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Ireland's Sam Bennett wins final stage of Giro d'Italia in thrilling sprint finish
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# Hat-trick

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins final stage of Giro d'Italia in thrilling sprint finish

May 27th 2018, 6:49 PM 9,574 Views 11 Comments

Chris Froome, meanwhile, became the first Briton to win the race in the Giro’s 101-year history.

'I just ran out of road' - Ireland's Sam Bennett gutted after another second-place Giro finish
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# So Close

'I just ran out of road' - Ireland's Sam Bennett gutted after another second-place Giro finish

May 23rd 2018, 4:58 PM 8,078 Views 15 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe man was boxed out and crossed the line behind winner Elia Viviani on the 17th stage.

Ireland's Sam Bennett must settle for second place at stage 13 of Giro d'Italia in sprint finish
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# Keep It Steady

Ireland's Sam Bennett must settle for second place at stage 13 of Giro d'Italia in sprint finish

May 18th 2018, 5:28 PM 4,266 Views 8 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider has won two stages of this year’s race.

'I just went for it' - Sam Bennett on becoming the first Irishman in 30 years to win two Grand Tour stages
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# Imola

'I just went for it' - Sam Bennett on becoming the first Irishman in 30 years to win two Grand Tour stages

Updated May 17th 2018, 9:38 PM 28,763 Views 35 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider is the first since Sean Kelly to win multiple stages of a single Grand Tour.

Ireland's Sam Bennett sprints to impressive third place finish at stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia
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# Flying High

Ireland's Sam Bennett sprints to impressive third place finish at stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia

May 15th 2018, 4:46 PM 4,685 Views 2 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider finished in third place during the six hour stage from Penne to Gualdo Tadino.

Sam Bennett becomes first Irishman to win Giro d'Italia stage since 1987
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# Stage Seven

Sam Bennett becomes first Irishman to win Giro d'Italia stage since 1987

May 11th 2018, 7:50 PM 22,744 Views 28 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider beat favourite Elia Viviani in a frantic sprint at Praia a Mare.

Ireland's Bennett pushes Viviani all the way in dramatic stage finish at Giro d'Italia
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# Podium Finish

Ireland's Bennett pushes Viviani all the way in dramatic stage finish at Giro d'Italia

May 6th 2018, 4:38 PM 4,678 Views 2 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider finished third after a blistering sprint.

Nightmare 2018 opener for Ireland's Sam Bennett as he's forced way down the field in Oz
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# Broken Chain

Nightmare 2018 opener for Ireland's Sam Bennett as he's forced way down the field in Oz

Jan 16th 2018, 3:48 PM 3,724 Views 4 Comments

He suffered a late mechanical issue.

Blow for Sam Bennett as he suffers fall on the final stage in Turkey
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# Hard Lines

Blow for Sam Bennett as he suffers fall on the final stage in Turkey

Oct 15th 2017, 3:59 PM 3,796 Views 0 Comments

The Carrick-On-Suir native suffered a crash on the second last corner of the stage.

Sam Bennett clinches fourth stage win of the week in Turkey
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# Super Sam

Sam Bennett clinches fourth stage win of the week in Turkey

Oct 14th 2017, 5:15 PM 3,316 Views 6 Comments

The Carrick-On-Suir man has won four out of the five stages so far in the Tour of Turkey.

Sam's the man! Unstoppable Bennett wins third straight stage at Tour of Turkey
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# Turkish Delight

Sam's the man! Unstoppable Bennett wins third straight stage at Tour of Turkey

Oct 12th 2017, 5:38 PM 4,246 Views 5 Comments

Carrick-on-Suir rider now leads the general classification by 14 seconds.

Two out of two! Sam Bennett takes second successive stage on Tour of Turkey
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# On The Double

Two out of two! Sam Bennett takes second successive stage on Tour of Turkey

Oct 11th 2017, 5:03 PM 3,500 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary man has successfully defended the leader’s jersey.

'I'm not here to write history because I'm sh*tting in the bushes, I'm here to win in Milan'
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# Lesson Learned

'I'm not here to write history because I'm sh*tting in the bushes, I'm here to win in Milan'

May 24th 2017, 8:07 PM 6,562 Views 2 Comments

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin protected his 31-second lead over Nairo Quintana on today’s 17th stage.

