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Irish Junior Road Championships

Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow - 31st August 2003

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Main street in Dunlavin Killarney riders with Paul Brady


The Bray Wheelers team


Strong representation from Ulster


The likely favourites Killorglin CUCC team


Change in weather - rain falls as the race starts


32 riders set off on 6 laps of a 11 mile course


After only 9 miles 3 leaders with 30 second gap


Main bunch


At 17 miles - Now two leaders being chased by Mark Nestor


Micheal Mulvenna just of the back of leaders after having punchered


Barry Wood leads the chase


At 28 miles - three leaders


2 riders at 15 seconds


Another 2 at 25 seconds


The bunch at 55 seconds


At 37 miles - 5 leaders


The bunch now chasing at 35 seconds behind


At 44 miles - 3 more have joined the leaders


The remainder of the bunch at 40 seconds


At 49 miles - Brendan lacey Leads


At 55 miles - Eoin Concannon goes away on his own


The chasers at 25 seconds


At 60 miles - Concannon still leads


Keith Daly leads the chase at 30 seconds behind


In the last 3 miles Lacey got the better of all and went on to win


Paul Brady leads the rest in for 2nd with Frazer Duncan 3rd


Killarney will be proud of these lads - finishing in 1st & 4th places

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Results

Junior Race

1, Michael Lucey (Killarney CC) 66 miles in 2 hours 52 mins 44 secs; 
2, P. Brady (McQuaid Tyres Emyvale) at 26 secs;
3, F. Duncan (Northern CC) at 27 secs; 
4, R. Maes (Killarney CC) at 29 secs; 
5, M. Nestor (Shannonside) at 31 secs; 
6, E. Concannon (Killorglin Credit U) at 36 secs; 
7, T. Hardwick (Killorglin Credit Union) same time; 
8, M. Cassidy (Cycleways Lee Strand) at 38 secs

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