Rudolph wins 2009 Grafton to Inverell title

Budget go one-and-three in Cycle Classic

Queensland’s Malcolm Rudolph, riding for Team Budget Forklifts has won the 2009 49th Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic. Rudolph held out in a two man sprint finish to take the win in a time of 6:26:49.

Northern District’s William Clarke, riding for the Praties Team, took second place. Rockhampton’s Cameron Jennings who also rode for Team Budget Forklifts took out third place in front of the large crowd that lined Otho Street in Inverell.

Rudolph, who was overcome with emotion after his win in the gruelling 228km event, paid tribute to his entire team at Team Budget Forklifts.

Launceston’s Ben Mather (Praties) who dominated the in both the climbs and sprints took out Sprint King and the King of the Mountain titles with a great ride and eventually took 6th place overall.

B Grade results were Timothy Dalgleish (Victor Broncos) 1st in 7hrs 03.19, Dion Wilks (Grafton) 2nd, Clinton Amble (Hamilton Pine River) 3rd.

C Grade saw Craig Reston (Murwillimbah) 1st in 7 hrs 24.19, Darrell Speight (Ffast) 2nd and Gary Polack (Hamilton) third.

Fly V Australia took out the teams title ahead of Praties and Team Budget Forklifts.

In the Celtic Country Classic de Femme, Lauren Kitchen from Port Macquarie took the title ahead of dead heaters Sue Forsyth and Lauren Rooney. The latter also took the Sprint Queen title and Simone Grounds took the Queen of the Mountain.

The hotly contested Under 19’s Glen Innes to Inverell race was marred with controversy at the finish with the leading two riders taking a wrong turn. Kevin Hawes from Port Macquarie was awarded 1st place ahead of Bathurst’s Connor Trott and Illawarra’s Aaron Donnelly. Hawes took out the King of the Mountains prize and Trott took the Sprint King title.

