St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has named his mandatory 21-man squad ahead of the Dragons' Round 25 clash against the Gold Coast Titans at Cbus Super Stadium on Saturday, September 7.
- Game day information: Round 25
- Dragons lower grades all finals bound
- Generation Next on show at Cbus
- Several ex-Dragons named for Titans
Match: Titans v Dragons
Round 25 -
Venue: Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast
Corey Norman (groin strain) has been named to return at fullback, with Tristan Sailor shifting to the wing. Zac Lomax (concussion) is listed in the reserves and has to complete the NRL concussion protocols to be any chance to play the Titans.
Reece Robson is a straight swap in for Cameron McInnes (leg) at hooker while Jeremy Latimore returns on the interchange in place of reserves-named Patrick Kaufusi.
Tyson Frizell, Blake Lawrie and Luciano Leilua have completed a three-way swap between the back row, lock and the interchange respectively.
Paul Vaughan will play his 150th NRL game, while if Matt Dufty were to make his way into the 17 he would play game 50 of first grade football.
NRL squad for Round 25 v Gold Coast Titans –
1. Corey Norman – sponsored by Illawarra Mercury/St George & Sutherland Shire Leader
2. Tristan Sailor – sponsored by Tosich Group Construction
3. Euan Aitken – sponsored by University of Wollongong
4. Tim Lafai – sponsored by Kingsgrove Sports Centre
5. Jonus Pearson – sponsored by SMAI
6. Gareth Widdop (c) – sponsored by Dynamic Projects
7. Ben Hunt – sponsored by Paul's Customs and Forwarding Solutions
8. James Graham – sponsored by EFEX
9. Reece Robson – sponsored by Floormania
10. Paul Vaughan – sponsored by My Muscle Chef
11. Tyson Frizell – sponsored by Val Morgan
12. Jackson Ford – sponsored by Stonemasons & Landscapers (since 1970)
13. Blake Lawrie – sponsored by Wollongong Jetski
14. Jeremy Latimore – sponsored by Dincel Construction System
15. Korbin Sims – sponsored by Stonemasons & Landscapers (since 1970)
16. Luciano Leilua – sponsored by Professionals Padstow
17. Josh Kerr – sponsored by Domus Lighting
18. Patrick Kaufusi
19. Zac Lomax – sponsored by Tosich Group Construction
20. Matt Dufty
21. Jacob Host