Seconds for Mayo Competitors in Carlow

The Seven Oaks Hotel Carlow Rally, the third round of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship provided Donegal’s Manus Kelly and co-driver Donal Barrett with a Subaru WRC debut win.

They finished the nine stages 10.7 seconds ahead of the Ford Fiesta WRC of Clonmel’s Roy White and his Cork co-driver James O’Brien, who have extended their lead in the Triton series.

Top Mayo results were Achill’s Brian Lavelle who brought his Honda Civic home second in Class 1 while Jared Gill was second in Class 9 navigating for Galway’s Ray Cunningham in a Mini.

Unlucky not to finish, local Navi Andrew Grennan retired on Stage 6