Peter Purfields Cycling Gallery 2003

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Dunboyne 3 Day 2003

Stage 1 Dunboyne 3 Day, Summerhill Circuit - 31st May 2003

Other stages - Stage 1 Stage 3 Stage 4

Brian Connaughton talks with the women before the start

What's this a bit of collusion between the Orwell and Dublin Wheelers

Sean Lally looking younger than ever

Strong presence from Kerry

Leinster Team

And their off - keep an eye on 102 at the back

The Women got a few minutes head start

After only 5 miles riders on the attack

Main bunch at 5 miles

Hmmm 102 at the back!!

Starting the Summerhill circuit - ladies still away

Main bunch

One of the Concannons is first to join up with the leading ladies

Another chase group soon to join the leaders

The main bunch about 25 seconds behind at 20 miles

Oh its 102 at the back!!

The leading group has about 30 seconds now

The main bunch

Leaders at 25 miles about to be caught by another group

More riders join the leading group




Theo Hardwick tries to cross the gap

Leaders hang out there with only a 30 second gap

The gap opens to a minute now

Another chase group

Back to the leaders

The leaders now ahead by 1'40"

The leaders at 40 miles

The bunch 1'40" behind

Karl Donnelly back on the bike

Looks like Joe Magill has switched into PRO mode

Still a good number of women in the breakaway

The leaders still have 1'40" lead

The bunch with 15 miles to go

The leaders now only 10 miles to go

New case group 1'30" behind

Pro Joe leads on the run into the finish

Chasers closing to 1'25"

A win for Fraser Duncan Irish Junior Team

Chasing group finishing around a minute behind

Sean Lally leads in the main bunch

And number 102 finishing is his usual position

Other stages - Stage 1 Stage 3 Stage 4

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