Rás na mBan has been voted the Best Competitive Event of 2018 in the Cycling Ireland Annual Awards. Continue reading “Rás na mBan Wins Top Award!”
The TV highlights of Rás na mBan 2018 are now available to watch on the RTE Player. Continue reading “Rás na mBan 2018 Available on RTE Player”
Race Director is Volunteer of the Month
Rás na mBan Race Director Valerie Considine has been honoured by Cycling Ireland who have announced the long-time event promoter is the association’s Volunteer of the Month for September. Continue reading “Considine and Rás na mBan Nominated for Cycling Ireland Awards”
Rás na mBan is over for another year and there’s been some time to reflect on what has been, by common consent, the biggest and best edition of the race to date. Continue reading “Thank You!”
TV Highlights of this year’s Rás na mBan will be televised on Eurosport this coming Saturday, 22nd September, at 4.30pm. Continue reading “Eurosport to Broadcast Rás na mBan Highlights This Weekend”
Iris Sachet made it a double French celebration on the final day of Rás na mBan as she raced in for stage honours with compatriot Coralie Demay confirmed as the first French winner of Ireland’s premier international stage race. Continue reading “Sachet’s Stage as Demay Takes Overall Glory for France”
Britain’s Nicola Juniper (TC Racing) has taken her second stage victory of Rás na mBan 2018 as she sprinted in ahead of the bunch to win stage five in Kilkenny City Centre this evening. Continue reading “Juniper Doubles in Kilkenny”
Coralie Demay of France has taken victory in the stage four Honda Time Trial in Tullaroan today and with it the overall lead of Rás na mBan heading into the penultimate stage in Kilkenny this evening. Continue reading “Demay Takes Honda Time Trial to Move into Overall Lead”
British Rider Sprints in to Secure Stage Win and Overall Lead
Nicola Juniper of Great Britain, guesting with Irish squad TC Racing, powered up the finishing climb to take her first stage win in Rás na mBan and, with it, take over the overall lead of the 2018 edition. Continue reading “Juniper Conquers Mount Leinster”
Scotland’s Rhona Callander sprinted into Castlecomer, County Kilkenny at the end of 71km tough kilometres to win stage two of Rás na mBan.
Overall race leader Nina Kessler (Team NH )and Irish national road race national champion Eve McCrystal (Team Ireland) were among a large number of riders who crashed with ten kilometres remaining. Both regained their position in the main field before the finish.