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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...

Battle of the big cats

Round 23 really couldn’t have played out much better for the Penrith Panthers. The Tigers losing to the Titans, the Rabbitohs upsetting the Warriors and...

Tough and determined: Sitaleki Akauola is quickly becoming a fan favourite

Panthers forward Sitaleki Akauola’s distinct running style – where it looks like he’s charging through a brick wall on every carry – has turned...

Peachey inks new deal with Panthers

The Panthers have continued in their mission to build a dominant squad over the next three seasons with livewire utility Tyrone Peachey re-signing with...

Peachey dropped for “disciplinary reasons”

Tyrone Peachey has become the latest big game Panthers player dropped to reserve grade by coach Anthony Griffin. Peachey played in the Intrust Super Premiership...

Panthers will give Broncos a real shake

For about 24 hours after Penrith’s loss to the Bulldogs in heartbreaking fashion last Thursday night, I questioned why I even follow the game...

Fisher-Harris set to return next week

After missing the last three weeks with a busted eye socket, Panthers second-rower James Fisher-Harris is desperate to get back on the field. The 21-year-old...

Moylan poised to sign long-term deal with Panthers

Penrith are in talks to extend the contract of captain Matt Moylan at the club until the end of the 2021 season. There are indications...

Panthers aim for title double

The Penrith Panthers will be aiming to be the second side in Holden Cup history to win back-to-back premierships when they take on the...

Moylan brushes off Origin talk

Penrith Panthers captain Matt Moylan has once again hosed down speculation over a possible State of Origin berth to concentrate on this weekend’s all-important...

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...

Masked Panther: Round 10

I’m told Peter Wallace has gone from having no chance of securing a new deal with Penrith to being very close to being offered...

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...

Panthers name huge squad for Bulldogs trial

Panthers coach Anthony Griffin has named a huge squad for tomorrow night's trial against Canterbury at Pepper Stadium. Matt Moylan has been named in the...

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...

Panthers open premiership window

Penrith’s NRL season didn’t quite have a dream finish, but it’s far from a nightmare. The club’s 2016 campaign, which ended at the hands of...

Great expectations: Panthers set to deliver for fans in 2017

Not since facing the enormous task of defending a Premiership title in 2004 has Penrith entered a season with such high expectations of what...

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...

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...

Panthers bombshell: Soward dropped

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin has dramatically dropped veteran playmaker Jamie Soward to reserve grade in a move likely to raise questions about where the...

Pantherette auditions to be held this Sunday

If you’re a great dancer, involved in the community and are a supporter of the Penrith Panthers NRL team, then you might want to...

Matagi proves he’s hot property at the Panthers

When new Penrith Panthers prop Suaia Matagi finished a hot, gruelling training session on Monday afternoon, he was certainly feeling it. With protein shake in...

Taylor keen to earn new deal

As he enters the final year of his contract at the Panthers, tough Kiwi backrower Elijah Taylor says he’ll put it all on the...

Weekender Podcast: Panthers season preview

The NRL season is just weeks away, and for the Penrith Panthers it marks the start of a new era with Anthony Griffin taking...

Wallace hopeful of new deal

Penrith Panthers utility Peter Wallace believes his newfound versatility could prolong his NRL career. Wallace is currently serving his final year at Penrith but a...

Panthers name young squad for Nines

Penrith's biggest stars will be rested for this weekend's Auckland Nines tournament, with the Panthers today announcing a young squad to make the trip...

Soward set to be released

The Penrith Panthers are expected to confirm tomorrow that Jamie Soward has been released effective immediately. It's understood 31-year-old Soward informed teammates today that he...

Will Matt Moylan switch to the halves?

As he prepares to enter his fourth season in the NRL, Panthers superstar Matt Moylan isn’t quite sure what position he’ll be playing come...

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...

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...

Panthers face one of NRL’s toughest road trips

The Panthers looked like world beaters for the first 20 minutes of the second half against Parramatta last Sunday. After an atrocious first half, Penrith...

Panthers now control their own destiny

While we shouldn’t be getting too carried away with Penrith’s 38-18 win over a depleted Sydney Roosters side on Monday night, the one key...

Moylan set for NRL return

Spectacular. Incredible. Unbelievable. Use whatever words you want to describe it, but last Saturday night’s 23-22 win by Penrith over Brisbane will remain etched in...

Can Panthers resurrect their season on Easter Sunday?

They say statistics tell the story of a rugby league team’s fortunes and while there’s always evidence to defy what’s written on paper, 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...

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...

Hiku set to play centre at Panthers

Warm, humid weather greeted new Penrith recruit Peta Hiku on Tuesday afternoon as he began his new life as a Panther. The former Manly Sea...

McRae makes it season number 19

As he prepares to enter his 19th NRL season, popular Penrith Panthers ground announcer Scott McRae says it’s the fans and love for the...

Panthers return to fan favourite for 2017 jersey

When Panthers asked its fan base what look, design and colours best captured the club’s identity, the response was undeniable. “This is the jersey you...

Panthers treat NADO to a night at the footy

Panthers have treated 50 deserving people to an experience they’ll never forget with a special night out at the footy. Last Saturday evening four Nepean...