Dragons Trio Return To Face Panthers
St George Illawarra Dragons will welcome back several returning players from injury ahead of the fixture against the Penrith Panthers at WIN Stadium, Wollongong on Thursday.
Dragons Head Coach Paul McGregor has named an 18-man squad for the home encounter which sees halfback Benji Marshall (hamstring) poised to pair five-eighth Gareth Widdop in the halves and utility Dylan Farrell (back) named on the wing.
Furthermore, fellow utility Jake Marketo (hamstring) has been named on an extended five-man interchange which also includes props Ben Creagh, Jack de Belin and Mark Ioane as well as hooker Craig Garvey.
Unavailable: Will Matthews (Shoulder - TBC); Jason Nightingale (Ankle - Round 26); Rulon Nutira (Ankle - Round 25).