Rugby League

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...

Panthers go hunting for Rabbits

South Sydney come to Pepper Stadium this Friday night in an effort to keep their season alive against a Panthers side that itself is...

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...

Cartwright’s ex has charges dismissed

The woman who posted "revenge porn" and made death threats on social media to Panthers rugby league star Bryce Cartwright has had her charges...

Panthers release Segeyaro, sign Hardaker

The Panthers have confirmed that English international fullback Zak Hardaker has joined the club on a deal until the end of the 2016 season. The 24-year-old,...

Mansour confident Panthers can make an impact in finals

Panthers winger Josh Mansour believes Penrith’s young team of rising stars has what it takes to challenge for a premiership… this year. The Panthers are...

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...

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...

Warriors game means something extra special to Fisher-Harris

Penrith Panthers backrower James Fisher-Harris says he can’t wait to play in front of his family and friends when he returns to New Zealand...

Jed hopes to follow in famous footsteps

New Penrith Panthers recruit Jed Cartwright said he feels right at home, playing for the club that means so much to him. The 20-year-old signed...

No-name Panthers keen to prove themselves against Bunnies

Two things have to happen for the Melbourne Storm to lose at AAMI Park. First, the Storm have to be off their game, even just...

Hiku set to miss remainder of NRL season

Penrith appear to have lost centre Peta Hiku for the rest of the season after he suffered an ACL injury in this afternoon's 28-24...

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: Panthers must realise teams will be watching their every move

We’re on the cusp of another NRL season and my first since retiring from the game at the end of last year. For my debut...

Segeyaro departs as Hardaker signs

The Penrith Panthers have confirmed English international fullback Zak Hardaker has joined the club on a deal until the end of the 2016 season.   The...

Titanic battle looms

You only have to look back to the last time Penrith played the Titans to realise how much has changed at the Panthers in...

Soward: Cleary the right man for the job

I must admit I wasn’t shocked by the sacking of Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor on Monday afternoon. With their captain Aaron Woods coming out...

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...

Panthers secure Merrin until end of 2020

Trent Merrin has extended his deal with Penrith by a further two seasons. The extension means the 26-year-old will remain with the Panthers until at...

Cartwright issue now a police matter

The Panthers say they have been monitoring a situation involving the ex-partner of star player Bryce Cartwright for "some time". The ex-girlfriend of Cartwright has...

Whare signs five year deal with Penrith

Dean Whare looks set to play out his career with Penrith after he signed a new long-term deal with the club. The contract extension means...

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...

Payne, Panthers to part ways

The Western Weekender can reveal that Penrith Panthers CEO Corey Payne is set to part ways with the club. The shock development comes just four...

Panthers look to slay Dragons

For the first time in 51 seasons, the Penrith Panthers enter round one as premiership favourites. It is an enormous burden to carry, and as...

Panthers re-sign Josh Mansour

Penrith and NSW winger Josh Mansour has signed a new deal to remain with the Panthers until the end of the 2018 season. The 26-year-old winger...

Panthers confirm Finals spot

The Penrith Panthers have confirmed their spot in the NRL top eight and will play Finals football for just the third time in the...

Panthers enter the twilight zone with early kick-off to match against Knights

In his post-match press conference last week, Anthony Griffin made the very strong point that despite the loss to the Roosters on the scoreboard,...

Panthers poised to announce mid-season signing

Penrith are poised to announce the mid-season signing of Maroons Origin prospect Chris Grevsmuhl. News Limited reports that South Sydney could release Grevsmuhl within days,...

Patience critical against unpredictable Warriors

Very few people who had seen Penrith’s performances against Cronulla and Parramatta could have anticipated the side’s first class effort against Brisbane at Suncorp...

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...

Brothers in arms: The NRL debut that will never be forgotten

It finished in heartbreaking circumstances but Malakai Watene-Zelezniak will never forget his first grade debut. At 25, he had every right to think his dreams...

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 blow huge lead to lose Holden Cup Grand Final

The Roosters have scored 24 unanswered points in the second half to claim the Holden Cup premiership, leaving Penrith to wonder what could have...

League player in $50k abortion pay-off

A woman was paid $50,000 to have an abortion after she fell pregnant to Penrith Panthers rugby league star Bryce Cartwright. The 24-year-old Sydney woman...

10 weeks stand between Panthers and shot at glory

Phil Gould, usually reserved about Penrith’s on-field performances, stood up at the club’s 50th anniversary gala dinner last Saturday night and acknowledged that so...

Campbell-Gillard out of Penrith’s Finals campaign

The Panthers will go into the NRL Finals without one of their toughest forwards after Reagan Campbell-Gillard was ruled out for the remainder of...

Storm chasers: Panthers look to break AAMI Park hoodoo

If you believe that statistics and history define the likely result of a match, you’d be fearful of what awaits the Panthers against the...

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...

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...

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...