Reports from the Orwell League, and before that, the Inter-club League.

Cesar Lopes took a win for Orwell in the first round of the Inter Club League, while Declan Malone and David Harrington got results in this weekend's open races.

Entries are now open for the Inter Club which will be run weekly from April 12 until August 17. Get your weekly fix of racing against five other local clubs.

Orwell's Club League moved to Corkagh Park for the past three weeks, where some high octane racing blew off the winter cobwebs. While some of the club's seasoned racers acquitted themselves well, it was a number of up and coming youth riders who stole the limelight.

After last week's prologue, the bunches got into some fast and furious crit racing this week, with separate nights for the Limit and Scratch groups. John Blennerhassett emerged triumphant from the winning break on Wednesday, while Valdis Andersons once again displayed his dominance on Thursday.

The 2016 club league of Scott-Orwell Wheelers kicked off on Thursday with the Pine forest prologue TT. This was on the same course as has been used for the past three years, and has proven a popular starting point. Valdis Andersons reports back…