Final Ropund of Ulster Cyclocross League

Sunday saw the final the 8th and final round of the Ulster Cyclocross League taking place in Ormeau Park in Belfast. With only the best 7 rounds counting towards the overall score, the Cuchulainn riders were all keen to gain maximum points. Conditions were challenging to say the least, with an abundance of mud. Additionally the course was very technical with lots of mud, steep drops and tree roots for the riders to contend with. 


Rhiannon Dolan took a fine 5th place in the Under 12 Girl's race a result that moved her up to 3rd overall in the final standings . A number of riders managed to secure top 10 finishes including Rowan Whelan & Alaoise Duffy in the Girls Under 10 event, where  Nessa McCrystal also raced, and Ffion Dolan & Holly McCaffrey in the Under 12 Girl's Race. Andrea Rogers & Kacie O'Donoghue also raced the under 12 girls.


The O`Shaughnessy twins, Cilian & Conor raced in the under 14 boys alongside club mate Eoin Holmes. Meanwhile cousin Ellie O`Shaughnessy was racing in the under 14 girls & battled bravely to finish in 6th. 


The under 12 boys had another set of O`Shuaghnessys racing, but Oliver & Tiernan are neither twins nor relations.They were part of the 7 man Cuchulainn Team in the event, alongside Callum McCaffrey, Aron Doogan, Dylan Haughyey, Bailey O`Donoghue & Tiernan McCann.


The under 10 boys had Shane Meegan, Michael O'Rourke & Ryan Doogan, with Robyn Whelan being the sole club representative in the under 8 girls.


Overall the League was a resounding success and Cuchulainn were the best represent club with a total of 35 riders taking part in the league