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Neil van der Ploeg wins 2017 Grafton to Inverell

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The podium of Ayden Toovey, Neil van der Ploeg and Matt Ross in Inverell

The podium of Ayden Toovey, Neil van der Ploeg and Matt Ross in Inverell
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Setting the tempo is Mobius Future Racing

Setting the tempo is Mobius Future Racing
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A misty morning

A misty morning
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Sean Lake and Pat Lane drive the pace

Sean Lake and Pat Lane drive the pace
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A brief moment to enjoy the scenery...

A brief moment to enjoy the scenery...
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AMR Renault Racing Team set the tempo

AMR Renault Racing Team set the tempo
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Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness's Sean Lake gets aero

Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness's Sean Lake gets aero
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Peter Livingstone drives the pace

Peter Livingstone drives the pace
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The race about to get underway

The race about to get underway
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The rider's assemble for the race

The rider's assemble for the race
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Top team Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness on the podium

Top team Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness on the podium
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First NRS leader of 2017, Neil van der Ploeg (Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness)

First NRS leader of 2017, Neil van der Ploeg (Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness)
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Neil van der Ploeg (Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness) with the Griffin Shield

Neil van der Ploeg (Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness) with the Griffin Shield
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Neil van der Ploeg (Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness) wins the 2017 Grafton to Inverell

Neil van der Ploeg (Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness) wins the 2017 Grafton to Inverell
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Cat and mouse with the peloton up Grindal/Griffin Hill

Cat and mouse with the peloton up Grindal/Griffin Hill
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Neil van der Ploeg leads up Grindal/Griffin Hill

Neil van der Ploeg leads up Grindal/Griffin Hill
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The peloton during the early stages of the race

