Choo choo, here come some Training Days…

Following the success of the Youth Training Day held in Moynalty on 6th March, The second Cycling Leinster Youth training day will be held on Saturday the 2nd April in Mullingar under the auspices of Lakeside Wheelers CC. Further Youth Training Days are at present being organised by: South East Road Club – to be held  in South Wicklow on the 23rd April Acorn CC – to be held in […]

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A picture is worth a thousand words… mid-term Training Camp report

During last week’s school mid term break, 20 young riders took part in the latest Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland sponsored residential Training Camp. Between 17th and 19th February girls from U14 to U23 categories from all corners of the country decamped to Avon Ri Adventure Centre in Co. Wicklow for pre-season training. The mid-term Training Camp followed a similar format to our 2015 camps, and once again the young […]

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Feb training camp for girls – sign-up now!

Participants at the autumn 2015 training camp – photo courtesy of Julie White.  The first of three training camps for young female cyclists will take place during the mid-term break, from Wednesday 17th February to Friday 19th February 2016.  The format will be similar to last years mid-term camp in Avon Ri, Co. Wicklow.  Over the three days, participants will try three different cycling disciplines; road biking, mountain biking and track […]

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National Junior Development Programme

Cycling Ireland are inviting applications for consideration for the National Junior Development Program for 2016. Those eligible to apply are those who will be first and second year Junior’s in 2016, male and female. Closing date for applications is 17th December. Applications must be made via the link on the Cycling Ireland website. Squad announcement will be made in early January. This is a wonderful opportunity for Junior riders to join […]

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Leinster Youth Academy: Mountain biking on 5th December

The Leinster Youth Academy will hold a mountain biking training event on Saturday 5th December at Ballinastoe Woods, Roundwood, Co. Wicklow. This training experience is open to youth-age girls and boys who are members of Leinster cycling clubs. Michael Considine, who has recently taken over at the helm of the Leinster Youth Academy, has committed to increasing the participation of youth girls at both training and representative events. To register […]

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Halloween in Alkmaar….Part 1

Velodromes, Scary faces and Hema shopping were the order of the day in Holland. Halloween weekend saw the Women’s commission volunteers host the 4th instalment of the track camp to Alkmaar Holland.   Thanks to the continued sponsorship from Paul Atkinson along with  support from the Provinces, the Track Commission and the Youth Academy this camp is now a well-established event in the Women’s Commission Calendar for the girls. Friday, […]

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2015 National Youth Championships…. Results

  The 2015 National Youth Championships was hosted this weekend by Westport Covey Wheelers in conjunction with Cycling Ireland. Individual titles contested in age categories U11, U12, U13, U14, U15, and U16 for boys and U12, U14, and U16 for Girls in Time Trail, Road Race, and Criterium were up for grabs. The championships form an important part of Ireland’s strong cycling heritage, and the event is designed to identify […]

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