28 Aug 2009

Inglis cleared for playing return

11:52 am on 28 August 2009

A desperate Melbourne Storm hierarchy has given suspended rugby league star Greg Inglis the green light to play this weekend while he awaits his day in court.

The Test and State of Origin superstar will be rushed into Melbourne's NRL side to play the Sydney Roosters at home on Saturday after the Storm lifted Inglis' club-imposed suspension on Thursday.

Inglis had been under an indefinite playing ban for the past fortnight after he was charged with assaulting his former girlfriend Sally Robinson.

Melbourne have lost both of their NRL games since the star back was banned from playing.

Inglis appeared in a Melbourne court on Wednesday and while his lawyer called for the charges to be dropped, the case was adjourned until mid October.