Dean Downing takes two stages in Northern Ireland

Dean Downing Tour of Ireland stage 1

Dean Downing led the way in Ireland as a four-man Rapha-Condor team tackled the Tour of the North.

The Rotherham rider?s return to form following a training crash in Spain in January netted two stage wins and second overall in the five-stage event, won by Martyn Irvine (Team Curran Racing).

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