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#Sam Bennett

# sam-bennett - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships
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# Not Involved

'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships

Sep 21st 2021, 4:51 PM 4,680 Views 12 Comments

Eddie Dunbar, Rory Townsend and Ryan Mullen are all part of the Irish team for the men’s road race.

# sam-bennett - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Sam Bennett to 'go back home' to lead Bora-Hansgrohe
# The Return
# The Return

Sam Bennett to 'go back home' to lead Bora-Hansgrohe

Aug 3rd 2021, 12:58 PM 8,770 Views 7 Comments

The Irishman rejoins on a two-year deal.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named

Jun 30th 2021, 8:30 PM 15,175 Views 4 Comments

Dan Martin, Nicolas Roche and Eddie Dunbar were officially announced for the road race today.

# sam-bennett - Monday 21 June, 2021

Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury
# Blow
# Blow

Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury

Updated Jun 21st 2021, 3:08 PM 14,087 Views 9 Comments

The Irish rider won’t be able defend the green jersey he won last year.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Sam Bennett's Tour de France warm-up plans derailed by knee injury
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Sam Bennett's Tour de France warm-up plans derailed by knee injury

Jun 9th 2021, 9:22 AM 3,428 Views 2 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir rider was due to line up in the five-day Tour of Belgium, which starts today.

# sam-bennett - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Sam Bennett wins green jersey at Volta ao Algarve
# Cycling
# Cycling

Sam Bennett wins green jersey at Volta ao Algarve

May 9th 2021, 9:35 PM 5,032 Views 5 Comments

It was a good day for the Irish rider.

# sam-bennett - Friday 7 May, 2021

Sam Bennett's superb form continues with second stage win at Volta ao Algarve
# Catch Him If You Can
# Catch Him If You Can

Sam Bennett's superb form continues with second stage win at Volta ao Algarve

May 7th 2021, 6:39 PM 4,016 Views 5 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir man also came out on top in stage one.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Sam Bennett claims sixth win of the season with opening victory at Volta ao Algarve
# Sam The Man
# Sam The Man

Sam Bennett claims sixth win of the season with opening victory at Volta ao Algarve

May 5th 2021, 6:17 PM 4,077 Views 3 Comments

Carrick-on-Suir man was first across the line in Portimao on Wednesday afternoon.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Sam Bennett narrowly beaten to victory in sprint finish at Scheldeprijs
# Close
# Close

Sam Bennett narrowly beaten to victory in sprint finish at Scheldeprijs

Apr 7th 2021, 4:52 PM 3,317 Views 3 Comments

The Irishman was pipped to the line by Jasper Philipsen.

# sam-bennett - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Sam Bennett: 'I felt dizzy; I had nothing left and I threw up my food'
# Sickener
# Sickener

Sam Bennett: 'I felt dizzy; I had nothing left and I threw up my food'

Mar 28th 2021, 5:58 PM 9,054 Views 6 Comments

Waterford man falls ill in closing stages of Gent-Wevelgem cycling classic in Belgium.

# sam-bennett - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Ireland's Sam Bennett will be a marked man in Sunday's epic Belgian classic
# Gent-Wevelgem
# Gent-Wevelgem

Ireland's Sam Bennett will be a marked man in Sunday's epic Belgian classic

Mar 27th 2021, 1:48 PM 4,520 Views 7 Comments

The 2020 Tour de France sprint king has hit a rich vein of form with five wins so far in 2021.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Sam Bennett wins Classic Brugge-De Panne, his first one-day world tour victory
# On Fire
# On Fire

Sam Bennett wins Classic Brugge-De Panne, his first one-day world tour victory

Mar 24th 2021, 4:08 PM 6,531 Views 2 Comments

Bennett won in style.

# sam-bennett - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Bennett among many left to rue missed opportunity as Stuyven claims Milan-San Remo
# Technical Fault
# Technical Fault

Bennett among many left to rue missed opportunity as Stuyven claims Milan-San Remo

Mar 20th 2021, 9:18 PM 4,173 Views 2 Comments

The Irish cyclist had to deal with a late puncture.

# sam-bennett - Friday 12 March, 2021

Roglic extends Paris-Nice lead with 'cool' stage win
# Cycling
# Cycling

Roglic extends Paris-Nice lead with 'cool' stage win

Mar 12th 2021, 8:31 PM 2,957 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s Sam Bennett came to a standstill on the final climb.

