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Puncture woe for Jeremy Hicks

Rugby Editorial 8th Oct, 2014 Updated: 27th Oct, 2016

A PUNCTURE denied Rugby Velo’s Jeremy Hicks the chance to take second place in Round Four of the BWA West Midland Cyclo-cross League.

With Olympian Liam Killeen once again dominating the senior race at the popular Baggeridge Country Park course, Hicks found himself in a chase for the runner-up spot.

But it was not to be for Hicks who suffered a mid-race puncture which meant a trip to the pits to change his bike and when he returned 30 seconds had been lost and Hicks was made to settle for fifth position.

Team-mate James Garrett managed an impressive battle for the Under-23 class honours.

But with the course taking it’s toll Garrett was out-foxed in the ensuing sprint and was left with third position in his class and 14th overall.

In the morning’s veteran’s race, Gary Hipwell led the Velo’s charge with a seventh place in the 50+ class.

David Garrett battled to 18th, whilst Peter Mooney took third place in the 65+ age group.

And Steven Humphreys managed another top ten result in the Junior’s race coming home in seventh place.

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