Neenan Wins Stage 1

Jennifer Neenan (VIB: Natural Greatness) won the opening stage of the 2020 Intermediate league. Click Here For League Table: Jennifer will wear the leaders jersey going into Stage 2 just ahead of Caoimhe May (Quanta Scott Orwell) & Deborah Madden (Sundrive Track Team). With all three events counting in the revised league, Caoimhe May (Podium 2019) will pose the biggest threat to Neenans hold on the jersey for Round 2 (Sunday […]

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Serious Contenders Line Up For Intermediate League Trophy

The 2020 Intermediate League starts on Saturday (Aug 1st)  with The Danny O’Shea Open 10 Mile TT. The league has been reduced to three events this year due to Covid restrictions, and this will be the first chance for riders to take on an open race event since March. Time Trials usually only attract serious League contenders, and with all three events counting towards the overall title , the 2020 winner […]

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Intermediate League 2020

The Women’s Commission would like to announce the revised 2020 Intermediate League under our current Covid restrictions . The Intermediate League will cater for W2/W3 Category Senior & Junior riders only (W1 Rider List will be updated this week). 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 […]

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Women’s Commission AGM Sept 20th

Women’s Commission AGM Sunday 20th September from 2.30pm to 4 pm. Motions and Committee Nominations to be returned no later than 1700 hours on the 1st of August 2020 to the Women’s Commission by email to womenscyclingpro@gmail.com with the subject line “2020 WC AGM” (Please Include your Cycling Ireland Membership number in Email). All submissions will be acknowledged. Any suggested Motions from the Women’s Commission to the Cycling Ireland AGM should now also be emailed with the Subject […]

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Corkagh Park Racing Returns On July 21st

Corkagh Park is Irelands only purpose built Cycle Track. It is a dedicated cycling facility providing a safe, traffic free environment in which to learn skills, improve fitness, train and race. The Women’s Commission are delighted to start  back with ‘The Corkagh Park Women’s Summer Series’. The race series caters for all levels from beginners to Elite. The first event on the 21st of July will be free entry with […]

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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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Women’s Commission Bursary 2020

The Women’s Commission Bursary 2020 is open for applications from January 1st 2020 until fund is exhausted. Applications by Email: womensracingsec@gmail.com ======================================== The Women’s Commission Bursary will help financially towards Travel & Race Entries to overseas Race events. Riders must have an IRL code on their 2020 Cycling Ireland licence. The fund will be open for applications from U14, U16, Junior and Elite Only. Only events outside of the Island […]

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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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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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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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