Overall Rás na mBan 2022 winner Kate Richardson (centre) on the final podium with runner-up Lieke van Zeelst (left) and third placed Becky Storrie. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan (rights free for editorial use).
Scottish Rider Overcomes Late Scare to Clinch Overall Title
Alba Development Road Team’s Kate Richardson overcame late drama to secure overall victory at Rás na mBan in Kilkenny City this afternoon. The Scottish rider was caught up in a crash on the wet roads with six laps to go, resulting in a mechanical and two bike changes before she was able to re-join the main bunch on the following lap.
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Alba Development Road Team’s Kate Richardson on her way to victory and the overall race lead on stage five of Rás na mBan 2022. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan (rights free for editorial use).
Scottish Rider Edges Clear of Van Zeelst by Fractions of a Second
Kate Richardson overturned a five second deficit to overnight leader Lieke van Zeelst in dramatic fashion in this morning’s stage five time trial around Kilkenny Castle.
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Team Ireland’s Lara Gillespie celebrates victory on stage four of Rás na mBan 2022. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan (rights free for editorial use).
Wicklow Rider Leads Irish One-Two on Stage Four
Team Ireland’s Lara Gillespie stormed to victory in Piltown, County Kilkenny today, replicating her stage one success of this year’s Rás na mBan.
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Kate Richardson of Alba Development Road Team on her way to victory on Stage 3 of Rás na mBan 2022. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan (rights free for editorial use).
Scottish Rider Secures Victory After Two Podium Finishes
Kate Richardson showed fierce determination to finally land a stage win on today’s summit finish to The Cut in the Slieve Bloom Mountains, Co Laois.
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Lieke van Zeelst, guesting for Greenmount CA, winning stage two of Rás na mBan 2022. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan (rights free for editorial use).
Greenmount CA Rider Moves Into Magenta Leader’s Jersey
Lieke van Zeelst stormed to a superb solo victory in Woodstock Gardens today, holding off late challenges from Kate Richardson and Danni Shrosbree on the final climb from the picturesque Inistioge.
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Alice Barnes (Team GB) sprinted through the rain on the Parade in Kilkenny to take her second stage victory of the week as An Post Rás na mBan came to a conclusion in Kilkenny today.
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The Netherlands’ Belle de Gast of WV Breda took her second stage win of the week as she sprinted up the Parade in front of Kilkenny Castle to win the penultimate stage of An Post Rás na mBan.
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