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This week in St George Illawarra history (April 28-May 4)

Take a trip down memory lane with the St George Illawarra Dragons each week as we re-visit the highs and lows, triumphs and tribulations of the Red V.


Alan Mclndoe scores an Illawarra club record five tries in a 46-4 win over Gold Coast at Wollongong Showground.


Brisbane Bronco Chris Johns is ruled out of the New South Wales' side with a hamstring injury. Illawarra's Paul McGregor replaces him in the starting line-up with Canberra’s Brett Mullins called in on the reserves bench.


A capacity crowd of almost 17,000 watch St George Illawarra celebrate their return to Kogarah Oval (renamed Oki Jubilee Stadium) with a 28-12 defeat of local derby rivals Cronulla Sharks.


St George Illawarra captain Trent Barrett confirms a three-year deal with Wigan and announces his retirement from representative football.


St George Illawarra utility Dean Young returns from a long lay-off after knee surgery to spark the Dragons' 28-16 defeat of Penrith at Oki Jubilee Stadium.


The NSW Country RL unveil their team of the century at a gala ball in Wollongong. The team, including a number of former Dragons, named is: Clive Churchill (Central Newcastle); Brian Carlson (North Newcastle), Michael Cronin (Gerringong), Graeme Langlands (Wollongong), Eddie Lumsden (Kurri Kurri); Bob Fulton (Wests Wollongong), Andrew Johns (Cessnock); Glenn Lazarus (Queanbeyan United), Ian Walsh (Condobolin), Steve Roach (Wests Wollongong), Herb Narvo (North Newcastle), Bradley Clyde (Belconnen United) and Wally Prigg (West Newcastle).


Competition leaders St George Illawarra have 10 players named in City-Country and Australia-New Zealand Teams.


St George Illawarra announce the signing of 24-year-old Warrington prop Mike Cooper to a two-year deal.


City coach Brad Fittler selects Jake Marketo and four-game back-rower Hame Sele for the final City-Country clash after a raft of leading players withdraw or are ruled unavailable by their club coaches.

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