Late mail: Round 16 v Parramatta Eels

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has finalised his squad ahead of the Dragons' Round 16 clash against the Parramatta Eels at WIN Stadium, Wollongong on Thursday night.

Leeson Ah Mau - who only arrived back from the Denver Test on Wednesday - has been rested for this one, with Blake Lawrie taking his spot on the interchange.

Jai Field and Hame Sele are the other two players to drop out of the team.

NRL team for Round 16 v Parramatta Eels:

1. Matt Dufty – sponsored by Illawarra Mercury/St George & Sutherland Shire Leader
2. Nene Macdonald – sponsored by Relativity in the Loop
3. Euan Aitken – sponsored by University of Wollongong
4. Tim Lafai – sponsored by Kingsgrove Sports Centre
5. Kurt Mann – sponsored by SMAI
6. Gareth Widdop (c) – sponsored by Dynamic Projects
7. Ben Hunt – sponsored by Paul's Customs and Forwarding Solutions
8. James Graham – sponsored by EFEX                                                  
9. Cameron McInnes – sponsored by Floormania
10. Paul Vaughan – sponsored by My Muscle Chef
11. Jacob Host – sponsored by Val Morgan
12. Tariq Sims – sponsored by Stonemasons & Landscapers (since 1970)
13. Jack de Belin – sponsored by Wollongong Jetski

Interchange
14. Jeremy Latimore – sponsored by Addbuild Additions
15. Jason Nightingale– sponsored by Wollongong Diagnostics
17. Luciano Leilua – sponsored by Domus Lighting
18. Blake Lawrie – sponsored by Westfund