We have the winner of Stage One of the Rás Mumhan, with the full result here’s Padraig Harnett.
STAGE 1 – Good Friday
Today’s stage of just under 100Km was a fast and furious opening day taking in 3 climbs on the roads around Sliabh Luachra in East Kerry, starting and finishing in Killorglin.
The race was led home by a break of 3 riders sprinting it out for the stage honors after just over 2 hours of racing, chased hard all the way to the finish line by a group of 20
Stage 1 – Winner – Alex Luhrs – Team Ribble Pro Cycling (UK)
Stage 1 – 2nd – Daniel Bigham – Team Ribble Pro Cycling (UK)
Stage 1 – 3rd – Ben Healy – Team Ireland
Mark Dowling of Team Leinster was 4th, Chris McNamara of Surrey League (UK) 5th , Jack Freeman Team Team Surrey League (UK) and last years Kerry Group Ras Mumhan winner Conor Hennebry of Team Dan Morrissey – MIG – Pactimo 7th
Leaders classification jerseys:
Yellow Jersey – Overall Race Leader – Alex Luhrs – Team Ribble Pro Cycling (UK)
Green Jersey – Points leader – Alex Luhrs Team Ribble Pro Cycling – Jersey will be worn by Mark Dowling
Polka Dot Jersey – King of the Mountains leader – Daniel Bigham – Team Ribble Pro Cycling (UK)
White Jersey – Under 23 leader – Ben Healy – Team Ireland
Blue Jersey – 2nd Category leader – Patrick Clifford – Team Pink (Irl)
The orange jersey of stage winner will be worn by Chris McNamara as the stage winner will be in yellow
The Riders head to north Kerry and West Limerick for stage 2 tomorrow, Easter Saturday.
Assembly in Listowel will be from 9.30 am and the riders will start at 11am sharp.
Expected finish in Athea from 2 pm