Cricket

Smith gets nod as new skipper

Proud Penrith cricketer Ryan Smith will take over the reigns as first grade captain following the recent departure of Michael Castle. The premiership-winning Poidevin Gray...

Cricket for a cause

While most of Australia will be sitting on their couches watching Australia take on the West Indies this Boxing Day, the Glenmore Park Cricket...

Thunder to strike in Penrith this weekend

Reigning Rebel Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) premiers Sydney Thunder return to Penrith this weekend to kick start the summer school holidays with a...

Penrith looking for a slice of history

Another classic western Sydney derby will take place this weekend when the Penrith Cricket Club and Hawkesbury Cricket Club face-off for premiership glory. This Sunday...

Cricket puts safety first

Junior cricket in Penrith has been given a welcome boost thanks to an initiative from McDonald’s Garton Group and Cricket NSW. The program aims to...

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...

Cricket club honours its best

The Penrith Cricket Club capped off a strong 2017/18 season at their annual Presentation Evening last weekend. Held at Penrith Panthers Leagues Club, around 120...

Sounds of summer as cricket season nears

Ahead of this weekend’s opening round of the 2016/17 Sydney Grade Cricket competition, the Penrith Cricket Club have announced their captains for the upcoming...

Penrith teen stuns cricketing world

While the cricketing world was going nuts for young Aussie leg-spinner Lloyd Pope last week, a teenage pace-bowler from Cranebrook was putting on a...

Penrith cruise to victory to claim historic Poidevin-Gray Shield decider

It was just about a walk in the park for Penrith after they comfortably demolished Gordon by 84 runs to claim their first Poidevin-Gray...

Grand finish to season

The last time Penrith won the Poidevin-Gray Shield their side featured a couple of handy players that would eventually go on to represent their...

Penrith win thrilling Limited Overs decider at Howell Oval

It couldn't have been any closer. Penrith has recorded a miracle last ball victory over Hawkesbury to claim Grand Final glory in the NSW Premier...

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...

Honouring his talent and heritage

Talented local cricketer Tyran Liddiard thought he was just filming a documentary on Indigenous cricketers in Australia when he received a phone call that...

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...

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...

Bottrill joins 400 club

Local cricketer Greg Bottrill achieved the perfect milestone recently. Not only did the 46-year-old notch up 400 senior games for his beloved Emu Plains...

Halse calls it quits after 23 years

Inspirational Penrith Cricket Club captain Matthew Halse has announced his retirement after 23 seasons in the game. The first grade skipper – who put his...

Cranebrook teen earns Aussie cap

Many kids play cricket in the summer and rugby league in the winter but not many do it at an elite level quite like...

Summer cricket bonanza

Penrith Council has teamed up with the Sydney Thunder T20 teams to bring the opening round of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) and...