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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...

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...

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...

Wallace signs new deal with Panthers

Peter Wallace will finish his career with Penrith after signing a new two-year deal with the club today. The contract extension means the 30-year-old will...

Griffin: Players need right guidance

Panthers mentor Anthony Griffin says coaches play a key role in enforcing positive player behaviour off the field. In the wake of the Mitchell Pearce...

Next chapter of famous Derby

The Western Sydney Wanderers will be hoping to win their first Sydney Derby blockbuster since the 2013/14 A-League season when they take on arch...

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...

Wanderers to play EPL giants Arsenal

Arsenal Football Club and the New South Wales Government today announced a multi-year Tourism Partnership, which will culminate in Arsenal playing the Western Sydney...

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...

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...

Cummins earns call-up to Australian Test squad

It's been a long journey but Pat Cummins is finally back in the Australian Test squad. The Penrith prodigy was today called up to replace...

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...

Panthers face biggest test

Penrith face an enormous test this Saturday night when Johnathan Thurston and his premiership-winning Cowboys ride into Pepper Stadium. While the Panthers have already faced...

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...

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...

Wanderers face tough test against Adelaide

The Western Sydney Wanderers recorded a much needed win last week, but will need to be at their absolute best when they come up...

Masked Panther 24/2/16

Don’t blush baby, put away the flares and celebrate that summer is over and the Masked Panther is back! If you have any Panthers...

Has the AFL already won the war?

Remember when AFL was just some weird thing they played down in Melbourne that resembled aerial ping pong? Oh, how we laughed. When the Sydney Swans...

Frew hopes to make an impact in US

Talented Penrith baseballer Dean Frew has been awarded the opportunity of a lifetime after he was invited by Major League Baseball (MLB) to attend...

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...

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...

Latu makes the most of his second chance

He’s the Panthers player that fans have been craving for years – someone with a bit size, a bit of grunt, a bit of...

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...

Tomkins hopeful of taking part in historic opening round clash

GWS Giants recruit Renee Tomkins hopes she has done enough to impress the coaches to be selected in this weekend’s maiden AFL Women’s clash...

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...

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...

Griffin: Trials will be huge test

Panthers coach Anthony Griffin says the club's two big trial games against Canterbury and Parramatta will determine his starting 17 for round one's clash...

Wanderers to play Palm Beach Sharks after victory in Penrith

The new-look Western Sydney Wanderers have advanced to the FFA Cup Round of 16 following a hard-fought 1-0 win over Brisbane at Pepper Stadium...

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...

Busy time for Tennis Association

With the school holidays well and truly underway, there’s no better way to get your kids outdoors and active than with a spot of...

Western Weekender Podcast: Penrith Panthers

From Jamie Soward's axing to Penrith's current form, Troy Dodds and Nathan Taylor talk about all things Panthers in the latest Western Weekender podcast. Download...

Strike action looms as player dispute continues

As the ugly pay dispute between the Rugby League Players Association (RLPA) and the NRL rages on, Panthers and Kiwi centre Dean Whare is...

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...

Penrith-born cricket legend Richie Benaud dies aged 84

The voice of cricket has been silenced. Richie Benaud, who was born in Penrith in 1930, sadly passed away overnight after battling cancer. He was...

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...

All about timing and patience for Latimore

A few weeks ago Panthers prop Jeremy Latimore was running around in reserve grade, struggling to get a start in Anthony Griffin’s first grade...

Soward: Penrith leads the way in support for bush footy

Penrith will take another game to the beautiful town of Bathurst this weekend, and I strongly believe that every team in the NRL should...

Matildas and Brazil to face off in Penrith

In one of the biggest local sporting coups since the Sydney 2000 Olympics, an agreement between Penrith Council and Football Federation Australia will see...

Blake’s ready to prove his doubters wrong

Exciting Penrith Panthers centre Waqa Blake almost quit the game after enduring a tough early few weeks of pre-season. With new coach Anthony Griffin working...

Idris gone from Panthers

Penrith's 2016 NRL pre-season was just hours old when it delivered its first major story - and it's a huge blow for new coach...