The club has had good representation at the Connacht league to date and there is another race on Sunday 9 December in Moorehall with previous results and details shown below:

MTB Trips

A few Covies have just returned from a weekend trip where they rode 4 different trail centres in the renowned 7stains region in the South of Scotland.

We are also planning a day trip to Ballyhoura over the Christmas holiday period (weekend of 28-30 December 2012). Ballyhoura is Ireland’s premier trial centre and is open to all abilities so all are welcome. Keep an eye out on web for further details.

Connacht League news

The club has had good representation at the Connacht league to date and there is another race on this Sunday 5 December in Cong woods with previous results and details shown below:

Connacht League Results
2012 Connacht Cycling MTB Winter League.
Round 4, Cong Wood, 25/11/12.

Elites: 5 Laps:

1st: Gary Collins – Cunga – 57m 22s
2nd: Michael Flanagan – Western Lakes – 57m 52s
3rd: Padraic Conway – Covey – 60m 40s

Experts: 4 Laps:

1st: Neil Martin – Connemara MTB – 51m 43s
2nd: Darren McGann – West Coast Wheelers – 53m 53s
3rd: Michael Gilvarry – Western Lakes – 54m 30s
4th: Tom Moran – Covey – 55m 51s
5th: Reg Cowie – Covey – 58m 12s

Sports: 3 Laps:

1st: Sean Holland Connemara MTB – 39m 13s
2nd: Brendan O’Hanlon – Covey – 42m 08s
3rd: Conor O’Malley – Connemara MTB – 45m 46s
4th: John Lydon – Cunga – 46m 04s
5th: David Hanahoe – Covey – 47m 20s
6th: David O’Malley – Covey – 48m 46s
7th: John Staunton – Connemara MTB – 53m 28s

Ladies: 2 Laps:

1st: Maire Boyle – U/A – 31m 28s

Under 16: 3 Laps

1st: Darragh O’Connor – Cunga – 40m 05s

Under 14: 1 Lap:

1st: Joesph Clancy – Connemara MTB – 14m 29s
2nd: Ronan Dirrann – U/A – 16m 11s
3rd: Daniel Gibbons – Cunga – 18m 42s
4th: Aoife Scullon – Western Lakes – 24m 34s

Under 12: 2 Short laps:

1st: James Regan – Connemara MTB – 10m 35s

Under 10: 1 Short lap:

1st: Ruari Collins – Cunga – 5m 14s
2nd: Aoife Dirrane – U/A – 5m 27s
3rd: Eoin Collins – Cunga – 6m 04s
4th: Oscar Cowie – Covey – 6m 56s
5th: Padraig Regan – Connemara MTB – 8m 13s

Connacht Cycling MTB Winter League – Overall Points Standings – After 3 rounds.

Elites:

1st: Michael Flanagan – 100 pts
2nd: Gary Collins – 97 pts
3rd: Colm Staunton – 92 pts
4th: Padraic Conway – 89 pts
5th: Patrick Clark – 45 pts
=5th : Ronan O’Flynn – 45 pts
6th: Brian O’Donnell – 43 pts
7th: Mark Quigley – 41 pts
8th: Gary Davoren – 40 pts

Experts:

1st: Colm Snow – 150 pts
= 2nd: Tom Moran – 131 pts
= 2nd: Neil Martin – 131 pts
3rd: Darren McGann – 94 pts
4th: Reg Cowie – 89 pts

Sports:

1st: Conor O’Malley – 138 pts
2nd : John Staunton – 121 pts
3rd: Martin Jennings – 119 pts
4th: Sean Holland – 97 pts
5th: Brendan O’Hanlon – 89 pts
6th: Brendan Scuallon – 87 pts
7th: David Hickey – 83 pts
8th: Paul Dunne – 50 pts
9th: Pat Dirrane – 47 pts
10th: Simon Moran – 45 pts
11th: Nerijus Skliadays – 43 pts
12th: Tom Bourke – 41 pts
13th: Fergal O’Neill – 40 pts
14th: William O’Connor – 38 pts

