Josie Knight, Senior Olympic Omnium Champion!

Josie Knight, Senior Olympic Omnium Champion!

Josie Knight (19) won her first senior title on the track at the weekend, becoming the new Olympic Omnium National Champion. It mightn’t have been exactly as she had planned, with rain stopping play halfway through and the final result ...

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Josie Knight’s exploits at the Matrix Fitness GP Tour Series

Josie Knight’s exploits at the Matrix Fitness GP Tour Series

Women’s Cycling caught up with rising star, Josie Knight, on her recent UK adventures at the Matrix Fitness GP Tour Series. Guesting for the Sunsport Velo WRT below is Josie’s account: “Riding the tour series was such a good experience ...

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Women’s National Championship Entry Deadline Extended

Women’s National Championship Entry Deadline Extended

In an interesting change, this year Ireland’s elite women’s National Championship road race will take place on Sunday 26th June in Kilcullen, Co. Kildare, the same day as the elite men, instead of the day before the men’s race in ...

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Lisney – Orwell Wheelers Grand Prix, Tues 21st June

Lisney – Orwell Wheelers Grand Prix, Tues 21st June

Dublin’s Orwell Wheelers, renowned supporters and promoters of women’s cycling, are proud to present the Lisney – Orwell Wheelers Women’s Grand Prix, as part of the Stephen Roche GP program, and in tandem with the 2016 Dundrum Festival. This year, ...

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National League Table, with two rounds to go!

Barely the width of a tyre separates the riders at the top of the National League Table, and there are just two races remaining…. the Eddie Tobin Memorial on 3rd July, and the Mullingar GP on 17th July! As it ...

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Guihen takes the Donamon GP

Guihen takes the Donamon GP

Round 6 of the Joe Daly’s National League brought us to Roscommon for the Donamon GP. This was a new edition to the national league and women’s racing scene. After sign on the race was shortened to 4 laps to ...

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National League Round 6: Donamon GP, Roscommon

National League Round 6: Donamon GP, Roscommon

Where does the time go ?…. Round 6 already. Yes, with 5 races of this year’s Women’s National League under your belt, round 6, the Donamon Dynamos Grand Prix beckons on Sunday 12th June. The final outcome of this year’s Joe ...

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Girls Summer Training Camp, Wicklow, 27th-30th June,

Girls Summer Training Camp, Wicklow, 27th-30th June,

The next Women’s Commission training camp for girls (aged 13-23 years) will be held at the end of this month in Kippure, Co. Wicklow. And with limited places available, it is essential that all those wishing to attend book their ...

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Womens Track Workshop – Report

Womens Track Workshop – Report

The Womens Track Workshop on Sunday was a blistering success, both in terms of the weather and the range of skills acquired by all who attended! People travelled from as far afield as Donegal, Westport and Galway to take the ...

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Joe Daly Cycles Women’s National League, after 5 rounds

Joe Daly Cycles Women’s National League, after 5 rounds

Name Club Cat Des Hanlon Nenagh Bohermeen Deenside Emyvale TOTAL Claire McIlwaine Phoenix CC Senior 13 11 13 13 7 57 Aideen Keenan Scott – Orwell Wheelers Senior 8 13 9 12 11 53 Michelle O’Halloran Lakeside Wheelers Senior 10 ...

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Breakaway victory in Emyvale

Breakaway victory in Emyvale

A decent turnout of 31 women signed on for Round 5 of the Joe Daly’s Women’s National League in Emyvale. The race was 2.5 laps of a 24 km circuit on rolling roads. Immediately there were attacks from the gun with ...

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Blessington rider tackles Majorca312

Blessington rider tackles Majorca312

Reservoir Cogs rider, Jennifer Kavanagh, gives us an insider’s view from a grueling Majorca312: It’s November 2015…I’ve had a great idea for a Christmas present for my boyfriend, well…I’m slightly lying – I want it for myself!  It’s a long ...

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