Van Kellett is Dromara Cycling Club’s first ever Irish champion

Barry Van Kellett ascending the hills of Dunmore mountain.
Barry Van Kellett ascending the hills of Dunmore mountain.

Dromara CC for the first time in its history has an Irish Champion amongst its members in the shape of Barry Van Kellett.

Barry won the Masters category at the Irish XC MTB Championships on Sunday past in Garvagh Forest, hosted by Carn Wheelers.

Barry put in a sterling performance throughout the race to come in over 30 seconds ahead of second place.

Also competing in the Masters category alongside Barry were John Shanks, who finished 14th and Peter Ritchie, who came 24th.

On behalf of everyone in the club, congratulations Barry.

Full results are yet to be added but there will be a more results hopefully in next week’s reports.