The Warriors have confirmed star halfback Shaun Johnson will return from a three-game injury layoff in their next clash against Manly in Christchurch on June 9.
The 27-year-old has missed the Warriors' last three matches against the Sydney Roosters, Parramatta and South Sydney after suffering an ankle injury late in their round nine win over Wests Tigers.
Johnson's return will boost the Stephen Kearney coached side who have suffered three heavy losses in their past five games, as their form seesawed after an impressive start to the season saw them go unbeaten through the opening five rounds.
There is no word yet from the club on the fitness of captain and fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, who limped out of last week's 30-10 loss to South Sydney, although the injury is not believed to be serious.
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Back-up No 7 Mason Lino is also set to return to action this weekend after missing the Rabbitohs defeat with a leg injury suffered in the round 11 win over the Eels in Sydney.
Lino has been named to start for the Warriors ISP side in Saturday's clash against Wentworthville at ANZ Stadium, with fringe first-grader and fullback Hayze Perham also due to return from an ankle injury.
Front-rower Chris Satae has been included on the reserve grade team's bench after featuring for the NRL side against the Rabbitohs, while Anthony Gelling returns to the centres after not being used in first grade last week.
The Warriors NRL side go into this week's bye round sitting in fifth-spot on the NRL ladder with an eight-and-four record after 12 rounds.
They will look to get their campaign back on track next week against the 12th-ranked Sea Eagles, who host the 15th-placed Cowboys in tonight's game at Lottoland.
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