Breandan Flannagan enjoys off road success

Arthur Taggart has been enjoying off road success
Arthur Taggart has been enjoying off road success

BCC Biesty’s Centra youth racers Breandan Flanngan and Arthur Taggart have been on the off road circuit

and enjoying success.

Ballycastle lad Breandan Flannagan has got a third and a fifth placing in the tough off road discipline of Cyclo Cross.

Ballycastle lad Breandan Flannagan has got a third and a fifth placing in the tough off road discipline of Cyclo Cross.

In the past two weeks Ballycastle lad Breandan Flannagan has got a 3rd and a fith placing in the tough off road discipline of Cyclo Cross.

This is a mix of across pitches, through forests and sometimes onto hard roads, making it a discipline where you need the best of bike handling skills as well as a strong body, lungs and heart.

Both of these lads are coming from racing in a very successful road race campaign that has seen the top flight Ballymoney outfit winning numerous races and championship medals. Arthur had unprecidented track success winning no fewer than 4 gold medals.

Breandan has been riding in all of the 8 round series of the cyclo cross and in last week’s round at Ormeau Park in Belfast he got his 5th placing ahead of Ulster Road Race champion Connor Halvey. This week it was off to Derry and the exciting St Columb’s park where he made it a wonderful third place and great preparation for the Ulster CX Championships in two weeks time.

This weekend’s 8th in the series was run by Foyle CC and had over 300 riders of all ages from 6 years to senior level and run on a course of championship quality.

On the 21st of December Ballymoney CC will be holding their AGM at Biesty’s Centra from 7pm. Everyone is invited to attend.