ST George Illawarra forward Korbin Sims, from Gerringong, has been drafted into coach Paul McGregor's 18-man squad ahead of the Dragons' NRL Perth Nines campaign on February 14 and 15 at HBF Stadium.
Sims replaces Blake Lawrie, who was ruled out on Tuesday with a knee injury - making him the third Group Seven product, alongside Jackson Ford (Gerringong) and Adam Clune (Albion Park-Oak Flats), in the squad.
Victorious Australia Nines internationals Ben Hunt and Tyson Frizell headline the squad, alongside new skipper Cameron McInnes who has recovered from a broken leg suffered in the penultimate round of 2019.
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Tim Lafai and Brayden Wiliame - who represented Samoa and Fiji at October's World Cup Nines respectively - have been included.
McGregor has also handed dynamic quintet Euan Aitken, Matt Dufty, Mikaele Ravalawa, Jason Saab and Tristan Sailor a licence to thrill at the returning tournament.
The Nines will also offer an opportunity for development players Clune and Jayden Sullivan - fresh off helping the South Coast Black Cockatoos win the Koori Knockout - to test their mettle against some of the game's best.
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Dragons' reigning Under-20s Player of the Year Cody Ramsey will also make the trip to Western Australia.
The Dragons' Nines campaign will kick-off against local rivals Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks on Friday at 5:45pm (AWST).
The squad will run out again on Saturday against the Parramatta Eels at 12:25pm (AWST) with an eye to secure a spot in the quarter-finals later that day.