THEIR fans may be delirious at the prospect, but it's tough to gauge just how St George Illawarra players feel about the impending arrival of Wayne Bennett.
HAVING staved off the executioner last weekend, a trip to Canberra to face the Raiders would have been the last thing on Dragons coach Nathan Brown's wish list.
IT may have taken a while, but heeding some words of wisdom given more than five years ago had an instant impact for St George Illawarra coach Nathan Brown.
COACH Nathan Brown says St George Illawarra's round-one capitulation was a "small blip on the radar".
SENIOR Dragons players have pleaded with coach Nathan Brown to give the side which lost to Wests Tigers an opportunity to atone for their abysmal performance.
ST George Illawarra claim Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah is up there as one of the biggest threats in the NRL.