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Tandragee 100: Italian racer Dario Cecconi has died

Italian rider Dario Cecconi has died as a result of injuries he sustained in a crash at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

Italian racer Dario Cecconi pictured at the Tandragee 100.

Tandragee 100: Prayers as Italian rider Dario Cecconi fights for his life in hospital

The road racing community is praying for the recovery of popular Italian rider Dario Cecconi, who sustained serious injuries following a crash at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

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The start of the Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

Tandragee 100: Saturday’s results round-up

All the results from Saturday’s 57th Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100.

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Italian rider Dario Cecconi.

Tandragee 100: Critical crash rider named as Italian Dario Cecconi

The rider involved in a serious crash at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday has been named as Italian competitor Dario Cecconi.
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Derek Sheils leads Derek McGee and William Dunlop in the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

Tandragee 100: Derek Sheils off to winning start on John Burrows' Suzuki

Dublin rider Derek Sheils made a winning start to the new 2017 Irish road racing season with a victory in the first Superbike race at the Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100 on Saturday.
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Honda Racing's Guy Martin crashed out of the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 after tangling with Paul Jordan at Marlacoo corner.

Tandragee 100: Guy Martin crashes unhurt on Honda race debut

Guy Martin’s race debut for the Honda Racing team ended abruptly with a crash on the opening lap of the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

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William Dunlop on his IC Racing/Caffrey Yamaha during a test day at Kirkistown earlier in April.

Dunlop targets winning start at Tandragee 100

William Dunlop will be aiming to make a winning start to the 2017 Irish road racing season at the Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100 on Saturday after a frustrating winter.

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Carl Frampton MBE pictured with his wife Christine and their children Carla and Rossa

Christine Frampton turns tables on UVF troll

The wife of Northern Ireland champion boxer Carl Frampton has turned the tables on a social media troll who said her family would be murdered by the UVF.

Rory Best talks to the players 
during the Lions Tour to Australia in 2013

RUGBY: Rory Best delighted to have another chance with British & Irish Lions

Ireland and Ulster hooker Rory Best admitted his previous British & Irish Lions tour was not what he had expected the pinnacle of his rugby career to be.

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Rory Best in action with the Lions during the Australia 2013 tour

RUGBY: British Lions call in 2017 ‘extra special’ for Best

Rory Best was left feeling ‘elated’ on Wednesday when he heard his name read out and confirmation he would be going on the British and Irish Lions Tour to New Zealand this summer.

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Ballynahinch on the attack against Portadown

RUGBY: Crawford Cup success for Ballynahinch after extra-time win over Portadown


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Colin Turkington (right).


The next instalment of the British Touring Car Championship takes place this Easter weekend only a fortnight after the gripping action kicked off with Rounds 1, 2 and 3.

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Sam Dunlop and his father Jim.

New road racing documentary explores beating heart of the sport

A fascinating new three-part documentary from the makers of ROAD goes behind the scenes of Irish road racing and illuminates the characters that make the sport so unique.

VIDEO: Titanic 10K

Titanic 10k road race in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast

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Neil Burns hit two first half penalties but it was Armagh who strolled to victory at Judges Road on Saturday.

AIL RUGBY: Armagh cruise past City of Derry to set up final day drama

All Ireland League Division 2B

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Phil Taylor.

Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor set to thrill throwers in Loughgall

Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor will take on throwers from the area in Loughgall tonight (Friday) as part of a special appearance.

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Andrew Trimble

GUINNESS PRO12: Andrew Trimble among several players returning from injury for Ulster

Ulster remained hopeful that international winger Andrew Trimble would be in the mix for selection ahead of their return to the Guinness PRO12 this weekend.

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The Road Racing People exhibition is set to tour Northern Ireland in April.

Captivating exhibition bares soul of Irish road racing

A stunning photographic exhibition by internationally renowned photographer Stephen Davison has laid bare the soul of Irish road racing.
Guy Martin will make his Honda Racing debut at the Tandragee 100.

Bumper entry confirmed at Tandragee 100 launch

New Honda Racing signing Guy Martin is lapping up his highly anticipated return to the 57th Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100 in April, which was officially launched in Craigavon on Wednesday evening.

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Guy Martin on the 2017 Fireblade at the Honda test in Monteblanco, Spain

Guy Martin in Honda bow at Tandragee

Guy Martin will make his Honda Racing debut at the Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100 next month, as exclusively revealed in the News Letter on March 1.

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