St George Illawarra Dragons

NRL's head injury protocol sanctions

CEO Todd Greenberg said fines totalling $350,000 had been imposed on the Gold Coast Titans, St George Illawarra Dragons and Newcastle Knights.

He said that, following consideration of submissions from each club, the penalties would be: 

   o Gold Coast Titans $50,000 (with a further $100,000 suspended) for incidents involving Kane Elgey and Ryan Simpkins

   o St George Illawarra Dragons $50,000 (with a further $50,000 suspended) for an incident involving Josh Dugan

Widdop overcomes car-accident

The English international was alone in the vehicle when he was T-boned from behind and had to be helped from his vehicle after both front air bags were triggered, with coach Paul McGregor arriving at the scene to assist Widdop with a tow truck before arriving at the game.

St George Illawarra Dragons v Parramatta Eels

Two of the more impressive winners from Round 1 face off in Wollongong to close Round 2 as each looks to consolidate a bright start to the year after 2016 campaigns each are keen to leave behind.

NYC star who could ignite Dragons' attack

Only the Knights (305) scored fewer points than the Dragons (341) in 2016, with the Red V making it back-to-back seasons as the second-lowest scoring team in the competition following their 435-point haul in 2015.

One man who has no problems finding the line is Dufty, who finished his NYC career as the leading try-scorer in the competition's history with 55 from 65 appearances in the famous red and white jersey.