Doorley wins at steep and techy Sliabh Bhui Grassroots Enduro

Steep, techy, gnarly, and tight were how riders described the Grassroots Enduro in Sliabh Bhui hosted by Ounavarra Cycling Club this weekend.  Ruth Doorley (MadMTB) took a resounding win, with a gap of 1.46 from cross country (and all round) mtb racer Erica Grant, who had a strong race coming in second. Bernie Commins, rounded up the podium in third place, showing her commitment to enduro this year is paying off.  […]

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Creamer Back In Belgium For UCI 1.1 Event

Read Lauren Creamers race report from  from Gooik-Geraadsbergen-Gooik UCI 1.1 as she tackles the legendary Bosberg as part of the chasing break.   “Another weekend, another race in Belgium! Just the one this time but a completely different level to last week’s kermesses, totalling over 140km in length with 120 starters on the line. It was a hot and humid state of affairs with some greasy roads to handle after […]

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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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Baxter and Muldoon have close battle in Mount Leinster Gravity Enduro

Enduro season is heating up with two strong riders Meave Baxter and Michelle Muldoon battling it out again for the top spot in the Pro Women’s category.  Maintaining her first place podium finish last weekend in Bigwood, Baxter narrowly took first place again by two seconds. With less than 4 seconds separating Stages 1, 3 and 4 between the two riders, Stage 2 proved to be the decider with Meave […]

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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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Women’s Downhill MTB Skills Development Day – Rostrevor, Saturday 2nd June 2018

Racing Downhill Mountain Biking this year and looking to improve your riding skills? The Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland are hosting an downhill skills development day in Rostrevor Forest Park on the 2nd of June 2018. This event is for female riders looking to progress their racing and technical skills in downhill mountain biking. Multiple Irish National Downhill Champion Colin Ross will be on hand to analyse your technique and […]

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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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Intermediate League Eligibility

The New Women’s Intermediate  League will start this weekend with the Waller Cup in Bohermeen . The Women’s Commission will host a pre race training day on Saturday with special Guest Eve McCrystal The League is open to W2 & W3 Categorised riders only . New Women’s Categories 2018 W1 = A1 and A2 riders / top 10 from 2017 National Championships / top 6 overall from 2017 National Series […]

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Corkagh Park Youth League

The Women’s Commission will host a youth race on the same night as our Women’s Race Series in Corkagh Park. The Youth League will be held on selected dates throughout the summer , starting with a three race series for riders Under 14 & Under 16: The event will be run on a handicap basis & all Races will start at 6pm sharp (Sign-on from 5.30pm) . Prizes on the […]

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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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