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Flying Fyffe storms to top of rankings

Angus Fyffe continues excellent early season form

ANGUS Fyffe has stormed to the top of the Cycling Ireland A1 rankings after he continued his stunning early season form with a magnificent victory in the  Wallace Caldwell Memorial at the weekend.

Promoted by Ballymena RC, the Omagh Wheeler, who will represent Ireland in Nations Cup events over the coming fortnight, pipped Caldwell Cycles Darnell Moore in a sprint finish.

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Fyffe’s early-season form has been nothing short of sensational and this latest success comes hot on the heels of his runners-up spot in the Derry-based Spires GP the previous weekend.

Prior to that the Wheeler claimed an impressive double in winning the John Moore Memorial race in Carryduff before emerging victorious from a strong field in the popular McCann Cup race some 24 hours later.

In the 80km John Moore race, run under the auspices of the Castlereagh Cycling Club, Fyffe crossed the finish line ahead of David Watson, Bikehouse CC, Richard Maybin, Madigan CC with Apollo’s Dominic McCartan in fourth and Christopher McGlinchey, Chain Reaction Cycles, completing the top five.

In the McCann Cup Fyffe held off the challenge of Caldwell Cycles’ Craig McAuley and that off third-placed finisher Paul McCarter, of Donegal Bay CC.

Moore, too, has caught the eye. As well as finishing second in Ballymena the Caldwell’s rider finished fifth in the McCann Cup and claimed third place on the podium in the Spires event.

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