As he prepares to return to Canberra, New Zealand Warriors coach Matt Elliott has revealed his regret at walking out on the Raiders after the 2006 NRL season.
Elliott is head of a new coaching staff at the Warriors this season with a strong Raiders influence, including assistant Andrew McFadden who Elliott poached from Canberra at the end of last year. As he prepares to try and lead the Warriors to their first win at Canberra Stadium since 1997, Elliott told Fairfax Media:
■ He often questions his decision to leave Canberra for Penrith in 2006;
■ He is preparing for returning Raiders skipper Terry Campese to be at his best and to start in his comeback match on Saturday night and;
■ McFadden is a future head coach who has been instrumental in the game plan to break down the Raiders.
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