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Watene-Zelezniak in the clear over junior league incident

Penrith have cleared winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak of any wrongdoing following an incident at a junior league match over the weekend. Penrith District Junior Rugby League...

Watene-Zelezniak attacked in violent junior league incident

The Panthers have confirmed they're aware of an incident involving winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak at a junior rugby league fixture in St Clair yesterday. It is...

Silencing their critics

A fortnight ago I wrote about the frightening prospect that Penrith’s Finals hopes could evaporate in the space of eight days, with clashes against...

Latu denies exit rumours

He's been the subject of rumours for the last few weeks, but Panthers interchange forward Leilani Latu has denied he wants out of the...

Green and gold dreams come true for Kyan

Following an outstanding performance representing Australia earlier this year, young baseball sensation Kyan Roach has once again been selected to represent his country on...

Bridge in shock Wanderers return

The Western Sydney Wanderers have announced the shock return of club legend Mark Bridge on a two-year deal. Bridge will enter his fifth season in Red...

Merrin to miss at least six weeks

Penrith's finals hopes have been dealt a blow with Trent Merrin to be out until just before the Finals. Merrin suffered a high grade medial collateral...

Cleary bags a hat trick as Panthers score important win over Warriors

Nathan Cleary has steered Penrith to an impressive 34-22 victory over the Warriors at Mount Smart Stadium. On a night of high emotion with the...

Sarah’s keen to make her mark on world stage

Standing at just 118cm tall, local teenager Sarah Keenahan is proving height is no barrier when it comes to excelling in sport. Next month, the...

Soward: Five players who hold key to Penrith’s premiership chances

At the start of the season, Penrith were the bookies’ favourites to be NRL Premiers in 2017 and, while they haven’t quite lived up...

Panthers ready for cross-Tasman showdown

Postpone the holiday plans! The Panthers revived their Finals hopes last weekend with an unconvincing but important win over the high flying Manly Sea Eagles,...

Giants have turned the tables on their big brother

It wasn’t that long ago that a match-up between the GWS Giants and Sydney Swans would have an obvious outcome. But these days –...

Soward: Blues MUST win Origin decider

This Wednesday night’s State of Origin decider in Brisbane is the most important game in NSW Blues history. For so long we’ve spoken about Queensland’s...

Panthers revive Finals hopes with gutsy win over Sea Eagles

Penrith are off the canvas and back in the Finals fight after a thrilling 16-8 win over Manly at Pepper Stadium tonight. Aided by vocal...

History and tradition will drive Emus against arch rivals

It’s an annual tradition for the Penrith Emus Rugby Club but this year’s Back to Penrith Day, held tomorrow (Saturday, June 8) at Nepean...

Matildas and Brazil to face off in Penrith

In one of the biggest local sporting coups since the Sydney 2000 Olympics, an agreement between Penrith Council and Football Federation Australia will see...

Panthers walk a Finals tightrope

Flights to the Goldie for less than $100. Los Angeles for only $996. A Fiji package deal that will blow your mind. These are just...

Players throw support behind Griffin

Penrith players have thrown their support behind embattled coach Anthony Griffin despite a number of disgruntled fans calling for his head after last Sunday's...

Penrith’s NRL season on life support

Penrith's NRL season is officially on life support after a 42-14 capitulation to South Sydney at ANZ Stadium today. The Panthers are now four points...

Panthers do it the hard way

So, we’re going to do this the hard way. With 10 rounds left in the regular season, the Panthers are outside of the top eight...

Panthers re-sign rampaging forward

Panthers fans breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday afternoon after it was finally confirmed rookie backrower Corey Harawira-Naera had re-signed with the club...

Humble Phillip wins against all the odds

The odds were stacked against Cranebrook lawn bowls player Phillip Plackett when he arrived in Queensland to compete at the Australian Open last week. Financial...

Triple treat: St Doms win again

St Dominic’s College has plenty to smile about after their Senior basketball team won the Combined Catholic Colleges (CCC) State Championship for the third...

Hadley scores Diamonds call-up

Penrith netballer Paige Hadley has been included in the 2017/18 Australian Netball Diamonds squad. The squad was announced by Netball Australia this morning. Hadley is one...

Schedule for final six rounds revealed

The Panthers will host four games on free-to-air TV in the final six rounds of the season as the club prepares for a charge...

Cleary faces his NRL idol

Boom Panthers halfback Nathan Cleary will come up against his idol in Johnathan Thurston for the first time this Saturday afternoon in Townsville. It’s a...

Soward: Thurston one of game’s best ever

The comparisons between Johnathan Thurston and Andrew Johns will be discussed forever – who was better? The way the pair played the game, their competitiveness,...

Panthers look to spoil JT’s party

The Panthers head to Townsville on Saturday afternoon for a rare 3pm kickoff at 1300SMILES Stadium, but if they plan to be smirking by...

25 years since Panthers lost Ben

The front page of the June 26, 1992 edition of The Western Weekender said it all: "Penrith mourns". Less than a year after the euphoria...

Softballers are swinging for their state

Five players from Penrith City Softball Association have been selected to represent NSW at the Pacific School Games in Adelaide this December. Christopher Rutherford, Lachlan...

Tamou expecting mixed reception in Townsville

Panthers prop James Tamou will return to North Queensland for the first time since leaving the Cowboys this Saturday, but he isn’t quite sure...

Sports rebate will help parents

Thousands of school children across New South Wales are set to benefit from a new $100 rebate for sporting and fitness related costs, with...

Panthers release Peta Hiku

The Penrith Panthers have released centre Peta Hiku effective immediately, with the former New Zealand Test star to take up an opportunity in England. Speculation...

Panthers five-eighth Te Maire Martin signs three year deal with Cowboys

Penrith Panthers five-eighth Te Maire Martin has signed a three year deal with the North Queensland Cowboys. The 21-year-old will join the Townsville-based club effective...

Giants look to make history

After teetering on the edge of elimination during each week of the Finals, Giants Netball are officially through to the inaugural Super Netball Grand...

Has the AFL already won the war?

Remember when AFL was just some weird thing they played down in Melbourne that resembled aerial ping pong? Oh, how we laughed. When the Sydney Swans...

Edwards takes his chance

When Penrith captain Matt Moylan made the switch to five-eighth a fortnight ago, many Panthers fans were excited at the prospect of seeing rising...

Panthers head for Bathurst looking for fourth straight win

Before a ball was kicked this season many would have expected this Round 14 clash between Penrith and Canberra to be a top four...

Pushing for Cooper

Inspirational Penrith athlete Nathan Pentecost will once again take on the enormous challenge of pushing his wheelchair for 100km around the Sydney International Regatta...

Soward: Penrith leads the way in support for bush footy

Penrith will take another game to the beautiful town of Bathurst this weekend, and I strongly believe that every team in the NRL should...