Dragons fans will be hoping for a much improved effort in 2017, with some new faces in key positions this season.
Dragons coach Paul McGregor says he'll use the next 10 days to decide who should partner skipper Gareth Widdop in the halves for the club's season opener.
Dragons forward Will Matthews will be sidelined for an indefinite period after dislocating his right hip during their 32-14 Charity Shield loss to Souths.
Robbie Farah and Damien Cook staked their claims for the No.9 jersey while Will Matthews looks set for a lengthy stint on the sidelines.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs have retained the Charity Shield after a strong victory over the Dragons in the Charity Shield at ANZ Stadium.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs and St George-Illawarra Dragons have named their teams for the Charity Shield at ANZ Stadium.
Sam Burgess will captain South Sydney in this Sunday's Charity Shield match against the Dragons, with Greg Inglis rested from an otherwise strong squad.
St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor was so upset for Drew Hutchison after his season-destroying knee injury, he initially couldn't consider his replacement.
A wrap of the important NRL Fantasy news from the first full weekend of NRL trials that could impact your Fantasy selections.
St George Illawarra centre Euan Aitken has signed a new three-year deal to remain at the Dragons through to the end of the 2020 NRL season.