The Rás Tailteann (UCI 2.2) starts on May 20th and the organisers have released the start list for the eight-day race.

155 riders are set to start and the line-up features a mix of national teams including Ireland, Belgium and Switzerland, UCI Continental teams and Irish county teams. Amongst the UCI Continental teams participating are Holdsworth Pro Racing, Team Delta X, Jelly Belly P/M Maxxis, CCB Foundation – Sicleri, Team KTM and Bike Aid.

The race starts on Sunday May 20th with a 136-kilometre stage from Drogheda to Athlone and concludes in Skerries, Co. Dublin on May 27th.

National Team IRELAND
1 Marc Potts
2 Robert Jon McCarthy
3 James Curry
4 Darnell Moore
5 Jake Gray
Manager: Neil Martin

Holdsworth Pro Racing UCI Continental Team
6 Damien Shaw
7 Sean McKenna
8 Conn McDunphy
9 Russ Downing
10 Seid Lidze
Manager: Frank Campbell

BELGIUM National Team
11 Kenny de Ketele
12 Moreno De Pauw
13 Robbe Ghys
14 Jules Hesters
15 Lindsay De Vylder
Manager: Peter Pieters

BRITAIN Bike Canyon Eisberg UCI Continental Team
16 Dexter Gardias
17 Louis Rose – Davies
18 Max Stedman
19 Matt Nowell
20 Rory Townsend
Manager: Simon Holt

BRITAIN Saint Piran Elite Cycling
21 Will Harper
22 Joe Evans
23 Jake Alderman
24 Sam Williams
25 Cam Jeffers
Manager: Steven Lampier

26 Callum Ferguson
27 Will Fox
28 Fraser Rounds
29 Kieran Brady
30 Andy Turner
Manager: Paul Lamb

GERMANY Bike AId UCI Continental Team
31 Nikodemus Holler
32 Lucas Carstensen
33 Patrick Lechner
34 Salim Kikkemboi
35 Daniel Bichlmann
Manager: Timo Schafer

NETHERLANDS Team Delta X UCI Continential Team
36 Adriaan Janssen
37 Sjoerd Bax
38 Jens van den Dool
39 Rens Tulner
40 Jason van Dalen
Manager: Jim van den Berg

41 Claudio Imhof
42 Frank Pasche
43 Thery Schir
44 Cyrille Thiery
45 Lucas Ruegg
Manager: Ross Machejefski

USA CCB Foundation – Sicleri UCI Continental Team
46 Timothy Mitchell
47 Spencer Petrov
48 Thomas Humphreys
49 Gabriel Mendez
50 John Harris
Manager: Arnold Mostowy

USA Jelly Belly P/M Maxxis UCI Continental Team
51 Ulises Alfedo Castillo Soto
52 Taylor Sheldon
53 Jacob Rathe
54 Curtis White
55 Benjamin Wolfe
Manager: Danny Van Haute

WALES Racing Academy National Team
56 Sam Tillet
57 William Roberts
58 Daniel Coombe
59 Peter Kibble
60 James Tillet
Manager: Rob Partridge

61 Mark Dowling
62 Chris Reilly
63 Fintan Rayan
64 Cillian Whelan
65 Shane Smith
Manager: Robert Kennedy

ANTRIM Velo Café Magasin
66 Ciaran McVeigh
67 Declan Egan
68 Jody Wright
69 Xeno Young
70 Lindsay Watson
Manager: Sean McGreevy

CORK Blarney
71 Michael Crowley
72 Colm Sheehan
73 Eoin O’Connell
74 Michael McCarthy
75 Kieran Crean
Manager: Richard O’Gorman

CORK Strata3 / VeloRevolution
76 Philip Lavery
77 James Davenport
78 Stephen Murray
79 Simon Ryan
80 Michael Fitzgerald
Manager: Aidan Crowley

DUBLIN Friends First St Tiernan’s
81 Adam Greally
82 Peter McColgan
83 Niko Harmanen
84 Kieran Regan
85 James Quinn
Manager: John Wall

86 John McGettigan
87 Ronan Killeen
88 Ross Campbell Grogan
89 Dermot Trulock
90 Craig Longmore
Manager: Graham Thomas

DUBLIN Scott Orwell Scott
91 Bernard English
92 Ronan O’Flynn
93 Eoin Ahern
94 Neal Hudson
95 Manuel Fontan-Garcia
Manager: Kenneth O’Neill

96 Paidi O’Brien
97 Adam Stenson
98 Sean Moore
99 Cian Sutcliffe
100 Dillon Corkery
Manager: Tim Cassidy

DUBLIN UCD Fitz Cycles
101 Donal O’Cionnfhaolaidh
102 David Coyle
103 Conor Murnane
104 Conor McKenna
105 Simon Jones
Manager: Noel McGlynn

GALWAY Team Gerry McVeigh Cars- DoorMotion
106 Declan Shevlin
107 Sean O’Malley
108 Ciaran Murphy
109 Jarlath Hassett
110 Paul Norton
Manager: Gabriel Greally

KERRY Killarney
111 Marcus Treacy
112 Richard Maes
113 Conor Kissane
114 John Brosnan
115 Patrick Clifford
Manager: Joe O’Shea

KERRY Tralee Manor West
116 Cathal Moynihan
117 Cormac Daly
118 Eugene Moriaty
119 Lee Masters
120 Paul Kennedy
Manager: Daithi Creedon

LONGFORD Outdoor Escape Bike Shop
121 Stuart Cox
122 Joseph Mulleady
123 David Casserly
124 Aaron McBride
125 Jeremy Canty
Manager: Bryan McKinney

LOUTH Jons/Scme/Glen Dimplex
126 Barry Hughes
127 Paul Smith
128 Aureliusz Klus
129 Cian Delaney
130 Niall Craven
Manager: Andrew Watters

MAYO Ballina Molloys Pharmacies
131 Gareth McCormack
132 Patrick Clarke
133 Damien Creighton
134 Elmer Pieterse
135 Andrew Higgins
Manager: Aaron McCormack

MAYO Castlebar Unit 7
136 David Brennan
137 David Brody
138 Chris Coyle
139 Charles Prendergast
140 David Walshe
Manager: John Brennan

TIPPERARY Collins Cycle Centre
141 P.J. Collins
142 Edward Brennan
143 Keith Fox
144 Conor McCann
145 Connor Lambert
Manager: Derek Troy


146 Jamie Blanchfield
147 Cathal Purcell
148 Raymond Cullen
149 Matthew Sparrow
150 Daryl Kearnes
Manager: Paul Lonergan

WESTMEATH Viner-Caremark-Pactimo
151 Matteo Cigala
152 Ronan McLaughlin
153 Conor Hennebry
154 Aaron Kearney
155 Sean Hahessy
Manager: Morgan Fox



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