St George Illawarra coach Anthony Griffin has finalised his 17 ahead of the Dragons' Round 13 clash against the Brisbane Broncos at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium Stadium, Kogarah on Thursday, June 3.
The Dragons are 1-17. Kaide Ellis will act as 18th man once again.
Matt Dufty (shoulder) has been named to return at fullback. Cody Ramsey shifts to the wing for Jordan Pereira who alongside Jayden Sullivan and Adam Clune are the players to drop out of Tuesday's initial 21-man squad.
Tariq Sims's New South Wales Origin selection has allowed for Jack Bird to be named in the forwards for the first time in his NRL career. Brayden Wiliame is named in the centres as a result with Mikaele Ravalawa (suspension) returning on the wing.
Josh Kerr (suspension) replaces Billy Burns in the back row while Jack de Belin will occupy Jaiyden Hunt's last start bench spot.
Updated NRL squad for Round 13 v Brisbane Broncos –
1. Matt Dufty – sponsored by EFEX
2. Cody Ramsey– sponsored by Aspec Masonry
3. Brayden Wiliame– sponsored by Kingsgrove Sports Centre
4. Gerard Beale – sponsored by Floormania
5. Mikaele Ravalawa – sponsored by Wollongong Jetski
6. Corey Norman – sponsored by Deicorp
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. Jack Bird – sponsored by Modus Projects
13. Jackson Ford – sponsored by TLE Alexandria
14. Talatau Amone – sponsored by CMG Audio Visual
15. Poasa Faamausili – sponsored by Professionals Padstow
16. Daniel Alvaro – sponsored by Manna from Heaven
17. Jack de Belin – sponsored by TripADeal
18th man: 18. Kaide Ellis