National League Round 2: Visit Nenagh Classic

Though still only a relative newbie on the Cycling Ireland race calendar, the Visit Nenagh Classic has quickly established itself as a firm favourite, and once again it features as a part of the Joe Daly Cycles Women’s National League. Victory at last year’s Visit Nenagh Classic went to Rás na mBan and track star Eve McCrystal of Garda CC. This race is always a popular event on our National […]

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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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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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Girls Cycling Training Camp… Day 3: Getting air, and making tracks.

  The final day of the Women’s Commission Girls 3-Day Training Camp was another two-parter… the morning session was BMX riding, while the afternoon was all about Track cycling. Breakfast was early, the cars were packed up, and before the day had gotten properly warm, we had departed from Kippure and made our way to St. Catherine’s Park, home to Lucan BMX Club. Eamonn Wyer from BMX Ireland was there […]

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Girls Cycling Training Camp… Day 1: Frisbees, spag bol and suncream.

From across the country they came, rising early, packing their kit, and their bikes, and their parents into cars, and making their way to the Women’s Commssion Cycling Training Camp. Although the last Training Camp had only been a few months earlier, in February, this was a totally different animal… blue sky beamed on the gathering group, there wasn’t an arm-warmer or a rain-cape in sight, and there were cautionary […]

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Corkagh Park… Here come the girls!

  Corkagh Park continues to be the place to spend your Summer Tuesday evenings, the venue taking on a festival-like atmosphere from 6pm until long after the unknowing rush hour traffic has eased off on the neighbouring N7. Lucan CRC were hosts this week, and their balloon-laden sign on gazebo, set a party-like tone for those rolling up to race… this was an especially inviting welcome for those from whom […]

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Girls Summer Training Camp: 29th June – 1st July

Following the success of our February Mid Term Training Camp, the Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland will run a Summer Training Camp at the end of June. Our Summer Training Camp will run for 3 days, from Monday 29th June to Wednesday 1st July. The Training Camp will be open to female riders from 13 years old to 23 years old. The Summer Training Camp will be run on the same […]

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