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St George Illawarra Dragons

St George Illawarra DragonsThe St George Illawarra Dragons became the NRL’s first joint venture club after it merged with the Illawarra Steelers and the St George Dragons. After losing the 1999 Grand Final to Melbourne in the inaugural year, the Dragons’ faithful endured several years of heartache, before master coach Wayne Bennett steered the club to the premiership in 2010, and have built a strong outfit around the likes of Jamie Soward, Matt Cooper and Mark Gasnier.

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Benji returns but his departure was a win-win

Benji returns but his departure was a win-win

by , 25 Jul 2014

While there was always a chance Benji Marshall would return and play against the Wests Tigers, few could’ve predicted it would happen so soon. Not even 12 months after Marshall’s release from the Tigers to take up an offer with Super Rugby franchise the Auckland Blues, Benji returns as a St George Illawarra Dragon. Not […]

Tigers can roar but don’t boo Benji

Tigers can roar but don’t boo Benji

by , 24 Jul 2014

Before Benji Marshall, the Wests Tigers was a team of journeymen, thugs and stars well past their prime. Nobody could have predicted what was going to happen once the mesmerising talent of Marshall began to emerge. Without Marshall only god knows where the joint-venture club would be today. There were players like Scott Prince, Brett […]

Previewing your NRL team’s run home: Seventh to ninth

Previewing your NRL team’s run home: Seventh to ninth

by , 20 Jul 2014

With the top three predicted in part one, and fourth to sixth in part two, today we look at the NRL teams which will finish seventh to ninth. Brisbane Broncos 2013 was Brisbane’s worst ever season, and while they lost both their halves during the off season, the acquisition of Ben Barba had many people […]

Is Benny headed back to the Dragons?

Is Benny headed back to the Dragons?

by , 12 Jul 2014

Reports are circulating that Wayne Bennett could return to the St George Illawarra Dragons, following his messy exit from the Newcastle Knights. The Bennett era proved to be a successful one for the Dragons, who won their first premiership as a merged entity in 2010 after a decade of underachieving under Nathan Brown, Andrew Farrar […]

Hail Mary: Dragons should sign McGregor long-term

by , 8 Jul 2014

I don’t want to read in the media about how the St George Illawarra Dragons are one step closer to securing a supercoach for the 2015 season. Tim Sheens. Laurie Daley. Wayne Bennett. Nathan Brown. Forget about them. Please. If Paul ‘Mary’ McGregor were replaced at the end of this season, would he really have […]

Marshall gamble has paid off for the Dragons

Marshall gamble has paid off for the Dragons

by , 7 Jul 2014

The on-field evidence proves St George Illawarra were making the right decision when they signed Benji Marshall. He has changed the way he plays so that he can fit in with the Dragons – rather than them having to fit in with him. The early evidence suggested the Dragons had made a big mistake getting […]

Benji breathing fire for Dragons

Benji breathing fire for Dragons

by , 6 Jul 2014

It has now been seven games since Benji Marshall debuted for the St George-Illawarra Dragons, and after a rocky start, it’s safe to say the Dragons made the right choice in signing the enigmatic half. The former Golden Boot winner was reportedly chased hard by both the Storm and the Sharks, however chose to sign […]

[VIDEO] Dragons vs Cowboys: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Dragons vs Cowboys: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 5 Jul 2014 Popular article!

A St George Illawarra Dragons side brimming with confidence after consecutive wins will be out to make it three on the trot against the North Queensland Cowboys tonight. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 5:30pm AEST. The Dragons put on a clinic against the Storm last week, with Origin centre Josh Dugan […]

Dragons rookie tests positive to steroid

by , 5 Jul 2014

St George Illawarra Under-20s player Dylan Lauri has been suspended by the NRL after testing positive to a banned steroid. According to a statement released by the game’s governing body on Friday, Lauri’s A-sample tested positive to metabolites of Nandrolone. As per the NRL’s anti-doping policy chief operating officer Jim Doyle said Lauri has been […]

Dragons get sweet revenge on Storm

by , 1 Jul 2014

St George Illawarra produced their sharpest performance of the season under new coach Paul McGregor to down Melbourne 24-12 on Monday night. Benji Marshall continued to silence his critics as his partnership with Gareth Widdop spearheaded an impressive five-try NRL haul in front of 10,117 fans at WIN Stadium. NSW centre Josh Dugan threw a […]


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