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Fyffe was the Man on Form At East Tyrone GP

afAngus Fyffe of Omagh Wheelers continued his string of fine performance this year by taking the East Tyrone GP in style. Fyffe who has ridden with pro-continental outfit the An Post Sean Kelly team stamped his mark on the race early on. The tough six lap race for was run off in glorious sunshine.  Darnel Moore of Caldwell Cycles took second place with Alan Bingham of Cuchullain CC in third.  East Tyrone Junior, Harvey Barnes, was given special permission to ride this A event and he showed what he was made of by taking fourth place.


In the A3 race juniors were again to the fore with Breandan Flanaghan of Powerhouse Sport taking the victory with team mate Adam Ward taking third. Second place went to John Morton of Harps CC.


It was a One Two for Newry Wheelers n the A4 race which was won by Gareth O'Neill with his Newry Wheelers team-mate, Michael Fox taking second. Philip Doyle of Killinchy CC was third over the line with Brendan Doherty of Saddle Rock CC in fourth.



James McConnell (Ballymena RC) took the Master's race followed by another rider making a comeback namely Tommy Wilson of Ballymena. James McCusker of Orchard Wheelers was third.


Claire McIlwaine of Phoenix CC took a fine win in the women's race followed in by Laura Blair (Ballymena RC) and Jane Wilkinson of Bann Wheelers.

Not content with running five races for Seniors this hard-working club also promoted youth racing in the morning. Odhran Doogan of  Powerhouse Sport took the win in the U14 event from Adam McKeever of AAA and Sorly Owens Fisher of Omagh Wheelers.


First girl was home rider Ellie Kelso with Maria McAllister in second place.

In the U16 race victory went to Daniel Graham of North Down CC wth Tiernan Convery (Termoneeny CC) in second and James Glasgow of East Tyrone CC in third.


East Tyrone put on a fabulous array of refreshments both before and after the race as well as a bouncy castle and tuck shop for the kids so many thanks to them. Thanks to all the car drivers, marshalls and officials. Thanks also to the comms on the day.


Pics Courtesy of the Belgian Project media Team. More Pics HERE


Results Courtesy Natalie McComb and Ian Barfoot (photofinish)






East Tyrone GP Results 8th April 2017


  1. Angus Fyffe Omagh Wheelers CC
  2. Darnell Moore Caldwell Cycles
  3. Alan Bingham Cuculainn CC
  4. Harvey Barnes East Tyrone CC
  5. Lyndsay Watson Powerhouse Sport
  6. David Watson Bikehouse CC
  7. Ciaran McVeigh Pheniox CC
  8. Ali Gribbon Carn Wheelers
  9. David Hamilton North Down CC
  10. Mark Buchanan Caldwell Cycles

 A3 Race

  1. Brendan Flanagan Powerhouse Sport
  2. John Morton Harps CC
  3. Adam Ward Powerhouse Sport
  4. Conor Devlin Island Wheelers CC
  5. Richard Archer East Tyrone CC
  6. Gerald Scullion Carn Wheelers
  7. Luke McMullan Ballymena RC
  8. Nigel Watt Bann Vally CC
  9. Ciaran Donnelly Termon Wheelers
  10. Ben McCombe Unattached

A4 Race

  1. Gareth O'Neill Newry Wheelers
  2. Michael Fox Newry Wheelers
  3. Philip Doyle Killinchy CC
  4. BrendanDoherty Saddle Rock CC
  5. John Hilditch Ballymena RC
  6. Mark McCann Harps CC
  7. Richard Brown East Tyrone CC
  8. Brendan Carey Phoenix CC
  9. Steven Wensley East Tyrone CC
  10. David Henderson Dromara CC

Masters Race

  1. James McConnell Ballymena RC
  2. Tommy Wilson Ballymena RC
  3. James McCusker Orchard CC
  4. Gerard Farrell Clogher Valley
  5. Brian Hannon Banbridge CC
  6. Brendan Kirk North Down CC
  7. Tom Henry North Down CC
  8. Ronnie Massey VC Iveagh
  9. David Burnside Dromara CC
  10. Colin Ramsey East Tyrone CC


Women’s Race

  1. Claire McElwaine Phoenix
  2. Laura Blair Ballymena RC
  3. Jane Wilkinson Bann Wheelers
  4. Maeve McKenna Clogher Valley CC
  5. Ann McFarland East Tyrone CC


U14 Race

  1. Odhran Doogan Powerhouse Sport
  2. Adam McKeever AAA
  3. Sorly Owens Fisher Omagh Wheelers
  4. Darren Rafferty Island Wheelers
  5. Conor Gallagher Errigal CC
  6. Peter Steele Ballymoney CC
  7. Joseph Owens Omagh Wheelers
  8. Johnnie McAuley Team Madigan
  9. Scott Roberts XMTB McConvey Cycles
  10. Shea O'Kane Phoenix CC

1st Girl 206 Ellie Kelso East Tyrone CC
2nd Girl 43 Maria McAllister Island Wheelers

U16 Race

  1. Daniel Graham North Down CC
  2. Tiernan Convery Termoneeny CC
  3. James Glasgow East Tyrone CC
  4. Cathal Gallagher Errigal CC
  5. Ciaran Dixon Phoenix CC
  6. Dylan Trainor AAA
  7. Thomas Warke Ballymoney CC
  8. Aidan Kelly Omagh Wheelers
  9. Chris Donald Team Madigan
  10. Kyle Fleming Ballymoney CC
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