# sam-bennett - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Another stage win for Sam Bennett as Paris-Nice route set to be amended
# Super Sam
# Super Sam

Another stage win for Sam Bennett as Paris-Nice route set to be amended

Mar 11th 2021, 6:04 PM 5,693 Views 8 Comments

The closing two stages are to be changed after the reimposition of a weekend lockdown due to Covid-19.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

All-conquering Roglic takes Paris-Nice lead as Bennett clings on to green jersey
# French Connection
# French Connection

All-conquering Roglic takes Paris-Nice lead as Bennett clings on to green jersey

Mar 10th 2021, 8:43 PM 2,550 Views 0 Comments

The Jumbo-Visma rider takes over the yellow and green jerseys, but Bennett wears the latter again tomorrow.

# sam-bennett - Monday 8 March, 2021

Sam Bennett misses out on another win on stage two of Paris-Nice
# Cycling
# Cycling

Sam Bennett misses out on another win on stage two of Paris-Nice

Mar 8th 2021, 4:31 PM 4,918 Views 2 Comments

A late crash proved a disruption as Bennett crossed in fifth place.

# sam-bennett - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Ireland speed king Sam Bennett wins Paris-Nice opener
# Cycling
# Cycling

Ireland speed king Sam Bennett wins Paris-Nice opener

Mar 7th 2021, 4:29 PM 5,502 Views 14 Comments

It was a fourth stage win on this race for Bennett.

# sam-bennett - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Second place for Sam Bennett in UAE Tour's final stage as Pogacar claims overall victory
# Cycling
# Cycling

Second place for Sam Bennett in UAE Tour's final stage as Pogacar claims overall victory

Feb 27th 2021, 5:17 PM 2,640 Views 1 Comment

Caleb Ewan won today’s seventh stage.

# sam-bennett - Friday 26 February, 2021

Sam Bennett sprints to another stage win at UAE Tour
# The Joy Of Six
# The Joy Of Six

Sam Bennett sprints to another stage win at UAE Tour

Feb 26th 2021, 1:06 PM 4,520 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old is aiming for a hat-trick of victories in tomorrow’s seventh and final stage.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Sam Bennett strikes right on cue to win Stage 4 sprint at UAE Tour
# Sam's The Man
# Sam's The Man

Sam Bennett strikes right on cue to win Stage 4 sprint at UAE Tour

Feb 24th 2021, 1:03 PM 4,259 Views 5 Comments

Bennett trumps Dekker and Ewan in bunch sprint on Al-Marjan Island.

# sam-bennett - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
# Best Of The Best
# Best Of The Best

Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

Jan 21st 2021, 12:46 PM 5,150 Views 14 Comments

Ciarán Kilkenny, Gearóid Hegarty, Sanita Puspure and Colin Keane are also in the running.

# sam-bennett - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'
# Thinking It Over
# Thinking It Over

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'

Jan 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 18,880 Views 2 Comments

Sam Bennett says he’ll make a decision later on in 2021.

# sam-bennett - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Sam Bennett pipped to win in final stage of Vuelta as Roglic defends crown after Tour agony
# Cycling
# Cycling

Sam Bennett pipped to win in final stage of Vuelta as Roglic defends crown after Tour agony

Nov 8th 2020, 5:27 PM 6,777 Views 1 Comment

Dan Martin finished fourth in the overall classification, Ireland’s best result since Sean Kelly won the race in 1988.

# sam-bennett - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Roglic reclaims leader's red jersey at Vuelta while Martin loses time but stays in fourth
# Stage 13
# Stage 13

Roglic reclaims leader's red jersey at Vuelta while Martin loses time but stays in fourth

Nov 3rd 2020, 8:59 PM 2,906 Views 1 Comment

Sam Bennett finished in 103rd place and is 146th in the general classification.

# sam-bennett - Friday 30 October, 2020

'What bullsh*t' and 'it wasn't a fair action' - opinions split on on Bennett’s dramatic declassification
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

'What bullsh*t' and 'it wasn't a fair action' - opinions split on on Bennett’s dramatic declassification

Oct 30th 2020, 7:59 AM 12,531 Views 3 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir rider was relegated to last after crossing line first at yesterday’s Vuelta.

# sam-bennett - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta

Oct 29th 2020, 4:29 PM 71,145 Views 16 Comments

The final kilometre of the 157km stage from Castrillo del Val to Aguilar de Campoo saw the Deceuninck-Quickstep rider surge to apparent victory.

