Team Ireland stormed to ninth place in the Coupe de l'Avenir in Belgium the "Motocross of Nations" for Under-23 riders. Jason Meara took tenth while Jake Sheridan and Dylan Stynes also had good rides. Check out our gallery from Dick Law.
Team Ireland looks set for a great Nations after the squad easily qualified for the main event - avoiding the nail-biting B-final last-chance race they have faced so many times. Graeme Irwin was the star performer, battling with Tanel Leok for eighth place and looking every inch the GP-quality rider. His Honda