Wheelworx Ladies League
Post date: Apr 30, 2013 10:11:48 AM
After the recent bad weather, the sun shone and the wind abated setting the scene for a smashing night of racing at Rd 2 of the Wheelworx sponsored and Orwell organised Ladies Crit League in Sandyford Industrial Estate with a record turn-out of 48 riders taking part. We were represented by Muirna Walsh, Carmel Buckley and Claire Malone with all the Wheelerettes acquitted themselves excellently on the night.
With the majority of riders in the 15 lap handicapped B Race making their racing debut, the race was neutralised for 3 laps with seasoned racers, Orla Hendron (Orwell) and Kate Rudd (Black Rose) mentoring the newcomers around the technical corners of the circuit.
When the racing got underway, a seven rider breakaway got away and worked well together and managed to mop up all the placings. This group included Muirna Walsh who attacked with 3 laps to go opening up a 40 second gap to take a solo win and secure her lead in the B Division with 46 points. Well done Muirna.
Muirna Walsh in action last week