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Stage 3 Results Tipperary To Listowel 140 Kms.
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RS Tailteann 18 Stage 3 Pictures Tipperary To Listowel 140 Kms.
Luuc Bugter, Team Delta Netherlands takes stage three in the green points leaders jersey

McCarthy Marks Successful Comeback with second Rs Win
Robert Jon McCarthy, Ireland National Team winner of stage two Athlone To Tipperery

Robert Jon McCarthy, Ireland National Team stage winner
Cyrille Thiery, Switzerland National In Yellow for the second day

Robert Jon McCarthy picked up the second Rs Tailteann stage win of his career in Tipperary on Monday, following up on his stage one victory in 2014. The Ireland National Team rider beat Luuc Bugter (Netherlands Delta Cycling X), Lindsay De Vylder (Belgian National Team), Simon Ryan (Cork STRATA 3 - VeloRevolution Cycling Team), Thery Schir (Switzerland National Team) and 73 others in a big sprint to the line.

In addition to Ryans impressive fourth place, a second Irish county rider Padi OBrien (Dublin Team Gerard DHL) also finished in the top ten, netting eighth.

McCarthy has had a bumpy time since winning his first Rs stage win four years ago. He became disillusioned with the sport in mid 2015 and walked away from it, but then returned to racing at the start of last year. In the meantime he changed his nationality back from Australian to Irish, and donned his first-ever Irish national team jersey on Sundays opening stage of the Rs. More>>>

Stage 2 Results Athlone To Tipperary 148 Km
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RS Tailteann 18 Stage 2 Pictures Athlone To Tipperary 148.7 Km
Robert Jon McCarthy, Ireland National Team winner of stage two Athlone To Tipperery

Swiss Rider Thiery Seizes Rs Tailteann Lead In Athlone
Cyrille Thiery, Switzerland National Team Race Leader

Stage 1 Results Drogheda To Athlone 136 Km.
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Ras Tailteann 18 Stage 1 Pictures Drogheda To Athlone 136Km.
Cyrille Thiery, Switzerland National Team winner of stage one

Official Start List Of Competitors Rs Tailteann 2018

Rs Tailteann Battle Begins On Sunday With Dynamic Mix Of Riders And Teams
Matteo Cigala
Featuring the Irish national team, 11 international squads and 19 Irish county teams, the 2018 Rs Tailteann begins a 1200 kilometre battle in Drogheda on Sunday. The world-ranked event is the most prestigious race in Irish cycling and will feature ferocious competition between the international and domestic riders, as well as some of the most unpredictable racing on the world calendar.

The international squads are the Ireland Holdsworth Pro Racing setup, the Belgian National Team, Britain Canyon Eisberg, Britain Saint Piran Elite Cycling Team, Britain
Ronan McLaughlin
Team KTM, Germany Bike Aid, Netherlands Delta Cycling X, Switzerland National Team, USA CCB Foundation Sicleri, USA Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis and the Wales Racing Academy.

These include past Rs stage winner and former world and European track champions, as well as some highly talented young competitors which may well be part of the top pro scene in the future.

The Irish national team will feature 2014 Rs stage winner Robert-Jon McCarthy, as well as the gifted track and road rider Marc Potts plus the talented young competitors Darnell Moore, James Curry and Jake Gray.

Home hopes will also rest on the shoulders of former national champion Damien Shaw, Sean McKenna and Conn McDunphy, who are all part of the Ireland Holdsworth Pro Racing team.

Last Updated: Nov 7th, 2018 - 12:13:47

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