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New Panthers wrecking ball on verge of NRL debut

New Penrith Panthers prop Viliame Kikau almost can't believe how much his life has changed in such a short space of time. Just under two...

OzTag washed away

It’s been a horror month for the Penrith OzTag Association who have endured the worst floods at The Kingsway facility in more than 30...

Netballers set for African adventure

A trio of local teenage netballers and one enthusiastic umpire will travel to South Africa this July after they were selected to represent Australia...

Panthers re-sign Josh Mansour

Penrith and NSW winger Josh Mansour has signed a new deal to remain with the Panthers until the end of the 2018 season. The 26-year-old winger...

Campbell-Gillard out of Penrith’s Finals campaign

The Panthers will go into the NRL Finals without one of their toughest forwards after Reagan Campbell-Gillard was ruled out for the remainder of...

Let’s get Ed to Penrith

He might live 2,729km from Pepper Stadium, but Papua New Guinea’s Ed Kolen is without a doubt one of Penrith’s biggest fans. If you’ve been...

Wanderer for a day

Last week I received an email from the Western Sydney Wanderers inviting me to be a member of the Wanderers XI for their annual...

Fox wins Bronze in Rio

Leonay's Jessica Fox has missed out on Gold at the Rio Olympics, but has managed to snare a Bronze Medal in the Women's K1...

Panthers complete management restructure

Following a more than six month search, Penrith have announced former NRL forward Corey Payne as their new Rugby League CEO. The 31-year-old, who will...

Patience critical against unpredictable Warriors

Very few people who had seen Penrith’s performances against Cronulla and Parramatta could have anticipated the side’s first class effort against Brisbane at Suncorp...

Trial? There’s no such thing

If there’s one thing every Panthers fan knows, it’s that when it comes to matches against arch rivals and western Sydney neighbours Parramatta, there’s...

Soward: Panthers being hurt by missed chances

I managed to get out to another Panthers game last Friday and, I must say, that I’m seeing a team out there that knows...

You’re never too old to dream

Glenmore Park indoor cricketer Phil Broadhead can attest to the quote ‘Like a fine wine, I get better with age’, after the 52-year-old was...

Little Big Dash to be held in Penrith this weekend

More than 6000 parents and children are set to take part in an obstacle adventure full of colour, fun and guaranteed laughs when Little...

Double joy for softballers

The Penrith City Softball Association (PCSA) have once again asserted their dominance at State-level by winning the NSW U15 State Softball Championships for both...

Hiku set to miss remainder of NRL season

Penrith appear to have lost centre Peta Hiku for the rest of the season after he suffered an ACL injury in this afternoon's 28-24...

Panthers blow huge lead to lose Holden Cup Grand Final

The Roosters have scored 24 unanswered points in the second half to claim the Holden Cup premiership, leaving Penrith to wonder what could have...

Panthers look to put week from hell behind them

The Panthers weren’t really at Kogarah Oval last Saturday afternoon. Sure, they got off the bus, found their way to the dressing room and followed...

Local football icon George Churchward passes away

George Churchward, the Founding and Life Member of Nepean Football Association (NFA), passed away last Saturday, June 4, aged 92. A founding and long serving...

Slice of basketball history for St Doms

St Dominic’s College has achieved a feat no other school in the state has ever done before by being crowned champions in three Combined...

Segeyaro departs as Hardaker signs

The Penrith Panthers have confirmed English international fullback Zak Hardaker has joined the club on a deal until the end of the 2016 season.   The...

Fox ready to shake up league

Veteran TV boss Steve Crawley believes Foxtel’s new 24/7 rugby league channel ‘FOX League’ is the most exciting thing he’s ever seen. As the 2017...

10 weeks stand between Panthers and shot at glory

Phil Gould, usually reserved about Penrith’s on-field performances, stood up at the club’s 50th anniversary gala dinner last Saturday night and acknowledged that so...

Merrin wins Merv Cartwright Medal

Forward Trent Merrin has capped off a huge week by winning the Merv Cartwright Medal at Penrith's presentation night this evening. Merrin took home the...

Watene-Zelezniak signs new Panthers deal

Panthers flyer Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has signed a new three-year deal with the club. The extended contract means the 21-year-old will remain with the Panthers until...

W-League side has Penrith flavour

The new Western Sydney Wanderers W-League team will have a distinct Penrith flavour when the girls hit the pitch for their opening game against...

New netball team has Giant potential

They’ve had an extraordinary season on the football field, now the Giants have their very own netball team, which will compete in the all-new...

The Masked Panther – Round 8

While he often brings questions surrounding his own future on himself, I can assure you that Phil Gould is not close to leaving his...

Panthers must win three from five

The equation facing the Panthers is rather simple: win three of the remaining five games, and finals football beckons. On paper, the task seems quite...

Panthers name young squad for Nines

Penrith's biggest stars will be rested for this weekend's Auckland Nines tournament, with the Panthers today announcing a young squad to make the trip...

Patience is a virtue for Penrith fans

To start by stating the obvious, it’s quite clear there’s a problem at the foot of the Mountains. After seven rounds, the Panthers sit awkwardly...

Women’s cricket on solid footing thanks to new funding

Female cricket in Penrith will receive a huge boost from Cricket Australia after the governing body announced a new $4 million investment to grow...

Joshua gets into the swing of things

When your Glenmore Park home backs onto Penrith Golf Course, you almost feel obliged to give the sport a crack. That was the case for...

Pentecost launches Commonwealth Games bid

After representing Australia in wheelchair track racing, powerlifting and wheelchair rugby league, Emu Plains resident Nathan Pentecost is taking up a fourth sporting challenge...

Moylan, Mansour to make NSW debuts

Penrith captain Matt Moylan and winger Josh Mansour will make their State of Origin debuts after being picked in the NSW side for Origin...

Footy Doubles program is more than just a bit of fun

It is a common call in the lead-up to a rugby league match at Pepper Stadium – “get your Footy Doubles” – but when...

Difficult path to the truth

By now I think everyone has read about, and formed an opinion on, the story that has engulfed the Penrith Panthers and star forward...

Wanderers sign Spanish defender

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced the signing of Spanish central defender Aritz Borda for the Hyundai A-League 2016/17 season. Born in Lasarte-Oria, in...

Veteran snapper calls it a day

In his half century of covering basketball, Noel Rowsell has seen more three-pointers, thrilling finishes and talented players than he could possibly recount. Now the...

Penrith hold on to win softball title

The Penrith City Softball Association U19's men's representative team managed to pull off one of the most remarkable State Championship victories in years on the weekend. Held...