Gurley & Boylan 4th In Madison

11th November 2017 The Madison pairing of Lydia Gurley and Lydia Boylan narrowly missed the podium, finishing fourth in the second Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup on the 2017/2018 calendar. The duo jumped from sixth to fourth in the final sprint, crossing the line third in the 80 laps, 20km race. Great Britain took gold, Belgium silver and Italy won the bronze medal. Shannon McCurley was 17th in the […]

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Attacking Start To World Cup In Manchester

11th November 2017 Action kicked off in Manchester yesterday for Ireland in the second Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup on the 2017/2018 calendar, with two Irish women in action. Lydia Boylan finished the Omnium in 15th place, after a full evening of action, and Lydia Gurley was 14th in the Women’s Scratch Race. In the Women’s Scratch Race, Gurley was disappointed, having raced an attacking 10km race – “It […]

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Talent ID Riders Added To Squad For World Cup In Manchester

9th November 2017 This weekend will see Irish riders compete in the second Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup on the 2017/2018 calendar, which takes place in Manchester, UK. A significant change to the Irish team for this week’s World Cup will be the inclusion of the Women’s Team Pursuit team, featuring four riders who have come to the sport through the recent talent identification and transfer process. Racing begins […]

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Boylan , Gurley & McCurley Racing On Final Day In Poland

5th November 2017 In the Women’s Madison European silver medallists Lydia Boylan and Lydia Gurley finished tenth today at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Pruszkow, Poland . Shannon McCurley placed 21st in the Keirin , following a strong day of racing. This was the final day of racing in the first World Cup of the track cycling 2017/2018 season, which ran from the 3rd – 5th November The Women’s […]

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Boylan & Stewart In World Cup Action

4th November 2017 Ireland finished the second day of race at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Pruszkow, Poland with  Lydia Boylan fifteenth in the Omnium, on a mixed day of action for the Dublin racer. In the Sprint, Robyn Stewart was 28th with a time of 11.480sec. Her time was fast enough to gain qualification for the 1/16th final, where she was beaten by Pauline Sophie Grabosch (GER), […]

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Gurley Pleased With Form After Injury Scare

Lydia Gurley finished 14th in her Points Race today and 20th in the Scratch Race this evening. It was a busy night for recent European silver medallist, Lydia Gurley, with the finals of the Women’s Points Race and Scratch Race separated by just 40 minutes. Gurley was pleased to be racing this week, following an injury at the London Six Day last week. Speaking to Cycling Ireland after her race […]

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Irish Women To Compete at Track Cycling World Cup

Four Irish women will be competing in the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Pruszkow, Poland this weekend. This is the first World Cup of the track cycling 2017/2018 season, and will take place from the 3rd – 5th November. Racing kicks off tomorrow at 11am Irish time with Lydia Gurley competing. Gurley, who won silver at the European Championships in the Madison two weeks ago, will be competing in […]

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Silver for Gurley & Boylan in Madison at Euro Champs

22nd October 2017 Ireland’s Lydia Boylan and Lydia Gurley have won a silver medal at the 2017 UEC Track Elite European Championships in Berlin today. The powerful pair stormed into the medals after lapping the field twice. Gold went to Great Britain’s Elinor Barker and Eleanor Dickinson, with the bronze medal going to Dutch multiple World and European Champion Kirsten Wild with her partner Amy Pieters. The timing of this […]

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FOURTH FOR GURLEY AT THE EUROPEAN CHAMPS

21st October 2017 Ireland’s Lydia Gurley narrowly missed out on a medal in the Scratch Race at the 2017 UEC Track Elite European Championships in Berlin today. The Galway woman lapped the field with the three medallists in the latter part of the race, before being pipped on the line for a medal. Gold went to Trine Schmidt (Denmark), silver to Ukraine’s Tetyana Klimchenko, and Russia’s Evgenia Augustinas took bronze. […]

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‘National Team Sprint & Keirin’ Rider Race Reports

Rider Race Reports from New Irish Cycling Champions &  ‘Billy Bisland Team’ Riders Robyn Stewart & Autumn Collins: Autumn Collins: ” Robyn and I met the night before at Sundrive Velodrome to decide our gearing and to do a few starts. Our first proper run out was on race day and after warming up we had a rain delay  – we were seeded favourites and last off . Organisers did […]

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New Champion Boylan Coaches at TP Masterclass

New Irish National Champion Lydia Boylan turned up at Sundrive Velodrome on Monday night (June 26th) to assist CI Head Coach Brian Nugent , and lend her knowledge to the Team Pursuit Training Day . The event hosted by the Women’s Commission was headed up by Cycling Ireland High Performance Head Coach Brian Nugent , and was aimed at riders and Teams hoping to ride the National Team Pursuit Championships […]

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Rider Race Report Duane Delaney Memorial

Elite Rider Autumn Collins won both the Women’s Category , and shared the top podium spot for the overall Trophy in the Duane Delaney memorial last weekend.  Read her Rider Race Report below: “The ‘Duane Delaney’ was my first big outdoor event of 2017. I had been unable to race previous editions due to it being on during exam time. The race had a big women’s field with many former […]

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