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Video: Matt White praises Orica GreenEdge commitment at Giro d'Italia

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Michael Hepburn, Simon Clarke, Luke Durbridge and Esteban Chaves on the podium for Orica GreenEdge

Michael Hepburn, Simon Clarke, Luke Durbridge and Esteban Chaves on the podium for Orica GreenEdge
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Michael Matthews and Brett Lancaster on the rollers at the Orica GreenEdge bus

Michael Matthews and Brett Lancaster on the rollers at the Orica GreenEdge bus
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Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) after his sole day in the pink jersey

Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) after his sole day in the pink jersey
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Maglia rosa Simon Clarke (Orica GreenEdge)

Maglia rosa Simon Clarke (Orica GreenEdge)
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maglia rosa Michael Matthews with the Giro d'Italia Lupo Wolfi mascot

maglia rosa Michael Matthews with the Giro d'Italia Lupo Wolfi mascot
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Orica-GreenEdge sports director Matt White at the Tour de France

Orica-GreenEdge sports director Matt White at the Tour de France
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Simon Gerrans placed third on stage 7 of the Giro d'Italia after a gruellingly long stage from Grosseto to Fiuggi with the Australian finishing behind stage winner Diego Ulissi (Lampre Merida) and Juan José Lobato (Movistar).

Orica GreenEdge have enjoyed a phenomenal Giro d'Italia to date with two stage wins courtesy of the opening team time trial and Michael Matthews, and three riders enjoying spells in the maglia rosa: Gerrans, Matthews and Simon Clarke.

With two weeks still to race the squad are still in the hunt for more glory with Gerrans showing that he has recovered from an injury hit spring. In this exclusive video for Cyclingnews White talks about the team’s ride on stage 7 and the ingredients of their success so far.

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