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Brad Walter is Chief Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald

League

John Sutton to make history as South Sydney Rabbitohs and St George Illawarra Dragons embrace gate-sharing

Brad Walter John Sutton will be honoured at the SCG on Saturday night as he breaks Bob McCarthy's record for the most performances with South Sydney, despite the match being a St George Illawarra home game.

League

Gareth Widdop stars as Dragons outlast Tigers

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Brad Walter England five-eighth Gareth Widdop demonstrated why St George Illawarra had paid big money to sign him by spearheading the Dragons to a 44-24 defeat of Wests Tigers in his first appearance for the...

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League

2014 Charity Shield: Josh Dugan injury tops off a miserable night for the Dragons

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22:  Greg Inglis of Souths drags the defence of Dylan Farrell and Jason Nighingale during the NRL Charity Shield match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the St George Dragons at WIN Stadium on February 22, 2014 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Renee McKay/Getty Images)

Brad Walter St George Illawarra fullback Josh Dugan may be sidelined for up to six weeks after suffering a knee injury in a horror night for the Dragons as they crashed to one of the heaviest defeats in Charity...

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League

St George Illawarra Dragons must fire soon or Steve Price will be feeling the heat

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Brad Walter It is too early for suggestions that St George Illawarra coach Steve Price has only six weeks to save his job, but if his players don't show greater commitment in the opening premiership matches, the...

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League

Former Dragons breathing fire into Newcastle's premiership ambitions

Darius Boyd

Brad Walter With nine former St George Illawarra players and four coaching staff, headed by Wayne Bennett, some have started to refer to the Knights as the Newcastle Dragons.

League

Pursuit of Chase aborted due to cap inclusion, Dragons boss tells members

Rangi Chase

Brad Walter St George Illawarra chief executive Peter Doust told a members' forum the reason the Dragons hadn't been able to sign England halfback Rangi Chase was because the money he had earned in Super League...

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League

Dragons have backs to the wall: Morris

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06:  Brett Morris of the Dragons runs the ball during the round 17 NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Sydney Roosters at WIN Jubilee Stadium on July 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Blyth/Getty Images)

Brad Walter St George Illawarra international Brett Morris says there is no easy way out of the Dragons' form slump as they prepare to face competition leaders South Sydney on Monday night at ANZ Stadium.

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Boxing

Sharks sensed Dragons couldn't hold on

Brad Walter Cronulla players have revealed that comments by St George Illawarra players as they packed into a 79th-minute scrum near the Sharks' line had convinced them they were going to snatch an unlikely...

League

Dragons directors to consider replacement for Price

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Brad Walter ST George Illawarra directors are set to discuss Brad Arthur as a possible replacement for Steve Price at a board meeting on Tuesday, but no decision on the coaching job is expected.

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Winning Starts Monday

Dragons are genuine title contenders - for 2014

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Brad Walter Just a few weeks ago, St George Illawarra were considered little more than a rabble. But they have now emerged as premiership contenders - next season.

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SIN BIN

SBW in Dragons' sights - all in charity's name, of course

Brad Walter Sydney Roosters officials have been assured they have nothing to fear after a member of St George Illawarra chief executive Peter Doust's staff successfully bid for a lunch with Sonny Bill Williams...

League

Dragons move fast to hold on to Dugan

Josh Dugan

Brad Walter, Adrian Proszenko, Michael Carayannis St George Illawarra officials are in talks to sign Josh Dugan beyond this season after a stunning return to the NRL in which the sacked Canberra fullback has firmly forced his way into Origin...

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Soward's Super League switch denied as Dragons refuse to rule out return

Jamie Lyon

Brad Walter St George Illawarra officials are set to block a bid by out of favour five-eighth Jamie Soward to play out the season in England and have not ruled out the possibility of him wearing the Red V again.

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League

Steve Price survives Dragons coaching review

Steve Price

Brad Walter St George Illawarra coach Steve Price will remain in the job next season after a review of the club’s coaching structure.

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League

Dragons doubtful over Dugan's fitness

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Brad Walter NSW fullback Josh Dugan will undergo scans on his ankle before being cleared to play in Origin II after St George Illawarra officials expressed reservations about his fitness to replace the injured...

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Dragons get home run justice in flawed draw

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Brad Walter ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA have had the toughest draw so far of any team still in finals contention but face the easiest run home.

The golden shot: young gun fires to down devastated Dragons

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Brad Walter This time last year Jamie Soward was preparing to make his State of Origin debut for NSW, while Adam Reynolds was wondering if he would ever get the chance to play NRL after undergoing a knee...

Dragons are all huff and puff as Hodges sparks Broncos

Broncos

Brad Walter Justin Hodges played only 40 minutes but his class was the difference in Brisbane's gutsy defeat of St George Illawarra at WIN Stadium on Friday.

WINNING STARTS MONDAY

Dragons at bottom of a Big Red V

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Brad Walter Just two years ago St George Illawarra were basking in premiership glory and talking about becoming the first club in NRL history to win back-to-back grand finals.

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