Bann Wheelers CC annual awards night

Glen Howe winner of the Best Male TT
Glen Howe winner of the Best Male TT
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Bann Wheelers Cycling Club held their Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Saturday 28th November at The Lodge Hotel in Coleraine.

There was plenty to celebrate following an excellent year for the club and members.

The Club Chairperson Jane Millar welcomed everyone and gave an overview of how the club had grown in stature over the year and all the achievements that had occurred.

Jane thanked everyone involved in all areas of the club as without all his time and effort the club would not be what it is today.

There were many events hosted by the club this year which required a lot of effort by club members and Jane thanked all those concerned in organising the Club Races, Club BBQ, WhizzKids events, Charity Sportive, Spin classes, MTB Trailquests etc.

After dinner the following awards were presented by Charlie Wright, previous Club Chairman, as a thank you for all the hard work he put into his time within his Chairman’s role:

Richard Henry - 25 Mile RR winning the David Armour Cup on the Collins Circuit

Glen Howe - 25 Mile RR winning the 3 Oaks Cup on the 3 Oaks Flat Circuit

Glen Howe - 25 Mile TT winning the Inter Club 25 on the Ballybogey Circuit

Glen Howe - 10 Mile TT winning the Inter Club 10 on the Whiterocks Circuit

Michael Thompson - 20 Mile RR winning the TBF Thompson Cup on the Stranocum Circuit

Glen Howe - 25 Mile TT winning the 25 Mile Club Championship on the Ballybogey/Coleraine Circuit

Glen Howe - 22 Mile RR winning the Club Championship RR on the Coolyvenny Circuit

Conor Bradley - 25 Mile Dervock Road Race

Jason McIntyre - Three Oaks Hilly Road Race

Brian Doherty - 12 Mile APR winning the Ballybogey APR Cup on the Ballybogey Circuit

Glen Howe - 10 Mile TT winning the 10 Mile TT Club Championship on the Ballybogey Road

Stanley Black - Mens Time Trial League winning the Rafferty & Boyle Mens TT League Trophy

Jane Millar - Womens Time Trial League winning the Rafferty & Boyle Womens TT League Trophy

Michael Thompson - Mens Road Race League winning the Rafferty & Boyle RR League Trophy

Gareth McLaughlin and Richard Henry - 10 Mile 2 up TT

Glen Howe - Cranagh Hill Climb

Dominic Drumm - 100 Mile TT (Ulster Championships) winning the 100 Mile Cup

Jamie Millar - Best Junior

Mark Johnston - Most Improved Male

Allen Bell - Best Male Newcomer

Leanne Wylie - Most Improved Female

Glen Howe - Best Male TTer

Jane Millar - Best Female TTer

Glen Howe - Male Best All Rounder (minimum of 3 RRs and 3 TTs)

Jane Millar - Ladies Best All Rounder (minimum of 3 RRs and 3 TTs)

Andy Bate - Special Recognition Award

Laurence Bradley - Club Person Of The Year winning the Rafferty & Boyle Cup

Laurence Bradley - Club Members, Member Of The Year

BWCC would like to thank Rafferty & Boyle Solicitors, Coleraine for their generous sponsorship of the club awards over the past 3 years.

The celebrating continued after the presentations and dancing followed to the excellent Brown Sugar the rest of the evening.

Many thanks to Jonny Rankin for agreeing to entertain us.

The club are looking forward to next year and hoping we can mirror the success achieved throughout 2015.

For more club photographs, visit the photo gallery under the PHOTOS menu option on the club website www.bannwheelers.com.

BWCC look forward to introducing further new members this year and anyone wishing to gain more information can get this on the club website www.bannwheelers.com or on the Bann Wheelers group Facebook page.