The partnership between the St George Dragons and Illawarra Steelers began in 1999. St George Dragons had entered the Sydney premiership in 1921 and won their first grand final in 1941. They won an incredible 11 straight premierships beginning in 1956, and had amassed 15 premierships before the merger.
St George missed the finals for the first time since 2007 in season 2012, albeit narrowly in what was coach, Steve Price’s first year in the job.
Home Ground: Oki Jubilee Stadium, WIN Stadium
Premierships: St George - 1941, 1949, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1977, 1979. St George Illawarra - 2010
Past Five Finishes: 2012 9th 2011 Semi-Finalists (5th) 2010 Premiers 2009 Semi-Finalists (1st) 2008 Qualifying Finalists (7th)
Dally M Award 1991 – Michael Potter 2000 – Trent Barrett
Coach: Steve Price
Captain: Ben Creagh
Gains: Gerard Beale (Broncos), Josh Drinkwater (Sea Eagles), Tyson Frizell (Sharks), Bronson Harrison (Raiders), Michael Henderson (Titans)
Losses: Jack Buchanan (Tigers), David Gower (Sea Eagles), Ben Hornby (retirement), Jeremy Latimore (Panthers), Josh Miller (retirement), Ben Musulino (Sea Eagles), Beau Scott (Knights), Dean Young (retirement)
St George Illawarra Dragons Team Details
Also known as:
St George St George-Illawarra St George Illawarra Dragons St George Dragons St George-Illawarra Dragons