Results

Grade A men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Malcolm Rudolph6:26:49 
2William Clarke (Praties Cycling Team)0:00:00 
3Cameron Jennings (Team Budget Forklifts)0:01:12 
4David Pell0:01:13 
5Bernard Sulzberger (Fly V Australia)0:01:13 
6Ben Mather (Praties Cycling Team)0:01:13 
7Hayden Brooks (Fly V Australia)0:01:13 
8Brendan Jones (MACE- McDonagh Blake)0:01:37 
9Walter Tate0:01:37 
10Chris Jory (Shortis Cycle & Tri)0:03:54 
11Dylan Newell (Praties Cycling Team)0:04:17 
12Peter Herzig (Team Budget Forklifts)0:04:27 
13Mark Frendo0:04:28 
14Daniel Alcock0:04:33 
15Jonathan Cantwell (Fly V Australia)0:06:00 
16Ben Grieve-Johnson (Praties Cycling Team)0:06:00 
17Ben Dyball0:06:00 
18Reuben Donati0:06:01 
19Matthew Marshall (Shortis Cycle & Tri)0:06:01 
20Richard Lang (Team Budget Forklifts)0:07:00 
21Dale Scarfe (MACE- McDonagh Blake)0:07:00 
22Scott Davis (Fly V Australia)0:07:01 
23Ben Grenda0:07:01 
24Darren Rolfe (Fly V Australia)0:07:01 
25Andrew Ward0:07:01 
26Angus Morton0:07:01 
27Joshua Chugg (Praties Cycling Team)0:07:02 
28Richard Vollebregt0:07:07 
29Peter Ladd (Team Budget Forklifts)0:07:08 
30Nathan Earle (Praties Cycling Team)0:14:25 
31Sam Rutherford0:14:25 
32Ruan Benson0:14:25 
33Daniel McGuigan0:14:26 
34James Williamson0:14:26 
35John Cornish (Primus Estate)0:14:26 
36Aidan McKenzie0:14:26 
37Jason English (Dixon Homes Cycling Team A)0:14:26 
38Brendan Brooks (Shortis Cycle & Tri)0:14:26 
39David Melville  
40Will Dickeson0:14:31 
41Brian Fuller0:14:32 
42Brodie Talbot0:19:28 
43Tim Berkel (Primus Estate)0:29:19 
44Sam Moorhouse (MACE- McDonagh Blake)0:42:33 
45James Hepburn0:52:57 
46Antony Dimitrovski0:52:57 
47Elliot Stevens0:52:57 
48Harry Rassie (Dixon Homes Cycling Team A)0:52:57 
49Andrew Aquilina (Dixon Homes Cycling Team A)0:52:57 
50Ben Massa0:52:57 
51Isaac Tonello0:52:58 
52Mitchell Pearson (Shortis Cycle & Tri)0:52:58 
53Andrei Tonello0:52:58 
54Justin Morris (MACE- McDonagh Blake)0:56:10 
55Robert Doyle (Primus Estate)1:01:04 
56Agrade New1:01:04 
57Chris Pryor1:01:05 
58Scott Molina1:02:20 
59Mark Dippelsman1:03:42 
Women
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lauren Kitchen2:35:11 
2Sue Forsyth0:00:00 
3Loren Rooney  
4Simone Grounds0:00:00 
5Louise Kerr0:00:01 
6Melissa Rollison0:00:01 
7Chloe McConville0:04:31 
8Vanessa McDonald0:04:31 
9Vanessa Alexander0:04:31 
10Jasmin Hurinko  
11Lisa Luskie0:04:33 
12Natalie Langer0:04:33 
13Rachel Rayner0:04:34 
14Amber Jenkins0:08:53 
15Sally Robbins0:08:53 
16Melissa McKinlay0:08:53 
17Angeline Papajcsik0:08:54 
18Jane Walker0:12:39 
19Dianne McAuliffe0:12:39 
20Felicity Wilson0:17:30 
21Nicky Heath0:17:30 
22Tracy Flintoff0:17:30 
23Lorraine Rotunno0:17:31 
24Belinda Leary0:41:25 
25Trisha Dal santo0:45:27 
26Sue Webber0:47:12 
27Catherine Jorgensen1:03:21 
Division two men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Timothy Dalgliesh7:03:19 
2Dion Wilkes (www.tealwindows.com.au)0:00:00 
3Clinton Amble (Bikes in Byron)0:00:00 
4Stephen Bennett0:00:00 
5Ian Johnston (Dixon Homes Cycling Team B)0:00:01 
6Harrison Morgan0:00:01 
7David Taylor0:00:01 
8Tim McNaughton (HYPE Racing Team)0:00:02 
9Richard Vial0:00:03 
10Craig Dickson0:00:03 
11Lewis Garland (Hunter District CC)0:00:03 
12Erin Rogers0:00:04 
13Paolo Lencioni0:00:04 
14Daniel French0:00:04 
15Andrew Patten0:00:04 
16Nicholas Booth0:00:05 
17Matt Barnes0:00:05 
18Greg Bayley0:00:05 
19Joshua Breen (Bikes in Byron)0:00:09 
20Patrick Hayburn0:00:10 
21Johnathon Millington (Hunter District CC)0:00:12 
22Peter Wickham0:00:13 
23Craig Briant0:02:37 
24Matthew Opperman0:14:46 
25Richard Allen0:15:43 
26Scott Harrison0:15:44 
27Dallas Parker (www.tealwindows.com.au)0:15:44 
28James Nitis0:15:44 
29Robert Mann0:15:44 
30True Swain0:15:44 
31Michael Hoynes (Bikes in Byron)0:15:44 
