Jayco Herald Sun Tour - Race Overview

Reigning champion Lucy Kennedy has successfully defended her Lexus of Blackburn Herald Sun Tour title with an aggressive climb up Falls Creek this afternoon.

Despite being the heavily marked rider on a shortened final stage, Kennedy persisted with back-to-back attacks to eventually drop the yellow jersey and finish third on the stage. 

The 31-year-old’s overall victory was guaranteed only because of the work of her Mitchelton-SCOTT teammates that caught many general classification riders, including today’s top-two finishers, off guard yesterday.

Read the full final report here.