Posts by Colin

Cyclocross in Ballinrobe Sunday 17th November

There will be a Cyclocross introductory event on this Sunday in Ballinrobe, which is great for improving bike skills and fitness this time of year. No previous cyclcocross experience required and any bike will do on this course. There will be a Covey car available if anyone needs a lift. Alternately, if weather isn’t too…

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Endurance Challenge 2068

Endurance Challenge 2068, devised by two supporters of Breakthrough Cancer Research, is set to be the largest endurance triathlon event ever to be attempted in Ireland. Over 22 days in August 2014 James Colbert and myself Sean Buckley will test our limits by: Swimming 120km of the River Shannon, Cycling 1780km through every county in…

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Connacht MTB Champs & Connacht MTB League Results

2013 Connacht MTB Champs & Connacht MTB League Results Elite: 6 laps 1st: Padraic Marrey – Western Lakes – 70m 21s 2nd: Michael Flangan – Western Lakes – 70m 23s 3rd: Colm Staunton – Covey Wheelers – 71m 55s 4th: Colm Lynch – Lakeside Mullingar – 72m 03s 5th: Padraic Conway – Covey Wheelers –…

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Covey Club League Presentation – Friday 18th

On Friday 18th October we will have the presentation of our own club league in Tommy Bourke’s pub. Food will be served from 8.30pm with the presentation at 9pm. The league was a huge success this year with 70 riders taking part. Great competition right to the last round with Ben Walsh and Eoghan Carr…

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Mayo League Presentation Night

Benson wins Mayo cycling League 2013 Castlebar’s CC Karl Benson added the Mayo cycling league to his list of Palamaris the young sprinter as he is known around Castlebar won 3 of the 9 rounds beating some experienced seniors on the way, the league itself was a real hot bed for recruiting talent with quite…

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Covies gear up for A3 Champs…

Best of luck to team Covey heading to Omagh this Sunday for the National A3 championship. The squad will be Keith, James, Patjoe with Ger and newly promoted Michael Flynn just scraping into registration. With Keith and James after going very well in the Ballinrobe 2 day and Tour Of Connacht they will be marked…

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Covey League Round 6 – Results

Round 7 Info: Covey League – September 4th – Hill Climb Starts: September 4, 2013 All reports submitted by group winners. Group 1 Race Report: On a perfect evening for racing group one had probably its largest turnout of the league so far. With many riders having been promoted from the other groups it looked…

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Westport Youths – Errigal International Youth Tour 2013

The Errigal International Youth Tour took place in Churchill and Letterkenny over the August Bank Holiday weekend and there were 6 Covey Youth’s in attendance with teams taking part from all over the Ireland, the UK and as far afield as South Africa. The event was made up of 4 stages over 3 days of…

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Ballinrobe 2 Day Race Report

A good weekend of racing for the Club in the Ballinrobe 2 Day last weekend with James McGreevy, Keith O’Connell, Michael Brady and Noreen O’Toole competing in the A3/2/1/Jr/Ladies main race while Oliver Whyte, Pat Monaghan, Michael Flynn and Richard Meaney contested the A4 race on Sunday. [singlepic id=906 w=320 h=240 float=none] Stage 1 on…

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