STEPHEN WILD will make his Giants Super League return at home to former club Wigan at the Galpham Stadium on Sunday.
The 28-year-old back-row forward has been sidelined since suffering a knee injury during the 24-6 home defeat to St Helens on March 28.
That was just three games into a return to action following pre-season surgery on his other knee.
Wild has been able to train fully for several weeks, and coach Nathan Brown is hoping the Wigan-based player can now put his injury nightmares behind him.
“It’s been a very tough time for Wildy, and we all hope he can now finally get his season going,” said Brown.
“He is a very valuable member of this team and it will be good to have him back.
“His return is particularly timely, particularly with David Fa’alogo sidelined for a few more weeks.”
Wild will be looking to make a big impact for the rest of the season as he is out of contract at the end of the season and will obviously be looking to secure a new deal sooner rather than later.
That, however, may well be away from the Galpharm, especially with speculation increasing that Hull’s goalkicking second-row forward Danny Tickle could be heading to the Giants.