Andre “Padlock” Greene wins Courts cycle road race

first_imgBy Colin Bynoe JrANDRE “Padlock” Greene secured his second victory of the season on Sunday last, wheeling away dominantly with the spoils of the Courts 50-mile road race in Berbice.“Padlock” locked in a time of 2 hours, 6 minutes and 59 seconds.The race commenced at 13:30hrs in front of Courts Furniture Store at Main and St Ann Street, New Amsterdam with an estimated 30 starters.The riders had to endure a tough afternoon sun in their quest for victory. Greene, in familiar territory, bested a quality field of wheelsmen which included winner of the historic inaugural Bartica Cycling Challenge Road Race, Briton John, who had to settle for 6th.Junior sensation Ajai Gopilall followed up his previous day win with second place, Team Evolutions Paul DeNobrega registered a quality third place while Balram Narine and Christopher “Chicken Legs” Griffith completed the top six positions.Junior Niles (veteran), Mario Washington (Juveniles) and Sheneika Texeira (ladies) rounded off the top finishers in their respective categories.Greene has been showing more signs of maturity in his cycling this season, competing in most of the races thus far with eye- catching successes. He is currently placed fourth in the 2019 senior points classification.At the presentation, Courts, the furniture giants, doled out cash incentives for the top six overall finishers, first three veterans, three Juveniles and top female.last_img read more

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Six Senior Hurling Championship games to be played today

first_imgNenagh Éire Óg are against Templederry Kenyons in Toomevara. In Holycross Clonoulty-Rossmore take on Ballina, while in Templemore Upperchurch-Drombane will face-off against Kildangan. Last night’s club match saw Ballingarry overcome Boherlahan on a full-time score of Boherlahan 0-19 Ballingarry 2-19. A double-header in Boherlahan sees JK Brackens take on Knockavilla Donaskeigh-Kickhams at one, with Killenaule coming up against Éire Óg Anacarty/Donohill at half-two.The third afternoon throw-in has Cappawhite battling it out with Moneygall in the Ragg at two o’clock. This evening there are three games that will throw-in at half six. last_img

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