Shaun Johnson and Kieran Foran watch from the stands. Vodafone Warriors v Parramatta Eels. NRL Auckland Nines Rugby League. Eden Park

Shaun Johnson will miss the Vodafone Warriors’ final Piha Pool clash against St George Illawarra at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines at Eden Park today (11.50am kick-off).

Johnson was withdrawn from the club's first match against Manly yesterday after complaining of tightness in his groin in the warm-up.

He also missed the second outing against Parramatta.

The team to play the Dragons is:

VODAFONE WARRIORS | Matt Allwood, Junior Pauga, Tuimoala Lolohea, Ata Hingano, Mason Lino, Ryan Hoffman, Ruben Wiki (c), Sam Lisone, Sam Cook. Bench: Lewis Soosemea, Isaiah Papalii, James Bell, Bunty Afoa, Toafofoa Sipley.

Players not selected are Ofahiki Ogden, Jazz Tevaga, Shaun Johnson, Blake Ayshford.