A first Irish stage win at ParisNice for 28 years as Sam

first_img Mar 7th 2017, 4:40 PM Image: Laurent Cipriani Short URL Source: Paris-Nice/Twitter Bennett lies in 23rd overall, with Dan Martin in 9th.France’s Arnaud Demare finished Stage 3 in 6th but he still retains his overall leader’s yellow jersey while he keeps hold of the green jersey too.Bennett started his professional career with An Post-Sean Kelly in 2011 before moving to Bora Hansgrohe in 2014.Belgian-born, he is the son of Michael Bennett, a former player and manager with Waterford United.‘I heard it crack’ – NBA champions’ new signing breaks leg 58 seconds into his debutThree-time world surf champion to return to water two years after shark attack By Eoin O’Callaghan 14 Comments http://the42.ie/3275331 13,856 Views center_img SAM BENNETT HELD off the challenge of some top-class sprinters to take the biggest win of his career at Stage 3 of the iconic Paris-Nice race in France.The 26-year-old, who is currently with German team Bora-Hansgrohe, surged with 150m to go and pipped the likes of Norway’s Alexander Kristoff, Germany’s John Degenkolb and Marcel Kittel.It ensured a first Irish stage win at the race for 28 years – Stephen Roche taking the Individual Time Trial back in 1989. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Le top 10 du jour ! / Today’s top 10! pic.twitter.com/cLlQMOUy6m— Paris-Nice (@ParisNice) March 7, 2017 Image: Laurent Cipriani Share75 Tweet Email1 Tuesday 7 Mar 2017, 4:40 PM A first Irish stage win at Paris-Nice for 28 years as Sam Bennett delivers career-high performance The 26-year-old delivered a superb sprint with 150m to go. last_img read more