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All the Late Mail team news ahead of this week's NRL matches.

Dragons v Sea Eagles, Sunday 6.30pm at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium

Dragons: The Dragons will start 1-17 after Tim Lafai and Tristan Sailor were the last two players omitted. Tariq Sims is back from a wrist injury in the second row, pushing Tyrell Fuimaono to the bench. Ben Hunt starts at hooker with Cameron McInnes in the No.13 jersey and Trent Merrin back to the bench. Jordan Pereira replaces Jason Saab on the wing. The Dragons have won four of their past five games against the Sea Eagles.

Saab and Korbin Sims were omitted from the extended squad 24 hours before kick-off.

Sea Eagles: In a major re-shuffle announced an hour before kick-off, Brendan Elliot (No.19) will start at fullback, Rueben Garrick on the wing, Cade Cust (No.14) at five-eighth and Morgan Boyle (No.17) at prop. Tevita Funa (No.5) and Corey Waddell were the two players dropped from the squad. After being named to start on Tuesday, Taniela Paseka and Lachlan Croker will start the match on the interchange bench. Abbas Miski and Haumole Olakau'atu were cut from the reserves 24 hours before kick-off. Coach Des Hasler has a 7-2 record against the Dragons’ Paul McGregor.

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