Joe Cooper takes out penultimate stage in TOS

NATHAN BURDON
Last updated 12:47 08/11/2014
Joe Cooper
ROBYN EDIE/Fairfax NZ
TOO FAST: Oceania time trial champion Joe Cooper took out the penultimate stage of the Tour of Southland on Saturday.

Relevant offers

Other Sports

Usain Bolt wins 100m at Golden Spike meet in Ostrava Stampede ice hockey player has suspension lifted after Queenstown brawl Anything is possible, says local hope Romain Bardet of Tour de France Tour de France organisers demand Jan Bakelants apologise for derogatory remark Snow Sports NZ announces Freeride team New winter mountain bike series for all ages hoping to be the first of many for Kaikoura Respected judge Ian Scott tips Manny Pacquiao's hand speed and experience to trump Jeff Horn's power American heavyweight James Wilson on way to NZ to tune up for Conrad Lam fight Peter Burling ordered to hide his starting box game from Jimmy Spithill before final Team New Zealand's 'naughty boys' as $4k bags thrown away

Oceania time trial champion Joe Cooper has taken out the penultimate stage of the Tour of Southland and his Avanti Racing team-mate Mitchell Lovelock-Fay holds a handy advantage heading into this afternoon's final stage.

Cooper was best around the 13km individual time trial raced in perfect conditions at Winton, finishing in just over 16min, 21sec faster that Lovelock-Fay, with Michael Vink third on the stage.

Lovelock-Fay has an unofficial lead of 41sec on Cooper, but his nearest challenger over the final 87km stage from Winton to Invercargill will be Hayden McCormick at 43sec down, and Michael Torckler, who trails by 58sec.

The final stage gets underway from 1.30pm.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

Will Shane Cameron beat Kali Meehan on Saturday?

For sure. Cameron will knock him out.

It will be close but I think Cameron on points.

Meehan will knock him out. This is his last fight.

I'm tipping Meehan to win on points.

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content