St George Illawarra coach Anthony Griffin has finalised his team ahead of the Dragons' Round 2 clash against the North Queensland Cowboys at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on Saturday, March 20.
- Cowboy to join Red V in 2022
- North Queensland stick firm
- Club legend to face off with Dragons for first time
Corey Norman (NRL-imposed suspension) returns at five-eighth for the Dragons, with Adam Clune dropping out of the squad along with Jordan Pereira, Jackson Ford and Kaide Ellis.
Norman's inclusion is the only change to the team that lost its season-opener to the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks by 14 points, with Cody Ramsey (ankle) named on the wing.
NRL team for Round 2 v North Queensland Cowboys –
1. Matt Dufty – sponsored by EFEX
2. Cody Ramsey – sponsored by Aspec Masonry
3. Jack Bird – sponsored by Kingsgrove Sports Centre
4. Zac Lomax – sponsored by Floormania
5. Mikaele Ravalawa – sponsored by Wollongong Jetski
6. Corey Norman – sponsored by TripADeal
7. Ben Hunt (c) – sponsored by Narellan Pools Illawarra
8. Blake Lawrie – sponsored by Gym Solutions
9. Andrew McCullough – sponsored by Dincel Construction System
10. Paul Vaughan – sponsored by Fox and Jones
11. Josh Kerr – sponsored by Sneaky Burger
12. Tariq Sims – sponsored by Modus Projects
13. Tyrell Fuimaono – sponsored by TLE Alexandria
14. Poasa Faamausili – sponsored by CMG Audio Visual
15. Trent Merrin – sponsored by St.George Bank
16. Daniel Alvaro – sponsored by Professionals Padstow
17. Brayden Wiliame – sponsored by Deicorp