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Before the Dragons return to Netstrata Jubilee Stadium on Sunday against the Parramatta Eels take a look at these five things to keep in mind about the important fixture.

Happy hunting ground for Dragons

As one of the spiritual homes of the Dragons, Netstrata Jubilee Stadium in the heart of Kogarah has hosted numerous victories for the Red V. Parramatta's memories of the stadium are the exact opposite, only winning once in eight visits.

The last time Parramatta travelled to Kogarah was in 2012 when the Dragons narrowly trumped them 14-12. Prior to this, the Dragons recorded back-to-back 30-nil thumpings in 2011 and 2010.

Their only victory at the Stadium came in the 2009 qualifying final when a red-hot Eels outfit trumped the Dragons 25-12.

Norman’s payback

Fullback Corey Norman will be out to record his win first win in Dragons colours over his old side on Sunday.

Norman's first endeavour against Parramatta for the Dragons proved a miserable experience. With one try assist and one line break to his name early in the second half, a late hit from Eels winger Maika Sivo ruled him out for the rest of match and the following four weeks.

Still yet to claim the bragging rights over his old club and with a score to settle, Norman is one to watch as he fights to keep the Dragons' season alive.

Back at Kogarah

Over 100 days have passed since the last time the Dragons took the field at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium. You need to go back to Round 5 for their last outing, and thankfully the memory is pleasant for Red V fans.

The Dragons recorded their third straight win with a comprehensive 40-4 thrashing of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in front of 13,000 faithful Dragons supporters. Don’t miss out on your chance to witness a Dragons win at this Sunday’s match. Get your tickets here.

It will also be the first time the Dragons play with the newly unveiled Reg Gasnier sculpture outside the stadium. Wait and see if Reg's presence inspires the Dragons to an important victory.

Big Jerry’s swansong

The goat Jeremy Latimore announced his retirement from the NRL on Monday bringing an end to his illustrious 11-year career.

Five clubs and 170-plus NRL games later, Latimore has proved popular with fans along the way for his charismatic personality.

Jerry has battled a knee problem this season which have hindered his time on the field. But with an end point in sight, Latimore has vowed to give everything he has for the Dragons' finish to the season.

Keep an eye on Latimore on Sunday as his time in the NRL draws to a close.

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Parra's big quinella

With four wins from their last five games, the Eels gain two big boosts this week with Shaun Lane and Michael Jennings returning to the squad.

Standing at 198 centimetres tall, Lane will need to get accustomed to the fact he won't be the tallest on the field given rookie Dragons winger Jason Saab's second outing in the NRL.

Jennings also adds plenty of experience to a Parramatta backline missing New South Wales Origin winger Blake Ferguson.

The Dragons starting line up remains unchanged from last week, with Josh Kerr and Matt Dufty being replaced on the bench by Patrick Kaufusi and Latimore.

Acknowledgement of Country

St George Illawarra Dragons respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders peoples, where our games are played, our programs are conducted and in the communities we support.

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