High Performance Update: Round 19
St George Illawarra Dragons Head of Medical and Performance Tony Ayoub provides an update on the team’s preparation ahead of the upcoming fixture against the Gold Coast Titans at UOW Jubilee Oval, Kogarah on Friday.
Ayoub provides a further update on halfback Benji Marshall who was unable to overcome a recent hamstring strain despite training midweek and will miss out on playing his 250th first-grade fixture in the NRL this round.
Furthermore, Ayoub also explains the reasons why fullback Josh Dugan will undergo surgery to his jaw and how he will be sidelined for at least four-to-six weeks.
Ayoub also provides updates on how prop Mike Cooper is recovering from his back injury as well as sharing insight into the recent injuries to both National Youth Competition team duo Reuben Garrick (knee) and Hame Sele (hand).