McGlinchey wastes no time with winning start at Annaclone GP

Posted on: March 2nd, 2019

It was a very dirty day for racing but the opening events of the season so all-out action despite the dreadful early March conditions. And when a group of strong men pulled clear, it was Chris McGlinchey who proved strongest on the line (All photos by Toby Watson)


Sat March 2: Annaclone Grand Prix

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A1-A2-A3 Race

  1. Chris McGlinchey Vitus Pro Cycling 01:57:54
  2. Ronan McLaughlin Dan Morrissey-MIG-Pactimo
  3. David Montgomery Unattached
  4. Lindsay Watson Powerhouse Sport
  5. James Curry Dan Morrissey-MIG-Pactimo
  6. Chris Richardson The Bikehouse
  7. Karl Morgan Phoenix CC
  8. John Buller Bio-DHL-FR Services
  9. Phil Doyle Killinchey CC
  10. Christopher Donald Team Madigan

Unplaced A2

  1. Chris Richardson Bikehouse

Unplaced A3

  1. Christopher Donald (Team Madigan)


Castles looked very happy with his solo victory in the support race; the harsh conditions proving no problem for him.


A4 Race

  1. Phil Castles West Down Wheelers 01:44:15
  2. Peter McBride Banbridge CC
  3. Ian McAllister VCM
  4. Richard McBride Banbridge CC
  5. Sean Harrigan Foyle CC
  6. Matthew Sinton Portadown CC
  7. Thomas McCaul Newry Wheelers
  8. Ian Cochrane Banbridge CC

Leading Woman

  1. Ciara Kelly North Pole CC