The first of several reports from a busy and successful few days of racing comes out of the west, where Dick O'Brien led home an Orwell crew who took three top ten spots in the TT stage, and subsequently the overall. Tom Blennerhassett repeated his strong showing from 2014, and Brian McArdle marked a welcome return to stage racing. Read on for more!


Orwell's vets are canny and evergreen, often popping up to teach newcomers a lesson or two in the club league, or taking wins and placings in the IVCA league.

Orwell has a small but dedicated group of track cyclists, who can frequently be seen at Sundrive Road.