Luciano Leilua on debut against the Broncos.

The Dragons and Sharks have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 23 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at UOW Jubilee Oval on Saturday night.

Jake Marketo starts at hooker for the Dragons, with Mitch Rein back to the bench. Luciano Leilua also joins the final bench with Jacob Host dropping out of the side.

After initially being named 1-17, Paul Gallen (calf) is a late withdrawal for the Sharks. Jayson Bukuya starts at lock with Jesse Sene-Lefao joining the bench.

 


St George Illawarra Dragons

1 Josh Dugan
2 Kurt Mann
3 Euan Aitken
4 Taane Milne
5 Jason Nightingale
6 Gareth Widdop (c)
7 Benji Marshall
8 Russell Packer
17 Jake Marketo
10 Mike Cooper
11 Tyson Frizell
12 Joel Thompson
13 Jack de Belin

Interchange
9 Mitch Rein
14 Tariq Sims
15 Will Matthews
21 Luciano Leilua

Coach: Paul McGregor

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

1 Ben Barba
2 Sosaia Feki
3 Jack Bird
4 Gerard Beale
5 Valentine Holmes
6 James Maloney
7 Chad Townsend
8 Andrew Fifita
9 Michael Ennis
10 Matt Prior
11 Luke Lewis
12 Wade Graham (c)
16 Jayson Bukuya

Interchange
14 Ricky Leutele
15 Chris Heighington
17 Joseph Paulo
18 Jesse Sene-Lefao

Coach: Shane Flanagan