Burnie High School

Home ground advantage

READY: Lachlan Spurr is one of a group of North-West cyclists competing at the Junior National Road Championships. Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate.

BURNIE'S Lachlan Spurr is hoping "home ground advantage" at the Junior National Road Championships over the weekend will play into his hands.

The 14-year-old is seen as one of the state's best chances of reaching the podium in the under 15 section of the titles, which will feature a time trial at Ulverstone on Friday, road races at Sheffield on Saturday and a criterium at Devonport on Sunday. 

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Story by Alex Fair, The Advocate.