Rugby League

Cartwright in dramatic switch to Titans

Penrith's pre-season has been rocked by another high profile departure with star forward Bryce Cartwright granted an immediate release. The 23-year-old will join the Gold...

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...

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...

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...

Players throw support behind Griffin

Penrith players have thrown their support behind embattled coach Anthony Griffin despite a number of disgruntled fans calling for his head after last Sunday's...

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...

Tamou promises to repay the faith

Even James Tamou admits he didn’t quite live up to the hype many Panthers fans were expecting of him last season. The Cowboys Premiership winner...

Merrin ready to fire despite lack of pre-season hit-out

On the eve of his second year with the Panthers, Kangaroos lock Trent Merrin says he’s feeling rather apprehensive heading into the opening round...

Schedule for final six rounds revealed

The Panthers will host four games on free-to-air TV in the final six rounds of the season as the club prepares for a charge...

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...

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...

The Masked Panther: Round 2

The dropping of Elijah Taylor to reserve grade in the days before Penrith’s clash with Canberra last weekend certainly came as a shock, but...

Griffin: Maloney stood up

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin has praised James Maloney for stepping up and taking control of the team in the absence of Nathan Cleary. Maloney produced...

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...

Leota’s looking forward to playing with idol

Late last year when rookie Panthers forward Moses Leota was putting together his player profile for the club’s official website, he listed Origin star...

Merrin to miss at least six weeks

Penrith's finals hopes have been dealt a blow with Trent Merrin to be out until just before the Finals. Merrin suffered a high grade medial collateral...

Panthers CEO Warren Wilson calls it quits

Panthers CEO Warren Wilson has quit the club just two weeks out from the start of the National Rugby League (NRL) season. Mr Wilson has...

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...

Panthers battle unpredictable Raiders

The top of the table Penrith Panthers (how good does that sound?) head to the nation’s capital on Friday night to take on a...

Soward: Daley must walk away from Blues

The time has come for Laurie Daley to walk away from coaching the NSW Blues. After winning just one series from five attempts, I think...