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Junior Tour of Ireland - NE

Waterford, Ireland, August 6-11, 2002

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by Shane Stokes

Stage 2 - August 7: Tramore Road, Waterford, 57 miles

Stage 3 - August 8: New Ross Road, Waterford, 58 miles

Stage 4 - August 9: Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary, 60 miles

  • Rudi Van Houts went clear before the top in a bid to win the stage
  • Rivals on the French circuit, buddies over here
  • The yellow jersey does another interview with commentator Paddy Fitzsimons
  • The podium at the end of Stage 4
  • Paidi O'Brien and Esposito went clear inside the first ten miles of stage 4
  • The race leader gets some of the stiffness massaged out of his legs prior to stage 4
  • Paidi O'Brien and Theo Hardwick with Stena-Ireland team manager Tom Keenan
  • The white jersey concentrates during the stage
  • Race leader Nicolas Roche and team-mate Anthony Esposito chat at the back of the bunch