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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Women’s Commission Training Day:

The Women’s Commission held a training day at Finnstown Castle Hotel on Sunday (Oct 29th) The riders signed on at 09:30am in the Hotel Car Park , and were led out for 85km spin after a Bike Check & Safety talk from WC Chairperson Róisín Kennedy. The group were assisted by Arcane Cycling Teams Joe & Andre Grennell , and returned to the Hotel on schedule for showers in the […]

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Advanced Training Day This Sunday!

Following on from the success of our Novice / Beginner Training day on October 15th , the Women’s Commission are hosting a Training day for more Advanced riders this weekend at Finnstown Castle Hotel in Dublin (October 29th) Advanced Training Day 09:30 Sign-on in Hotel Car Park. 10:00 Assemble and Safety Talk. 10:10 Group Road Spin. (90km at a controlled pace) 1:30 Return to Hotel. Showers in Leisure Centre. 2:00 Soup […]

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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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Foundation Training Day

The Women’s Commission hosted a training day for Novice / Beginner Riders on October 15th at Finnstown Castle Hotel in Dublin. The day included a coached Road spin for 80mins on a flat route, at a controlled pace. The group settled down to Soup & sandwich with coffee in the Beech Suite, after Showers in Leisure Centre. Women’s Commission Chairperson Róisín Kennedy presented a slide show on Women’s Cycling in […]

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Women’s Training Day (Advanced)

The Women’s Commission will be hosting a training day for Advanced / Racing Riders on October 29h  At Finnstown Castle Hotel in Dublin. October 29th – Racing Training Day 09:30 Sign-on in Hotel Car Park. 10:00 Assemble and Safety Talk. 10:10 Group Road Spin.   13:30 Return to Hotel. Showers in Leisure Centre. 14:00 Soup & sandwich with tea / coffee in the Beech Suite. 14:30 Guest speakers (TBC). 16:30 Finish.   This event is subsidised by […]

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Women’s Training Day (Foundation Level)

The Women’s Commission will be hosting a training day for Novice / Beginner Riders on October 15th  at-At Finnstown Castle Hotel in Dublin.  Beginners Training Day 09:30 Sign-on in Hotel Car Park. 10:00 Assemble and Safety Talk. 10:10 Group Road Spin. Flat route at a controlled pace.  11:30 Return to Hotel. Showers in Leisure Centre. 12:00 Soup & sandwich with tea / coffee in the Beech Suite. 12:30 Guest speakers (TBC). 14:30 Finish. Women who completed the […]

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Burns Debuts at World Championships in Elite Women’s Time Trial

19th September 2017 Making her World Championship debut today at the 2017 UCI Road World Championships, Eileen Burns finished 40th in the Elite Women’s 21.1km Time Trial. Dutch riders dominated the top steps of the podium with Annemiek Van Vleuten winning ahead of her team mate Anna Van Der Breggen. Australia’s Katrin Garfoot rounded off the podium with bronze. Earlier this morning juniors Xeno Young and Ben Walsh were 30th […]

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Women’s Commission Forum & AGM

The Women’s Commission hosted a forum (With the help of Cycling Ireland) on the future of Women’s Cycling – before their AGM on Sunday (Sept 17th).  The Forum and AGM were a major success (Full reports to follow). Women’s Commission 2018 Chairperson: Róisín Kennedy Treasurer: Niamh Stephens Treasurer/ PR: Melanie Spath Secretary / PR : Brendan Whelan Munster Rep / Youth: Pauline Russell Youth Development: Dave Tilly Asst Youth Development […]

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Junior International Race Opportunity:

The Women’s Commission are requesting expressions of interest from all Irish Junior Women that are interested in racing abroad. Riders must be available to travel from the 11th August to the 22nd (Inclusive). It is planned that the team will compete in four Road Race Events in Belgium. A current passport , full racing Licence is required. Selection criteria will apply  – depending on level of interest. Contact us asap: Email […]

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Women’s National Criterium Championships 2017

Ladies  National Criterium Championships 2017 Friday 28th July 2017 Limerick Racecourse. €20 Online entry only up to Monday 24th July at tinyurl.com/k9n2fdt Race 1 for  Ladies  @6.30pm 40mins plus 3 laps   Sign on at the Parade Ring from 5.30pm Races are on a 2km closed circuit oval ambulance track under Cycling Ireland Criterium Rules Race distances are approx 40km Medals and refreshments in the Owners and Trainers Bar after racing. They are also promoting a race on Weds July 12th […]

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