St George Illawarra Head of Athletic Performance Nathan Pickworth has provided another SMAI High Performance Update ahead of the Dragons' Round 22 clash against South Sydney at the SCG.

Pickworth clarifies the health of Tyson Frizell with ongoing speculation rife that he is playing injured, and also updates Dragons members and fans on Euan Aikten's (shoulder) recovery.

There is also some good news in store for Drew Hutchison, with him all but set to return in the Intrust Super Premiership next weekend.