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Newry Wheelers John Haldane Memorial

Sunday 28th February sees the local road racing scene...

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Friday 19 February 2016

Sunday 28th February sees the local road racing scene begin with the ever popular John Haldane memorial which will take place on the Warrenpoint to Newry dual carriageway.

Newry Wheelers, renowned throughout Ireland, are seen as one of the top clubs in promoting races as their events fill up very quickly due to their popularity. There is racing for all categories with Haldane Fisher sponsoring the A1/2 race the A3 race and A4 race with local building contractor Mc Kinley Contracts sponsoring the Ladies/Masters event.

Racing kicks off at 10.00am from Greenbank, Newry Wheelers will have riders in all the events with a few riders in contention for the win with Mark Mc Kinley and Gareth Mc Cullough in the A1 race, Kenny Bagnall and Barry Convery in the A3 race. Hoping for a good season and competing in the A4 category will be Paul Gannon,Thomas Mc Caul and Mark Mc Erloy. Alwynne Shannon will be looking for a good season start when she takes part in the ladies event.

Haldane Fisher have been involved with Newry Wheeler for close to 30 years and would like to take this opportunity to wish all members good luck for the season ahead!