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In pictures: the fifth stage of the Rás

Myron Simpson took the stage into Blarney earlier.

MYRON SIMPSON WON the fifth stage of the An Post Rás from Castletownbere to Blarney this afternoon.

Tobyn Horton (Team Motorpoint) nipped in for a second-place finish with Bastian Burgel (Germany Thuringer Energie) and Bernardo Riccio (Italy D’Angelo & D’Antenucci) third and fourth.

In pictures: the fifth stage of the Rás
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  • Stage 5, Castletownbere - Blarney

    Floris Goesinnen of the Australian Drapac Cycling Team receives an apple from an Castletownbere local before the race start.
  • Stage 5, Castletownbere - Blarney

    Marcel Barth of the Germany Thuringer Energie team shivers at the thought of another day in strong winds.
  • Stage 5, Castletownbere - Blarney

    The peloton nears Glengarriff.
  • Stage 5, Castletownbere - Blarney

    Mark Cassidy and Mark McNally of the An Post Sean Kelly Team take control at the front of the peloton to protect the yellow jersey of teammate Gediminas Bagdonas. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan
  • Stage 5, Castletownbere - Blarney

    Race leader Gediminas Bagdonas of the An Post Sean Kelly Team leads the main bunch on the road to Blarney.
  • Stage 5, Castletownbere - Blarney

    The main bunch on the road to Blarney.
  • Stage 5, Castletownbere - Blarney

    Myron Simpson of the New Zealand National Team wins today's stage into Blarney. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan
  • Stage 5, Castletownbere - Blarney

    Race leader Gediminas Bagdonas waits for the presentations to begin.

All pictures Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

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