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Blake Green ready to return for Wigan

Salford Red Devils' Owner Dr Marwan Koukash

WIGAN stand-off Blake Green will return from a three-month injury lay-off in Thursday’s Super League match against former club Hull KR.

Green, who made 35 appearances for the Robins in 2011 and 2012, has been sidelined since suffering a ruptured bicep at the Magic Weekend in May.

Wigan are also boosted by the return of forward Eddy Pettybourne, who has been out for a month with a jaw injury, while hooker Michael McIlorum and centre Iain Thornley are both a week away from making their comebacks.

Hull KR coach Chris Chester has recalled the fit-again Craig Hall in place of an out-of-form Kris Welham.

RICHARD MOORE has left Wakefield Trinity Wildcats by mutual consent.

The 32-year-old, who was in his second spell with the Wildcats, was out of contract at the end of the year and has been linked with a return to former club Bradford, who will be in the Championship in 2015 following relegation from Super League.

At the same time, the Wildcats have confirmed fellow prop Nick Scruton will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to reconstruct ligaments in his thumb.

He is the second Wakefield player to be ruled out of the rest of the campaign after second rower Matt Ryan underwent a shoulder reconstruction.

SALFORD supporters will have a say in running their Super League club.

Club owner Marwan Koukash has announced he is turning his back on the traditional board of directors by forming an advisory panel comprising 12 season-ticket holders to help make future plans for the club.

“I firmly believe the people at the top of our game do not spend enough time listening to the people whose views matter the most – the supporters,” explained Koukash.

“This is not just a PR exercise, I promise you that. The people that are chosen will help me reach meaningful decisions on the subjects that directly affect this club.”

The club want fans to apply for the role by kick-off ahead of their home game against Catalan Dragons on Friday.

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