Sundrive,UCD & Walsh Retain National Titles

Sundrive Track Team, UCD CC and Orla Walsh retained their Elite National Track Titles at Sundrive Velodrome on Saturday (30th July) at the 2022 Team & Keirin National Championships. Click Here For Full Official Result: In the Team Pursuit, defending Champions Sundrive Track Team set a new national record on their way to Gold with Arcane Cycling Team taking both the Silver and Bronze Medals. Click Here For Official Photos By Mathew […]

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Irish Women’s Teams Face Sundrive Showdown

All eyes will be on Sundrive Velodrome this weekend (Saturday 30th July) as Irelands top Cycling Teams go Head to Head in the Irish Elite National Team Cycling Championships. In the Team Pursuit, defending Champions Sundrive Track Team have made two changes to the 2021 team that overcame the UK based ‘Torelli-Assure-Cayman Islands-Scimitar’ team, as they bid to retain their National Title. Sundrive have showed strength in depth by entering […]

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Boylan Wins National Omnium Championships

Lydia Boylan (Qromia Women’s Cycling Team) won her third National Omnium title,  on Saturday (July 2nd).   Click Here For Race Photos By Mathew Lysaght: Gold: Lydia Boylan (Qromia Women’s Cycling Team) Silver: Emily Kay (Torelli-Assure-Cayman Islands-Scimitar) Bronze: Autumn Collins (AWOL O’Shea) Keela Mac Hale: Sundrive Track Team Deirbhle Ivory: UCD Cycling Club Claire Ní Reachtagáin: Sundrive Track Team Click Here For Full Official Result: The women’s entry combined a quality field, with almost every rider having stood on a National […]

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Strong Entry For Duane Delaney Memorial

A strong women’s line-up has been announced by the Track Commission for the 2022 Duane Delaney memorial, with defending champion Deirbhle Ivory facing stiff opposition. Both of the established women’s Track Teams (Sundrive & Arcane) have named five senior riders each, however Junior riders Emma Smith, Shauna Finn and Erin Creighton are expected to challenge for the women’s category this Saturday (May 28th). . Deirbhle Ivory: UCD Cycling Club SENIOR […]

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Four Golds For Creighton In National Championships

A small but determined group of track cyclists gathered in Orangefield Velodrome in Belfast on Saturday, May 7th for the Junior Track National Championships. Erin Creighton was on top form this weekend as she powered to victory in all four events – 500m Time Trial, 2km Pursuit, Scratch Race and Sprint. The second-year junior has already represented Ireland on the Track, riding the team pursuit, individual pursuit, madison and points race in the […]

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‘IT’S NOT A RACE*

Cycling Ireland have launched their new Women in Sport campaign “IT’S NOT A RACE*” which which you will see on social channels or on their website The ‘IT’S NOT A RACE*’ campaign will replace the previous Women in Sport campaign “Bike Like Me”  IT’S NOT A RACE* celebrates the many female cyclists who make up the broad spectrum of females who actively participate in cycling across its many forms. As […]

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Women’s Race Calendar 2022

The Women’s Commission have compiled a race calendar to allow our women to plan for the upcoming season.  These are standalone women only events (Not combined within a mens race). All the usual details about the race distance/sign on/location etc can be found on the Cycling Ireland event website.  If any club is planning on hosting seperate women’s races, that we have not included please let us know. Click Here […]

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Advocates for Women’s Cycling

As part of Cycling Ireland’s Women in Sport Campaign, which is funded by Sport Ireland, we are delighted to announce the names of our 2022 Advocates. Click Here For Full Article: Our Women in Sport Advocates are incredibly inspirational women who promote cycling in their local club and community, who have already inspired, and will continue to inspire others by sharing their story.  We had 55 females apply this year […]

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How To Start Track Cycling

What is Track Cycling ? Track Cycling is an exhilarating bicycle racing sport usually held on specially built banked tracks or velodromes using track bicycles. The bicycles are fixed gear bikes with no brakes, the bike is propelled or slowed down by the pedal strokes of the cyclist. In Ireland there are three outdoor velodromes: Eamonn Ceannt Park, Sundrive Road, Crumlin, Dublin 12 Orangefield, Belfast Kanturk, Co. Cork Despite not having an […]

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Women’s Events Calendar 2022

If you, or your club are hosting an event for women in 2022, send us the details for inclusion on the Women’s Cycling Ireland website, our official Women’s Cycling Ireland Facebook page, and on the Cycling Ireland website. We are interested in all disciplines, and all events: Training / Coaching Days. Women’s Club Days Leisure / Sportive Events Race Events. Our Women’s Cycling Calendar will feature up to date information […]

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Women’s Commission Bursary 2022

The Women’s Commission Bursary 2022 is open for applications from January 1st 2022 until fund is exhausted. Applications by Email: treasurer.women@cyclingireland.ie ======================================== The Women’s Commission Bursary will help financially towards Travel & Race Entries to overseas Race events. Riders must have an IRL code on their 2022 Cycling Ireland licence. The fund will be open for applications from Junior and Elite Riders Only. Only events outside of the Island of […]

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Sundrive Track Team Regain National Title

The Sundrive Track Team won the Elite National Team Pursuit title at Sundrive Velodrome on Monday night (August 30th) , pushing the defending champions ‘Torelli-Assure-Cayman Islands-Scimitar’ into the Silver medal position. The Arcane Women’s Team assured themselves of a National Medal setting the fastest time with only two teams remaining. The Sundrive Track Team then put themselves into the Gold, with only the UK based defending Champions Torelli-Assure-Cayman Islands-Scimitar to […]

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