May 4 In the Press

Dowling crowned the 2015 AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster champion

Mark Dowling, of DID Dunboyne, has won the overall 2015 AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster trophy, in partnership with SDS Energy Group and Saltmarine.

Dowling, who raced from Belfast to Cookstown in 6hrs 17minutes and 32 seconds, beat Eoin Morton by three seconds in the battle to win the pink jersey. The Tour of Ulster 2015 was organised by Garry Nugent of BGN Management and plans are already underway for the Tour of Ulster 2016. Here’s the stage 4 story:

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May 3 In the Press

Stage 3 ends in Cookstown with Laverack victorious after 92.3 mile battle

Sunday’s stage 3 of the AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster got off to a great start after Saturday’s washout in Co Down which resulted in the stage being postponed.

The teams battled it out for the pink jersey yet again as they raced from Newry to Cookstown with crowds cheering along the roadsides as they sped through towns and villages. It was Edward Laverack (Cheshire JLT Condor) fought the battle hard to win the Homecare Independent Living sponsored stage 3 which finished on Cookstown.

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May 2 In the Press

Shaw wins stage one as Tour of Ulster cyclists prepare for gruelling road race

Today marks Stage 2 of the AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster after Damien Shaw won last night’s gruelling climb up Stormont’s avenue at the time trial.

Crowds gathered last night for Stage 1, sponsored by Homecare Independent Living, to watch elite cyclists from across Europe compete for the coveted pink jersey, sponsored by AmberGreen Energy. The cyclists have departed from Belfast and are now on the road to Newry via the beautiful Spelga Dam, Mournes and Warrenpoint.

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April 20 In the Press

NI races for pink again as 150 elite cyclists prepare for the Tour of Ulster

The countdown is on as 150 elite cyclists prepare to travel to Northern Ireland to take part in this year’s Tour of Ulster.

The race around Ulster’s roads, from Belfast to Newry, through Armagh and finishing in Cookstown, is Ireland’s longest established road race. The organisers are encouraging people to come out and line the roads to cheer on the cycling elite from Australia, Holland, Belgium, France, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

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