Thursday, January 18, 2018

Sport

Can Penrith discover the next big thing in tennis?

With the Australian Open well and truly underway in Melbourne, the Nepean District Tennis Association (NDTA) is on the hunt for Australia’s next tennis...

Spratt avoids disaster to record impressive start to year

Despite a shocking high-speed crash during the final stage, Penrith cyclist Amanda Spratt held on to claim her second straight Women’s Tour Down Under...

Wallace to captain Panthers

Veteran Penrith hooker Peter Wallace will captain the side in 2018, coach Anthony Griffin confirmed this morning. The 32-year-old is in the final season of...

Emus in pre-season shake-up

Everything old is new again at the troubled Penrith Emus with a shock shake-up just before Christmas resulting in Jim Hook being reinstated as...

Five burning questions ahead of Penrith’s 2018 NRL campaign

The countdown to the 2018 NRL season is underway, and the Panthers are carrying the weight of a city behind them this year. We've...

Men of League to work with juniors

The Penrith branch of Men of League have been helping the rugby league community for many years, now they’re turning their attention to the...

Logan scores major Physie prize haul

One Castlereagh girl has achieved an incredible feat that hasn’t been done in 16 years. Last month, eight-year-old Logan Pate-Matthew competed at the Western Zone...

Thunder to strike in Penrith this weekend

Reigning Rebel Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) premiers Sydney Thunder return to Penrith this weekend to kick start the summer school holidays with a...

Panthers confirm 2018 trials

Superstar halfback Cooper Cronk may make his Sydney Roosters debut at Panthers Stadium after it was confirmed the Panthers and Roosters would go head...

Merrin would be happy to lead Panthers

Experienced forward Trent Merrin says he would be happy to step up and captain Penrith in 2018 as coach Anthony Griffin ponders who will...

Mansour: I have no intention of leaving Panthers

Popular Panthers and Kangaroos winger Josh Mansour has shot down reports he wants to leave Penrith following the conclusion of his current contract. Signed with...

Tournament set to give rugby a boost

After enormous success earlier this year, the Blue Mountains and Greater West Rugby Sevens returns this weekend with more teams than ever before. Held this...

Panthers finally confirm signing of James Maloney

Penrith have signed dual premiership winner James Maloney for the next three seasons. Rugby league's worst kept secret was finally confirmed a short time ago...

Latu to depart Panthers

The Panthers are set to confirm the signing of James Maloney within the next 24 hours after confirming they've released forward Leilani Latu. The 24-year-old's...

Mansour to lose trademark beard

Penrith Panthers winger Josh Mansour has committed to shave off his iconic beard to raise funds and awareness in the fight against bowel cancer. The...

Fox named Athlete of the Year

Two-time Olympian Jessica Fox has been named Athlete of the Year at the Inaugural NSW Champions of Sport awards ceremony tonight. NSW Minister for Sport...

Wilson scores record-breaking win

Aussie Dan Wilson’s retirement plan went like clockwork, winning the IRONMAN 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship title in Penrith today, setting a new course record...

Panthers legend Mark Geyer quits Triple M’s Grill Team

Panthers legend and South Penrith local Mark Geyer has shocked Triple M listeners by announcing he's quitting early morning starts and leaving the popular...

Nerves take a back seat ahead of history making weekend

Western Sydney Motorsport (WSM) are on the verge of a double podium finish heading into the final round of the Aussie Racing Cars Championship...

Blencowe keen to avenge loss to Canadian star

Canadian fighter Julia Budd has only had two losses in her Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) career – Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes – but...