Sunday, February 25, 2018

Sport

Selections galore!

Even though the Penrith Panthers will enjoy a deserved weekend’s rest, they will be well represented during the NRL’s Representative Round with a whopping...

Panthers through to Holden Cup Grand Final

The Penrith Panthers will be represented on NRL Grand Final day after the club’s Holden Cup team qualified for the season decider in the...

Griffin earns contract extension at Panthers

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin will be in charge at the club until at least the end of the 2020 season after signing a two-year...

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...

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...

NRL announces record TV deal

Rugby league matches will be played five days a week next year as part of an historic broadcast deal announced today. The $1.8 billion deal...

Who do you slow down for?

Minister for Roads Duncan Gay has asked the Western Sydney Wanderers and their supporters: who do you slow down for? The NSW Government and Western...

Tennis legend praises new courts

Australian tennis legend Ken Rosewall joined Penrith Mayor Karen McKeown on Monday afternoon to unveil the first four upgraded courts at Woodriff Gardens Tennis...

Panthers upset Wyong to win ISP NSW Grand Final

Penrith have upset Minor Premiers Wyong to claim the ISP NSW Grand Final at Leichhardt Oval tonight. The Panthers produced a dominant second half to...

Forgotten Panther calls it quits

He hasn’t played in the NRL since 2013 but Penrith’s longest serving player will officially hang up the boots this weekend after 128 first...

Netball numbers up as season begins

Not even some early morning drizzle was enough to dampen the Penrith District Netball Association’s (PDNA) annual March Past event last weekend. Held at Jamison...

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...

Pushing for Cooper

Inspirational Penrith athlete Nathan Pentecost will once again take on the enormous challenge of pushing his wheelchair for 100km around the Sydney International Regatta...

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...

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...

Bunton aims to inspire

Local artistic gymnast Chris Bunton has been a huge inspiration for many in his sport for a very long time, now the 25-year-old is...

Soward calls time on rugby league career

Former Penrith Panthers playmaker Jamie Soward has announced his retirement from rugby league. The 31-year-old was contracted to Penrith until the end of next year...

Grateful Akauola is relishing his opportunity at Penrith

Just a few short years ago, up and coming Kiwi forward Sitaleki Akauola almost gave up on his dream of playing first grade rugby...

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...

Hook’s big gamble

If you look hard enough you can see the similarities between Panthers coach Anthony Griffin and country music crooner Kenny Rogers. And this week Griffin...