2017 NRL - Grant Trouville © NRL Photos

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has trimmed his squad to 19 ahead of the Emergency Services Cup against the Melbourne Storm on Sunday at WIN Stadium, Wollongong.

Young Dragons forwards Blake Lawrie and Jacob Host drop out of the initial 21-man squad named last week.

NRL Squad for Round 9 v Melbourne Storm:

1. Josh Dugan
2. Nene Macdonald
3. Euan Aitken
4. Tim Lafai
5. Jason Nightingale
6. Kurt Mann
7. Josh McCrone
8. Russell Packer
9. Cameron McInnes
10. Paul Vaughan
11. Tyson Frizell (c)
12. Joel Thompson
13. Jack de Belin
Interchange: 
14. Tariq Sims
15. Leeson Ah Mau
16. Hame Sele
17. Taane Milne
18. Jai Field
20. Luciano Leilua

NYC Squad for Round 8 v Sydney Roosters

1. Steven Marsters
2. Matheson Johns
3. Reuben Garrick 
4. Zac Lomax
5. Jason Gillard
6. Tristan Sailor
7. Jackson Willis
8. TJ Uele
9. Reece Robson
10. Matt Sheppard
19. Jackson Ford
12. Jayden Morgan
13. Stuart Mason
Interchange:
15. Max Bailey
16. Cooper Purcell 
17. Joe Lovodua
18. Hayden Lomax
20. Tom Angel
21. Dylan Morris 
22. Jack Cross