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The St George Illawarra Dragons come up against the defending premiers in their final match of the season at Kogarah's Netstrata Jubilee Oval.

The Roosters boast one of the most formidable line-ups in the competition with a star-studded roster jam-packed with strike weapons.

As such, the Roosters have the best attack in the league having scored 561 points this season from 96 tries. While the Dragons rank behind with the 12th best attack producing 377 points and 63 tries this season.

Defensively the Roosters also have the edge, with the third best defence as opposed to the Dragons who sit at 15th. However, the Dragons are more effective at limiting second phase play having conceded 196 offloads to the Roosters' 227.

Interestingly the Roosters have the worst completion rate in the competition (72 per cent), an area the Dragons (76 per cent) will need to beat the Bondi club at to finish successfully on Saturday.

The Dragons have also committed fewer errors (232) to the Roosters (242), and will be determined to continue that trend in their last outing in Kogarah this season.

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Danger man

James Tedesco

As arguably the form player of the competition, James Tedesco poses a major threat to the chances of the Dragons on Saturday.

The NSW and Australian fullback has been unstoppable in recent outings, scoring five tries in his last five matches, and leading the competition in line breaks (19) and tackle-breaks (125).

With 10 try assists and an average of 202 metres per game, the Dragons will need to limit Tedesco's impact on the game.

Key match-ups

Euan Aitken v Latrell Mitchell

Aitken and Mitchell have fought out some memorable clashes in recent years and Saturday's match will be no different.

Mitchell has had a point to prove since being dropped from the NSW State of Origin team this year and has responded with five tries in his last three games. Mitchell is also currently the competition's leading pointscorer (239) and try-scorer (17).

Of note, Aitken has made almost 100 more tackles then Mitchell this year at an efficiency of 86.1 per cent.

James Graham v Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

A New Zealand enforcer and England international will do battle in a match-up that will no doubt feature on the highlights reel.

Graham was at his fiery best last weekend, getting under the skin of the Cronulla forward pack with his never back down attitude. Graham has missed just 22 of 618 tackles this year, and hit a season-best 136 metres against the Sharks.

Waerea-Hargreaves doesn't have the same defensive output as Graham with 462 tackles and 34 misses, but makes up for his defensive lapses with his running game. Waerea-Hargreaves averages 138 metres per game with 629 post contact metres this season.

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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