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From The42 Ireland's Tour De France hero Sam Bennett won't defend his title at National Championships No Go

Ireland's Tour De France hero Sam Bennett won't defend his title at National Championships

The 29-year-old has confirmed his absence ahead of the weekend.

From The42 'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph Family Pride

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph

The Carrick-on-Suir native secured the green jersey at the final stage on Sunday.

From The42 Expectation, goosebumps and the Champs-Élysées: Bennett savours iconic Tour victory Sam The Man

Expectation, goosebumps and the Champs-Élysées: Bennett savours iconic Tour victory

‘All the years trying to come up, trying to make it… It took me so long to get here,’ said Sam Bennett, now a winner of the Tour the France green jersey.

From The42 The journey Irish hero Sam Bennett took to become king of the road Warrior

The journey Irish hero Sam Bennett took to become king of the road

Bennett is set to become the first Irishman in 31 years to win the prestigious green jersey when the Tour de France finishes up in Paris today.

From The42 Bennett and Pogacar poised to step onto podium in Paris tomorrow Tour De France

Bennett and Pogacar poised to step onto podium in Paris tomorrow

Sam Bennett almost certain to win green jersey while Pogacar’s successful time trail today means he is now likely to secure Tour de France crown.

From The42 Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey Getting Closer

Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey

Sagan made a bid for glory from 20km out but the Irishman was able to keep up during today’s 19th stage.

From The42 Sam Bennett extends green jersey lead at Tour de France Going Well

Sam Bennett extends green jersey lead at Tour de France

The Irish star stretched his advantage over Peter Sagan to 52 points.

From The42 Bennett extends green jersey lead to 47 points as Colombia's Lopez wins stage 17 of Le Tour Still On Top

Bennett extends green jersey lead to 47 points as Colombia's Lopez wins stage 17 of Le Tour

Meanwhile Dan Martin came home in 31st place.

From The42 Bennett maintains 45-point lead over Sagan as Roche earns top-10 finish on 16th stage Le Tour

Bennett maintains 45-point lead over Sagan as Roche earns top-10 finish on 16th stage

German rider Lennard Kamna won the Tour de France’s medium mountain stage today.

From The42 'I'm fully Irish, don't worry' - Sam Bennett Identity

'I'm fully Irish, don't worry' - Sam Bennett

The 29-year-old cyclist also spoke about the impact the Tour de France’s taxing schedule was having.

From The42 Sagan cuts Bennett's lead in green jersey battle as Anderson wins stage 14 of Le Tour Heating Up

Sagan cuts Bennett's lead in green jersey battle as Anderson wins stage 14 of Le Tour

Meanwhile, Nicolas Roche came home in 89th and Dan Martin finished in 67th place.

From The42 Roglic tightens grip on Tour as Martinez wins mountain struggle Le Tour

Roglic tightens grip on Tour as Martinez wins mountain struggle

The focus will be back on Sam Bennett tomorrow.

From The42 'I couldn’t have been happier for him because everyone saw how much it meant and I’ve seen how hard he’s worked' Still Friends

'I couldn’t have been happier for him because everyone saw how much it meant and I’ve seen how hard he’s worked'

Sam Bennett’s friend and training partner Caleb Ewan had some kind words for the Irishman after his own stage 11 win today.

From The42 Thrills and controversy as Sam Bennett is denied another Tour stage win in photo finish Play It Again Sam

Thrills and controversy as Sam Bennett is denied another Tour stage win in photo finish

Bennett initially finished third but was promoted to second place after Green Jersey rival Peter Sagan was relegated for shoving another rider in the sprint finish.

From The42 'We can almost consider him British' - Bradley Wiggins attempts to claim Ireland's Sam Bennett THE NECK OF HIM This post contains videos
From The42 'Sorry, I don't mean to be a cry baby' - Bennett's emotional interview after Tour de France stage win Welling Up

'Sorry, I don't mean to be a cry baby' - Bennett's emotional interview after Tour de France stage win

There were teary eyes as the Irish rider got to grips with his historic achievement.

From The42 Ireland's Sam Bennett wins Stage 10 to regain Tour de France green jersey Green Jersey This post contains videos

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins Stage 10 to regain Tour de France green jersey

The Carrick-on-Suir rider becomes just the sixth Irish cyclist to win a stage at the Tour de France.

From The42 Yates clings to Tour de France lead amid mountain shake-up, Bennett claws back in green jersey battle Heating Up

Yates clings to Tour de France lead amid mountain shake-up, Bennett claws back in green jersey battle

Sam Bennett and Nicolas Roche are flying the Irish flag.

From The42 Bennett relinquishes green jersey as Van Aert wins explosive Tour de France stage Millau To Lavaur

Bennett relinquishes green jersey as Van Aert wins explosive Tour de France stage

The Irish rider finished a tough day empty handed.

From The42 Bennett retains green jersey as Roche named most aggressive rider on Stage 6 of Le Tour Irish Interest This post contains videos

Bennett retains green jersey as Roche named most aggressive rider on Stage 6 of Le Tour

Kazakhstan’s Alexey Lutsenko won the first Tour de France stage of his career, while Adam Yates remains in the yellow jersey.

