St George Illawarra Head of Athletic Performance Nathan Pickworth has provided another SMAI High Performance Update ahead of the Dragons' Round 13 clash against the Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium.

Pickworth rates the chances of skipper Gareth Widdop (knee) playing this weekend, after he was named in the reserves, while he also discusses the complexties of Euan Aitken's (hamstring) setback.

Siliva Havili's pectoral injury is also touched on by Pickworth. 

Players unavailable:

Euan Aitken (hamstring) – indefinite

Will Matthews (hip) – indefinite

Drew Hutchison (knee) – indefinite

Siliva Havili (pectoral) – indefinite

Kiti Glymin (shoulder) – indefinite

Levi Dodd (knee) – season