Behind enemy lines: Round 18

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has named his mandatory 21-man squad ahead of the Panthers' Round 18 clash against the St George Illawarra Dragons at Panthers Stadium on Friday, July 19.

Nathan Cleary (ankle) returns in the halves for the Panthers in a return which will see Jahrome Luai shift to the bench and last start debutant Jed Cartwright to the reserves, in the only change for a Penrith team shooting for seven-straight wins.

Penrith Panthers NRL squad for Round 18 v St George Illawarra Dragons –

1. Dylan Edwards
2. Josh Mansour
3. Dean Whare
4. Brent Naden
5. Brian To'o
6. James Maloney
7. Nathan Cleary
8. James Tamou (c)
9. Mitch Kenny
10. James Fisher-Harris
11. Viliame Kikau
12. Frank Winterstein
13. Isaah Yeo

Interchange:
14. Wayde Egan
15. Jarome Luai
16. Moses Leota
17. Reagan Campbell-Gillard
18. Hame Sele
19. Jed Cartwright
20. Kaide Ellis
21. Stephen Crichton