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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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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Boylan Retains National Title

Elite women National Road Race Championships Sun, June 25th: National Road Championships Lydia Boylan (Team WNT) has taken her third consecutive road race title at the National Championships in Co Wexford this afternoon. The Dublin based road and Track rider went into the event as defending champion , going clear of the bunch in the closing kilometres to win her third consecutive title. Lauren Creamer (NCC Group-Kuota-Torelli) led home the main […]

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Women’s Commission Race Series : June 20th

(Race Report John Hammer) This evening Tuesday 20th June saw Arcane Women’s CT host the Corkagh Park Women’s League . It was encouraging to welcome new riders to the venue also great to welcome back recently absent competitors . The racing commenced with the B race again divided into B+ and B groups . The B+ group saw 5 riders who included Annie Roche & Irene Yeriskin ( Scott Orwell […]

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