Matthew Foxes It On Day 2
Matthew Fox of the UK: Wheelbase Cabtech Castelli team won today’s FBD Insurance sponsored stage 2 after sprinting to victory from a much depleted peloton after 154.5km of racing.
Second over the line was Patrick O’Loughlin of Team Ireland followed by Matteo Cigala of Carlow: Dan-Morrissey. The general classification remains unchanged as Conor McGoldrick of UK: Trek Richardson continues to wear the Bective Stud yellow jersey leading by 4 seconds over Dan Gardener of UK: Embark Spirit followed by Joseph Laverick of the Derry: Foyle CC team in third. McGoldrick also continues to lead the Cycling Ireland KoH classification, while the City Break Apartments points classification is now led by Dan Gardener following his placing today. Matteo Cigala of Carlow: Dan Morrissey was first county rider home today and winner of the Festina County Rider award. Conn McDunphy of Cycling Leinster
continues to wear the Sport Ireland county rider jersey following his placing today. Aaron Wade of Team Ireland also continues to lead the Spin 11 U23 classification