Tour De France Starts Today

Nicholas RocheThe 2015 Tour de France is underway in the Dutch city of Utrecht. A 14-kilometre time trial will mark the start of this year’s race with defending champion Vincenzo Nibali joined by Chris Froome, Alberto Contador and Nairo Quintana as the so-called big-four who are expected to challenge for this year’s Yellow Jersey. There’s three Irish riders in this year’s field. Dan Martin will be one of the leaders for the Cannondale-Garmin team while sprinter Sam Bennett makes his Grand Tour debut in the colours of the Bora-Argon 18 team. And Nicolas Roche will act as ‘Road Captain’ for Team Sky as they attempt to help Chris Froome to victory. Roche has been out-lining what his new-found responsibility will entail… [audio_player src=””] Tadhg Moriarty has been telling Radio Kerry’s Gary O’ Sullivan about the few weeks ahead……… [audio_player src=””]