Ladies:

1st: Maire Boyle – 100 pts
2nd: Rebecca Conway – 47 pts

Under 16:

1st: Darragh O’Connor – 150 pts
= 2nd: Cale Coen – 47 pts
= 2nd: Philip Comerford – 47 pts
3rd: Robert Mannion – 45 pts

Under 14:

1st: Joseph Clancy – 150 pts
2nd: Aoife Scullon – 97 pts
3rd: Ronan Dirrane – 92 pts
4th: Declan Maloney – 47 pts

Under 12:

1st: Oscar Coburn – 50 pts
2nd: Oisin Coburn – 47 pts

Under 10:

1st: Neachtain Walsh – 97 pts
2nd: Aoife Dirrane – 95 pts
3rd: Oscar Cowie – 88 pts
=4th: Padraig Regan – 84 pts
=4th: Roisin Holland – 84 pts
=5th: Conor Dunne – 50 pts
=5th: William Clesham – 50 pts
6th: Ruari Collins – 47 pts
7th: Eoin Collins – 45 pts
8th: Finbarr Jennings – 43 pts

2012 Connacht Cycling MTB Winter League. Round 3, Moore Hall, 11/11/12.

Elites: 5 Laps

1st: Gary Collins – Cunga – 70m 51s
2nd: Padraic Conway – Covey – 76m 42s
3rd: Ronan O’Flynn – U/A – 79m 15s

Elites: 4 Laps

1st: Colin Snow – Connemara MTB – 60m 40s
2nd: Darren McGann – West Coast Wheelers – 62m 32s
3rd: Tom Moran – Covey – 63m 08s
4th : Neil Martin – Connemara MTB – 63m 59s
5th: Reg Cowie – Covey – 71m 36s

Sports: 3 Laps

1st : Paul Dunne – Castlebar CC – 45m 47s
2nd: Sean Holland – Connemara MTB – 46m 50s
3rd : Brendan Scullion – Western Lakes – 49m 52s
4th : Conor O’Malley – Connemara MTB – 49m 56s
5th: Brendan O’Hanlon – Connemara MTB – 50m 08s
6th: Tom Bourke – Covey – 51m 25s
7th: David Hickey – U/A – 52m 53s
8th: John Staunton – Connemara MTB 55m 19s
9th: William O’Connor – ??? – 55m 51s
10th: Martin Jennings – Western Lakes – 59m 04s

Under 16: 3 Laps

1st: Darragh O’Connor – Cunga – 44m 42s

Under 14: 1 Lap

1st: Joseph Clancy – Connemara MTB – 16m 10s
2nd: Aoife Scullion – U/A – 35m 30s

Under 12: 2 Short Laps

1st: James Regan – Connemara MTB – 10m 05s
2nd: Frank McManus – Connemara MTB – 11m 11s

Under 10: 1 Short Lap

1st: Conor Dunne – Castlebar CC – 5m 18s
2nd: Ruari Collins – Cunga – 5m 55s
3rd: Eoin Collins – Cunga – 6m 42s
4th: Oscar Cowie – Covey – 6m 46s
5th: Padraic Regan – Connemara MTB – 7m 49s
6th: Roisin Holland – Connemara MTB – 7m 54s

2012 Connacht Cycling MTB Winter League. Round 2, Cong Wood, 4/11/12.

Elites: 5 Laps

1st: Michael Flanagan – Western Lakes – 59m 16s
2nd: Gary Collins – Cunga – 61m 28s
3rd: Colm Staunton – Covey – 63m 16s
David O’Loughlin – Cunga – DNF
Gary Davoren – Connemara MTB – DNF
Chris Troy – Castlebar CC – DNF

Elites: 4 Laps

1st: Colin Snow – Connemara MTB – 52m 49s
2nd: Darren McGann – West Coast Wheelers – 55m 13s
3rd: Neil Martin – Connemara MTB – 55m 14s
4th: Tom Moran – Covey – 61m 39s

