Dmitri Griffin, (Scott Orwell Wheelers)left-Aidan Hammond race organiser-Conor McDunphy (Holdswoth Racing), with their respective trophies. Dmitri's trophy is one presented to the club in the days it was called the Orwell Wheelers by Sean Kelly and Stephen who need NO NTRODUCTION

Conn McDunphy formerly of Stagg Cycles Lucan CC and now of the professional outfit Holdsworth, blazed a trail this morning when he recorded the fastest time in the annual Noel and Kieran Hammond Memorial TT over a distance of 32.5 kilometres on the outskirts of the village Roundwood in Co. Wicklow (Garden of Ireland).
He certainly took no prisoners in his win against seasoned operators Neil Delahaye of Fixx Roulers and Greg Swinand of Viner-Caremark-Pactimo.
Conditions for the event were superb on a course which took the competitors on a course which to say the least was undulating and traffic free. McDunphy was loud in praise for the organisation, “It was a testing course, with little or no traffic to interrupt your concentration, particularly when you are racing the clock. Little or no wind was a bonus, sadly I missed beating the record held by Ian Richardson of the UCD team, but a win is a win. Full credit to the organisation for organising and into the bargain on a day when the sun shine brightly,” said Conn who by all accounts will acquit himself in the professional ranks in the years ahead. Who knows that he’ll be back next year to get the record at least a former winner in Greg Swinand!

DETAILS:

U14:
1. Katie Reilly,( Scott Orwell Wheelers), 20mins11secs.

U16:
1. Conor Murphy Rodgers, (Scott Orwell Wheelers), 56:08;
2. Roman O’Conor, (Scott Orwell Wheelers), 56:22;
3. James Willett, (Swords CC), 56:29.

Junior (Kieran Hammond Trophy)
1. Dmitri Griffin,( Scott Orwell Wheelers), 55:47.

Women
1. Eve McCrystal,( Garda CC), 51:05 (new Women’s course record);
2. Jennifer Bates, (Team Gerard-DHL), 56:33.

A4
1. Joe Sheehy, (Bray Wheelers), 52:13;
2. Barry Greene, (Scott Orwell Wheelers), 55:41.

A3
1. Balasz Galambos, (Scott Orwell Wheelers), 49:28;
2. Denis McCarthy, (Slipstream CC), 52:30.

A2
1. Eoin Byrne, (Scott Orwell Wheelers), 48:51 (new club record);
2. Eve McCrystal, (Garda CC), 51:05.

Overall (Noel Hammond Trophy)
1. Conn McDunphy, (Holdsworth Racing), 45:38;
2. Neill Delahaye,( Fixx Rouleurs), 46:09;
3. Greg Swinand,( Viner Caremark Pactimo), 47:40;
4. Eoin Byrne, (Scott Orwell Wheelers), 48.57;
5. Balasz Galambos, (Scott Orwell Wheelers), 49.28;
6. Eoin Ahern,( Scott Orwell Wheelers), 49:57.

 



 


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