NRL Late Mail: Westfund Charity Shield

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has confirmed his team for the 2018 Westfund Charity Shield at Mudgee's Glen Willow Stadium against the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

Blake Lawrie (back) has been ruled out, though the team remains unchanged for the 35th edition of the traditional pre-season fixture.

Kurt Mann (calf) was also a late withdrawal during the warm-up.

Dragons team for 2018 Westfund Charity Shield:

1. Matt Dufty
2. Nene Macdonald
3. Euan Aitken
4. Tim Lafai
5. Jason Nightingale
6. Gareth Widdop (c)
7. Ben Hunt
8. James Graham
9. Cameron McInnes
10. Paul Vaughan
11. Tyson Frizell
12. Luciano Leilua
13. Jack de Belin
Interchange:
15. Jeremy Latimore
16. Leeson Ah Mau
17. Tariq Sims
18. Hame Sele
20. Josh Kerr
21. Zac Lomax
22. Reece Robson
23. Darren Nicholls