The peloton during the early stages of the race
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Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Neil van der Ploeg (Aus) Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness5:46:26
2Mathew Ross (Aus) Carnegie Caulfield CC
3Ayden Toovey (Aus) NSWIS Cycling Team
4Patrick Lane (Aus) Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness
5Josh Taylor (Aus) NSWIS Cycling Team
6Jordan Davies (Aus) St George Continental0:00:03
7Scott Bradburn (Aus) Mobius Future Racing0:00:04
8Brodie Talbot (Aus) St George Continental0:00:05
9Jesse Coyle (Aus) Mobius Future Racing0:00:07
10Nicholas White (Aus) Oliver's Racing0:00:27
11Robbie Hucker (Aus) Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness
12Oliver Smith (Aus) Cobra9 Interbuild Racing
13Ryan Thomas (Aus) Oliver's Racing
14Benjamin Andrews (Aus) Carnegie Caulfield CC
15Dylan Sunderland (Aus) NSWIS Cycling Team
16Chris Denholm (NZl) Skoda Racing
17Nathan Elliott (Aus) Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness
18Lionel Mawditt (Aus) Inform Tineli
19Nicholas Miller (NZl) Futuro Pro Cycling
20Aden Reynolds (Aus) Mobius Future Racing
21Sean Trainor (Aus) AMR Renault Racing Team
22Jesse Ewart (Aus) AMR Renault Racing Team
23Drew Morey (Aus) Carnegie Caulfield CC
24Christopher Miller (Aus) Nero Racing Team Edition
25Alexander Evans (Aus) AMR Renault Racing Team
26Sam Mobberley (NZl) Futuro Pro Cycling
27Jay Dutton (Aus) St George Continental
28Correy Edmed (Aus) Balmoral CC
29Liam White (Aus) Ballarat/Sebastopol CC
30Peter Milostic (Aus) Rauland Cycling Team
31Ian Talbot (NZl) Tineli Powerstream Racing
32Timothy Cameron (Aus) St George Continental
33Marcus Culey (Aus) St George Continental
34Jeremy Cameron (Aus) Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness
35Jake Klajnblat (Aus) Carnegie Caulfield CC
36Aaron Watts (Aus) Grafton CC0:00:50
37Tristan Ward (Aus) Tineli Powerstream Racing
38Kelsey Boreham (Aus) Phoenix Cycling Collective
39Ryan Cavanagh (Aus) NSWIS Cycling Team0:01:33
40Cameron Roberts (Aus) GPM Stulz0:01:35
41Thomas Coates (Aus) Futuro Pro Cycling0:02:13
42Toby Stewart (Aus) Phoenix Cycling Collective0:02:42
43Sam Crome (Aus) Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness0:03:25
44Samuel Volkers (Aus) Cobra9 Interbuild Racing
45Sean Lake (Aus) Isowhey Sports Swiss Wellness0:07:02
46Daniel Bonello (Aus) St George Continental0:12:04
47Clinton Edwards (Aus) Oliver's Racing0:19:42
48Patrick Burt (Aus) Inform Tineli
49Sascha Bondarenko-Edwards (Aus) Inform Tineli
50Nathan Booth (Aus) Phoenix Cycling Collective
51Alexander Quirk (Aus) Balmoral CC
52Ethan Kelly (Aus) Cycling Queensland
53Leighton Cook (Aus) Veris Team Racing
54Tom Robinson (Aus) NSWIS Cycling Team
55Keagan Girdlestone (Aus) Tineli Powerstream Racing0:33:41
56Richard Lawson (NZl) Tineli Powerstream Racing
57Jacob Sievwright (Aus) Skoda Racing
58Shaun Falzarano (Aus) Rauland Cycling Team
59Karl Michelin-Beard (Aus) Oliver's Racing
60Ryan Standish (Aus) AMR Renault Racing Team
61David Edwards (Aus) Cobra9 Interbuild Racing
62Henry Leef (Aus) Brisbane CC
63Reece Robinson (Aus) GPM Stulz
64Aaron Bicknell (Aus) Mobius Future Racing
65Tom Green (Aus) GPM Stulz
66Keegan Aitchison (Aus) Rauland Cycling Team
67Angus Calder (Aus) Nero Racing Team Edition
68William Barker (Aus) Phoenix Cycling Collective
69Julian Thomson (Aus) AMR Renault Racing Team
70Cade Wass (Aus) Veris Team Racing
71Alexander Smyth (Aus) NSWIS Cycling Team
72Alex Abell (Aus) Nero Racing Team Edition
73Mathew Bickel (Aus) Futuro Pro Cycling
74Zane Hunter (Aus) Oliver's Racing
75Andrew Lake (Aus) AMR Renault Racing Team0:42:15
76Tim Lofthouse (Aus) Cobra9 Interbuild Racing0:42:16
77John Peppard (Aus) Rauland Cycling Team0:51:01
78Timothy O'Brien (Aus) Cobra9 Interbuild Racing
79Richard Maher (Aus) Veris Team Racing
80Beau Heath (Aus) Nero Racing Team Edition
81Nathan White (Aus) Cobra9 Interbuild Racing1:03:12
82Billy Sewell (Aus) Tineli Powerstream Racing1:05:16
83Glenn Mathiske (Aus) Tineli Powerstream Racing
84Gilbert Gutowski (Aus) Balmoral CC
DNFTroy Herfoss (Aus) Goulburn CC
DNFLuke Cruickshank (Aus) Rauland Cycling Team
DNFAustin Head (NZl) Skoda Racing
DNFConnor Brown (NZl) Skoda Racing
DNFToby Orchard (Aus) Nero Racing Team Edition
DNFJustin Ghosh (Aus) Veris Team Racing
DNFRowan Dever (Aus) Oliver's Racing
DNFCarsten Chapman (Aus) Oliver's Racing
DNFDarcy Ellerm-Norton (Aus) St George Continental
DNFSamuel Hill (Aus) Phoenix Cycling Collective
DNFMitch Neumann (Aus) Cobra9 Interbuild Racing
DNFCameron Letty (Aus) Inform Tineli
DNFJoel Walsh (Aus) GPM Stulz
DNFWilliam Hodges (Aus) GPM Stulz
DNFJoel Strachan (Aus) Futuro Pro Cycling
DNFKierin Lewis (Aus) Futuro Pro Cycling
DNFIvan Michelin-Beard (Aus) AMR Renault Racing Team
DNFAidan Kampers (Aus) Mobius Future Racing
DNFPeter Livingstone (Aus) Mobius Future Racing
DNFEthan Berends (Aus) Mobius Future Racing
DNFAlex Wohler (Aus) NSWIS Cycling Team
DNSNicholas Leonard (Aus) St Kilda CC
DNSJameson Cosier (Aus) Murwillumbah CC
DNSConor Tarlington (Aus) Rauland Cycling Team

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