St George Illawarra Head of Athletic Performance Nathan Pickworth has provided another SMAI High Performance Update following the completion of the first section of pre-season training.

Pickworth discusses the performances of the entire squad throughout pre-season as well as the returns of those who featured at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

Euan Aitken and Kurt Mann's recent shoulder reconstructions are assessed by Pickworth as are those undertaking their first NRL pre-season.