St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has named a 21-man squad for the Women in League Round clash against the Manly Sea Eagles at WIN Stadium, Wollongong on Sunday, July 23.
The Dragons will celebrate Women in League (WIL) Round this weekend by hosting the Harvey Norman Interstate Challenge between New South Wales and Queensland along with a whole host of other WIL activities on ground and throughout the stadium.
The Joanne Mackay Breast Cancer Foundation (JMBCF) will also have a presence on Sunday afternoon with JMBCF scarves being sold at Gate B,
Representatives from the Thirroul Butchers female league tag team will form part of a guard of honour, wearing pink themed jerseys in support of the JMBCF.
Tyson Frizell returns for the Dragons in the back row with Tariq Sims returning to the bench. Jack de Belin shifts back to lock and Paul Vaughan to front row as Russell Packer is named in the reserves after suffering a hip injury against the Raiders last Friday night.
Euan Aitken also returns from a hamstring injury with Kurt Mann shifting to the bench in place of Taane Milne. Blake Lawrie also replaces Hame Sele on the interchange.
Josh Dugan and Packer will play their 150th NRL games respectively if they feature on Sunday afternoon.
NRL Squad for Round 20 v Manly Sea Eagles
1. Josh Dugan
2. Nene Macdonald
3. Euan Aitken
4. Tim Lafai
5. Jason Nightingale
6. Gareth Widdop (c)
7. Josh McCrone
8. Leeson Ah Mau
9. Cameron McInnes
10. Paul Vaughan
11. Tyson Frizell
12. Joel Thompson
13. Jack de Belin
14. Tariq Sims
15. Jacob Host
16. Blake Lawrie
17. Kurt Mann
18. Matt Dufty
19. Taane Milne
20. Russell Packer
21. Jake Marketo
Drew Hutchison (knee) – indefinite
Kiti Glymin (shoulder) – indefinite
Levi Dodd (knee) – season
Siliva Havili (pectoral) – finals