Sport

Leonay Golf Course to receive much-needed upgrade to surface paths

Emu Plains Sports Club has received a cheque for a whopping $25,000 to install new hard surface paths along the popular golf course. Penrith MP...

Rookie makes his mark on NRL

Penrith Panthers rookie Viliame Kikau had one of the most impressive debut performances in years when he ripped through the embattled Tigers a fortnight...

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...

Inside the decision to make Matt Moylan captain of the Panthers

When the lift on level 2 of Pepper Stadium opened on Wednesday morning, some of the gathered media thought Matt Moylan had popped up...

Wanderers fans to stage protest

Western Sydney Wanderers supporters have found a unique way to support their team this weekend - they won't watch them play. The Wanderers' major supporter...

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...

Oscar's Too good for his opponents

His coaches may call him “soft hands” because of his unbelievable volleying ability at the net, but there’s nothing soft about this 10-year-old local...

Panthers stars surprise teen in hospital

It may be the NRL off-season but that hasn’t stopped two Penrith players from taking the time out to put a smile on a...

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...

Ripples on the rise

Ripples Leisure Centre is making waves after winning the AUSTSWIM NSW Swim Centre of the Year Award. Aquatic Programs Coordinator Tania Khamhom said the award...

Shark alarm sounds for Panthers

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try or how much effort you put in, you need a bit of luck to go your way. Penrith’s...

Super trial for new look Emus

New Penrith Emus coach Jeremy Paul has used his high profile connections in the sport to land the Shute Shield battlers a trial game...

Panthers return home for first Thursday night match

Only keyboard warriors and social media trolls write off a team after round one of the competition. While Penrith’s 30-22 loss to Canberra last weekend...

Panthers bombshell: Soward dropped

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin has dramatically dropped veteran playmaker Jamie Soward to reserve grade in a move likely to raise questions about where the...

Whare has no regrets

Dean Whare remembers signing with the Panthers right at the beginning of Phil Gould’s famous five-year plan. He would never admit publicly that he regretted...

Half in waiting ready to take his chance

Te Maire Martin has only been a member of the Penrith Panthers for a little under two weeks, but already he likes what he...

Mansour couldn’t be prouder of Blue jersey

It wasn’t that long ago that Josh Mansour and Panthers teammate Matt Moylan were a bunch of unknowns, playing park footy with the Windsor...

Panthers sign Peta Hiku

The Penrith Panthers have found a replacement for wayward centre Jamal Idris, this afternoon confirming the signing of international Peta Hiku on a three...

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...

Santalab signs contract extension with Wanderers

Western Sydney Wanderers forward Brendon Santalab today signed a two-year contract extension. The fan favourite has been in scintillating form this season, scoring five goals,...

Giant step for local referees

A trio of local referees from the Nepean Referees Group (NRG) could one day be officiating in the A-League or W-League after being selected...

Podcast shows west’s pride

Former McCarthy Catholic College school teacher turned NRL referee Grant Atkins has released a popular podcast series highlighting the incredible achievements of western Sydney...

Bears hope to sell out first TV game of the AIHL season

“If you think the hits in rugby league are big… wait to you see them on ice” – that’s the message Sydney Bears defender...

New recruits hoping for Derby call-up

New Western Sydney Wanderers signing Jack Clisby is hopeful his first outing for his new club will be in front of more than 60,000...

Griffiths joins Wanderers

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced the signing of Ryan Griffiths until the end of the 2016/17 season. The talented talisman will join the...

Peter Graham added to Panthers Board

EXCLUSIVE Lifelong Penrith Panthers fan Peter Graham was there in person to watch the club’s very first home game against the Newtown Jets back in...

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...

Griffin axes James Segeyaro

2014 Dally M Hooker of the Year James Segeyaro has been dumped to reserve grade by Panthers coach Anthony Griffin. The shock decision comes a...

Panthers gives back: Club takes up the fight against cancer

Every day 12 Australian women will be diagnosed with cervical or ovarian cancer, and four of those women will sadly die. To help combat this...

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...

Panthers win Holden Cup Grand Final

Penrith have powered to their second Holden Cup premiership in three years, downing Manly 34-18 at ANZ Stadium this afternoon. The match was close until...

Horror start for Emus

If last Saturday afternoon’s opening round result is anything to by, it could be another rough old year for the Penrith Emus in the...

Founding fathers: 1967 team to be honoured

Even though half a century has passed, original Penrith Panthers Neil Bailey and Tom Wilson still have fond memories of playing with the club...

Panthers name huge squad for Bulldogs trial

Panthers coach Anthony Griffin has named a huge squad for tomorrow night's trial against Canterbury at Pepper Stadium. Matt Moylan has been named in the...

Cranebrook's history maker

More than 16,000km may have separated them on Sunday morning but that didn’t stop Cranebrook mother Glenda McElduff from watching her daughter Renee create...

Cartwright’s former partner faces court

The former flame of Panthers rugby league star Bryce Cartwright will apply to have her charges thrown out on mental health grounds, Penrith Local...

Panthers hit the road for opening encounter

For the first time in what seems like forever, the Penrith Panthers will be forced onto the road for their opening round encounter of...

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...

Cartwright: Moylan was right to give me a spray

Panthers star Bryce Cartwright says his first NRL Finals appearance was a good learning curve heading into this Saturday night’s Semi Final against Canberra. While...