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#Sam Bennett

# sam-bennett - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Sam Bennett sprints to victory in Frankfurt
# Sam The Man
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# Sam The Man

Sam Bennett sprints to victory in Frankfurt

May 1st 2022, 4:53 PM 5,252 Views 1 Comment

Bennett’s first win of the season arrived in the Eschborn-Frankfurt race.

# sam-bennett - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Roglic dominates on biggest Paris-Nice climb
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Roglic dominates on biggest Paris-Nice climb

Mar 12th 2022, 3:29 PM 2,059 Views 0 Comments

Irish pair Sam Bennett and Ryan Mullen finished well out of contention.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Van Aert wins Paris-Nice time trial to take race lead
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Van Aert wins Paris-Nice time trial to take race lead

Mar 9th 2022, 6:43 PM 1,696 Views 0 Comments

Irish duo Ryan Mullen and Sam Bennett finished 65th and 119th respectively.

# sam-bennett - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Pedersen wins Paris-Nice stage as Jumbo maintain their grip on yellow jersey
# Jumbo Jets
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# Jumbo Jets

Pedersen wins Paris-Nice stage as Jumbo maintain their grip on yellow jersey

Mar 8th 2022, 5:55 PM 1,434 Views 0 Comments

Christophe Laporte holds the yellow jersey in a Jumbo 1-2-3 at the top of the general classification.

# sam-bennett - Monday 7 March, 2022

Fabio Jakobsen continues return from horror crash with impressive Paris-Nice win
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Fabio Jakobsen continues return from horror crash with impressive Paris-Nice win

Mar 7th 2022, 3:40 PM 1,736 Views 0 Comments

Irish pair Sam Bennett and Ryan Mullen each finished outside the top 30 on today’s second stage.

# sam-bennett - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships
# Not Involved
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# Not Involved

'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships

Sep 21st 2021, 4:51 PM 4,707 Views 12 Comments

Eddie Dunbar, Rory Townsend and Ryan Mullen are all part of the Irish team for the men’s road race.

# sam-bennett - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Sam Bennett to 'go back home' to lead Bora-Hansgrohe
# The Return
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# The Return

Sam Bennett to 'go back home' to lead Bora-Hansgrohe

Aug 3rd 2021, 12:58 PM 8,794 Views 7 Comments

The Irishman rejoins on a two-year deal.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named
# Road To Tokyo
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# Road To Tokyo

No room for Sam Bennett as Ireland's Olympic road cycling team named

Jun 30th 2021, 8:30 PM 15,202 Views 4 Comments

Dan Martin, Nicolas Roche and Eddie Dunbar were officially announced for the road race today.

# sam-bennett - Monday 21 June, 2021

Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury
# Blow
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# Blow

Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury

Updated Jun 21st 2021, 3:08 PM 14,109 Views 9 Comments

The Irish rider won’t be able defend the green jersey he won last year.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Sam Bennett's Tour de France warm-up plans derailed by knee injury
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

Sam Bennett's Tour de France warm-up plans derailed by knee injury

Jun 9th 2021, 9:22 AM 3,443 Views 2 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir rider was due to line up in the five-day Tour of Belgium, which starts today.

# sam-bennett - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Sam Bennett wins green jersey at Volta ao Algarve
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Sam Bennett wins green jersey at Volta ao Algarve

May 9th 2021, 9:35 PM 5,042 Views 5 Comments

It was a good day for the Irish rider.

# sam-bennett - Friday 7 May, 2021

Sam Bennett's superb form continues with second stage win at Volta ao Algarve
# Catch Him If You Can
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# Catch Him If You Can

Sam Bennett's superb form continues with second stage win at Volta ao Algarve

May 7th 2021, 6:39 PM 4,027 Views 5 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir man also came out on top in stage one.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Sam Bennett claims sixth win of the season with opening victory at Volta ao Algarve
# Sam The Man
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# Sam The Man

Sam Bennett claims sixth win of the season with opening victory at Volta ao Algarve

May 5th 2021, 6:17 PM 4,089 Views 3 Comments

Carrick-on-Suir man was first across the line in Portimao on Wednesday afternoon.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Sam Bennett narrowly beaten to victory in sprint finish at Scheldeprijs
# Close
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# Close

Sam Bennett narrowly beaten to victory in sprint finish at Scheldeprijs

Apr 7th 2021, 4:52 PM 3,330 Views 3 Comments

The Irishman was pipped to the line by Jasper Philipsen.

