Friday September 25, 2020

An Irish Tour de force

This year’s Tour de France will be an Irish family affair, as Stephen Roche’s son and nephew follow in the tyre-tracks of the 1987 winner

4th July, 2009

Since the retirement of Sean Kelly and Stephen Roche, Irish cyclists have struggled to make an impact on the top tier of the sport.

But the two young riders who started this year’s Tour de France yesterday in Monaco hope to be at the forefront of the revival of Irish fortunes at the sport’s top level.

Nicolas Roche and Dan Martin are both riding in their first Tour de France and,...

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