Harold McQuaid has edge at Boxing Day Trial

Harold McQuaid

Harold McQuaid

Harold McQuaid took the top spot at the annual Rusk Memorial Boxing Day Trial at the Leadmines.

Greyabbey man McQuaid put in a superb performance to defeat Andy Perry at the famous venue in Conlig as the 26-year-old ended with a final score of 17 after three laps from Perry who had 24.

Chris Brown took third position on 43 marks lost at the Ards Motorcycle Club promoted event, which attracted an impressive entry for the traditional Christmas meeting between Newtownards and Bangor.

Stuart McClurg (48) was fourth followed by Jonny Lunney (63), with the top six completed by Robert McCroy on 101.

Phil Hanlon emerged on top in Grade C ahead of Matt Miller and Josh Caldwell.

Gary Kernohan, Colin Perry and Ken Perry were the first six.

In Grade D it was Steven Cromie who claimed the number one position ahead of Robbie Jennings in the runner-up position, followed by Martin Drennan, Philip Morrison and Jonathan Taylor.

The Youth A honours went to Curtis Brown, with Reece Gazzard tops in the B grade.

The Traders Trophy was won by Andy Perry, Robbie Jennings and Colin Perry.




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