Rugby League

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...

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...

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...

Panthers to play Dragons in opening game

Penrith fans will have to wait until round three for the first home game of the 2017 NRL season, with the Panthers on the...

Family man Tamou ready to take Panthers to the next level

After a roller coaster couple of years up north, new Penrith Panthers recruit James Tamou says his young family is happy and settled in...

Soward calls time on rugby league career

Former Penrith Panthers playmaker Jamie Soward has announced his retirement from rugby league. The 31-year-old was contracted to Penrith until the end of next year...

Latimore departs Panthers

The Penrith Panthers have released prop Jeremy Latimore from the remainder of his contract just days before the start of pre-season training. It is understood...

Mansour suffers serious knee injury

The Panthers have been dealt a huge off-season blow with powerhouse winger Josh Mansour suffering a serious knee injury. Mansour suffered an ACL injury in...

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 sign Rein for two years

Mitch Rein has signed a two-year deal with the Panthers. The 26-year-old hooker joins the club from St George Illawarra Dragons, where he played 132...

Original Panther Peckham dies

Wayne Peckham, who played in the inaugural Penrith Panthers first grade side in 1967, has passed away aged 72. Peckham, officially listed as the ninth player...

Footy Doubles program is more than just a bit of fun

It is a common call in the lead-up to a rugby league match at Pepper Stadium – “get your Footy Doubles” – but when...

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...

Merrin wins Merv Cartwright Medal

Forward Trent Merrin has capped off a huge week by winning the Merv Cartwright Medal at Penrith's presentation night this evening. Merrin took home the...

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...

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...

Panthers re-sign Moylan, Cartwright

Penrith stars Matt Moylan and Bryce Cartwright have signed new long-term deals with the club. The Panthers confirmed this morning that Moylan and Cartwright this...

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...

The storylines that defined Penrith’s season

Teen star's ironic rise to first grade Nathan Cleary wasn't even featured in the 2016 Season Guide for Penrith, but he ended up playing a...

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...

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...

Belief the key as old rivalry is reignited

An old rivalry gets reignited this Saturday night when 1990 and 1991 Grand Finalists Penrith and Canberra do battle in the nation’s capital. It’s a...

Panthers prepare for Dog fight

On paper, the last five weeks tells a tale that heavily favours the Panthers’ chances against Canterbury and its brutal forward pack on Sunday...

Your A to Z Guide to the NRL Finals

A is for Allianz Stadium. It’s 64 kilometres away but this Sunday, the mighty Panthers are calling it home. B is for the Bunker. I...

Panthers to face Bulldogs in do-or-die Finals match

Penrith have set a date with the Bulldogs at Allianz Stadium next Sunday afternoon after a 36-6 thrashing of Manly at Pepper Stadium in...

The wonderful world of Waqa

Penrith Panthers centre Waqa Blake has praised senior teammates Peter Wallace and Trent Merrin for helping him become a better, more professional player. After debuting...

Panthers set to soar over Sea Eagles

It’s not often Penrith fans can feel this comfortable. Going into Sunday night’s game against Manly at Pepper Stadium, the result matters little when it...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Corey Payne gone as Brian Fletcher assumes vacant CEO role

The relationship between the Penrith Panthers and CEO Corey Payne has ended in tears and a shock resignation. After just four months in the top...

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 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...

Martin coy on possible return

Exciting Panthers five-eighth Te Maire Martin says he isn’t sure whether he’ll play first grade on Monday night when Penrith do battle against the...

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...

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...

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...

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...