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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...

Blencowe fights for respect

2016 wasn’t the year St Marys-based MMA cage fighter Arlene Blencowe had hoped for, but after all the trials and tribulations it could very...

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...

Derby atmosphere unrivalled in Australian sport

I’ve been to plenty of great sporting events at ANZ Stadium, from NRL Grand Finals to State of Origins, football internationals and of course...

Wallace hopeful of new deal

Penrith Panthers utility Peter Wallace believes his newfound versatility could prolong his NRL career. Wallace is currently serving his final year at Penrith but a...

From Penrith to the Winter Olympics

Penrith is always very well represented at the Summer Olympic Games, but soon it could have its very own Winter Olympic athlete with local...

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...

Soward: First 20 minutes is critical

After months and months of hype, the 2017 State of Origin series is finally here – and I can’t wait to see the teams...

Penrith gets Thunderstruck

Reigning Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) champions the Sydney Thunder will return to Penrith next month for back-to-back matches against the Adelaide Strikers. Following a...

Pushing to the limit

Penrith athlete Nathan Pentecost is taking on the enormous challenge of pushing his wheelchair for 100km around the Sydney International Regatta Centre this Friday...

Top golf Championship heads to Twin Creeks

Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club in Luddenham is now the brand new home of the prestigious NSW Open Golf Championship. Situated on the outskirts...

Soward set to be released

The Penrith Panthers are expected to confirm tomorrow that Jamie Soward has been released effective immediately. It's understood 31-year-old Soward informed teammates today that he...

Panthers set to soar over Sea Eagles

It’s not often Penrith fans can feel this comfortable. Going into Sunday night’s game against Manly at Pepper Stadium, the result matters little when it...

Three Panthers, including captain Matt Moylan, dropped from first grade

Penrith Panthers coach Anthony Griffin has sensationally dumped captain Matt Moylan and two other first grade stars to reserve grade after they "breached team...

Wanderers sign Japanese attacker

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced the signing of Japanese attacker Jumpei Kusukami. With over 100 appearances in the J1 League, Kusukami began his...

Ella shoots for the stars (and stripes)

Penrith teenager Ella Edwards is one of the hardest working and dedicated young sport stars around. Five days a week you’ll find the 13-year-old basketballer...

Blue Sox chase premiership dream

The Australian Baseball League (ABL) heads into its seventh season this summer but, after five finals appearances in six years, the Sydney Blue Sox...

Labor angry at Mike’s Brookie handout

The State Opposition is accusing Premier Mike Baird of ‘quietly’ funding upgrades to Manly’s Brookvale Oval, and not informing other local grounds such as...

Battle of the big cats

Round 23 really couldn’t have played out much better for the Penrith Panthers. The Tigers losing to the Titans, the Rabbitohs upsetting the Warriors and...

McKendry suffers suspected torn ACL

Penrith Panthers prop Sam McKendry has torn an ACL in his comeback game from the same injury. The 27-year-old former New Zealand international limped from...

Hiku’s big wake up call

Penrith Panthers utility Peta Hiku has opened up for the first time after getting dropped earlier this month for breaching team protocol. Along with skipper...

Wanderers look to bounce back from Victory thumping

No player in the A-League has hurt the Wanderers more over the years than Melbourne Victory star striker Besart Berisha. The 31-year-old managed to notch...

Trent takes on the world

Trent Nelson-Cranfield began life as a water skier at the tender age of eight-years-old when his parents purchased him a ‘Learn to Ski’ lesson...

Hadley named Swifts vice-captain

Penrith netballer Paige Hadley has been named vice-captain of the NSW Swifts ahead of the 2017 Suncorp Super Netball season. The Swifts announced last weekend...

Moylan’s feeling Blue

When Matt Moylan’s name was read out as a member of Laurie Daley’s NSW Blues squad on Monday morning, it was almost a year...

Panthers sign Rein for two years

Mitch Rein has signed a two-year deal with the Panthers. The 26-year-old hooker joins the club from St George Illawarra Dragons, where he played 132...

Soward: Loss to Dragons was a blessing in disguise

Before I talk about what I think went wrong for the Panthers last Saturday against the Dragons, I wanted to touch on the Bryce...

From easybeats to Giant killers

This weekend’s final round of the AFL regular season is shaping up to be an absolute beauty with the GWS Giants in line to...

Turning back time for historic clash

The thriving community of Thornton will host an historic cricket match next month with locals having the unique chance to be involved. To commemorate the...

The locals you’ll be cheering for in Rio

More than 400 Australian athletes are currently in Rio De Janeiro preparing themselves for the biggest competition of their lives – the 2016 Rio...

Soward: Getting away will do Panthers world of good

Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane is the best ground to play at in Australia. Anytime you go up there you feel like it’s an Origin...

Official: Soward departs Panthers

He was described by Phil Gould as a "marquee" signing when first snapped up by the Penrith Panthers ahead of the 2014 season, but...

Peachey inks new deal with Panthers

The Panthers have continued in their mission to build a dominant squad over the next three seasons with livewire utility Tyrone Peachey re-signing with...

Soward: There’s more to life than football

On the back of Cooper Cronk’s huge decision this week to leave the Melbourne Storm at the end of the year and move to...

Wanderers secure Argentinian midfielder

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced the loan signing of Argentinian midfielder Nicolás Martinez from Olympiacos in Greece. Joining the Wanderers as a marquee...