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# in-the-saddle - Monday 8 June, 2020

Aidan O'Brien back to winning ways as Irish racing makes its return
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Aidan O'Brien back to winning ways as Irish racing makes its return

Jun 8th 2020, 5:18 PM 3,632 Views 7 Comments

Naas staged the first Irish meeting since the Covid-19 shutdown today.

# in-the-saddle - Friday 22 February, 2019

'Beautifully directed and filmed'- Praise for last night's documentary 'Jump Girls'
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'Beautifully directed and filmed'- Praise for last night's documentary 'Jump Girls'

Feb 22nd 2019, 2:17 PM 5,279 Views 3 Comments

Aired on TG4, it tells the stories of several female jockeys.

# in-the-saddle - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Stationless bike hire scheme launched in Dublin with 200 bikes hitting the streets right away
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Stationless bike hire scheme launched in Dublin with 200 bikes hitting the streets right away

May 30th 2018, 12:14 PM 32,835 Views 54 Comments

Irish firms Urbo and BleeperBike will operate the scheme.

# in-the-saddle - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'It's like standing inside the yellow line when a train goes past' - Why cyclists want a bit of space
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'It's like standing inside the yellow line when a train goes past' - Why cyclists want a bit of space

May 5th 2018, 8:30 AM 14,272 Views 198 Comments

Motorists are being asked to give cyclists space this weekend.

# in-the-saddle - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Cycling: Germany's Martin defends his world time-trial title
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Cycling: Germany's Martin defends his world time-trial title

Sep 19th 2012, 3:58 PM 378 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old caught Alberto Contador around the 30km mark after starting two minutes behind the Spaniard, who recently won the Tour of Spain.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 5 March, 2012

Wiggins takes yellow on day two of Paris-Nice
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Wiggins takes yellow on day two of Paris-Nice

Mar 5th 2012, 5:27 PM 146 Views 0 Comments

Wiggins is six seconds ahead of Levi Leipheimer and seven ahead of today’s stage winner, Tom Boonen.

# in-the-saddle - Sunday 2 October, 2011

In the saddle: it's the final countdown
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In the saddle: it's the final countdown

Oct 2nd 2011, 1:35 PM 522 Views 0 Comments

Our charity cyclists wind down on the last leg of their epic trip to Dunedin.

# in-the-saddle - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today's Le Tour action
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Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today's Le Tour action

Jul 5th 2011, 5:32 PM 360 Views 0 Comments

Birthday boy Philippe Gilbert was fancied to triumph in today’s fourth stage to Mur de Bretagne. But how did he fare?

# in-the-saddle - Monday 4 July, 2011

Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today's Le Tour action
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Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today's Le Tour action

Jul 4th 2011, 5:18 PM 433 Views 3 Comments

We had an American stage winner on Independence Day earlier. But who?

# in-the-saddle - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Rogge: 'No problem' with Contador racing in Tour
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Rogge: 'No problem' with Contador racing in Tour

Jun 15th 2011, 11:26 AM 126 Views 1 Comment

Three-time champion Contador will start the 2-24 July event because the World Anti-Doping Agency and International Cycling Union agreed to his lawyers request to delay the hearing at sports’ highest court.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 13 June, 2011

In the saddle: Dauphiné disappointment may be a blessing in disguise for Roche
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In the saddle: Dauphiné disappointment may be a blessing in disguise for Roche

Jun 13th 2011, 12:50 PM 394 Views 0 Comments

Will crashing out of the Critérium du Dauphiné force Nicolas Roche to reassess his Tour de France goals? Cillian Kelly asks the questions.

# in-the-saddle - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Roche and Martin holding back in Critérium du Dauphiné
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Roche and Martin holding back in Critérium du Dauphiné

Jun 7th 2011, 9:00 AM 286 Views 0 Comments

Irish duo aren’t showing their hand ahead of the Tour de France.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 30 May, 2011

Contador completes Italian job - for now
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Contador completes Italian job - for now

May 30th 2011, 11:17 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard cycled to an impressive Grand Tour victory under a cloud.

# in-the-saddle - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

In pictures: Stage 4 of the Rás
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In pictures: Stage 4 of the Rás

May 25th 2011, 5:54 PM 218 Views 0 Comments

Lithuanian Gediminas Bagdonas won a sprint finish into Castletownbere today.

# in-the-saddle - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

In pictures: Kerry gold for Mihalov with Rás stage victory
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In pictures: Kerry gold for Mihalov with Rás stage victory

May 24th 2011, 7:04 PM 170 Views 0 Comments

It was a finish in Castleisland at stage three this afternoon.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 9 May, 2011

In the saddle: Cavendish pretty in pink after Giro's second day
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In the saddle: Cavendish pretty in pink after Giro's second day

May 9th 2011, 11:52 AM 224 Views 0 Comments

Mark Cavendish leads the Giro d’Italia despite being pipped by Alessandro Petacchi in a controversial sprint finish to yesterday’s stage, writes Cillian Kelly.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 2 May, 2011

