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Without a team, Neylan's courage rewarded with maiden victory

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After a dissapointing Nationals Road Race, Rachel Neylan got her win.

After a dissapointing Nationals Road Race, Rachel Neylan got her win. (Image credit: Mark Gunter)
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Rachel Neylan wins!

Rachel Neylan wins! (Image credit: Mark Gunter)
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Rachel Neylan leads the winning break.

Rachel Neylan leads the winning break. (Image credit: Mark Gunter)
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A very happy Rachel Neylan on the podium.

A very happy Rachel Neylan on the podium. (Image credit: Mark Gunter)

"It is an emotional victory," she smiles as reality begins to set in. "It's actually my first big race win. I've never actually won a race as big as this. I'm absolutely thrilled."

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As a sports journalist and producer since 1997, Jane has covered Olympic and Commonwealth Games, rugby league, motorsport, cricket, surfing, triathlon, rugby union, and golf for print, radio, television and online. However her enduring passion has been cycling.

 

Jane is a former Australian Editor of Cyclingnews from 2011 to 2013 and continues to freelance within the cycling industry.