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Irishman Wears Green Jersey In Le Tour For First Time In 31 Years

Sam Bennett is leading the points category in the famous race.

Irish rider Nicolas Roche is in an eight-man breakaway on stage six of the Tour de France.

Sam Bennett in the green jersey is with the peleton which is led by Adam Yates in the yellow.

A short time ago there was under sixty kilometres left to go of the 191 kilometre stage.

Bennett leads the sprinters' points race after a third place finish yesterday. 

Former Ireland U23 team member from Shannonside Cycling club Graham O'Brien says it's a special day for Irish cycling:

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