Bailey and Payne Return for Knights Clash

Representative Prop Luke Bailey and back rower Corey Payne will return from suspension and injury for the Dragons clash with the Knights at Energy Australia Stadium this Friday.

Bailey will start in the front row, Michael Henderson moving to the bench having started last match. Payne will also to come from the interchange.

The Dragons will be looking for a much improved performance on their Round 5 efforts when they were soundly defeated 54-6 at WIN Stadium by the Knights.

Unavailable Dragons are: Jason Ryles (Hand), Mathew Head (Knee), Wes Naiqama (Ankle), Ashton Sims (Wrist) and Matt Cooper (Hamstring).



NRL ROUND 12, 2006
St George Illawarra Dragons v Newcastle Knights

7:30pm Friday 26 May
EnergyAustralia Stadium

Dragons team
Coach: Nathan Brown
1. Clint GREENSHIELDS
2. Colin BEST
3. Mark GASNIER
4. Daryl MILLARD
5. Brett MORRIS
6. Trent BARRETT (c)
7. Ben HORNBY
8. Luke BAILEY
9. Aaron GORRELL
10. Justin POORE
11. Ben CREAGH
12. Dean YOUNG
13. Shaun TIMMINS
14. Michael HENDERSON
15. Matt BICKERSTAFF
16. Corey PAYNE
17. Danny WICKS
-Dragons Media

Knights team
Kurt Gidley, Brian Carney, Matthew Gidley, George Carmont, Brad Tighe, Jarrod Mullen, Andrew Johns (c), Craig Smith, Danny Buderus, Adam Woolnough, Steve Simpson, Todd Lowrie, Reegan Tanner. Interchange: Luke Davico, Kirk Reynoldson, Josh Perry, Riley Brown.
-AAP

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