Tuimavave signs contract with Hull KR
Wednesday 25 July 2012 10:19 AM
Newcastle Knights forward Evarn Tuimavave will leave the Club at the end of this season after signing a 2-year contract with Hull Kingston Rovers.
Tuimavave made his NRL debut at the New Zealand Warriors in 2002 and played 105 games for the Warriors before joining the Knights in 2010.
In his first year at the Knights, he played 10 games before suffering a ruptured Achilles tendon. Last year he played 20 games but this season injury and form has restricted him to just three NRL appearances.
“I would like to thank all the fans for sticking by me after my Achilles injury in 2010,” Tuimavave told newcastleknights.com.au.
“I had a great year last year with the boys making the finals, this year just hasn’t gone the way I’d liked it to but everything happens for a reason.
“I am looking forward to a new chapter in my life over in England and I thank everyone at the Knights for my time here.”
Tuimavave will play out the season with the Knights before relocating to England.
"We would like to pass on our thanks to Evarn for his contribution to the Newcastle Knights during his three years at the Club,” CEO Matt Gidley said.
“Evarn leaves our Club with our best wishes for the future.”