Kelly's hero: An Post star Andrew Fenn wins Tour de Bretagne
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Kelly's hero: An Post star Andrew Fenn wins Tour de Bretagne

May 2nd 2011, 2:44 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

It was the first victory of the young British rider’s career this weekend.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 18 April, 2011

Gilbert strikes late to take Amstel Gold victory
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Gilbert strikes late to take Amstel Gold victory

Apr 18th 2011, 10:55 AM 153 Views 0 Comments

It was a great day as well for An Post-Sean Kelly with Mark McNally finishing second in Zellik-Galmaarden.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 11 April, 2011

Van Summeren springs a surprise over the Paris-Roubaix cobbles
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Van Summeren springs a surprise over the Paris-Roubaix cobbles

Apr 11th 2011, 10:22 AM 268 Views 0 Comments

Paris-Roubaix is one of the most famous races in all of cycling and the latest renewal didn’t disappoint, writes Cillian Kelly.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 4 April, 2011

Nuyens nicks win in thrilling Flanders finish
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Nuyens nicks win in thrilling Flanders finish

Apr 4th 2011, 11:41 AM 216 Views 0 Comments

Cillian Kelly climbs into the saddle to bring us a round-up of this weekend’s cycling action.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 21 March, 2011

Goss sprints to victory in Milan-San Remo
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Goss sprints to victory in Milan-San Remo

Mar 21st 2011, 11:32 AM 322 Views 0 Comments

The first monument classic of the cycling year turned into a thrilling game of tactical cat-and-mouse, writes Cillian Kelly.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 14 March, 2011

Roche struggles to find form as Martin takes victory in Paris-Nice
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Roche struggles to find form as Martin takes victory in Paris-Nice

Mar 14th 2011, 10:47 AM 297 Views 0 Comments

Cillian Kelly looks at the performance of the Irish riders and teams over the weekend, including a fourth-place finish for An Post-Sean Kelly’s Niko Eeckhout.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 7 March, 2011

Sean Kelly's boys deliver as Niko on top in Flanders
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Sean Kelly's boys deliver as Niko on top in Flanders

Mar 7th 2011, 11:02 AM 333 Views 0 Comments

Veteran An Post rider Niko Eekhout notched the team’s first stage win of the season in Belgium.

# in-the-saddle - Friday 4 March, 2011

Irish riders gear up for another busy weekend
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Irish riders gear up for another busy weekend

Mar 4th 2011, 11:18 AM 282 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Martin heads to Spain while Nicolas Roche will hope to improve on last year’s Paris-Nice performance.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 28 February, 2011

Cobblestone classics a reminder what cycling is all about
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Cobblestone classics a reminder what cycling is all about

Feb 28th 2011, 12:17 PM 292 Views 0 Comments

It’s a bumpy ride but Cillian Kelly takes us through the action on the continent this weekend.

# in-the-saddle - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Cobblestone classic marks the real start to the season
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Cobblestone classic marks the real start to the season

Feb 24th 2011, 10:56 AM 375 Views 0 Comments

The cycling year really clicks into gear this weekend with the renowned Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in Belgium.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 21 February, 2011

Cassidy to the fore again for An Post as Cav takes win in Oman
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Cassidy to the fore again for An Post as Cav takes win in Oman

Feb 21st 2011, 12:10 PM 358 Views 0 Comments

The Sean Kelly An Post team did their profile the power of good with a very impressive team display.

# in-the-saddle - Friday 18 February, 2011

Plenty of eastern promise for Irish riders in Oman
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Plenty of eastern promise for Irish riders in Oman

Feb 18th 2011, 10:52 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

Cillian Kelly pulls on the latex togs and freewheels through the week’s cycling action.

# in-the-saddle - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Burning question: should Contador's ban have been overturned?
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Burning question: should Contador's ban have been overturned?

Feb 16th 2011, 12:38 PM 836 Views 0 Comments

The Tour de France champion is competing today after he had a doping suspension overturned. As Mrs Merton used to say: let’s have a heated debate.

# in-the-saddle - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Irish riders get season underway
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Irish riders get season underway

Feb 10th 2011, 11:13 AM 448 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s top cyclists were in action for the first time this year over the past few days, writes Cillian Kelly.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 7 February, 2011

Teams gear up for Rás title tilt
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Teams gear up for Rás title tilt

Feb 7th 2011, 5:04 PM 519 Views 0 Comments

Newly-named An Post Rás looks set to be another tough test for riders.

# in-the-saddle - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

An Post set to deliver on young riders' potential
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An Post set to deliver on young riders' potential

Jan 26th 2011, 10:16 AM 633 Views 0 Comments

Cillian Kelly clicks though the gears with Sean Kelly’s An Post team as the season edges closer.

# in-the-saddle - Monday 24 January, 2011

Two little boys: Schleck brothers must realise that only one man can win the Tour
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Two little boys: Schleck brothers must realise that only one man can win the Tour

Jan 24th 2011, 4:14 PM 554 Views 0 Comments

Cillian Kelly says it’s time for the elder Schleck to accept that he won’t win the Tour de France. And his brother Andy won’t win it this year with out his help.