The St George Illawarra Dragons will be part of a triple-header of rugby league played against the Penrith Panthers at WIN Stadium, Wollongong on Sunday.
Head Coach Paul McGregor has named a 17-man team for the Easter Sunday fixture which sees utility Josh McCrone named as halfback and partnering co-captain Gareth Widdop in the halves.
The NSW Country Origin representative retains his position in lieu of Benji Marshall (hamstring) who will remain being monitored by Club Medical Staff ahead of the game.
Furthermore, Jack de Belin has been named as lock-forward with teammate Mike Cooper reverting to the interchange alongside co-captain Ben Creagh, second-rower Will Matthews and hooker Siliva Havili.
1. Josh Dugan
2. Peter Mata’utia
3. Euan Aitken
4. Tim Lafai
5. Jason Nightingale
6. Gareth Widdop (c)
7. Josh McCrone
8. Leeson Ah Mau
9. Mitch Rein
10. Russell Packer
11. Tyson Frizell
12. Joel Thompson
13. Jack de Belin
14. Ben Creagh
15. Mike Cooper
16. Will Matthews
17. Siliva Havili
Unavailable: Dylan Farrell (Back - TBC); Yaw Kiti Glymin (Hamstring - Round 5); Kurt Mann (Knee - Round 5); Benji Marshall (Hamstring – Under Observation); Mose Masoe (Knee - Season).
The Dragons will be hosting a triple-header of rugby league to celebrate their return to WIN Stadium, Wollongong on Sunday!
The Illawarra Cutters will be the first team in action when they face the Penrith Panthers in the NSW Cup at 12.00pm!
The Young Dragons will follow-suit when they square-off against the Panthers in the National Youth Competition at 1.45pm.
The Dragons first-grade team, led by co-captain Gareth Widdop, will round-out the triple-act when the face the Panthers at 4.00pm!
The Dragons will be also hosting several family-friendly events as part of Easter Sunday, including a jumping castle, face painting, a petting zoo, an Easter egg give away and, of course, a visit by the Easter Bunny too!
Red V Members and supporters alike can pre-purchase a family-pass to experience all the action from just $50!