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Dragons name strong squad for NRL trial

09/02/2010 08:01:15 PM Comments (0)

St George Illawarra have named a strong squad for their first NRL pre-season trial against Parramatta in Perth this Sunday.

Regular NRL first graders Darius Boyd, Ben Hornby, Ben Creagh, Jeremy Smith, Nathan Fien and Jason Nightingale will all make the trip west for the season opener.

Joining them will be new recruits Michael Greenfield and Junior Paulo, while the team will be coached by assistant Steve Price with regular boss Wayne Bennett leading the NRL All Stars team on Saturday.

Dean Young, Jarrod Saffy, Brett Morris, Neville Costigan and Michael Weyman will all miss the match with injuries while Jamie Soward and Matt Cooper will join Bennett on the Gold Coast for the All Stars match.

The Eels squad will feature Kiwi international Krisnan Inu as well as Kris Keating, Jeff Robson, Dan Mortimer and former Dragon Justin Poore.

Squads:

Parramatta: Tom Humble, Etu Uaisele, Krisnan Inu, Jono Wright, Tim Mortimer, Dan Mortimer, Kris Keating, Jeff Robson, Dom Nasso, Justin Poore, Tim Mannah, Fuifui Moimoi, Shane Shackleton, Feleti Mateo, Justin Horo, Taniela Lasalo, Anthony Mitchell, Tim Robinson, Pele Peletelese, Mitchell Allgood, Brendan Oake

Dragons: Darius Boyd, Ben Hornby, Dan Hunt, Ricky Thorby, Ben Creagh, Michael Lett, Trent Merrin, Jeremy Smith, Michael Greenfield, Jack Bosden, Matt Prior, Nathan Fien, Beau Henry, Jake Marketo, Bronx Goodwin, Jon Green, Luke Priddis, Kyle Stanley, Jason Nightingale, Nick Emmett, Junior Paulo, Peni Tagive.

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