# Sam Bennett

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Sam Bennett completes long-awaited move to Decathlon-Ag2r
The move offers Bennett a chance to recapture his best form.
This year
Bennett and Mullen both withdraw from Ireland team for European Championships
The championships take place in Drenthe, Netherlands from tomorrow until Sunday.
Defending champ Evenepoel hurts GC rivals with impressive Vuelta time trial
Filippo Ganna won Tuesday’s 10th stage ahead of Evenepoel, who stretched his advantage over Roglic and Vingegaard.
Sam Bennett finishes fourth in bunch sprint at Tour of Britain
Irish rider misses out on podium in Wrexham as Olaf Kooij wins second successive stage.
Laporte pips Ireland's Bennett and stretches Dauphine lead with stage win
However, following a review the Irish star and Team Jayco-Alulua’s Groenewegen were dropped to 33rd and 34th place after changing their line.
Last year
Sam Bennett forced to withdraw from Vuelta after positive antigen test
Bennett was a leading contender for the green jersey with Dane Mads Pedersen.
Bennett loses green jersey in the Vuelta as Vine wins stage eight
Dane Mads Pedersen took the green jersey.
Bennett extends lead in battle for Vuelta green jersey as Cofidis wins stage seven
Today’s race ended in a razor-edge, five-way dash for the line.
Marc Soler takes home win on Vuelta a Espana
Sam Bennett retained his nine-point lead in the Green Jersey race.
Roglic leads Vuelta after stage four victory, Bennett retains green jersey
Mads Pedersen claimed second place on a stage for the third time.
Sam Bennett claims back-to-back stage wins at the Vuelta a Espana
The Irishman has won the opening two sprint stages for BORA-hansgrohe.
Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage two of Vuelta
Bennett clinched the victory after a 175.1km run between the Dutch towns of ‘s-Hertogenbosch and Utrecht.
Sam Bennett sprints to fifth place in European Championships road race
Fabio Jakobsen of the Netherlands won gold in Munich.
Ireland's Sam Bennett misses out on Tour de France spot again
Ryan Mullen has also been left off Bora-Hansgrohe’s eight-man team.
Sam Bennett sprints to victory in Frankfurt
Bennett’s first win of the season arrived in the Eschborn-Frankfurt race.
Roglic dominates on biggest Paris-Nice climb
Irish pair Sam Bennett and Ryan Mullen finished well out of contention.
Van Aert wins Paris-Nice time trial to take race lead
Irish duo Ryan Mullen and Sam Bennett finished 65th and 119th respectively.
Pedersen wins Paris-Nice stage as Jumbo maintain their grip on yellow jersey
Christophe Laporte holds the yellow jersey in a Jumbo 1-2-3 at the top of the general classification.
Fabio Jakobsen continues return from horror crash with impressive Paris-Nice win
Irish pair Sam Bennett and Ryan Mullen each finished outside the top 30 on today’s second stage.
All time
'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships
Eddie Dunbar, Rory Townsend and Ryan Mullen are all part of the Irish team for the men’s road race.
Sam Bennett to 'go back home' to lead Bora-Hansgrohe
The Irishman rejoins on a two-year deal.
No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named
Dan Martin, Nicolas Roche and Eddie Dunbar were officially announced for the road race today.
Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury
The Irish rider won’t be able defend the green jersey he won last year.
Sam Bennett's Tour de France warm-up plans derailed by knee injury
The Carrick-on-Suir rider was due to line up in the five-day Tour of Belgium, which starts today.
Sam Bennett wins green jersey at Volta ao Algarve
It was a good day for the Irish rider.
Sam Bennett's superb form continues with second stage win at Volta ao Algarve
The Carrick-on-Suir man also came out on top in stage one.
Sam Bennett claims sixth win of the season with opening victory at Volta ao Algarve
Carrick-on-Suir man was first across the line in Portimao on Wednesday afternoon.
Sam Bennett narrowly beaten to victory in sprint finish at Scheldeprijs
The Irishman was pipped to the line by Jasper Philipsen.
Sam Bennett: 'I felt dizzy; I had nothing left and I threw up my food'
Waterford man falls ill in closing stages of Gent-Wevelgem cycling classic in Belgium.
Ireland's Sam Bennett will be a marked man in Sunday's epic Belgian classic
The 2020 Tour de France sprint king has hit a rich vein of form with five wins so far in 2021.
Sam Bennett wins Classic Brugge-De Panne, his first one-day world tour victory
Bennett won in style.
Bennett among many left to rue missed opportunity as Stuyven claims Milan-San Remo
The Irish cyclist had to deal with a late puncture.
Roglic extends Paris-Nice lead with 'cool' stage win
Ireland’s Sam Bennett came to a standstill on the final climb.
Another stage win for Sam Bennett as Paris-Nice route set to be amended
The closing two stages are to be changed after the reimposition of a weekend lockdown due to Covid-19.
All-conquering Roglic takes Paris-Nice lead as Bennett clings on to green jersey
The Jumbo-Visma rider takes over the yellow and green jerseys, but Bennett wears the latter again tomorrow.
Sam Bennett misses out on another win on stage two of Paris-Nice
A late crash proved a disruption as Bennett crossed in fifth place.
Ireland speed king Sam Bennett wins Paris-Nice opener
It was a fourth stage win on this race for Bennett.
Second place for Sam Bennett in UAE Tour's final stage as Pogacar claims overall victory
Caleb Ewan won today’s seventh stage.
Sam Bennett sprints to another stage win at UAE Tour
The 30-year-old is aiming for a hat-trick of victories in tomorrow’s seventh and final stage.
Sam Bennett strikes right on cue to win Stage 4 sprint at UAE Tour
Bennett trumps Dekker and Ewan in bunch sprint on Al-Marjan Island.