Plans for Rás na mBan 2020 continue apace despite the current lockdown. While any chance of the race taking place are entirely contingent on the opening up of sporting activity in Ireland, the Organising Committee have continued to hold virtual meetings during the current restrictions and are continuing to operate on the basis that the 15th edition of the race will take place from September 2nd to 6th. Continue reading “Event Update”
Riders who have graced Rás na mBan with distinction in recent years have been performing with great elan on road and track lately. Here’s a quick update on some of the standout rides. Continue reading “RÁS NA MBAN ALUMNI UPDATE”
Plans continue apace for the 2020 edition of Rás na mBan which will be based for a fourth year in County Kilkenny. Continue reading “Committee Recceing in Kilkenny”
Josie Knight took her second stage win in as many days as she led in a group of eight at the end of the second stage of Rás na mBan in Piltown Co Kilkenny today.
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”
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.
Scotland’s Rhona Callander sprinted into Castlecomer, County Kilkenny at the end of 71km tough kilometres to win stage two of Rás na mBan. Continue reading “Callander Canters into Castlecomer”
The final teams and riders are arriving in Kilkenny this evening ahead of the 13th edition of Rás na mBan.
The organisers have assembled a record number of teams and riders for the third running of the event in and around the Marble City. Continue reading “Team GB Out to Defend Rás na mBan Title With All-New Squad”