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Former Hull KR star comes out of retirement

Former Hull KR halfback Terry Campese has come out of retirement after last playing for the Robins in 2016.

The experienced halfback spent a decade at Canberra Raiders prior to joining Hull KR in 2015 where he and Albert Kelly formed a formidable halfback pairing that helped guide the Robins to the Challenge Cup Final in 2015 where they were unfortunately beaten by Leeds Rhinos 50-0.

His last game at the top level was the Million Pound Game defeat to Salford Red Devils in 2016 which saw Hull KR relegated.

The halfback has come out of retirement to join Eden Tigers in 2023 joining former Bradford Bulls man and his former Canberra teammate Adrian Purtell at the club.

In a statement made by the club on social media, they said:

“It’s been possibly the worst kept secret ever, so lets make it official!

“Former Canberra Raider, NSW Blues and Australian Kangaroos player Terry Campese signs with the Eden Tigers for the 2023 Group 16 competition!

“Ex team mate and good friend of the Eden Tigers Captain Coach, Adrian Purtell, Campese is a welcome signing to the mighty red v.

“His knowledge and expertise will complement the services of Purtell who guided the Tigers into the finals last year.

“Having Purtell and Campese together at the Eden Tigers for this season is sure to create a buzz around town – both on and off the field.

“We keep telling you, 2023 is gunna be great!”

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