Late mail: Round 23 v Wests Tigers

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has finalised his 17 for the Dragons' Round 23 clash against the Wests Tigers at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday, August 18.

Jai Field has been included on the interchange in place of Jacob Host, in what will be the live wire's first NRL game of the season.

Like last week Tyson Frizell shifts to the front row, Luciano Leilua to the back row and Leeson Ah Mau reverts to the bench.

NRL squad for Round 23 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. Jordan Pereira – sponsored by SMAI
6. Kurt Mann – sponsored by Dynamic Projects
7. Ben Hunt– sponsored by Paul's Customs and Forwarding Solutions
8. James Graham – sponsored by EFEX                                                  
9. Cameron McInnes (c) – sponsored by Floormania
11. Tyson Frizell (c) – sponsored by Val Morgan
12. Tariq Sims – sponsored by Stonemasons & Landscapers (since 1970)
17. Luciano Leilua – sponsored by Domus Lighting
13. Jack de Belin – sponsored by Wollongong Jetski

Interchange: 
10. Leeson Ah Mau – sponsored by My Muscle Chef
14. Jeremy Latimore – sponsored by Addbuild Additions
16. Blake Lawrie – sponsored by Westfund
19. Jai Field - – sponsored by Wollongong Diagnostics