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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O’Donovan Wins An Caislean Nua Classic

Race Report: Theresa Finn Fifteen Women lined up for An Caislean Nua Classic in Newcastle West on Sunday (March 18). The Riders faced very tough conditions , leading to some very exciting racing. The race broke into two bunches , with the leaders fighting out a two-up sprint ,  Niamh O’Donovan  just out sprinting Nessa Rochford to take the winning Trophy.  A big thank you to Newcastle West CC for a […]

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Intermediate League Training Day

The Women’s Commission will host a Training / Preparation Day for Riders that would like to take part in the new Women’s Intermediate Race League. The training day will include a Road Spin , Coaching & Nutrition Talks, & information on what to expect in your first event . The Intermediate Race League is a new opportunity for women to take the step from Beginner Leagues & Sportives into Women’s […]

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New Women’s Rider Rankings:

The Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission will introduce a Pilot Rider Grading & Ranking system for 2018 . This will help with our New National Intermediate League , and Beginner Leagues .   For the initial classification we will use a mapping from whatever C.I. category the rider has on their license for 2018. An A2 will start off as a W1, an A3 as a W2 and an A4 as […]

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