Matthew Overste of Combilift-West Frisia Winner Of Rás Mumhan Stage 2

Dutch rider Matthew Overste of Combilift-West Frisia has been crowned the winner of Stage 2 in Rás Mumhan

The 129km stag saw riders cycling from Listowel to Athea.

Meanwhile Paidi O’Brien from Killarney Cycling Club came in second and Alex Luhrs from Team Ribble took the 3rd position on the podium.

This means Alex Luhrs and his Team Ribble teammates have defended his Race Leader’s Yellow Jersey today.

The other Leaders classification jerseys are;

Green Jersey – Points leader – Will be worn by Paidi O’Brien of Team Killarney
Polka Dot Jersey – King of the Mountains leader – Dan Bigham – Team Ribble Pro Cycling (UK)
White Jersey – Under 23 leader – Ben Healy – Team Ireland
Blue Jersey – 2nd Category leader – Thomas Walsh Killorglin CC

Padraig Harnett was at the finish line for us

Now the Riders head to Waterville in South Kerry for stage 3 tomorrow, Easter Sunday.

The riders will start at 11.30am sharp for a 155km loop that will include Valentia Island and the notorious 1st category climb, Coom an Easpaig.

Finish is expected from 3pm onward back in Waterville

Reviewing the race today and previewing tomorrow’s action is Press Officer Tadhg Moriarty