Lavery triumphs in Tour of the North

Tour of the North podium

Talented young Dubliner Philip Lavery wrapped up the P&O Tour of the North in style, attacking practically from the gun on the last stage to Ballymena.

The 20-year-old, riding for Cycling Ulster, lost over a minute and a half during Sunday's testing 80 miles in the snow-capped hills of Londonderry ,and the yellow jersey passed to former British champion Hamish Haynes.

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