Giro agony as Ireland's Sam Bennett is pipped on the line for a THIRD time
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# Sam The Man

Giro agony as Ireland's Sam Bennett is pipped on the line for a THIRD time

May 18th 2017, 5:23 PM 3,682 Views 3 Comments

Dumoulin retains the maglia rosa as Fernando Gaviria wins stage 12.

Sam Bennett excels in elite sprinting company to claim third on Stage 5 of Giro
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# Natural Finisher

Sam Bennett excels in elite sprinting company to claim third on Stage 5 of Giro

May 10th 2017, 5:16 PM 2,876 Views 1 Comment

It is the Tipp man’s second top-10 finish of this year’s race.

Sam Bennett's team started with a bang on day one of the Giro
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# Italian Job

Sam Bennett's team started with a bang on day one of the Giro

May 5th 2017, 6:42 PM 3,759 Views 2 Comments

It was a dream first Grand Tour appearance for Lukas Postlberger, who won the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia.

French celebrate dominant stage win as Martin moves up to fifth in Paris-Nice standings
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# Irish Eye

French celebrate dominant stage win as Martin moves up to fifth in Paris-Nice standings

Mar 8th 2017, 6:15 PM 3,833 Views 3 Comments

Julian Alaphilippe stormed to victory on today’s time trial.

A first Irish stage win at Paris-Nice for 28 years as Sam Bennett delivers career-high performance
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# Magnificent

A first Irish stage win at Paris-Nice for 28 years as Sam Bennett delivers career-high performance

Mar 7th 2017, 4:40 PM 13,881 Views 14 Comments

The 26-year-old delivered a superb sprint with 150m to go.

Fears for Ireland's Sam Bennett after nasty crash threatens to end his Tour
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# Anxious Wait

Fears for Ireland's Sam Bennett after nasty crash threatens to end his Tour

Jul 2nd 2016, 8:03 PM 7,695 Views 4 Comments

The 25-year-old went to hospital after today’s opening stage.

Quiz: How well were you following the 2015 Tour de France?
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# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well were you following the 2015 Tour de France?

Jul 27th 2015, 5:00 PM 5,532 Views 7 Comments

Test your knowledge of the 2015 tour.

'I couldn’t even walk to the dinner table' - Why Sam Bennett quit the Tour de France
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# Rough Ride

'I couldn’t even walk to the dinner table' - Why Sam Bennett quit the Tour de France

Jul 23rd 2015, 5:00 PM 33,913 Views 24 Comments

Irish youngster reveals the physical toll that the race took on him.

'Pure happiness' for Martin* as he triumphs at Tour de France stage 4
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# As It Stands

'Pure happiness' for Martin* as he triumphs at Tour de France stage 4

Jul 7th 2015, 6:44 PM 7,794 Views 1 Comment

*Not the one you’re thinking of.

Cavendish hits out at social media "imbeciles" after failed attack on Day 2 of Tour
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# Leave Mark Alone!

Cavendish hits out at social media "imbeciles" after failed attack on Day 2 of Tour

Jul 5th 2015, 6:34 PM 9,253 Views 7 Comments

Cavendish didn’t mince his words.

No birthday cheer for Nicolas Roche as records broken on opening day of Tour de France
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# Le Tour

No birthday cheer for Nicolas Roche as records broken on opening day of Tour de France

Jul 4th 2015, 6:14 PM 6,197 Views 6 Comments

Dan Martin and Sam Bennett also finished well down the field.

Who are the Irish hopes in this year's Tour de France?
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# Le Tour

Who are the Irish hopes in this year's Tour de France?

Jul 1st 2015, 7:08 PM 5,567 Views 4 Comments

It’s that time of the year again.

Irish cyclist shows off his injuries after mass crash in Belgium
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# Painful

Irish cyclist shows off his injuries after mass crash in Belgium

Apr 9th 2015, 7:10 PM 7,741 Views 7 Comments

Sam Bennett was involved in a 50-rider pile-up in the Scheldeprijs yesterday.

An Irishman held off some of the finest sprinters to win the final stage of the Tour of Qatar today
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# Podium Finish

An Irishman held off some of the finest sprinters to win the final stage of the Tour of Qatar today

Feb 13th 2015, 8:45 PM 4,685 Views 3 Comments

It’s Sam Bennett’s first victory of the season.