# sam-bennett - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Sam Bennett: 'I felt dizzy; I had nothing left and I threw up my food'
# Sickener
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# Sickener

Sam Bennett: 'I felt dizzy; I had nothing left and I threw up my food'

Mar 28th 2021, 5:58 PM 9,066 Views 6 Comments

Waterford man falls ill in closing stages of Gent-Wevelgem cycling classic in Belgium.

# sam-bennett - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Ireland's Sam Bennett will be a marked man in Sunday's epic Belgian classic
# Gent-Wevelgem
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# Gent-Wevelgem

Ireland's Sam Bennett will be a marked man in Sunday's epic Belgian classic

Mar 27th 2021, 1:48 PM 4,529 Views 7 Comments

The 2020 Tour de France sprint king has hit a rich vein of form with five wins so far in 2021.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Sam Bennett wins Classic Brugge-De Panne, his first one-day world tour victory
# On Fire
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# On Fire

Sam Bennett wins Classic Brugge-De Panne, his first one-day world tour victory

Mar 24th 2021, 4:08 PM 6,543 Views 2 Comments

Bennett won in style.

# sam-bennett - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Bennett among many left to rue missed opportunity as Stuyven claims Milan-San Remo
# Technical Fault
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# Technical Fault

Bennett among many left to rue missed opportunity as Stuyven claims Milan-San Remo

Mar 20th 2021, 9:18 PM 4,184 Views 2 Comments

The Irish cyclist had to deal with a late puncture.

# sam-bennett - Friday 12 March, 2021

Roglic extends Paris-Nice lead with 'cool' stage win
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Roglic extends Paris-Nice lead with 'cool' stage win

Mar 12th 2021, 8:31 PM 2,970 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s Sam Bennett came to a standstill on the final climb.

# sam-bennett - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Another stage win for Sam Bennett as Paris-Nice route set to be amended
# Super Sam
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# Super Sam

Another stage win for Sam Bennett as Paris-Nice route set to be amended

Mar 11th 2021, 6:04 PM 5,710 Views 8 Comments

The closing two stages are to be changed after the reimposition of a weekend lockdown due to Covid-19.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

All-conquering Roglic takes Paris-Nice lead as Bennett clings on to green jersey
# French Connection
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# French Connection

All-conquering Roglic takes Paris-Nice lead as Bennett clings on to green jersey

Mar 10th 2021, 8:43 PM 2,568 Views 0 Comments

The Jumbo-Visma rider takes over the yellow and green jerseys, but Bennett wears the latter again tomorrow.

# sam-bennett - Monday 8 March, 2021

Sam Bennett misses out on another win on stage two of Paris-Nice
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Sam Bennett misses out on another win on stage two of Paris-Nice

Mar 8th 2021, 4:31 PM 4,925 Views 2 Comments

A late crash proved a disruption as Bennett crossed in fifth place.

# sam-bennett - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Ireland speed king Sam Bennett wins Paris-Nice opener
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Ireland speed king Sam Bennett wins Paris-Nice opener

Mar 7th 2021, 4:29 PM 5,520 Views 14 Comments

It was a fourth stage win on this race for Bennett.

# sam-bennett - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Second place for Sam Bennett in UAE Tour's final stage as Pogacar claims overall victory
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Second place for Sam Bennett in UAE Tour's final stage as Pogacar claims overall victory

Feb 27th 2021, 5:17 PM 2,644 Views 1 Comment

Caleb Ewan won today’s seventh stage.

# sam-bennett - Friday 26 February, 2021

Sam Bennett sprints to another stage win at UAE Tour
# The Joy Of Six
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# The Joy Of Six

Sam Bennett sprints to another stage win at UAE Tour

Feb 26th 2021, 1:06 PM 4,528 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old is aiming for a hat-trick of victories in tomorrow’s seventh and final stage.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Sam Bennett strikes right on cue to win Stage 4 sprint at UAE Tour
# Sam's The Man
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# Sam's The Man

Sam Bennett strikes right on cue to win Stage 4 sprint at UAE Tour

Feb 24th 2021, 1:03 PM 4,264 Views 5 Comments

Bennett trumps Dekker and Ewan in bunch sprint on Al-Marjan Island.

# sam-bennett - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
# Best Of The Best
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# Best Of The Best

Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

Jan 21st 2021, 12:46 PM 5,185 Views 14 Comments

Ciarán Kilkenny, Gearóid Hegarty, Sanita Puspure and Colin Keane are also in the running.

