Schlein: Aussies gelled together

AUSTRALIA'S Rory Schlein admitted there was something about riding for Australia that gelled his team together as they beat Great Britain in Thursday night's Under-25 Test Match at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich.

Mike Bacon

AUSTRALIA'S Rory Schlein admitted there was something about riding for Australia that gelled his team together as they beat Great Britain in Thursday night's Under-25 Test Match at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich.

"We started poorly and perhaps it was a mental thing," Schlein said.

"But we are a close-knit bunch and we enjoy a laugh. Riding for Australia seems to bring the best out of us.


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"We knew it wouldn't be easy against the Brits, but they ran out of steam a bit and we showed good character to win."

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