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With 55 days to go to one of the most top style events in the country, we are introducing a new column in association with the g Hotel & Spa to get you races ready. Each week we will take you through different looks, impart helpful tips and guidelines ensuring both ladies and gents are ready for the 2017 Galway Races and the g Hotel & Spa Best Dressed events.
Maigh Cuilinn ladies have been drawn for a home venue, in the first All Ireland Ladies Junior Club semi final to be played at Páirc Mhaigh Cuilinn.
Round two of the cyclo cross league was held at the grounds surrounding Lough Lannagh, Castlebar, the beautiful setting with Croagh Patrick as a backdrop was a hilly technical affair. Experience was the key and the results were dominated by riders from outside the province, with Tim O Regan, DID Dunboyne, and Peter O Farrel,l Wheelworx Dublin, having a fierce battle that was only sorted out on the penultimate lap. The 1.2k lap had to be negotiated 14 times with many riders taking a spill or two on the off camber sections.
Dunboyne Athletic Club hosted the national intermediate and masters cross country championships last Sunday. The Meath venue was given good test of its ability to hold up against the conditions as 800 juveniles took to the course in the morning before the main event to make sure the underfoot conditions were up to scratch.
• St Michael’s is holding an Easter Gaelic Football camp from Tuesday April 10 to Thursday April 12 in Westside from 10.30am to 1pm daily and is open to boys from ages eight to 13. Several members of the club's senior team will be coaching. The cost is €10. Download an application form from http://stmichaelsgaa.ie, or register from 10am at St Michael’s club house on April 10. For information, text/call Alan Glynn 087-275 1903.
I’ve worked hard to convince friends that cycling is a tough sport and that those who compete at the highest level in the sport are mentally and physically superior to the average human being. I had a few of those friends with me last Sunday and Monday as we completed two stages of this year’s Ras. By now they need absolutely no convincing whatsoever that professional cyclists are as tough as nails. I don’t want to confuse the situation here by suggesting that I was riding with the professionals last Sunday and Monday. Far from it…those guys are in a different league.
Western Edge Medical Communications (WEMC) Ltd has announced its sponsorship of Castlebar Cycling Club’s entry to the An Post Rás for the third year in succession. Castlebar CC will again achieve a truly impressive goal as they represent Mayo with a team of five riders from this single club. WEMC is proud to be associated with this level of achievement and wishes Chris Coyle (team captain), Dave Brennan, Bernard Twoomey, and brothers Patrick and Ciaran Clarke, the luck and success that their massive dedication to the sport deserves.
Mayo athletic club has announced its teams for the upcoming national 10k which is being held this year in conjunction with the Bupa Great Ireland Run 2010 this Sunday April 18 in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. The senior men’s team comprises Timmy Glavey and Andrew Lynskey. Mayo will be sending a six strong women’s team, with Breege Blehein McHale, Catherine Conway, Tracy Durkan, Mary Gleeson, Paula Prendergast, and Sarah Syron making it up. In the over 35 section, the men’s team will be led by John Byrne along with Gerry Galvin, David Huane, Robert Malseed, TJ McHugh, and Christy O’Malley. The women’s over 35 team comprises Cathy Connolly, Anne Fahey, Chris Gallagher, Ann Lennon, Ann Murray, and Angela O’Connor. Mayo AC will have a very strong representation in the over 50s men’s section with a seven strong team of veterans, made up of Mickey Ferry, Jim Gaughan, Tom Hunt, Owen Mongan, Patrick Moran, and Chris O’Connell.