ISLE OF MAN’S HANSON WINS RAS FIRST STAGE

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TEAM Isle of Man-Microgaming rider Ken Hanson will be in yellow for Monday?s second stage of the FBD Insurance Ras after snatching victory in a bunch sprint finish to the first stage.

At the end of the 142-kilometre opening day from Navan to Ballinamore, Hanson held off a bunch full of reknowned sprinters to take victory, edging ahead of Patrick Kos of the Netherlands national team, while Ben de Schrooder (Ireland-An Post) took third.

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