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Sam Bennett to ride as stagiaire with Francaise des Jeux
New Irish national U.23 road race champion Sam Bennett capped off a memorable weekend at home today with confirmation that he is to join the professional ranks as a stagiaire with the Francaise des Jeux team.
Matt Brammeier beats Nicolas Roche to become new Irish road race champion
Matt Brammeier is the new Irish road race champion having staged a major upset to relieve Nicolas Roche of the title after a two man sprint finish in Sligo town.
Nicolas Roche expects tough fight to defend Irish road race title
Reigning Irish national road race champion Nicolas Roche has cited his experience of wearing the title holder’s jersey as his primary motivation for attempting to record back-to-back wins when he lines up for the race in Sligo this Sunday.
Dan Martin determined to reclaim Irish National Road Race champions title
Dan Martin has declared his intention to reclaim the title of Irish national road race champion on Sunday even though he will start the race as one of the most marked men in the peloton.
Phiip Deignan to miss Tour de France
Philip Deignan has not been selected to ride the Tour de France after recurring illness prevented the Cervelo Test Team from naming him as one of its nine riders for the race.
Nicolas Roche 51st in Tour de Suisse time trial
Nicolas Roche finished 51st in the final time trial stage at the Tour de Suisse where Tony Martin was fastest and Frank Schleck produced a big surprise to win overall.
Roche can improve Tour de Suisse GC position with final time trial
Nicolas Roche produced another solid ride in today’s penultimate stage of the Tour de Suisse to leave himself with a real opportunity of improving his overall standing in the final time trial stage.
Philip Deignan and Nicolas Roche finish Tour de Suisse stage in main bunch
Nicolas Roche and Philip Deignan finished in the main bunch in stage seven of the Tour de Suisse won by Marcus Burghardt after he attacked from a 13 man breakaway sixty kilometres out from the finish in Wetzikon.
Philip Deignan and Nicolas Roche shine in Tour of Switzerland
Philip Deignan staked his claim on a Tour de France spot today when he escaped in a 13 man breakaway which almost went the distance in the queen stage of the Tour de Suisse where Robert Gesink triumphed to become the new race leader.
Philip Deignan pictured in break during the Tour de Suisse
PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Philip Deignan is currently part of a 13 man break with a five minute advantage over the main peloton on the queen stage of the Tour de Suisse.
Nicolas Roches lies 18th in Tour of Switzerland heading to mountains
Nicolas Roche continues to lies just 18 seconds off the race lead in the Tour de Suisse having come home in the main bunch behind breakaway winner Marcus Burghardt in today’s stage to Frutigen.
Philip Deignan and Nicolas Roche avoid high speed crash at Tour of Switzerland
Nicolas Roche and Philip Deignan escaped injury at the finish to stage four of the Tour de Suisse after a high speed crash involving Mark Cavendish and Heinrich Haussler handed victory to Alessandro Pettachi.
Nicolas Roche launches an attack in a bid to win stage 3 of Tour of Switerland
Nicolas Roche made a valiant attempt to win today’s third stage of the Tour de Suisse surging clear on the finishing climb only to be overhauled by Frank Schleck who sealed the stage win inside the final kilometre.
Nicolas Roche climbs GC at Tour of Switerland
Heinrich Haussler won today’s second stage of the Tour de Suisse in a bunch sprint which contained an improving Nicolas Roche while Philip Deignan was part of larger group to lose time over the day’s final climb.
Nicolas Roche and Philip Deignan on form at Tour of Switerland
Nicolas Roche and Philip Deignan got their Tour de Suisse off to a flying start today with both riders finishing within 40 seconds of Fabian Cancellara who won the 7.6 kilometre prologue with a time of 10:21.
Philip Deignan shortlised to ride Tour de France
Philip Deignan is on course to ride his first Tour de France having been named today on the Cervelo Test Team’s preliminary list for the race which starts in Rotterdam on Saturday, July 3rd.
Roche fourth at GP Canton d'Argovie
Nicolas Roche bounced back from injury at the GP Canton d'Argovie today where he came within inches of celebrating his return to racing with a win in the Swiss race.
Philip Deignan has pulled out of the Dauphine Libere after food poisoning disrupted his preparations for the Tour de France tune up which starts this Sunday.

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