St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has amended his squad to 19 ahead of the Dragons' Round 24 clash against the Brisbane Broncos at Suncorp Stadium on Friday.

Nene Macdonald (knee) was ruled out after the captain's run on Thursday morning. Taane Milne will start on the wing in the Papua New Guinean international's place.

Luciano Leilua is the other player to miss out on facing the Broncos.

NRL Squad for Round 24 v Brisbane Broncos:

1. Matt Dufty
17. Taane Milne
3. Josh Dugan
4. Tim Lafai
5. Jason Nightingale
6. Gareth Widdop (c)
7. Kurt Mann
8. Leeson Ah Mau
9. Cameron McInnes
10. Paul Vaughan
11. Tyson Frizell
12. Joel Thompson
13. Jack de Belin
Interchange: 
14. Tariq Sims
15. Hame Sele
16. Blake Lawrie
18. Josh McCrone
19. Will Matthews
21. Euan Aitken

NYC Squad for Round 24 v Brisbane Broncos:

1. Zac Lomax
2. Dane Francis
3. Reuben Garrick
4. Matheson Johns
5. Jason Gillard
6. Tristan Sailor
7. Jackson Willis
8. Stuart Mason (c)
9. Hayden Lomax 
10. Josh Dowel 
11. Jackson Ford 
12. Jayden Morgan 
13. Joe Lovodua 
Interchange: 
14. TJ Uele
15. Brayden Gallagher
16. Dylan Morris
17. Trent Peoples 
18. Max Bailey 
21. Tom Angel
22. Jack Cross