The Bellaghy cycle shop owner Chris mc Cann (Inspired Cycling) wins the A2-A3 & Junior race with a wheel to spare, last year Chris crashed and wrote his bike off, this time around happier times
Photo from Ian Barfoot (photo-finish and chief judge)
Fast downhill to steep turn into Warrenstown for fast turns and big crowds almost crit style speed from the village to head for Lurgan town to complete the 16k lap
The A2-A3 & Junior results: The Billy Stewart Cup
1. Chris Mc Cann (Inspired Cycling) A3
2. Peter Wakeley (U/A) A2
3. Connor Bradley (Spires) A3
4. Ciaran Cahoon (Clan Eireann) Junior
5. Andrew Hedley (Ards CC) A2
6. Ryan Jamison (Causeway) A2
7. Ronan Kennedy (Banbridge CC) A3
8. Bernard English (Scott-Orwell Dublin) A2
9. Adam Skeet (Dave Kane Cycles) A2
10. Nigel Bradley ( Roe valley) A2
The women’s race results
1. Teresa Parr (Newry Wheelers)
2. Ciara Havern (Newry Wheelers)
3. Grace Smith (Ballymena RC)
4. Ellie Kelso (Tom Clogher Racing)
5. Joann Lowry (Ballymena RC)
6. Lauren Garvey (Armagh Down)
7. Lynne Shields (Spires)
8. Ruth mc Kee (Banbridge CC)
9. Louise Taylor (Carn Wheelers)
A4 results
1. James Gordon (Phoenix CC)
2. Declan Rafferty (Cuchulainn CC)
3. Colin McGready (Cornerstone)
4. Philip Morrison (Ballymena RC)
5. Colm Dowey (Apollo CC)
6. Nigel Foster (Lakeland CC)
7. Paul Stamp (Armagh Down CC)
8. Garrett Greene (Velo Cafe Magasin)
9. Brad Roberts (TVR)
10. Darren Leavesley (Apollo CC)
Masters results (Part of the masters league)
1. Fergal Magee (Apollo CC)
2. Daniel Logue (Foyle CC)
3. Johnny Webb (NDCC)
4. Thomas Wilson (Ballymena RC)
5. Cathal Hendron (Apollo CC)
6. Colin McCloskey (Apollo CC)
7. Chris Wheeler (Team Madigan)
Apollo CC would like to thank the 38 volunteers, PSNI, St.Johns Ambulance, CU Comms Jack Watson, and Dominic McCann, and Ian Barfoot photo finish team for supporting a great event which saw riders from Donegal to DUBLIN and beyond represented
Photos courtesy of Paul Wharton and Tony Corey from the Apollo CC facebook page
The volunteers are the backbone of any cycling club…thank you