The 5th stage of the Tour Down Under ended with a mass sprint in Strathalbyn. It was Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) who crossed the line first, but he was later disqualified for a headbutting Jasper Philipsen (UAE-Emirates) in the finale, handing the victory to the Belgian. For us, it was again about Ryan Gibbons giving the mass sprint a go. Our South African would secure 8th place, which was enough to see him move up to 4th place on GC and also pull on the young riders jersey heading into tomorrow’s final stage. “Once again, not totally happy with the stage result. I was definitely hoping.