Posts by Oliver Whyte

Connacht Cyclocross Victory for Eamon

The inaugural Connacht Championships were held this Sunday 4th Jan 2015 and it was perfect conditions on a great course in Westport House. The grounds have many natural features suitable to this kind of event and the course was technical in places but made for good racing. The coveys cleaned up in the underage categories…

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Connacht MTB League this Sunday

Round 2 of the Connacht MTB League winter league 2014 Moycullen Woods   This Sunday (Oct 19th) Round 2 of the Connacht MTB League winter league 2014 is in Moycullen Woods. Sign on is at MBW bike shop from 10am till 10:30am. There is a race for everybody from 8 year olds upwards. See Connacht…

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Connacht MTB League Round 1

Connacht Cycling 2014 Autumn MTB League RD 1   @ Union Wood, Silgo, C/O Northwest MTB Club   Elite: 5 Laps   1st: Oisin Mooney – Eire Óg – 83m 11s 2nd: Garry Davoren – Connemara MTB – 94m 52s 3rd: Peter Jones – Lakeland CC – 100m 45s 4th: Neil Martin – Connemara MTB…

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Connacht XC MTB Champs 2014

  Well done to all the Coveys who participated in the recent Connacht Championships with some great performances and plenty of medals to show for it. Padraic Furlong finished 2nd to take silver in the sport category whilst Keith O Connell took the bronze. Siobhan O’Malley, Emily Kelly, Ben Walsh and Yannick Scheerer all took…

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Connacht Championships and Mountain Bike league 2014

  The first round of the league starts this Sunday in Moore Hall and with the recent dry spell the course is sure to be dry and dusty which will give perfect conditions for racing !     So calling all Coveys to support the event with plenty of categories to suit all levels, this…

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National Youth Championships 2014 Results

  Westport Covey Wheelers had eight riders (Keith Mulroy U12, Shane O’ Malley U11, Orla Harrison U14 Girls, Aaron Doherty U14 , Yannick Scheerer U13 , Emer Harrison U16 Girls , Ben Walsh U15 and Eoghan Mc Laughlin U15 ) at the National Youth Championships in Ballymoney last weekend the 23rd and 24th of August…

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Covey League Round 7 Reports

  A smaller than usual crowd signed for the final covey league Road Race of the season on Wednesday last. Whether it was the weather or the distance from town to sign on we are not sure but hopefully we will recieve some constructive feedback at the end of the season. In hindsight this race…

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Donegal International Youth Tour Report 2014

  The August Bank Holiday weekend, means only one thing for any young aspiring cyclist between the age of 11 and 16. The ‘Donegal International Youth Tour’, known as the youth ‘Tour de France’ for Irish cyclists who wish to see where they stack up against some of the best in Europe. As an Irish…

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Mayo Champs 2014

  Last Wednesday saw the club perform very well at the Mayo Championships picking up 8 prizes.   Richie Meaney had a cracker of a race managing to bridge across to Chris Troy early for the two strongmen to stay away for the night. Meanwhile back in the peloton there was a bit of man…

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