Sale's Thornley returns to Wigan
May 9, 2012
Iain Thornley tries to break through the Gloucester defence © Getty Images
Sale Sharks centre Iain Thornley has returned to rugby league after two seasons in union.
Thornley will re-join the Wigan Warriors after leaving them in 2010 and will get thrown straight into the action with his new club declaring that he is available for the rest of 2012.
Thornley, 20, made just seven appearances for Sale in the Aviva Premiership and he is looking forward to running out in the famous red and white of Wigan once again.
"This is a great opportunity for me and I am thrilled to be given the chance to return to the Wigan Warriors," Thornley said. "It is nice to know that the club continued to follow my progress after my departure and it is my aim to pay Wigan back by working hard, earning a place in the side and playing to the best of my ability.
"I am really looking forward to being a part again of this great club."
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