Bennett Names 21 Dragons for Roosters Clash

Dragons Coach Wayne Bennett has today named 21 players for the first game of 2009 against the Roosters at Members Equity Stadium this weekend in Perth. Bennett intends to play all 21 players throughout the match, meaning Michael Weyman, Jeremy Smith, Luke Priddis and Darius Boyd will all make their debut for the Dragons in this match. Ben Hornby (shoulder) and Neville Costigan (suspended) are the only two travelling squad members who will miss the game. Hooker Dean Young will Captain the team on Saturday night, but a final decision is yet to be made on who will be the Club Captain in 2009.