32Peter Cooper0:15:45 
33Barry Kenyon0:15:51 
34Adam Broit0:15:53 
35Lindsay McMaster (Dixon Homes Cycling Team B)0:30:39 
36Craig Evers (www.tealwindows.com.au)0:30:39 
37David O'Connor0:30:40 
38Olsen Garland (Hunter District CC)0:30:40 
39James Steginga (HYPE Racing Team)0:30:40 
40Ian Lovell (Hunter District CC)0:30:40 
41Bgrade New0:30:41 
42Jonathan Stockwell0:30:41 
43Ashley Curtis0:30:44 
44Liam McCarthy0:30:44 
45David McDonald (Gordon St Cycles)0:35:12 
46Robby Dalitz0:40:07 
47Stuart Greive0:43:39 
48Christopher Hansson (HYPE Racing Team)0:43:39 
49Glenn Fordham0:50:02 
50Bgrade New0:51:00 
51John Scott-Hamilton0:51:01 
52Desmond Trindall0:51:04 
53James Cardiff0:59:38 
54David Rose1:46:01 
55Andrew Grady (Dixon Homes Cycling Team B)  
56Adam Pesch (HYPE Racing Team)  
57Mark Gallagher  
58Robert Doyle  
59Cameron Watt  
60Bgrade New  
61David Hampton  
62Ben Trojko  
63Angus Gale  
64Julian Townsend  
65Brendan Nichol  
66Oliver Bodak  
67Roberto Padilha  
Division three men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Craig Reston (Murwillumbah CC)7:24:20 
2Daryl Speight0:00:00 
3Garry Polack0:00:00 
4Neale McLennan (Murwillumbah CC 2)0:00:00 
5Norbert Gerold0:00:01 
6Brett Newton (Bikes in Byron)0:00:01 
7Chris Jahnz (Coffs Harbour CC)0:00:01 
8Terry McDonald (Bikes in Byron)0:00:01 
9Wesley Hurrell0:00:01 
10Graham Norris0:00:01 
11Michael Brown0:00:01 
12Paul Newman0:00:02 
13Steven Schofield0:00:02 
14Alberto Monte Rego0:00:02 
15David Barber0:00:03 
16Jeffrey Gray0:00:03 
17Stephen Dowdell0:00:04 
18Reece Edwards (Coffs Harbour CC)0:00:05 
19Matthew Vagg (Coffs Harbour CC)0:01:11 
20Martin Lewis0:03:41 
21Gregory Williamson  
22Leigh Alexander0:03:41 
23Mark Fulloon0:03:42 
24Andrew Purvis0:03:42 
25James Robbie0:03:42 
26Scott Petterson0:06:19 
27Chris Barnes0:12:24 
28David Leckenby (Coffs Harbour CC)0:14:30 
29Paul Kean0:14:30 
30Colin Turner (Gordon St Cycles)0:15:53 
31Piri Witana0:15:54 
32Graham Ferguson0:15:55 
33Oli Zuk (www.tealwindows.com.au)0:15:55 
34Michael McCall (Murwillumbah CC 2)0:15:56 
35Jason Austin0:15:56 
36Matthew Brown0:15:56 
37Adam Robinson0:15:56 
38Dean Winchester0:15:56 
39Mark Wiggins (Murwillumbah CC)0:15:56 
40Bradley Vidgen0:15:57 
41Ali Foot0:15:58 
42David Fraenkel0:15:58 
43Chris Carroll0:15:58 
44Greg Allen (Eagle Nest)0:15:59 
45Edward McLane0:26:19 
46Erron Hennessy (www.tealwindows.com.au)0:26:19 
47Mark Gilmore0:26:20 
48Gareth Davies (Gordon St Cycles)0:26:20 
49David Langley0:26:20 
50Todd Cockshutt (Gordon St Cycles)0:26:20 
51Luke Alcock0:26:21 
52Karl Jameson0:26:21 
53Stuart Lobsey0:26:21 
54Jeff Brown0:26:21 
55Dave Chill0:26:21 
56Peter Jansen0:26:21 
57Adrian Herde0:26:22 
58Peter McMahon (Murwillumbah CC)0:26:23 
59Jerome Carrigan0:26:23 
60Paul Howard (Murwillumbah CC)0:26:26 
61David Witherdin0:26:28 
62Robert Wilmoth0:26:30 
63Timothy Llewellyn0:41:57 
64Bryan Ferris0:41:57 
65Michael Stevens0:41:57 
66Colin MacIver0:41:58 
67Terence Bonner0:41:58 
68Richard Harris (Eagle Nest)0:41:58 
69Kerry Bainbridge0:42:51 
70Glen Archer0:42:52 
71Andrew Charles0:42:55 
72Peter Hale0:42:56 
73Daniel Kelly0:42:56 
74Adam Sleigh0:42:56 
75Anthony Kneipp0:43:00 
76Peter Kent0:43:23 
77Greg Coombes (Eagle Nest)0:50:47 
78Creighton Dolbel0:51:50 
79Bernie Humphreys0:51:50 
80Zeno Baston0:51:50 
81Peter Lane0:51:50 
82Fraser Chapman (Eagle Nest)0:51:51 
83Scott Hodder0:52:32 
84Mark Ross0:59:26 
85Phillip Thomas0:59:26 
86Karl Anderson1:17:37 
87Dennis Nel1:17:37 
88Craig Sorensen1:18:29 
89James Hutchison1:18:44 
90Samuel Francis1:21:45 
91Rikki Corcoran1:22:00 
92Mark Currey1:27:58 
93David Humphries1:27:58 
94Peter Creagan1:27:58 
95Allan Rielly1:27:58 
96Nigel Wortherspoon1:27:59 
97Brian Finch1:33:51 
98Paul Kelly-Taylor1:38:39 
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