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NRL Team: Round 8 v Roosters

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has named his mandatory 21-man squad for the Dragons' Round 8 clash against the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium, Moore Park this Tuesday, April 25.

The Dragons will line-up against the Roosters for the 16th time on Anzac Day and will welcome back Josh Dugan (hamstring) at fullback.

The Dragons will also wear their commemorative jersey which in 2017 features an image of the Kokoda Trail sourced through the Kokoda Memorial Walkway. It will be launched on Wednesday afternoon.

The Dragons are proud to support the Kokoda Memorial Walkway and the Australian War Memorial in 2017.

The Dragons will also celebrate the 150th NRL game of skipper Gareth Widdop and 100th NRL game of centre Tim Lafai.

NRL Squad for Round 8 v Sydney Roosters:

1. Josh Dugan
2. Nene Macdonald
3. Euan Aitken
4. Tim Lafai
5. Jason Nightingale
6. Gareth Widdop (c)
7. Josh McCrone
8. Russell Packer
9. Cameron McInnes
10. Paul Vaughan
11. Tyson Frizell
12. Joel Thompson
13. Jack de Belin
Interchange:
14. Tariq Sims
15. Leeson Ah Mau
16. Kurt Mann
17. Hame Sele
18. Taane Milne
19. Jacob Host
20. Luciano Leilua
21. Blake Lawrie

Players unavailable:

Will Matthews (hip) – indefinite

Kiti Glymin (shoulder) – indefinite

Drew Hutchison (knee) – season

Levi Dodd (knee) – season