Bates Wins Intermediate Lge Rd 2 (Deenside Cup)

Jennifer Bates sprinted home ahead of a 10 woman breakaway to take Round 2 of the Intermediate League , and the Overall Leaders Jersey (April 29).   The Deenside Cup proved to be another great success for the Intermediate League with over 30 Women taking to the start The 70km event was held over a testing two lap circuit , each lap included a 6km climb often used in Rás […]

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Flying Start To Intermediate League

Bohermeen CC hosted the first Round of the Women’s Commissions Intermediate League on Sunday (April 22nd) . The event got off to a great start with over thirty women lining up for the Waller Cup on the traditional Bohermeen circuit. The Intermediate League is new to the 2018 Racing Calendar (Catering For W2 & W3 Riders Only) and is aimed at riders looking for a stepping stone between Women’s League […]

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Intermediate League Training Day

The Women’s Commission will host a Training / Preparation Day for Riders that would like to take part in the new Women’s Intermediate Race League. The training day will include a Road Spin , Coaching & Nutrition Talks, & information on what to expect in your first event . April  21st:  Finnstown Castle Hotel in Dublin. 09:30 Sign-on in Hotel Car Park. 10:00 Assemble and Safety Talk. 10:10 Group Road […]

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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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Sharpe Crashes Out Of ‘Healthy Aging Tour’

The Women’s Commission supported Alice Sharpe in the ‘Healthy Aging Tour 2018’ in Holland Read her Race Report Below : ————————————————- “The ‘Healthy Aging Tour’  had its ups and downs. Crashing out during the Queen stage of course wasn’t in my plan for the week. Luckily my injuries are only bruising and cuts. However it did mean I was pulled from the race. After crashing I rode anther 20k before […]

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Eve McCrystal Confirmed For Women’s Training Day

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce that top Irish Road Rider Eve McCrystal will give a presentation at our Training / Preparation Day for Riders that would like to take part in the new Women’s Intermediate Race League. Eve is an International Athlete both on Road and Track , and has been at the forefront of Irish Women’s Cycling in recent years. The training day will include a Road […]

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McDermott Performs Well In Holland

Ellen Mc Dermott travelled to Holland recently for three back to back Road Race events. The Women’s Commission were delighted to support her efforts , read her Race Report below: The Good the Bad and the Famous Second time in the Netherlands for yours truly, and to kick off the ten day trip I had three back to back races, let me tell you a little something about them: The Bad — Volta […]

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Women & U16 Munster Skills Workshop

On a cold crisp Bank holiday Monday in Cork , Fiona Meade Coached a very comprehensive and fun skills workshop for Munster U16 girls & senior women. Riders traveled from Cork and Kerry to avail of the instruction , and advice from the former Irish professional & National Champion. Working individually with the riders , Fiona had them working through a progression of skills from cone weaving, to cornering left and […]

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Women’s Commission Cycling Gear

The new Women’s Commission  Cycling Clothing is now available. The ‘Women Specific’ gear is available to buy (Cycling Ireland Members) and the unique Jersey will also be used for the New Women’s Intermediate League Race Leader. We have Road & MTB Jerseys , Shorts & Jackets , and will be placing further orders in the coming weeks. The clothing was designed & made by Spin 11 (The Official Supplier to Cycling […]

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Corkagh Park Women’s Race Series

The Women’s Corkagh Park Summer League has returned for 2018. Corkagh Park is Irelands only purpose built Cycle Track. A testimony to the vision and hard work of Mick Lawless. It is a dedicated cycling facility providing a safe, traffic free, environment in which to learn skills, improve fitness, train and race. The Womens Commissions very popular Women’s Race Series caters for all levels (From Complete Beginner to Elite) . All Clubs that hosted A Race Night […]

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New Women’s Intermediate League

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce a New Women’s Intermediate League for 2018. The League is aimed at bridging the gap between our Introduction League Events (Corkagh Park , Munster Lge etc) and the National League. The Women’s Commission have identified Races that are suitable for riders new to Open Race Events. The League will include a Leaders Jersey , and an Overall Prize List. Have you tried racing […]

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McDermott Targets International Success

Ellen McDermott was not a well known name in Irish women’s cycling until she won a Bronze medal at the Elite National Road Race Championships in Wexford in 2017 . Now racing full-time both on Road & Track – we caught up with her today from her training base in Calpe, Spain (from the cycling hotspot Bar Tango).  – So , Who is Ellen McDermott ?   Ellen came into the […]

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