Ulster Cycling News
23Nov/160

Huge Turn-out for Cyclocross in Ormeau Park

Roger Aiken, Beth McCloskey and Andrew Hicks were the dominant riders in the three cyclocross races promoted by Xmtb McConvey Cycles on Sunday. Aiken of Asea Wheelworx, showed his skills in the A race where once again he was ahead of the field . Sporting his National Champions jersey he covered the seven laps of the mucky and technical course with ease. Barry Kellett of Dromara CC who has proved to be a worthy adversary in recent years was second with the promoting club's Graham Boyd in third position.

In the women's race it was another National Champion, Beth McCloskey who was to the fore. Gill Smith Phoenix CC and Breda Horan Scott Orwell Wheelers were second and third with one lap down.

In the B race it was Andrew Hicks Newry Wheelers CC who took the win ahead of Brian Wilson of Dromara Cycling Club and club mate Michael Havern.

There was a full programme of Youth races as well as the usual mountain bike support races. For full report and all the results see www.ustercyclocross.com

Marian Lamb UCN : marianlamb@ulstercyclingnews.com

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Round 7: Ulster Cyclocross Series - Ormeau Park, Belfast

A Race, 7 laps

1 Roger Aiken Team Asea Senior 00:53:22
2 Barry Kellett Dromara Cycling Club Senior 00:54:21
3 Graham Boyd Xmtb McConvey Cycles Senior 00:54:28
4 Christian Nachtigall Phoenix CC Senior 00:55:55
5 Craig McCarthy Xmtb McConvey Cycles Junior 00:56:35
6 Brendan Doherty VC Glendale M40 00:57:10
7 Dominic McCartan Apollo CT Senior 00:57:25
8 Jason Henry **UNATTACHED Ulster** M40 00:57:23
9 Thomas Creighton Xmtb McConvey Cycles Junior 00:57:24
10 Glenn Kinning Kinning Cycles Senior 00:58:19

Women’s race, 6 laps

1 Beth McCluskey Scott Orwell Wheelers 00:55:41
2 Gill Smith Phoenix CC -1 lap
3 Breda Horan Scott Orwell Wheelers -1 lap
4 Michelle Geoghegan DTC Orwell Wheelers -1 lap
5 Trudy Brown VC Glendale -1 lap
6 Diane Wilson Dromara Cycling Club -1 lap
7 Anne Duffy Cuchulainn CC -1 lap
8 Martina Hawkins Shimna Wheelers -1 lap
9 Alwynne Shannon Newry Wheelers CC -1 lap
10 Ruth Aiken Banbridge CC -1 la

B Race (5 laps)

1 Andrew Hicks Newry Wheelers CC 00:44:51
2 Brian Wilson Dromara Cycling Club 00:45:18
3 Michael Havern Newry Wheelers CC 00:45:24
4 Kevin McKinney Armagh City Cyclists 00:45:24
5 Barry Kirkland Island Wheelers 00:45:37
6 Robbie Smyth Apollo CT 00:45:49
7 Pearse O’Hagan Inspired Cycling 00:45:57
8 Colm Quinn Newry Wheelers CC 00:46:02
9 Kyle Fisher Lakeland CC 00:46:10
10 William Boyd Xmtb McConvey Cycles 00:46:13

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