The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and Des Hasler part ways, effectively immediately.
12 hours ago
St George Illawarra Dragons v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Sam Tagataese comes in to the side to replace Heighington, who was forced to withdraw through an illness in his family.
Luke Lewis returns to the side after a couple of weeks on the sideline, and will slot in to the second row.
The Dragons, meanwhile, are 1-17 as named earlier in the week.
The match kicks off at 6.00pm, and you can catch the live coverage right here on LeagueUnlimited.com.
1. Jason Nightingale 2. Nene Macdonald 3. Euan Aitken 4. Timoteo Lafai 5. Taane Milne 6. Kurt Mann 7. Josh McCrone 8. Russell Packer 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Joel Thompson 13. Jack de Belin 14. Tariq Sims 15. Leeson Ah Mau 16. Hame Sele 17. Jai Field
1. Valentine Holmes 2. Sosaia Feki 3. Jack Bird 4. Ricky Leutele 5. Gerard Beale 6. James Maloney 7. Chad Townsend 8. Andrew Fifita 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Matt Prior 11. Luke Lewis 12. Wade Graham 13. Paul Gallen 14. Joseph Paulo 16. Jeremy Latimore 17. Kurt Capewell 18. Sam Tagataese