Sports: 3 Laps

1st: Sean Holland – Connemara MTB – 40m 25s
2nd: Brendan O’Hanlon – Connemara MTB – 43m 49s
3rd: Conor O’Malley – Connemara MTB – 46m 13s
4th: David Hickey – U/A – 46m 45s
5th: Brendan Scullion – Western Lakes – 50m 41s
6th: Martin Jennings – Western Lakes – 51m 03s
7th: John Staunton – Connemara MTB – 51m 34s
Jerome Varley – U/A – DNF

Ladies: 2 Laps

1st: Marie Boyle – U/A – 34m 57s
2nd: Betty Walsh – U/A – DNF

Under 16: 2 Laps

1st: Darragh O’Connor – Cunga – 27m 48s
2nd: Cale Coen – Castlebar CC – 32m 24s
3rd: Robert Mannon – Castlebar CC – 32m 50s

Under 14: 1 Lap

1st: Joseph Clancy – Connemara MTB – 15m 32s
2nd: Ronan Dirrane – U/A – 18m 45s
3rd: Aoife Scullion – U/A – 23m 48s

Under 12: 2 Short Laps

1st: Oscar Coburn – Cunga – 5m 28s
2nd: Oisin Coburn – Cunga – 6m 23s

Under 10: 1 Short Lap

1st: William Clesham – Cunga – 2m 52s
2nd: Neachtain Walsh – Covey – 3m 18s
3rd: Aoife Dirrane – U/A – 3m 20s
4th: Roisin Holland – Connemara MTB – 3m 42s
5th: Padraic Regan – Connemara MTB – 4m 26s

2012 CONNACHT CYCLING MTB WINTER LEAGUE RD1 MOORE HALL 21/10/12

ELITES: 5 LAPS

1st: Michael Flangan – Western Lakes – 69m 45s
2nd: Colm Staunton – Covey – 72m 12s
3rd: Patrick Clarke – Terra Finn – 72m 18s
4rd: Brian O’Donnell – West Coast Wheelers – 73m 43s
5th: Padraic Conway – Covey – 74m 24s
6th: Mark Quigley – U/A – 79m 15s

EXPERTS: 4 LAPS

1st: Garry Davoren – Connemara MTB – 55m 42s
2nd: Colm Snow – Connemara MTB – 59m 15s
3rd: Reg Cowie – Covey – 62m 54s
4rd: Tom Moran – Covey – 71m 14s

SPORTS: 3 LAPS

1st: Neil Martin – Connemara MTB – 44m 16s
2nd: Conor O’Malley – Connemara MTB – 50m 53s
3rd: Pat Dirrane – U/A – 52m 10s
4th: Simon Moran – Covey – 55m 00s
5th: Nerijus Skliadys – Connemara MTB – 58m 01s
6th: John Staunton – Connemara MTB – 58m 26s
7th: Martin Jennings – Western Lakes – 61m 19s
8th: Fergal O’Neill – Western Lakes – 69m 24s
9th: Tom Burke – U/A – DNF

LADIES: 2 LAPS

1ST: Maire Boyle – U/A – 36m 41s
2nd: Rebecca Conway – Covey – 40m 31s

UNDER 16: 2 LAPS

1ST: Darragh O’Connor – Cunga – 31m 03s
2nd: Philip Comerford – Seven Springs – 34m 41s

UNDER 14: 1 LAP

1ST: Joseph Clancy – Connemara MTB – 16m 06s
2nd: Declan Maloney – Covey – 17m 31s
3rd: Ronan Dirrane – U/A – 17m 50s

UNDER 10: 1 SHORT LAP

1ST: Neachtan Walsh – Covey – 5m 20s
2nd: Aoife Dirrane – U/A – 5m 48s
3rd: Oscar Cowie – Covey – 6m 02s
4th: Finbarr Jennings – Western Lakes – 8m 39s
5th: Padraig Regan – Connemara MTB – Finished