Cycling: East Tyrone’s Gary Jeffers claims Time Trial win

East Tyrone's Melvin Steele, Gary Jeffers and Harry McComb took three of the top four positions
East Tyrone's Melvin Steele, Gary Jeffers and Harry McComb took three of the top four positions

East Tyrone cyclist Gary Jeffers was the winner of last week’s third round of the Performance Nutrition Plus Time Trial League.

The race, which was a circuit event held on the Sherrygroom Road race course, saw junior riders Lee Somerville and Harry McComb placed second and third.

Result:

1st Gary Jeffers 29.35

2nd L Somerville 30.34

3rd H McComb 31.40

4th M Steele 31.56

5th Alan Somerville 31.58

6th M Hewitt 32.13

7th K Wallace 34.19

8th K Ruddell 35.04

9th G Leonard 35.46

10th Lorraine Jeffers 37.16

Racing this Thursday, June 4th is Round Four of the Time Trial League over 10 Miles on the Omagh Road starting at 7.30pm when a bigger entry is anticipated.

East Tyrone’s Harvey Barnes and Gary Jeffers repeated their one-two albeit in reverse order in the second round of the five Inter Club League promoted by Island Wheelers at Caledon.

Alan Gilkinson was the best placed East Tyrone rider in the “B” race finishing eight.

A Race League-

Omagh Wheelers 468pts

East Tyrone 451pts

Harps 440pts

Island Wheelers 314pts

Lakeland 293pts.

B Race League-

Omagh Wheelers 467 pts

Lakeland 463pts

Harps 380pts

Island Wheelers 339pts

East Tyrone 292pts.

The next round of the Inter Club League will be hosted by the East Tyrone Cycling Club on the Churchtown circuit on Thursday 18th June.