Relive the moment: Too easy, Campese
NRL.com Fri, Oct 05, 2012 - 12:00 PM
The 2012 Telstra Premiership season is done and dusted, but that doesn't mean you can't relive all the great moments from every game.
NRL.com's Smart Replay application allows you to choose your NRL highlights and watch the key plays at the click of a button. Over the coming weeks NRL.com will be bringing you some of the best moments of the year, so stay tuned and relive a great season 2012.
The Moment: Welcome back Terry Campese! It wasn’t quite a knockout but the Raiders’ skipper was a clear points winner over his opposite Benji Marshall as the visiting Green Machine put to rest a seven-game losing sequence to the Tigers in Round 4.
Campo set up two tries for team-mates but it was his raid from dummy-half to score himself in the 64th minute that was the important play of the night. With the Raiders leading 18-12 Campese ducked into dummy-half after Travis Waddell was felled just a few metres out. Like all the best players he sensed opportunity and backed his foresight. The No.6 raced out from the play-the-ball, dragging marker Benji Marshall across the goal line with him for a crucial four-pointer.
And Campese’s combination with halfback Josh McCrone has put a smile back on the face of Raiders’ coach David Furner – earlier Campese delivered a pinpoint pass for McCrone to run a great angle to open the Raiders’ scoring in the fifth minute.
As for the Tigers? No cohesion, no discipline, no urgency and no application (48 missed tackles). And Marshall – one of the most devastating attacking players of all time – ran for an all-time low eight metres from just three runs.
Watch Campese show what he can produce when he is fully fit
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