale leisure centre. Sign on from 8.00am, 115 km group off at 8.45, 85km
group off at 9.00.
Racing News :
Stevie McCann raced the Navan Gp on Sunday finishing in the main bunch.
Lorraine Mullarkey was at the Noel Taggert Memorial in Banbridge on Sunday.
Paddy J McKenna came 3rd in the Fathers Day 25mile TT at Woodgreen on Sunday. Former
An Post Chain Reaction rider , Marcus Christie was the winner with a time of just
under 50 minutes.
Martin Sherry, Mark Skeath and Sharon McKenna also put in great times.
Well done everyone.
Club TT :
The club TT will take place on the Ardaghey Rd this evening, Thursday 22nd. Sign
on from 6.45 at the entrance to Monaghan Quarries on the Ardaghey Rd. First youth
rider away at 7.00.