After Round 3 of the 2018 Covey League Padraic Furlong leads the way. Starting in the first group on the road he kept enough strength in the legs to power home for a strong finish. Aaron Doherty drops to 7th after missing out this week, showing just how things can change in only one round.
|Possition||Name||Cat||Ponits after R2||Race 3||Total|
|13||Joe O Toole||A4||14||21||35|
|31||Sean O Grady||LC||10||10||20|
|33||Keith O Connell||A3||16||0||16|
|38||Ann Marie Meaney||LC||10||0||10|
|41||Liam O Suilleabhain||A4||10||0||10|
|49||Noreen O Toole||LC||10||0||10|
The next race in the Covey League takes place this coming Thursday 17th May.
The route is Srah Loop, starting from the train station. Sign on at the train station from 18:00-18:30, 1st group off at 18:45.
If you are available to marshal or can provide one please do so.
Map of the route below
The Covey League is well underway now with two rounds under our belts, Aaron Doherty showing his class leading the way with the pack nice and close behind.
Noel Kelly took the chequered flag in round 2 with a great hill sprint to take the win after working hard within the first group off to keep the chasing packs at a distance.
1st – 10 pts
2nd – 9 pts
3rd – 8 pts
4th – 7 pts
5th – 6 pts
6th – 5 pts
7th – 4 pts
8th – 3 pts
Top 3 in each group:
1st – 5 pts
2nd – 4 pts
3rd – 3 pts
*** 10 points for all racers.
*** 10 points for all volunteers.
Groups will be kept small to encourage cooperation among the riders.
For the 2018 league 5 rounds will be counted towards your total score including the TT, so 4 road races will be counted. If you marshal the 5th road race you will get 10 points added to your score.
Details of other races will follow.
The Winner of each group gets promoted to group above for next race.
Two 2nd place finishes in your group gets you promoted for next race.
(This should be seen as a positive thing as it means your racing is progressing)
Wear race number on back of jersey which must be visible. If you have a frame number please attach it to your seatpost.
Licence must be presented at sign on for your 1st race.
Sign on fee of €5 for one race or €20 for the whole league, (€10 for youth/Juniors). (If you sign up for the TT league too the cost is €30)
PLEASE HAVE CORRECT CHANGE
We are looking for volunteers for all rounds so if you are available.
Please remember we have asked that people who take part in these events will give volunteer time. So please email us with details of what events you can help with. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Wear race number on back of jersey/seatpost which must be visible.
- License must be presented at sign on for your 1st race.
- Helmets are compulsory.
- Failure to obey the rules of the road will result in elimination.
- Marshals instructions must be obeyed.
- Bikes must be in good working order.
- No TT bars or TimeTrial bikes (apart from round 1).
Winner to submit race report to club e mail.
If you can bring along a marshal or helper please do