Women’s Commission Teams For Rás na mBan 2020

Rás na mBan, Irelands premier women’s stage race event has posted a press release with its intention of hosting the event this year, depending on the current Covid restrictions allowing a return to competition. After a successful return to top level competition in 2019, the Women’s Commission are still intending to send a Team (possibly extending to two full race Teams and support) to this years event.   We will […]

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Women’s Lge Opener Postponed:

The Women’s Commission Intermediate League was to start on Saturday in Clonard with the Rás Naomh Finian – due to unforeseen circumstances and the recent updates on the Cov19, Clonard CC have to postpone the race. ===================================================================== The Intermediate League is open to W2 & W3 Riders only , and  is aimed at bridging the gap between our Introductory Racing Events and the National Road Series. The League has been instrumental […]

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BMX training – March 7

BMX training – CALLING ALL LADIES When: Saturday, March 7 Time: 3pm-6pm Where: Ratoath BMX, Fairyhouse Rd, Curkeen, Ratoath, Co. Meath Details Amazing opportunity to receive expert training, which will focus on track skills, track fitness, start-gate technique and how to prepare for BMX racing. The goal is to have riders completing a full lap. This training will be run by: Eugene Jackson UCI Level 2 BMX Coach Shay McNally […]

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Intermediate League 2020

The Women’s Intermediate League has returned for the 2020 Racing Season . The Intermediate League will cater for W2/W3 Category Senior & Junior riders only . Over 100 Women took part in last years Intermediate League. Click Here For 2019 Final League Table: The League is aimed at bridging the gap between our Introductory Racing Events and the National Road Series. The Women’s Commission have identified Races that are suitable […]

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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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Women’s Commission Team for Intl Track Omnium

A Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission Development Team will line up at Manchester Velodrome for an International Omnium in the new year (11th , 12th, 13th January). Click Here For A Report On The 2019 Event: We will have six hours of private Track time culminating in a race night. Applications are welcomed from all Senior & Junior Riders that fulfil our selection criteria. The Women’s racing on the night will […]

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Claffey Tops Cycling Ireland Rankings:

Maire Claffey (UCD)  is Irelands Top Ranked Rider in the final Women’s Rider Rankings of 2019, ahead of Ballymena riders Katharine Smyth & Eileen Burns. 2019 Rider Rankings: Junior rider Lucy O’Donnell follows Maeve Gallagher & Lara Gillespie to get an upgrade to W1. Michelle McKinney has a clear lead in the W2 Rankings over the Sundrive duo of Claire Ní Reachtagain & Jennifer Neenan. Junior rider Eva Brennan leads […]

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‘Intermediate League’ Host Club Applications 2020

Applications are now open for Host Clubs to apply for the very popular Women’s Intermediate League 2020. Your event will receive full support and promotion from the Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland. There are conditions: Race must be a separate Women’s Race (The League is popular, but we have no minimum entry requirements –  no exceptions) The Course should be 50 km – 60 km long (i.e. shorter than National […]

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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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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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