Trader’s Cup season-opening race is this Sunday!!

Cuchulainn CC
Cuchulainn CC

Having had it’s inaugural running in 1942, this Sunday’s Trader’s Cup race marks the 75th anniversary of that first event. As part of their race program, hosts Cuchulainn CC are once again including a stand-alone women’s race in the Trader’s Cup race line-up on Sunday 21st February 2016.

As a season-opening event for women, we are delighted to help promote this race which, given its predominantly flat route, and it’s short length, is suitable for those riders who are keen to try open racing, as well as to more experienced racers eager to test their post-Winter legs.

If added incentive were needed to take the race bike out of the attic for Sunday, Trader’s Cup race day will fall just four weeks before the Joe Daly Cycles sponsored Women’s National League 2016 is due to start.




Race Starts at 10am.

Circuit is out and back, a distance of 40km, with no major climbs.

This is the same circuit used for this race for the last 3 years.

Cash prizes for the first 3 Women.

Post-race showers and refreshments are available.

Registration is on the day….. Entry Fee: €15

One Day Licence will be available on the day.

Sign on 8:30 – 9:45am St Josephs GAA Club (Dromiskin)


Directions as follows:

  • Take Exit 16 from M1 Motorway | Direction Dundalk |
  • Turn Right on R132 (Major Junction with Traffic Lifts in front of Crowne Plaza Hotel)
  • Continue along R132 4km (2.5miles)
  • Turn right after crossing Fane river
  • Sign on is located 2km along this road on the right side.

For more information check out Cuchulainn CC website and Facebook page.

If further details are required, contact Gerard Neary 086  087 6642.