# sam-bennett - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'
# Thinking It Over
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# Thinking It Over

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'

Jan 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 18,887 Views 2 Comments

Sam Bennett says he’ll make a decision later on in 2021.

# sam-bennett - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Sam Bennett pipped to win in final stage of Vuelta as Roglic defends crown after Tour agony
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# Cycling

Sam Bennett pipped to win in final stage of Vuelta as Roglic defends crown after Tour agony

Nov 8th 2020, 5:27 PM 6,786 Views 1 Comment

Dan Martin finished fourth in the overall classification, Ireland’s best result since Sean Kelly won the race in 1988.

# sam-bennett - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Roglic reclaims leader's red jersey at Vuelta while Martin loses time but stays in fourth
# Stage 13
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# Stage 13

Roglic reclaims leader's red jersey at Vuelta while Martin loses time but stays in fourth

Nov 3rd 2020, 8:59 PM 2,912 Views 1 Comment

Sam Bennett finished in 103rd place and is 146th in the general classification.

# sam-bennett - Friday 30 October, 2020

'What bullsh*t' and 'it wasn't a fair action' - opinions split on on Bennett’s dramatic declassification
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

'What bullsh*t' and 'it wasn't a fair action' - opinions split on on Bennett’s dramatic declassification

Oct 30th 2020, 7:59 AM 12,542 Views 3 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir rider was relegated to last after crossing line first at yesterday’s Vuelta.

# sam-bennett - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta
# Mixed Fortunes
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# Mixed Fortunes

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta

Oct 29th 2020, 4:29 PM 71,204 Views 16 Comments

The final kilometre of the 157km stage from Castrillo del Val to Aguilar de Campoo saw the Deceuninck-Quickstep rider surge to apparent victory.

# sam-bennett - Friday 23 October, 2020

Super Sam Bennett makes it back-to-back Vuelta stage wins for the Irish
# Sprint King
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# Sprint King

Super Sam Bennett makes it back-to-back Vuelta stage wins for the Irish

Oct 23rd 2020, 4:52 PM 11,321 Views 10 Comments

Bennett, who won the green points jersey at the Tour de France, pipped Jasper Philipsen in a dramatic sprint.

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Sam Bennett targets more Grand Tour glory as he's confirmed for La Vuelta
# Reign In Spain
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# Reign In Spain

Sam Bennett targets more Grand Tour glory as he's confirmed for La Vuelta

Oct 14th 2020, 2:37 PM 14,782 Views 9 Comments

‘It will be great to push my limits and see what I’m capable of.’

# sam-bennett - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Ireland's Tour De France hero Sam Bennett won't defend his title at National Championships
# No Go
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# No Go

Ireland's Tour De France hero Sam Bennett won't defend his title at National Championships

Sep 30th 2020, 5:08 PM 5,177 Views 1 Comment

The 29-year-old has confirmed his absence ahead of the weekend.

# sam-bennett - Monday 21 September, 2020

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph
# Family Pride
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# Family Pride

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph

Sep 21st 2020, 11:30 AM 28,773 Views 3 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir native secured the green jersey at the final stage on Sunday.

# sam-bennett - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Expectation, goosebumps and the Champs-Élysées: Bennett savours iconic Tour victory
# Sam The Man
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# Sam The Man

Expectation, goosebumps and the Champs-Élysées: Bennett savours iconic Tour victory

Sep 20th 2020, 8:17 PM 10,638 Views 9 Comments

‘All the years trying to come up, trying to make it… It took me so long to get here,’ said Sam Bennett, now a winner of the Tour the France green jersey.

The journey Irish hero Sam Bennett took to become king of the road
# Warrior
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# Warrior

The journey Irish hero Sam Bennett took to become king of the road

Sep 20th 2020, 8:00 AM 46,822 Views 36 Comments

Bennett is set to become the first Irishman in 31 years to win the prestigious green jersey when the Tour de France finishes up in Paris today.

# sam-bennett - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Bennett and Pogacar poised to step onto podium in Paris tomorrow
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Bennett and Pogacar poised to step onto podium in Paris tomorrow

Sep 19th 2020, 6:16 PM 11,807 Views 15 Comments

Sam Bennett almost certain to win green jersey while Pogacar’s successful time trail today means he is now likely to secure Tour de France crown.

# sam-bennett - Friday 18 September, 2020

Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey
# Getting Closer
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# Getting Closer

Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey

Sep 18th 2020, 5:17 PM 12,208 Views 9 Comments

Sagan made a bid for glory from 20km out but the Irishman was able to keep up during today’s 19th stage.

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