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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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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