National League Round 7: Eddie Tobin Memorial, Wexford

National League Round 7: Eddie Tobin Memorial, Wexford

In recent years Slaney CC’s Eddie Tobin Memorial has become a familiar event on our National League itinerary, and it previously featured on the Women’s Classic League program, which is some reflection of the popularity of the race with riders. ...

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Boylan retains National Champion title

Boylan retains National Champion title

Lydia Boylan has retained her National Champion title in the 2016 National Women’s Road Race. A 95km course from Kilcullen saw a bunch of 45 riders take to the start line on a wet morning in Kildare. The wet conditions ...

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Think you have what it takes to be on the High Performance elite women’s cycling squad? Here is your chance!

Rio 2016 might not even have started yet but plans for the development of a new women’s High Performance (HP) Cycling Squad for the Olympics in Tokyo 2020 are well under way.  The HP Unit splits the 4 year funding ...

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Josie Knight, Senior Olympic Omnium Champion!

Josie Knight, Senior Olympic Omnium Champion!

Josie Knight (19) won her first senior title on the track at the weekend, becoming the new Olympic Omnium National Champion. It mightn’t have been exactly as she had planned, with rain stopping play halfway through and the final result ...

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Josie Knight’s exploits at the Matrix Fitness GP Tour Series

Josie Knight’s exploits at the Matrix Fitness GP Tour Series

Women’s Cycling caught up with rising star, Josie Knight, on her recent UK adventures at the Matrix Fitness GP Tour Series. Guesting for the Sunsport Velo WRT below is Josie’s account: “Riding the tour series was such a good experience ...

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Women’s National Championship Entry Deadline Extended

Women’s National Championship Entry Deadline Extended

In an interesting change, this year Ireland’s elite women’s National Championship road race will take place on Sunday 26th June in Kilcullen, Co. Kildare, the same day as the elite men, instead of the day before the men’s race in ...

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Lisney – Orwell Wheelers Grand Prix, Tues 21st June

Lisney – Orwell Wheelers Grand Prix, Tues 21st June

Dublin’s Orwell Wheelers, renowned supporters and promoters of women’s cycling, are proud to present the Lisney – Orwell Wheelers Women’s Grand Prix, as part of the Stephen Roche GP program, and in tandem with the 2016 Dundrum Festival. This year, ...

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National League Table, with two rounds to go!

National League Table, with two rounds to go!

Barely the width of a tyre separates the riders at the top of the National League Table, and there are just two races remaining…. the Eddie Tobin Memorial on 3rd July, and the Mullingar GP on 17th July! As it ...

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Guihen takes the Donamon GP

Guihen takes the Donamon GP

Round 6 of the Joe Daly’s National League brought us to Roscommon for the Donamon GP. This was a new edition to the national league and women’s racing scene. After sign on the race was shortened to 4 laps to ...

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National League Round 6: Donamon GP, Roscommon

National League Round 6: Donamon GP, Roscommon

Where does the time go ?…. Round 6 already. Yes, with 5 races of this year’s Women’s National League under your belt, round 6, the Donamon Dynamos Grand Prix beckons on Sunday 12th June. The final outcome of this year’s Joe ...

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Girls Summer Training Camp, Wicklow, 27th-30th June,

Girls Summer Training Camp, Wicklow, 27th-30th June,

The next Women’s Commission training camp for girls (aged 13-23 years) will be held at the end of this month in Kippure, Co. Wicklow. And with limited places available, it is essential that all those wishing to attend book their ...

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Womens Track Workshop – Report

Womens Track Workshop – Report

The Womens Track Workshop on Sunday was a blistering success, both in terms of the weather and the range of skills acquired by all who attended! People travelled from as far afield as Donegal, Westport and Galway to take the ...

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