Youth Tour Of Scotland 2019

The Women’s Commission supported an Orwell Wheelers selection in the Youth Tour Of Scotland (April 5th to 8th) with our Rider Race Bursary . The Youth Tour of Scotland is Scottish Cycling’s flagship youth stage race event. The race takes place in the beautiful Perthshire countryside.    Read Rider Race Reports From Caoimhe May & Katie Reilly Below. CAOIMHE MAY: “This year we left on Thursday afternoon rather than Friday morning […]

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Tutty Takes Control As Molloy Wins Stage In Bohermeen

Sinead Molloy (Tullamore CC) led home a mass Bunch Sprint to win Round 4 of the Intermediate League in Bohermeen on Sunday (April 7th). Molloy outsprinted Claire Ní Reachtagain (Sundrive Track Team) and Elia Tutty (TC Racing) in a close and hard fought battle to the line. Yvonne Doran (Orwell Wheelers) looked to be finishing 4th, but she was caught on the line after a late charge by Ewa Kuras […]

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Shootout At The Waller Cup

Eighty Women have competed in the opening three rounds of the Women’s Commission Intermediate League , and we have three riders tied at the top on Five Points going into Round 4 on Sunday . Click Here For Full League Table: Lucy O’Donnell (Kanturk CC) leads on count back from Autumn Collins (Torelli-Assure-Madison) , but Elia Tutty (TC Racing) still has an option of a possible Bonus Point . With […]

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YOUNG BUOYED BY NATIONAL ROAD SERIES VICTORY

March 31, 2019 Former cyclist of the year Grace Young won the first round of the Cycling Ireland National Road Series in Carlow on Sunday. In the historically challenging Des Hanlon Classic, Young achieved a landmark win. Young is returning to the form shown when crowned 2016 Irish Female Cyclist of the Year. Now riding for STRATA3 VeloRevolution Racing Team, Young won a bunch sprint to land the 67km race, […]

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Big Names Lined Up For Des Hanlon Classic

Author: Jessica Lamb (March 26, 2019) Cycling Ireland’s premier domestic road racing league, the National Road Series, begins on Sunday in Carlow with the historic Des Hanlon Memorial Classic. In excess of 30 riders are bound for the 67km Women’s National Road Series leg hosted and promoted by the Cycling Ireland Road Commission . The Women’s National Road Series event could be the biggest ever Women’s ‘Des Hanlon Classic’ field, […]

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Gallagher Wins From Quality Field

Race Report: Shaun McBride (Omagh Wheelers). Ulster Junior Clodagh Gallagher claims her third straight race win from impressive field. The Mc Cann Cup Women’s Road Race hosted by Omagh Wheelers was the first of two races where points in both the Ulster Women’s League and the Irish Intermediate Women’s League were up for grabs. As a result a great field of 37 Riders took to the start line, this included […]

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Corkagh Park Summer Race Series

The Women’s Corkagh Park Summer Series has returned for 2019 Corkagh Park is Ireland’s only purpose built Cycle Track. It is a dedicated cycling facilty providing a safe, traffic free, environment in which to learn skills, improve fitness, train and race The Summer Race Series caters for all levels from complete beginners to Elite.  The First Race will be held on Tuesday May 28th and the final event will be […]

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O’Donnell Goes Top After Win In Newcastle West

Lucy O’Donnell (Kanturk CC) went joint top of the Women’s Intermediate League after a hard fought battle in the An Caisleann Nua Classic on Saturday (March 16th). Twenty seven women took to the start line in tough wintery conditions and early attacks had the field  strung out in the opening kilometre. Lucy joins Autumn Collins (Torelli – Assure) at the top of the table, but will wear the leaders jersey […]

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Collins To Defend Jersey On Home Ground

Autumn Collins (Torelli – Assure) won the opening round of the Women’s Commission Intermediate League ( Rás Naomh Finian) in Clonard on Saturday. Read her Rider Race Report & insight, ahead of the An Caislean Nua Classic this weekend.   In Her Own Words: “I was quite apprehensive heading into the first women’s race of the new season on Saturday (March 9th) as I hadn’t done a road race in […]

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Marions Dingle Challenge

Name: Marion Goodall Discipline: Road Age: 35 Event: Dingle 120km Ride Marion is part of our Leisure Licence iniatíve : In November 2017, I broke my arm cycling to work. I was brand new to road biking and had nothing else to blame but my own inexperience. I hadn’t learned yet that riding a road bike isn’t quite like riding a mountain bike (which is all I had when I was a […]

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Intermediate League Table 2019: Rd 1

Autumn Collins (Torelli Assure) leads the league from Mary Daly (Westport CW) and Caoimhe O’Brien (Lakeside W) after the first event in Clonard.  The new points structure means that the top three only have a slender points gap over the chasing field going into Round 2 in Newcastlewest. Contact Us before Round 2 if there are any mistakes to the League Table:  Click Here For Points Structure Click Here For League […]

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Collins Wins From Huge Turnout

Autumn Collins took the Bunch sprint to win Round 1 of the Women’s Intermediate League in Clonard on Saturday (March 9th). The League is aimed at increasing women’s participation in Open Races, and Round 1 (Hosted by Clonard CC) saw 53 women take to the startline, a record for the Intermediate league in only its second season. The Women’s Commission would like to thank Clonard CC for hosting a fantastic […]

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