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The St George Illawarra Weekly Wrap provides all the key stories from inside the Dragons and as reported by external media all in the one place in case you missed it.

See what the players had to say in the lead up to the traditional Anzac Day clash against the Sydney Roosters as well as coach Paul McGregor's thoughts on a number of subjects.

Also read about skipper Gareth Widdop re-signing with the Dragons for the next four seasons as well as his unfortunate injury blow suffered in the 13-12 golden point loss to the Tricolours.

News

Tyson Frizell chats about the Anzac Day game against the Roosters and how it is his favourite fixture of the year – Dragons Official Website

The Illawarra Mercury believe Jack de Belin is mounting a strong case for a New South Wales Origin debut following his solid start to the season – Illawarra Mercury

Frizell believes off-contract coach Paul McGregor is the right man to lead the Dragons into the future – Illawarra Mercury

The Australian's Brent Read shares his opinions on McGregor's role in regards to the future of off-contract Dragons fullback Josh Dugan – The Australian

Frizell pushes the case for his Dragons teammates to be picked in representative teams in the coming weeks – Illawarra Mercury

Sydney Morning Herald's Andrew Webster sat down with coach McGregor, where he discussed how being caught drink driving midway through last season made him a better coach – Sydney Morning Herald

Dragons announce that skipper Gareth Widdop has re-signed with St George Illawarra for a further four seasons – Dragons Official Website

The life and times of inaugural St George Dragon Tommy Burns and the role he played in World War I – Dragons Official Website

New Dragon Nene Macdonald discussed how playing in the Anzac Day game previously would help temper his nerves (and excitement) – Dragons Official Website

The St George Illawarra Dragons suffer an unfortunate 13-12 golden point extra time loss to the Sydney Roosters on Anzac Day – Dragons Official Website

Dragons Head of Athletic Performance Nathan Pickworth provides a SMAI High Performance Update on Widdop, who injured his knee against the Roosters – Dragons Official Website

St George Illawarra Dragons name their team for Round 9 against the Melbourne Storm. They'll play for the Emergency Services Cup – Dragons Official Website

McGregor discusses the selection of Kurt Mann at five-eighth in place of injured skipper Gareth Widdop ahead of Round 9 – Dragons Official Website

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