Late mail: Round 16 v Storm

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has finalised his 17 ahead of the Dragons' Round 16 Emergency Services Cup clash against the Melbourne Storm on Thursday, July 4 at WIN Stadium, Wollongong.

Jackson Ford and Tristan Sailor are the final two players to drop out of the 19-man squad.

Patrick Kaufusi (St George Illawarra player No. 224) and Mitch Allgood (No. 225) will make their Dragons debuts. For Allgood, it will be his first NRL game in over 1800 days (Round 18, 2014).

Lachlan Timm and Jordan Pereira were the other two players to drop out of the initial squad named on Tuesday.

NRL squad for Round 16 v Melbourne Storm –

1. Matt Dufty – sponsored by Dynamic Projects
2. Jonus Pearson – sponsored by SMAI
3. Euan Aitken – sponsored by University of Wollongong
4. Tim Lafai – sponsored by Kingsgrove Sports Centre
5. Mikaele Ravalawa – sponsored by Tosich Group
6. Jai Field – sponsored by Illawarra Mercury/St George & Sutherland Shire Leader
7. Darren Nicholls – sponsored by Paul's Customs and Forwarding Solutions
8. Korbin Sims – sponsored by Stonemasons & Landscapers (since 1970)
9. Cameron McInnes (c) – sponsored by Floormania
10. Jeremy Latimore – sponsored by My Muscle Chef
11. Jacob Host – sponsored by Val Morgan
12. Luciano Leilua – sponsored by EFEX
13. Blake Lawrie – sponsored by Wollongong Jetski

Interchange: 
14. Josh Kerr – sponsored by Dincel Construction System
15. Reece Robson – sponsored by Professionals Padstow
16. Patrick Kaufusi – sponsored by Stonemasons & Landscapers (since 1970)
17. Mitch Allgood – sponsored by Domus Lighting