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Cleary injury provides opportunities galore

That Bulldogs game... you could kind of feel it coming. While losing is never an ideal result, perhaps Penrith’s failure to come from behind and...

Leota promises to step up in wake of injuries at Penrith

Panthers interchange forward Moses Leota says it’s time for him to step up in the wake of recent major injuries to fellow props Sam...

Cleary injured as Panthers go down to Bulldogs

Penrith halfback Nathan Cleary suffered a knee injury in the side's 20-18 loss to Canterbury at ANZ Stadium tonight and is set to miss...

Confirmed: Crichton to make NRL debut against Bulldogs

Winger Christian Crichton will become Panther #574 after confirmation the youngster will replace the injured Dallin Watene-Zelezniak for tomorrow night's clash against Canterbury at...

Meet the man behind the magic

Fighting through tears, Panthers recruitment manager Jim Jones has opened up for the first time about the impact former Penrith captain and Premiership-winning halfback...

Masked Panther: Roosters enter Cleary race

We all know how rampant the speculation is about Nathan Cleary potentially joining the Wests Tigers to be coached by his father Ivan, but...

Beware the wounded Bulldog

Beware the wounded Bulldog. While the first two rounds of the competition give weight to Penrith’s heavy favouritism for this match, I find myself with...

Soward: Big Sam has what it takes to return from third ACL injury

I was around Sam McKendry for three seasons during my time at the Penrith Panthers, but unfortunately I didn’t get to play too many...

Panthers prop Sam McKendry tears ACL for third consecutive year

The career of Penrith forward Sam McKendry is in the balance after it was revealed he's suffered a serious knee injury for the third...

Panthers storm home to down Souths

Penrith again relied on a dominant second half to secure a win at home, defeating Souths 18-14 in front of almost 16,000 fans at...

Griffin: Panthers need to start better

Panthers coach Anthony Griffin said his side will need to get off to a better start tomorrow evening if they are to notch up...

Panthers look to go back to back

For about 25 minutes last Sunday, it appeared as though all the negative talk and pressure of the pre-season had taken its toll on...

Masked Panther: Cleary goes the extra mile

Here’s the picture that shows you why Nathan Cleary is something extra special. Captured by the Weekender on Tuesday, this photo is taken well...

Soward: Why I’m wary of Griffin’s bench tactics

After watching Penrith’s first 20 minutes last Sunday afternoon against Parramatta, Panthers fans would have been looking away in sheer fright, but when Reagan...

Sold out: Panthers v Eels hottest ticket in town

Penrith's NRL season opener against Parramatta at Panthers Stadium is officially a sell-out. The club says the final tickets were snapped up early this morningm,...

Masked Panther: Hook safe at Panthers

Anthony Griffin is safe as Penrith coach. Forget what you read elsewhere, Griffin’s future has not been discussed by the key players at Penrith...

Jamie Soward: Local derbies mean so much

There’s no better way to kick off a new season than with a good old fashioned local derby. I don’t care what sport you...

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...

Dean Whare to miss season opener

Titans-bound Tyrone Peachey has been named in the centres for Penrith's opening round clash with Parramatta on Sunday, with Dean Whare ruled out through...

The re-birth of Sam McKendry

Since he debuted in the NRL a decade ago, Sam McKendry has always been a hard player to interview. Not arrogant or disinterested, just...