Irish pro team basking in Vuelta glory

The peloton head back into the mountains for today’s 18th stage at the Vuelta a Espana.

Ireland’s team Aqua Blue will be hoping to build on yesterday’s historic stage win for their Austrian rider Stefan Denifl.

Chris Froome holds a 1 minute 16 seconds advantage over Vincenzo Nibali in the leader’s red jersey.

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Ireland’s Nicolas Roche is 17th overall.