24-hour warning: Round 18 v Wests Tigers

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has trimmed his squad to 20 ahead of the Dragons' Round 18 clash against the Wests Tigers at Jubilee Oval, Kogarah on Sunday, July 15.

All five State of Origin representatives remain in the squad, with Blake Lawrie, Darren Nicholls and Reece Robson the unlucky trio to miss selection for the Tigers.

NRL squad for Round 18 v Wests Tigers:

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. Jason Nightingale– 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. Tyson Frizell – 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. Kurt Mann – sponsored by Wollongong Diagnostics
16. Leeson Ah Mau – sponsored by Westfund
17. Luciano Leilua – sponsored by Domus Lighting
18. Patrick Herbert
19. Hame Sele
22. Jai Field