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Team Jayco-AlUla

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The Aussie outfit - now known as Team Jayco AlUla - has gone by many different names over the years, but none have stuck as much as the name they launched with back in 2012, Orica GreenEDGE.

Acting as a de-facto Australian national team, they couldn’t have had a better start in the pro peloton as Simon Gerrans won the national road race in the team’s first race, before following it up with a Tour Down Under title and a Monument win at the 2012 Milano-San Remo. The emergence of the Yates twins, Simon and Adam, gave the team a more Grand Tour-oriented focus in recent years.

Despite Adam leaving the team in 2021, Simon has continued to pose a threat at three-week races and, during his time at the Aussie outfit, has bagged them an overall title at the Vuelta a España, a podium finish at the Giro d’Italia, and 10 stage wins across all three Grand Tours. The team has also tasted success in the sprints, with fastmen Michael Matthews and Dylan Groenewegen both adding to the team’s healthy 2023 win tally.

For 2024 the team have continued to benefit from the sponsorship of Saudi Arabian holiday resort AlUla. The investment of their title sponsors has allowed Jayco AlUla to sign considerable talent for 2024, headlined by the pairing of Caleb Ewan and Luke Plapp.

Signed from Lotto Dstny and Ineos Grenadiers, respectively. Ewan will be hoping to regain his crown as one of the best sprinters in the world, whilst Plapp will look to further his development. There is a suspicion that the three-time Australian national champion could be the country's next big GC hopeful.

Elsewhere, the team strengthened with the arrivals of Max Walscheid, Mauro Schmid, Anders Foldager and Davide De Pretto, earning them the top spot in GCNs.

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Team Jayco-AlUla
Team Jayco-AlUla
  • Nationality Australia
  • Founded 2012
  • Team Principal Brent Copeland
  • UCI Code JAY
  • Bike Sponsor Giant

The Team

Simon Yates

Simon Yates

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37

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Dylan Groenewegen

Dylan Groenewegen

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75

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Michael Matthews

Michael Matthews

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47

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Filippo Zana

Filippo Zana

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9

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Lucas Plapp

Lucas Plapp

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Top Team Jayco-AlUla Stories

Link to Michael Matthews: Caleb Ewan's Jayco-AlUla return 'only makes us stronger'
Michael Matthews (right) is excited to have Caleb Ewan (left) back at Jayco AlUla

Michael Matthews: Caleb Ewan's Jayco-AlUla return 'only makes us stronger'

DS Matt White insists Ewan and Groenewegen will have separate schedules and separate lead-outs

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Link to Jayco AlUla and Liv AlUla Jayco unveil freshly-designed kit for 2024
Matilde Vitillo (left), Mauro Schmid (centre) and Urška Žigart (right) display their new kits for 2024

Jayco AlUla and Liv AlUla Jayco unveil freshly-designed kit for 2024

Australian outfits under the GreenEDGE umbrella to race in new aubergine, blue and white jerseys, in a nod to the Outback and Saudi Arabian city

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Link to Luke Plapp signs four-year 'coming home' deal with Jayco AlUla
Luke Plapp has signed a four-year deal with Jayco AlUla

Luke Plapp signs four-year 'coming home' deal with Jayco AlUla

Australian rider leaves Ineos Grenadiers a year before his contract was due to expire

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