Masters and U23 added to Leinster CycloCross Championships for 2019

Scott Orwell have announced that they have agreed with Cycling Leinster to include Women’s U23 and Masters (W40) Championship categories for the 2019 Leinster Cyclocross Championships. This brings to six, the number of championship categories for Women. The Under 14’s and Under 16’s will race for as close as possible to 30 mins. The Juniors, U23, Elite and Masters Women will race for as close as possible to 40 mins. […]

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Solid Start For Youth Riders In Irvine

A Women’s Commission Team is competing in the HSBC British National Trophy Series CX in Irvine this weekend (October 26 / 27).  Four under 16’s riders were in race action today – Annie Roche,  Ellen Murray, Eirn Creighton  and Katie Reilly.  Annie Roche was the highest placed rider in 12th  place, with her Team mates not far behind  her.  Day 2 Will see Junior riders  Darcy Harkness, Coamihe May , […]

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Lots Learned At Cyclo-Cross Training Day

The Women’s Commission hosted a training day on Saturday 28th September. We were delighted to have an opportunity to train on the new Cyclocross Skill Zone at the National Sports Campus with Coach Andy Lahye. 23 women and girls turned out on the day, to ride on the purpose built Cyclocross course. Some riders got their first taste of Cyclocross , while others were brushing up on their skills. The […]

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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 Team Manager: Liz Roche […]

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Women’s Commission Junior + U16 Team To Compete At UK National Trophy CX

Women’s Commission Team To Compete At UK National Trophy CX. The Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission are selecting a Team to compete at Round three of the HSBC National Trophy CX at Beach Park, Irvine on  26-27 October 2019.   The Team of Junior & U16 riders  will get a chance to race at the highest level in the prestigious UK Race Series Event.   Interested riders that meet our selection criteria […]

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Hannah Mullin’s Race Review of Round 2 of the Highland Hardline DH Series

Hannah Mullen is one of Ireland’s upcoming young enduro and downhill riders. Read how she got on at the second round of the Highland Hardline Downhill Series in Fort William Scotland with support from the Women’s Commission bursary. After a great weekend at Contin in Scotland for the 1st round of Highland Hardline Downhill Series, where I qualified to race at this year’s Mini DH race held at the DH world […]

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Women’s Downhill Skills Development Day – Rostrevor 27th April

Racing Downhill Mountain Biking this year and looking to improve your riding skills? The Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland are hosting an downhill skills development day in Rostrevor Forest Park on the 27th of April 2019. This event is for female riders looking to progress their racing and technical skills in downhill mountain biking. Multiple Irish National Downhill Champion Colin Ross will be on hand to analyse your technique and […]

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Enduro Skills Development Day – 22nd April 2019 Tollymore

Racing Enduro Mountain Biking this year and looking to improve your riding skills? The Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland are hosting an enduro skills development day in Tollymore on the 22nd of April 2019. This event is for female riders looking to progress their racing and technical skills in enduro mountain biking. Glyn O’Brien from First Tracks Coaching will be on hand to analyse your technique and instruct you on […]

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Lara Gillespie Rider Race Report From Pont-Chateau

Lara Gillespie was supported by the Women’s Commission in the Pont-Chateau World Cup. Read her personal Rider Race Report below: “Three Irish competitors travelled to France by plane from Dublin with 6 bikes packed into 3 boxes. A short flight to Nantes, hired a car at the airport and the PontChateau organisers sent a van to collect the bike boxes thanks to Andy’s contacts. We drove directly to our Airbnb which was […]

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Geoghegan’s Report From UK National Series Cyclocross:

Michelle Geoghegan competed in the British National Series Cyclocross on the 9th December (Ipswich UCI C2) – she was supported by the Women’s Commission , read her rider race report below “In a galaxy far far away…….. With the start of the road season fast approaching cyclocross does increasingly seem to be on a different planet so the phrase seems oddly apt as an introduction to this  . It’s also apt […]

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BMX Coaching for Women **February 17th in Ratoath**

Interested in trying something new this year? Open to women from all sports and cycling disciplines, road, track or offroad, this coaching day will introduce you to this fast paced and exciting sport.   Experienced coaches will be on hand to teach you basic skills to improve your confidence and bike handling abilities. There will be a full BMX coaching session plan delivered by BMX experienced coaches, and Eugene, a Level 2 UCI credited BMX specific coach will […]

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