Creamer In Belgian Kermesse Action

Lauren Creamer showed good form in her recent trip to Belgium,  Read Her Rider Race Report Below: “I was hoping for a straight forward couple of races.. but where’s the fun in that!? The two races I was planning to race whilst out in Belgium are what’s known as kermesses. Road race wise they consist of numerous continuous laps of a fairly short closed circuit usually totalling somewhere between 80-95km. […]

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May Wins Back Jersey In Emyvale

Caoimhe May (Scott Orwell CC) took her second Intermediate League Win to regain her Women’s Commission Leaders Jersey at the Emyvale Grand Prix on Sunday (May 20). Jennifer Bates (Gerard) started the day as League Leader , dropping to third overall. The race was held on a tough rolling course , and on the day ,  the strong riders canceled each other out leading to a bunch sprint at the […]

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Jennifer Bates: Rider Race Report Deenside Cup

Back to Kilkenny for the Deenside Cup on Sunday (April 29th). The sun shone in the medieval city as over 30 women lined up for the scalp. The Deenside Cup has of late been a part of the Women’s National Road Series but this year it hosted round 2 of the new Women’s Intermediate League.  With some young legs and local blood in the peloton, the race was on from the […]

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Intermediate League Prize List:

The Women’s Commission have announced the Prize List for the New Women’s Intermediate League. Intermediate League Riders can benefit from ‘on the day race prizes’ from the host events , a Women’s Commission League Leaders Jersey presented to each individual League Leader , Overall Winners Medals , and a Women’s Commission prize fund of €750 The Intermediate League is new to the 2018 Racing Calendar (Catering For W2 & W3 […]

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Bates Wins Intermediate Lge Rd 2 (Deenside Cup)

Jennifer Bates sprinted home ahead of a 10 woman breakaway to take Round 2 of the Intermediate League , and the Overall Leaders Jersey (April 29).   The Deenside Cup proved to be another great success for the Intermediate League with over 30 Women taking to the start The 70km event was held over a testing two lap circuit , each lap included a 6km climb often used in Rás […]

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Flying Start To Intermediate League

Bohermeen CC hosted the first Round of the Women’s Commissions Intermediate League on Sunday (April 22nd) . The event got off to a great start with over thirty women lining up for the Waller Cup on the traditional Bohermeen circuit. The Intermediate League is new to the 2018 Racing Calendar (Catering For W2 & W3 Riders Only) and is aimed at riders looking for a stepping stone between Women’s League […]

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Sharpe Crashes Out Of ‘Healthy Aging Tour’

The Women’s Commission supported Alice Sharpe in the ‘Healthy Aging Tour 2018’ in Holland Read her Race Report Below : ————————————————- “The ‘Healthy Aging Tour’  had its ups and downs. Crashing out during the Queen stage of course wasn’t in my plan for the week. Luckily my injuries are only bruising and cuts. However it did mean I was pulled from the race. After crashing I rode anther 20k before […]

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Eve McCrystal Confirmed For Women’s Training Day

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce that top Irish Road Rider Eve McCrystal will give a presentation at our Training / Preparation Day for Riders that would like to take part in the new Women’s Intermediate Race League. Eve is an International Athlete both on Road and Track , and has been at the forefront of Irish Women’s Cycling in recent years. The training day will include a Road […]

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McDermott Performs Well In Holland

Ellen Mc Dermott travelled to Holland recently for three back to back Road Race events. The Women’s Commission were delighted to support her efforts , read her Race Report below: The Good the Bad and the Famous Second time in the Netherlands for yours truly, and to kick off the ten day trip I had three back to back races, let me tell you a little something about them: The Bad — Volta […]

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Scott-Orwell Women’s Crit League 2018

(proudly sponsored by Appleby Jewelers) The Women’s Crit Series hosted by Scott-Orwell Wheelers returns for 2018 and this year we are delighted to welcome a new sponsor – Appleby Jewelers. The Women’s Crit League welcomes all levels and abilities of women racing from absolute beginners to experienced veterans from all clubs and interested parties. We aim to offer women new to the racing scene an introduction and foundation upon which […]

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Women & U16 Munster Skills Workshop

On a cold crisp Bank holiday Monday in Cork , Fiona Meade Coached a very comprehensive and fun skills workshop for Munster U16 girls & senior women. Riders traveled from Cork and Kerry to avail of the instruction , and advice from the former Irish professional & National Champion. Working individually with the riders , Fiona had them working through a progression of skills from cone weaving, to cornering left and […]

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National Team For ‘Rás na mBan’

Cycling Ireland’s National Performance Coach Neill Delahaye will select an Irish Team for the 2018 Rás na mBan  Interested Riders are advised to race the upcoming National Series , as this will form part of the selection criteria . The National Series starts with the Des Hanlon Memorial this weekend (March 25th) . The full race schedule can be seen below. DATE EVENT LOCATION HOSTING CLUB 25 March Des Hanlon […]

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