# sam-bennett - Friday 23 October, 2020

Super Sam Bennett makes it back-to-back Vuelta stage wins for the Irish
# Sprint King
# Sprint King

Super Sam Bennett makes it back-to-back Vuelta stage wins for the Irish

Oct 23rd 2020, 4:52 PM 11,311 Views 10 Comments

Bennett, who won the green points jersey at the Tour de France, pipped Jasper Philipsen in a dramatic sprint.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Sam Bennett targets more Grand Tour glory as he's confirmed for La Vuelta
# Reign In Spain
# Reign In Spain

Sam Bennett targets more Grand Tour glory as he's confirmed for La Vuelta

Oct 14th 2020, 2:37 PM 14,770 Views 9 Comments

‘It will be great to push my limits and see what I’m capable of.’

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Ireland's Tour De France hero Sam Bennett won't defend his title at National Championships
# No Go
# No Go

Ireland's Tour De France hero Sam Bennett won't defend his title at National Championships

Sep 30th 2020, 5:08 PM 5,143 Views 1 Comment

The 29-year-old has confirmed his absence ahead of the weekend.

# sam-bennett - Monday 21 September, 2020

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph
# Family Pride
# Family Pride

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph

Sep 21st 2020, 11:30 AM 28,765 Views 3 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir native secured the green jersey at the final stage on Sunday.

# sam-bennett - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Expectation, goosebumps and the Champs-Élysées: Bennett savours iconic Tour victory
# Sam The Man
# Sam The Man

Expectation, goosebumps and the Champs-Élysées: Bennett savours iconic Tour victory

Sep 20th 2020, 8:17 PM 10,619 Views 9 Comments

‘All the years trying to come up, trying to make it… It took me so long to get here,’ said Sam Bennett, now a winner of the Tour the France green jersey.

The journey Irish hero Sam Bennett took to become king of the road
# Warrior
# Warrior

The journey Irish hero Sam Bennett took to become king of the road

Sep 20th 2020, 8:00 AM 46,801 Views 36 Comments

Bennett is set to become the first Irishman in 31 years to win the prestigious green jersey when the Tour de France finishes up in Paris today.

# sam-bennett - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Bennett and Pogacar poised to step onto podium in Paris tomorrow
# Tour De France
# Tour De France

Bennett and Pogacar poised to step onto podium in Paris tomorrow

Sep 19th 2020, 6:16 PM 11,791 Views 15 Comments

Sam Bennett almost certain to win green jersey while Pogacar’s successful time trail today means he is now likely to secure Tour de France crown.

# sam-bennett - Friday 18 September, 2020

Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey
# Getting Closer
# Getting Closer

Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey

Sep 18th 2020, 5:17 PM 12,189 Views 9 Comments

Sagan made a bid for glory from 20km out but the Irishman was able to keep up during today’s 19th stage.

# sam-bennett - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Sam Bennett extends green jersey lead at Tour de France
# Going Well
# Going Well

Sam Bennett extends green jersey lead at Tour de France

Sep 17th 2020, 6:38 PM 11,480 Views 8 Comments

The Irish star stretched his advantage over Peter Sagan to 52 points.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Bennett extends green jersey lead to 47 points as Colombia's Lopez wins stage 17 of Le Tour
# Still On Top
# Still On Top

Bennett extends green jersey lead to 47 points as Colombia's Lopez wins stage 17 of Le Tour

Sep 16th 2020, 5:52 PM 8,322 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile Dan Martin came home in 31st place.

# sam-bennett - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Bennett maintains 45-point lead over Sagan as Roche earns top-10 finish on 16th stage
# Le Tour
# Le Tour

Bennett maintains 45-point lead over Sagan as Roche earns top-10 finish on 16th stage

Sep 15th 2020, 5:36 PM 10,776 Views 5 Comments

German rider Lennard Kamna won the Tour de France’s medium mountain stage today.

# sam-bennett - Monday 14 September, 2020

'I'm fully Irish, don't worry' - Sam Bennett
# Identity
# Identity

'I'm fully Irish, don't worry' - Sam Bennett

Sep 14th 2020, 11:53 PM 16,490 Views 8 Comments

The 29-year-old cyclist also spoke about the impact the Tour de France’s taxing schedule was having.

# sam-bennett - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Sagan cuts Bennett's lead in green jersey battle as Anderson wins stage 14 of Le Tour
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Sagan cuts Bennett's lead in green jersey battle as Anderson wins stage 14 of Le Tour

Sep 12th 2020, 6:22 PM 12,808 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Nicolas Roche came home in 89th and Dan Martin finished in 67th place.

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