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Thousands pay respects to road racing 'gentleman'

William Dunlop laid to rest alongside father and uncle

Thousands of road racing fans have paid their respects to rider William Dunlop at his funeral in Northern Ireland today (11 July).

Winner of 108 Irish National Road Races, the rider was a popular competitor at the Isle of Man TT Races and on the Billown Circuit, alongside his brother Michael.

The funeral took place at the Garryduff Presbyterian Church, near his hometown of Ballymoney, this afternoon.

He was laid to rest alongside his father Robert, and uncle Joey.

William died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash at the Skerries 100 Road Races at the weekend.

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