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In-form Panthers look to put Dragons out of their misery

For me, the key moment in Penrith’s gritty 26-22 win over Canberra at GIO Stadium last Sunday came in the 54th minute. Jack Wighton took...

Round one loss still hurts, says Merrin

While a spot in the 2017 NRL Finals looks all but secured for the Penrith Panthers, lock Trent Merrin is determined to keep the...

Seniors encouraged to get active thanks to new sports program

Local seniors are being encouraged to take part in an exciting new low impact sporting initiative to help them stay active and connected in...

Penrith set to create history with Finals berth

The Panthers of 2017 are emerging as history makers with the side set to make the Finals after a gritty 26-22 win over Canberra...

Panthers dare to dream of top four finish

It is the rugby league storyline nobody thought possible two months ago. Believe it or not, the Penrith Panthers are within striking distance of...

History made as Penrith goes back to back

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors both failed to do it in recent NBA seasons but the Penrith Panthers women’s basketball team have...

No wins, but glimpses of a brighter future emerge at Penrith Emus

Penrith Emus coach Julian Huxley admits while his first season in charge of the battling Shute Shield side was extremely rewarding, it was also...

Mansour: Finals loss still hurts

Popular Panthers winger Josh Mansour admits Penrith’s semi final loss to Canberra last year still stings and he’s eager to get some sweet revenge...

Yeo: Panthers need to step up

After scraping through the past month with some unconvincing wins, Penrith will need to be at their very best this weekend and for the...

Moylan to return as Panthers set sail for September

The legendary US football coach Vince Lombardi once said: “They call it coaching but it is teaching. You do not just tell them, you...

Glory beckons for Panthers

Penrith’s Youth League Women’s basketball team are just two victories away from being crowned back to back Division 1 champions. The third-placed Panthers remain in...

Panthers move into NRL top eight

It's taken 22 rounds but the Panthers have finally moved into the NRL top eight - and at the right time of the season. Penrith...

Soward: Daley must walk away from Blues

The time has come for Laurie Daley to walk away from coaching the NSW Blues. After winning just one series from five attempts, I think...

Ice Wars as charity game lights up Penrith Ice Palace this weekend

Have you ever wanted to see Jedi Fighters and Storm Troopers battling it out on cold, hard ice? An ice hockey game with a difference...

Tedesco the danger man as Panthers aim for fifth straight win

The top eight is calling, but will Penrith answer? The Panthers’ victory over Canterbury last Thursday night combined with the Dragons and Sea Eagles both...

May and Cleary a natural fit thanks to Holden Cup success

If you ever watch a Nathan Cleary highlights tape on YouTube, you’ll notice Panthers rookie Tyrone May a fair bit also. The talented pair combined...

Unconvincing Panthers inflict more pain on Bulldogs

It was far from convincing, but Penrith's September dream remains well and truly alive after a 16-8 victory over the Bulldogs at Pepper Stadium...

Tamou predicts Campbell-Gillard will make Origin debut in 2018

Reagan Campbell-Gillard has arguably been Penrith’s best forward all year, and now teammate and fellow big man James Tamou believes the 24-year-old has the...

Beware the wounded Bulldog

It’s so close, yet so far away. Eighth place on the competition ladder is more within reach than ever, yet it could slip through Penrith’s...

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...