St George Illawarra Head of Performance Nathan Pickworth is back for another SMAI High Performance Update ahead of the Dragons' Round 7 clash with the Cowboys at WIN Stadium, Wollongong.

Pickworth provides an update on Tyson Frizell (ribs) who failed to finish the Dragons' 35-10 win over the Sea Eagles last weekend.

We also find out who joined Josh Dugan (hamstring) on the paddock this week for the first time since his unfortunate injury, and what is happening with Jai Field's run of bad luck.

Players unavailable:

Will Matthews (hip) – indefinite

Kiti Glymin (shoulder) – indefinite

Drew Hutchison (knee) – season

Levi Dodd (knee) – season

Josh Dugan (hamstring) – Round 8