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Trent Robinson has named his side for this Saturday night's Marvel-inspired clash with the St George Illawarra Iron Man Dragons at Allianz Stadium in Round 21 of the 2014 NRL Premiership.

Following the news last Saturday that backrower Sonny Bill Williams will miss 3-4 weeks with a thumb injury, the Head Coach has been forced into a reshuffle of his backrow in the absence of the dual-international.

Along with SBW, Mitchell Aubusson has also not been named after suffering a high ankle sprain in Hunter Stadium loss last Friday night.

Aubusson's absence however has been countered by the return of NSW and Australian centre Michael Jennings, after the representative star was injured in Game II of this year's State of Origin Series.

Jennings' usual partner-in-crime down the left edge, Daniel Tupou, also remains unavailable due to injury and has not been named.

Jennings return also sees Aidan Guerra return to his preferred position in the backrow after a fortnight at centre, which also sees Shaun Kenny-Dowall return to his centre spot from the wing.

Along with Jennings, another new face in the side is hooker Heath L'Estrange who comes in on the bench alongside Isaac Liu, Dylan Napa and Remi Casty.

In other Team News, Under 20s star Vincent Leuluai has been named 18th man by Robinson after an impressive debut season in the Holden Cup competition in 2013 that has been continued through in the 2014 season.

The 18-year-old, well known for his hard-running and hard-hitting style, is currently an Apprentice Carpenter and was a member of last year's Australian Schoolboys Squad.

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Roosters: Anthony Minichiello (c), Nene Macdonald, Michael Jennings, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, James Maloney, Mitchell Pearce (vc), Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (vc), Jake Friend (vc), Sam Moa, Boyd Cordner (vc), Aidan Guerra, Frank-Paul Nu'uausala

Bench: Heath L'EstrangeIsaac Liu, Dylan Napa, Remi Casty, Vincent Leuluai

Unavailable: Daniel Tupou (torn Latissimus Dorsi muscle), Sonny Bill Williams (fractured Thumb), Mitchell Aubusson (high Ankle sprain)


Dragons: Adam Quinlan, Brett Morris, Josh Dugan, Gerard Beale, Jason Nightingale, Gareth Widdop, Benji Marshall, Ben Creagh (c), Mitch Rein, Mike Cooper, Leeson Ah Mau, Joel Thompson, Jack de Belin

Bench: Bronson Harrison, Trent Merrin, Will Matthews, Jack Stockwell, Shane Pumipi

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