Elite National Track Championships 2019:

The Elite National Track Championships was held at Sundrive Velodrome (August 24 / 25th) with Irelands best Track Talent going head to head in the battle for Irish National Medals. Photos By Mathew Lysaght: 2019 National Track Championships (Day 1) Women’s 3km Individual Pursuit Gold-silver ride off Gabriella Homer won the title in a time of 3.54.574, against Autumn Collins (Torelli) who did a 3.59.824,   Bronze medal Jennifer Neenan […]

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WC Team For HSBC UK Cyclo-Cross National Trophy Series

The Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland have named two teams for the HSBC UK Cyclo-Cross National Trophy Series 2019/2020 round 3 at Irvine Beach Park. Junior Team Caoimhe  May -Scott Orwell Wheelers Darcey Harkness -Carn Wheelers  Maria McAllister -Island Wheelers  Stephanie Roche- Scott Orwell Wheelers Under 16 Team Ainne Roche -Scott Orwell Wheelers Erin Creighton- McCovey Cycles Ellen Murray -TC racing Katie Reilly -Scott Orwell Wheelers

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Exciting Line-Up For Elite National Track Championships

The Elite National Track Championships takes place this weekend at Sundrive Velodrome. Irish Domestic based riders will have their final chance of 2019 to write their name in Irish Cycling history as they face off against the best of our World Class athletes over five events with Irish National Medals & Irish Champions Jerseys up for grabs. Saturday 24th August Senior Women’s 3k Pursuit Senior Women’s Sprint Sunday 25th August Senior […]

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Rás na mBan Team

The Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland have named a strong domestic team for the 2019 edition of Rás na mBan. Claire Ní Reachtagain (W2) Sundrive Track Team Eva Brennan (Jun) Deenside Wheelers Michelle McKinney (W2) Galway Bay CC Nessa Rochford (W2) De Ronde CC  Nikki Taggart (W3) Arcane Women’s Team All riders have already represented the Women’s Commission in International events. Michelle McKinney & Nessa Rochford will captain the Team […]

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Impressive Line-up For Team Nationals

The Women’s National Track Team Championships will be held at Sundrive Velodrome on August 3rd . The final entry list will see the best of our domestic based riders facing Cycling Ireland National Squad for what promises to be the most exciting day on the National Track Calendar in 2019. – The Women’s Team Sprint will start at 10am: *Possible Lineup – Team Torelli: Autumn Collins  Team Torelli Deirbhle Ivory […]

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The Battle for Pink Goes To The Wire

Official ‘Omagh Wheelers’ Race Report on Women’s International Tour Of Omagh. The Spar Tour of Omagh has delivered yet another “Super Sunday” with exciting racing and a nail biting finish. A grey but dry morning with the potential for rain added to the tension in the air as the final stage started. There were many questions to be answered – could the powerhouse that was Ballymena CC ride the legs off […]

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Women’s Cycling Ireland Team Win At Omagh International 3 Day

After an absence of many years, the Women’s Commission returned to International Stage race action in 2018 in the ‘Tour of Omagh’ with a development team. The riders & support crew performed well with a positive team environment and a top 10 placing on GC. The Women’s Cycling Ireland Team for 2019 had only one survivor from last years team – with only Michelle McKinney (Galway Bay CC) eligible for […]

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Taggart Retains White Jersey As Team Fight Back On Stage 3

Nikki Taggart held on to the lead of the White Jersey on Stage 3 of the Women’s Tour of Omagh after a dramatic fight back from her Women’s Cycling Ireland Team in the final 20km. Early attacks saw the Women’s Cycling Ireland team stretched over three groups, and with Taggart & Eva Brennan distanced from the leading group as the race entered the final third of the stage. A charge […]

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Claffey Wins Tough Opening Stage

Tour of Omagh: Stage 1 Report  A warm, humid evening greeted the riders on the opening stage of the 2019 Edition of the Tour of Omagh. The race was to prove an exciting affair. The W3 group set of with a two-minute start on the W1/W2 group. As the groups approached Drumquin the chase group had only taken twenty seconds from the W3 group. This was all to change on […]

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Cycling Ireland Team Announced For Kreiz Breizh Elites

July 22, 2019 – CYCLING IRELAND National Road Series leader Grace Young is among 6 riders selected to represent Ireland at the Kreiz Breizh Elites road race in France next month. Five days of racing begin on August 1 in Brittany with Team Ireland set to take on three Pro Continental teams – Arkea-Samsic, Vital Concept-B&B Hotels, Wallonie Bruxelles CT – and a total of 16 Continental-ranked teams. Riders were […]

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Irish Women’s Teams Go Head To Head At Team Championships

The National Track Team Championships will be held at Sundrive Velodrome on August 3rd (Entry closing midnight Monday 29th July). Irelands best Women’s Teams will go head to head with Irish National Medals, & Irish Champion Jerseys at stake. Click Here For a Report on the 2018 Championships: Last year saw some very exciting racing in the Team Pursuit with the Arcane Women’s Team setting a new National record, only […]

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O’BRIEN WINS WOMEN’S NATIONAL ROAD SERIES TEST IN MULLINGAR

YOUTH Olympian Aoife O’Brien took the top spot in round four of the Cycling Ireland National Road Series at the Grange Motors Mullingar GP on Sunday, but it was the minor placings that shook up the General Classification. The closely fought and occasionally cagey Women’s National Road Series race was taken in eye-catching fashion by 15-year-old Aoife O’Brien, the teenager who will soon be jetting off to Baku to contest […]

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