St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has named his mandatory 21-man squad ahead of the Dragons' Round 22 clash against the Parramatta Eels at ANZ Stadium on Saturday, August 11.
Front-rower Paul Vaughan (syndesmosis) has been ruled out, with Leeson Ah Mau named to start and Blake Lawrie coming on to the bench.
Positively, Nene Macdonald (foot) is also a chance of returning after being named in the reserves, while Jacob Host (shoulder) and Hame Sele join the extended squad in place of Patrick Herbert and Mitchell Allgood.
Back-rower Tariq Sims will also play his 150th NRL game against the Parramatta Eels.
NRL squad for Round 22 v Parramatta Eels:
1. Matt Dufty – sponsored by Illawarra Mercury/St George & Sutherland Shire Leader
2. Jordan Pereira – 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. Leeson Ah Mau – 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
14. Jeremy Latimore – sponsored by Addbuild Additions
15. Kurt Mann – sponsored by Wollongong Diagnostics
16. Blake Lawrie – sponsored by Westfund
17. Luciano Leilua – sponsored by Domus Lighting
18. Jacob Host
19. Nene Macdonald
20. Zac Lomax
21. Hame Sele