St George Illawarra Head of Athletic Performance Nathan Pickworth has provided his High Performance Update ahead of the Dragons' Round 1 clash with the Penrith Panthers at UOW Jubilee Oval, Kogarah on Saturday, March 4.

Pickworth discusses how the team's training load has differentiated leading into the season start and how pleased he is to see Mose Masoe (knee) back playing this weekend for Illawarra in the Intrust Super Premiership.