Orwell new boy Eric Downey continued his stunning debut season by taking the win in his first open race at the Dunsany GP on Sunday.

Our own Jacqui Howard did us proud by being placed second lady to complete the Max Hürzeler 167.

The organising committee of the Orwell Randonnée would like to thank all those who took part in the event on Saturday.

Orwell Wheelers is hosting a barbecue on Tuesday, May 15 to coincide with the last night of the Women’s Criterium League that will act as a fundraiser for this year’s Rás team.


Due to bad weather, tonight's round of the Orwell Women's Criterium League has been cancelled.

Orwells Display Form Across the Age Groups

Orwell Wheelers’ current strength in depth was showcased in impressive style in Roundwood yesterday (Sunday) as the club provided volunteers aplenty for the annual Hammond Memorial races and still had riders spare to mop up a representative share of the generous prize list.

(Full official results from the hammond races now added.)

Orwell Wheelers is hosting a youth mini-league sponsored by Cycling Leinster at the new Corkagh Park cycle track over the first three Sundays in May.

Orla Hendron's Talent Team 2020 squad presented their new Neenan Travel branded team kit at Ras na nOg last weekend where Orwell stars Naoise Sheridan and Rachael Kaye Mellor made their mark.

Read Orla's report here.

Philippe Bourdarias’s strength is already the stuff of Orwell legend after a particularly impressive winter training programme so it will have been of little surprise to his training partners when he burst up the finishing drag to take a fine second place in the Coombes Connor A4 race in Donore on Sunday.