Brexit and uncertain financial climate behind One Pro Cycling scrapping plans for women's team

Matt Prior said he spoke to 250 businesses in the hopes of finding backers for the new outfit, but had no luck

Matt Prior (Photo: Andy Jones)

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Matt Prior has said Brexit and uncertain financial times are behind the failed attempt to set up a One Pro Cycling women's team for 2019.

Former cricketer Prior, who founded the team in 2015, has revealed to Cycling Weekly that he spoke to 250 businesses, in what was ultimately an unsuccessful sponsorship search to create a One Pro Cycling Women's team for next year.

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