Posts Tagged ‘cycling’

Busy Easter Period for Waterford Racing Club

Rás Mumhan team photo
A congested Easter fixtures schedule ensured that WRC riders were kept busy. The main event was Ras Mumhan in Kerry, an international event featuring professional and national squads which received national media coverage on the six-one news where the WRC jersey was prominent on stage 1 following Robin Kelly’s fine fourth place. It was mixed [...]

Historical week for Waterford Racing Club

Robin Kelly continued his excellent run of form when he once again finished in the prizes in the tough Des Hanlon Memorial in Co Carlow.
It’s been a busy week for Waterford Racing Club. The club had a huge turnout for the popular Bobby Power Memorial, hosted by our neighbours in Carrick on St Patrick’s Day. It was a productive day for the club with Robin Kelly and Daniel Merriman both making it into the prizes in sixth and eighth [...]

Wonder Woman

Tired but victorious: Diane Behan takes a well-earned breather after winning the women’s section of The Race 2015 in Donegal last weekend. Inset: Diane completing the cycling leg of an incredible feat of endurance.			 		| Photos: The Race 2015
Eighteen hours, forty-three minutes and fifty seven seconds: that’s how long it took Portlaw native and Waterford AC’s Diane Behan to complete and win The Race 2015, which was held in North West Donegal last weekend. Diane, who is well known on the local athletics circuit, was the [...]

Kelly continues scoring run

Eamonn Ryan performed well in Broadford, Co Limerick but just fell short of a podium finish
Waterford Racing Club reached another landmark over the weekend when our current form man, Robin Kelly topped the Cycling Ireland league table to become the current number one ranked rider in the country. Robin took third place at the Mick Lally Memorial in Summerhill, Co. Meath on Saturday and followed that up with sixth place [...]