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Irish Sports Council Supports FBD Insurance Rás.
By Rás Adm.
May 6, 2007


Once again this year the Irish Sports Council’s financial support for the FBD Insurance RÁS will be acknowledged with the presentation each day of the Irish Sports Council White Jersey to the leading young rider in the Best Young Rider Classification.


One of the most coveted awards for young riders in any major tour the white jersey of Best Young Rider singles the winner out as having the potential to go all the way in the tough sport of professional and world cycling.


Commenting on Irish Sports Council financial support for the race Chief Executive, John Treacy, said "I am pleased the Irish Sports Council is associated with the recognition of young talent in such a tough international event as the FBD Insurance RÁS." He also praised FBD Insurance for its continuing support for Irish sport.


The final Irish Sports Council White Jersey of 2007 will be presented to the overall winner of the classification when the race finishes in Skerries on Sunday 27th May.


Eight days of gruelling racing will bring the field of 150 from at least ten countries to exciting stage finishes in Templemore, Loughrea, Sligo, Dungloe, Buncrana, Derry, Newcastle and a circuit finish in Skerries. The race will start for the first time ever in Naas.

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