Ireland’s Jack Wilson ready for ‘massive’ Tour of Britain
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# Challenge

Ireland’s Jack Wilson ready for ‘massive’ Tour of Britain

Sep 6th 2014, 8:20 AM 1,392 Views 0 Comments

The Antrim native will be competing against the illustrious likes of Team Sky this weekend.

Sam Bennett makes statement with fourth place in Tirreno-Adriatico
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# Cycling

Sam Bennett makes statement with fourth place in Tirreno-Adriatico

Mar 13th 2014, 7:03 PM 1,810 Views 0 Comments

Matteo Pelucchi took the stage but Mark Cavendish retains the overall lead.

One of Irish cycling's rising stars has signed a new professional deal
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# Cycling

One of Irish cycling's rising stars has signed a new professional deal

Oct 21st 2013, 4:31 PM 2,172 Views 0 Comments

Sam Bennett, 23, will race for German team Netapp-Endura next season.

Second place for Irish rider Sam Bennett in Tour of Britain's final stage
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# Cycling

Second place for Irish rider Sam Bennett in Tour of Britain's final stage

Sep 22nd 2013, 9:31 PM 1,479 Views 3 Comments

An Post Chain Reaction rider finished behind Mark Cavendish today.

Look how happy Sam Bennett's team manager is after Tour of Britain stage win
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# Joy

Look how happy Sam Bennett's team manager is after Tour of Britain stage win

Sep 20th 2013, 9:11 AM 1,430 Views 3 Comments

Kurt Bogaerts from An Post Chain Reaction gets emotional after Bennett triumphs.

Irishman Sam Bennett wins stage on the Tour of Britain
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# Cycling

Irishman Sam Bennett wins stage on the Tour of Britain

Sep 19th 2013, 7:11 PM 1,341 Views 2 Comments

Riding for the An Post Chain Reaction team, the 22-year-old won the fifth stage.

Home win cheers An Post Rás fans while Bialoblocki clinches overall title
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# Special Delivery

Home win cheers An Post Rás fans while Bialoblocki clinches overall title

May 26th 2013, 8:26 PM 1,158 Views 0 Comments

Sam Bennett of Carrick-on-Suir led home a Chain Reaction 1-2-3 finish in Skerries today.

Ready to deliver: meet the Irish cyclists hoping to shine for An Post in 2013
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# Cycling

Ready to deliver: meet the Irish cyclists hoping to shine for An Post in 2013

Feb 23rd 2013, 8:15 AM 5,028 Views 6 Comments

Ronan McLaughlin, Sam Bennett, Sean Downey and Jack Wilson are all in action for the An Post-ChainReaction cycling team this weekend.

Giro 2014 will 'inspire' Irish cycling, says Sean Kelly
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# Giro 2014

Giro 2014 will 'inspire' Irish cycling, says Sean Kelly

Feb 20th 2013, 9:00 AM 1,328 Views 1 Comment

Officials from the Giro d’Italia are due in Ireland tomorrow to confirm details for the opening of the 2014 race.

An Post re-sign Irish trio for 2013 season
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# Cycling

An Post re-sign Irish trio for 2013 season

Nov 8th 2012, 5:25 PM 1,089 Views 0 Comments

Sam Bennett, Ronan McLaughlin and Sean Downey have committed to another season with the An Post Sean Kelly team.

Bennett bags top 10 finish at World Championships
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# World Cycling Champs

Bennett bags top 10 finish at World Championships

Sep 22nd 2012, 2:00 PM 822 Views 0 Comments

Carrick-on-Suir’s Sam Bennett was just edged out in frantic finale to the men’s U23 road race in Limburg, Netherlands.

Tour of Britain: Cavendish takes control as Bennett slips away
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# Rough Ride

Tour of Britain: Cavendish takes control as Bennett slips away

Sep 12th 2012, 8:52 PM 470 Views 1 Comment

Sam Bennett (An Post-Sean Kelly) dropped out of the GC top 10 as Mark Cavendish won his second successive stage at the Tour of Britain.

National Championships beckon for An Post riders
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# Ready To Go

National Championships beckon for An Post riders

Jun 21st 2012, 6:16 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

Irish cyclists Ronan McLaughlin, Sean Downey, Sam Bennett and Conor McConvey will all be competing this year.