Orica-Scott extends contract with Sam Bewley
Aug 15 2017 02:18 pm CET

Orica-Scott extends contract with Sam Bewley
Orica-Scott extends contract with Sam Bewley
Photo of the Orica-SCOTT jersey by Orica-SCOTT

New Zealander Sam Bewley has signed a new contract with Orica-Scott. The rider has chosen to remain after six seasons in the Australian squad.

The 30-year-old has been developing as an important and versatile domestique. "It means a lot to continue with this team as it continues to grow into a real force across the board now," said Bewley. "I have been with the team since 2012 and I have grown along with this whole organisation.

"To remain with Orica-Scott and be a part of the momentum we have is something special."

Bewley wants to continue developing in the team and keep working for the team goal of taking its first grand tour victory. "I want to continue to be get better and better in the role I have grown into so I can play an important part in the results this team will achieve in the future," the rider commented. "I want to be part of our first grand tour victory, and hopefully more after that."

Sport director Matt White has emphasised the importance of having a rider like Bewley on the team. "We have had Sam since the start and we continue to see his commitment to the team’s goals," he affirmed. "Everyone needs workers and Sam is a guy that gets in, gets his hands dirty and lays it on the line when it’s required.

"Every team needs guys that are 100% selfless to their teammates and their leaders and Sam certainly ticks that box for us."