Ulster Cycling News
5Jun/160

Curry Is 2016 Winner of Rás Dhun na nGall

Banbridge Mountain biker, James Curry of Sierra Nevada ais the winner of the 2016 Rá Dhun na nGall. James donned the Yellow Jersey yesterday taking it from Adam Stenson of Clebridge and today he showed that he had very intention of keeping it. With a number of KoH climbs Curry proved that he can climb as was always up with the first riders over the climbs.

At one point a break developed which included Eoghan McArdle Ruane (Galway Bay CC), Dominic McCartan (Apollo CT), Brian Geary (Scott Orwell), Aaron Kearney and Sean McFadden (Errigal CC)JB Murphy (Murphy Surveyors), Cameron McIntyre (Sierra Nevada), Mark Buchanan (Caldwell Cycles), and Conor Devlin (Belgium Project). This group held off the chasers for some miles but they were being chased down hard by the The Yellow Jersey group.

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James Curry of Sierra Nevada in Yellow was always in the front with other riders such as  Matt Adair of Banbridge and Calvin Moore of Cycling Ulster and it was not long before they closed the  deficit.

Coming to th eclimb of Glengesh the bunch was well split and once again Curry was to thefront and he drowe it all the way up the mountain to claim the Stage victory, the best U23 Jersey and the overall title as well.

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The Cycling Ulster team was the top team while Calvin Moore was oused from the KoH position by Aaron Kearney (Errial CC)

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Report and Pics Marian Lamb UCN ; marianlamb@ulstercyclingnews.com

Apologies for the briefness of the report but the internet keeps crashing. I will update this report as soon as I get better connection. There are a lot more pics to follow but it will be the end of the week befor they are online.

For Full GC Sheet click HERE

Top Ten Stage 4 Ras Dhun na nGall 2016 - Glengesh Finish

  1. Curry,James CSN Cycle Sierra Nevada    2h35'45"
  2. Walshe,Ben MAG NRPT Magnet.ie         2h35'51"    @06"
  3. Kearney,Aaron ERR Errigal CC             2h35'53"    @08"
  4. Stenson,Adam BIK Bikeworx Celbridge     2h35'54"    @09"
  5. Sutcliffe,Cian LUC Lucan Cycling Road Cl  2h35'59"    @14"
  6. McIntyre,Cameron CSN Cycle Sierra Nevada    2h36'01"    @16"
  7. Fleville,Ethan ULS Cycling Ulster         2h36'03"    @18"
  8. Robinson,Geoffrey BWC Bray Wheelers CC       2h36'05"    @20"
  9. Buchanan,Mark CAL Caldwell Cycles Omagh  2h36'16"    @31"
  10. McKinney,Kevin MAG Velo Cafe Magasin      2h36'16"   @ s/t

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Top Ten in GC after Stage 4 Ras Dhun na nGall 2016 - Glengesh Finish

  1. Curry,James U   Cycle Sierra Nev   6h05'23"
  2. McKinney,Kevin 2   Velo Cafe Magasi   6h06'10"       @47"
  3. Robinson,Geoffrey 2   Bray Wheelers CC   6h06'11"       @48"
  4. McGarvey,Colm M40 2   Epic MTB/Expert    6h07'00"    @01'37"
  5. McIntyre,Cameron J   Cycle Sierra Nev   6h07'10"    @01'47"
  6. Stenson,Adam J   Bikeworx Celbrid   6h07'26"    @02'03"
  7. Sutcliffe,Cian U   Lucan Cycling Ro   6h07'43"    @02'20"
  8. Buchanan,Mark 2   Caldwell Cycles    6h07'50"    @02'27"
  9. Heaney,Marc J   Cycling Ulster     6h08'00"    @02'37"
  10. Corkery,Dillon J   Cork Giant Team    6h09'10"    @03'47"

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