From The42 Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France Sam The Man This post contains videos

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France

The Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider had a third-place finish, with Wout van Aert claiming Stage 5.

From The42 Bennett in hunt for Tour de France green jersey as he pulls level with sprint leader Sagan All Square

Bennett in hunt for Tour de France green jersey as he pulls level with sprint leader Sagan

The Irishman and the Slovakian are locked on 83 points after Bennett racked up intermediate sprint points halfway through stage four.

From The42 Kristoff sees off Sagan and Bennett in opening stage of Le Tour Grand Depart

Kristoff sees off Sagan and Bennett in opening stage of Le Tour

Bennett came home fourth despite an early fall.

From The42 Sam Bennett sprints to third stage victory in Belgium Cycling This post contains videos

Sam Bennett sprints to third stage victory in Belgium

The Irish cyclist, riding for Deceuninck-QuickStep, claimed a brilliant win in the Tour de Wallonie today.

From The42 Sam Bennett prepared to wait for chance to return to Tour de France Le Grand Delay

Sam Bennett prepared to wait for chance to return to Tour de France

The Irish rider has joined the powerful Deceuninck-QuickStep squad this season.

From The42 Bennett narrowly misses out on second stage victory at Tour Down Under Sprint Finish This post contains videos

Bennett narrowly misses out on second stage victory at Tour Down Under

The Irish rider was pipped on the line by Australia’s Caleb Ewan this morning.

From The42 Sam Bennett slips to second in general standings after gruelling stage 2 Down Under Slog

Sam Bennett slips to second in general standings after gruelling stage 2 Down Under

The 29-year-old was unable to find the finishing kick required for him to retain the leader’s jersey.

From The42 Sam Bennett makes history by winning first stage of the Tour Down Under On Form

Sam Bennett makes history by winning first stage of the Tour Down Under

He becomes the first Irishman to lead the tour’s general classification.

From The42 Bennett describes QuickStep move as a 'dream come true' On His Bike

Bennett describes QuickStep move as a 'dream come true'

The 29-year-old Irish sprinter was on the lookout for a new team having left Bora-Hansgrohe last month.

From The42 Ireland's Sam Bennett parts ways with BORA - hansgrohe after team accepts rider's wishes Changing It Up

Ireland's Sam Bennett parts ways with BORA - hansgrohe after team accepts rider's wishes

The 29-year-old is now expected to join Deceuninck-QuickStep.

From The42 Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia Triumph

Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia

Ireland’s Sam Bennett, meanwhile, finished second in today’s 21st and final stage.

From The42 Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage 14 at Vuelta to continue incredible season Flying The Flag

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage 14 at Vuelta to continue incredible season

The 28-year-old Bora-Hansgrohe rider secured his 13th stage win of the year.

From The42 Sam Bennett denied back-to-back Vuelta wins in photo finish, Roche remains in red Agonisingly Close This post contains videos

Sam Bennett denied back-to-back Vuelta wins in photo finish, Roche remains in red

Dutch champion Fabio Jakobsen claimed victory on stage four.

From The42 Sam Bennett's red-hot streak continues with first Vuelta stage victory Sprint King This post contains videos

Sam Bennett's red-hot streak continues with first Vuelta stage victory

The 28-year-old dominated in a sprint finish to claim his 12th stage win of a superb season.

From The42 'Superman' leads Astana to opening Vuelta stage win Fast Start

'Superman' leads Astana to opening Vuelta stage win

The Kazakh outfit clinched the first stage, sprinting to victory in an opening team time trial.

From The42 Three in-a-row for Ireland's history maker Bennett in Belgium as red-hot streak continues Hat-trick Hero This post contains videos

Three in-a-row for Ireland's history maker Bennett in Belgium as red-hot streak continues

The Carrick-On-Suir man landed his third consecutive stage win today.

From The42 Special win for Irish champion Bennett as he lands ninth of the season in Belgium Sam The Man This post contains videos

Special win for Irish champion Bennett as he lands ninth of the season in Belgium

The Carrick-On-Suir rider is enjoying a brilliant run.

From The42 Sam Bennett crowned Irish road race champion after battle for finish line Winner Winner

Sam Bennett crowned Irish road race champion after battle for finish line

The Carrick-On-Suir rider edged out Eddie Dunbar to come home in first place.

From The42 Bennett finishes second as Van Aert clinches back-to-back Dauphine stage victories Podium

Bennett finishes second as Van Aert clinches back-to-back Dauphine stage victories

The Team Bora–Hansgrohe rider finished just behind the Belgian, while Britain’s Adam Yates remains in the leader’s yellow jersey.

From The42 Ireland's Sam Bennett triumphs on stage 3 of Criterium du Dauphine On The Up This post contains videos

Ireland's Sam Bennett triumphs on stage 3 of Criterium du Dauphine

The 28-year-old finished with a time of 4:15:25, comfortably ahead of Wout Van Aert and Davide Ballerini.

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