Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Burke Back in Business as Warriors Eye Repeat ; Tom Bramwell

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Burke Back in Business as Warriors Eye Repeat ; Tom Bramwell

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GREG Burke is in line to make his first appearance for Wigan since July 2014 after he was included in Shaun Wane's 19-man squad for tonight's trip to Huddersfield Giants.

The second rower - who celebrates his 23rd birthday today - last featured for the Warriors in a 37-16 win away to Catalans, before joining Workington Town for the second-half of the 2014 season.

He spent last term gaining Super League experience with Hull KR.

Burke replaces Lee Mossop in the only change to the Wigan squad from the victory over Catalans at the DW Stadium.

That win was only the Warriors' fourth in 11 season openers and Shaun Wane believes the two points vindicated his decision not to involve their England stars in the bulk of pre-season.

"People like us to mess up, but we all made the correct view on the internationals and giving them a full six weeks off," said the Wigan boss. …

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