Rugby League

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...

Panthers star Wallace ruled out of World Cup

Scotland have been struck a blow with the news that NRL star Peter Wallace is out of the upcoming World Cup through injury. The Penrith...

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 remains in frame for Origin return

Penrith hooker Peter Wallace admits he'd love another crack at the Origin arena but says his focus is purely on club football. The 31-year-old is...

Moylan on verge of deal with Cronulla

Penrith star Matt Moylan is on the verge of walking out of the club to join Cronulla on a four-year, $3.6 million deal that...

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...

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...

Destiny awaits young Panthers

The Penrith Panthers will be hoping to secure their second premiership in three years when they tackle the Manly Sea Eagles this Sunday afternoon...

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...

Soward: Panthers being hurt by missed chances

I managed to get out to another Panthers game last Friday and, I must say, that I’m seeing a team out there that knows...

One trophy down, one to go

Despite being the home town team, Penrith Panthers Premiership-winning reserve grade captain Darren Nicholls knows his side won’t have many fans supporting them when...

Rep duty calls for Panthers

It hasn’t been the best of seasons for Penrith so far in 2017 but that hasn’t deterred selectors from choosing a whopping 19 Panthers...

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...

Inside the decision to make Matt Moylan captain of the Panthers

When the lift on level 2 of Pepper Stadium opened on Wednesday morning, some of the gathered media thought Matt Moylan had popped up...

Fox ready to shake up league

Veteran TV boss Steve Crawley believes Foxtel’s new 24/7 rugby league channel ‘FOX League’ is the most exciting thing he’s ever seen. As the 2017...

The Masked Panther: Round 4

He scored a rare try last weekend but Jeremy Latimore’s performance against the Broncos has been overshadowed by a Dangerous Contact charge. Latimore has...

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...

Moylan to return as Panthers set sail for September

The legendary US football coach Vince Lombardi once said: “They call it coaching but it is teaching. You do not just tell them, you...

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...

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...

Soward: NRL lottery delivers surprises

We are 10 rounds into the 2017 NRL season this weekend and I thought for this week’s column, I’d take a look at 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...

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...

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...

Anthony Griffin channels Rocky Balboa

On Wednesday afternoon the Penrith Panthers boarded a bus bound for Bathurst where they’ll take on the Canberra Raiders for the second time this...

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...

Panthers return home for first Thursday night match

Only keyboard warriors and social media trolls write off a team after round one of the competition. While Penrith’s 30-22 loss to Canberra 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...

Moylan to play five-eighth against Bulldogs

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin has finally pushed the button, naming captain Matt Moylan at five-eighth for Sunday's clash with Canterbury at ANZ Stadium. And the...

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...

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...

Soward: Five players who hold key to Penrith’s premiership chances

At the start of the season, Penrith were the bookies’ favourites to be NRL Premiers in 2017 and, while they haven’t quite lived up...

Patience is a virtue for Penrith fans

To start by stating the obvious, it’s quite clear there’s a problem at the foot of the Mountains. After seven rounds, the Panthers sit awkwardly...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Panthers dare to dream of top four finish

It is the rugby league storyline nobody thought possible two months ago. Believe it or not, the Penrith Panthers are within striking distance of...

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...