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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...

Wallace signs new deal with Panthers

Peter Wallace will finish his career with Penrith after signing a new two-year deal with the club today. The contract extension means the 30-year-old will...

Grateful Akauola is relishing his opportunity at Penrith

Just a few short years ago, up and coming Kiwi forward Sitaleki Akauola almost gave up on his dream of playing first grade rugby...

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...

Inexperience is proving Penrith’s downfall

It’s a frustrating time in Pantherland at the moment, with fans and Members quickly losing patience as season 2016 starts to slip away; left...

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...

Peter Graham added to Panthers Board

EXCLUSIVE Lifelong Penrith Panthers fan Peter Graham was there in person to watch the club’s very first home game against the Newtown Jets back in...

Shark alarm sounds for Panthers

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try or how much effort you put in, you need a bit of luck to go your way. Penrith’s...

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...

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...

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...

Panthers re-sign Josh Mansour

Penrith and NSW winger Josh Mansour has signed a new deal to remain with the Panthers until the end of the 2018 season. The 26-year-old winger...

Segeyaro departs as Hardaker signs

The Penrith Panthers have confirmed English international fullback Zak Hardaker has joined the club on a deal until the end of the 2016 season.   The...

Panthers release Segeyaro, sign Hardaker

The Panthers have confirmed that English international fullback Zak Hardaker has joined the club on a deal until the end of the 2016 season. The 24-year-old,...

Panthers go hunting for Rabbits

South Sydney come to Pepper Stadium this Friday night in an effort to keep their season alive against a Panthers side that itself is...

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...

Official: Panthers sign James Tamou

Penrith has confirmed one of the worst kept secrets in rugby league, announcing tonight that they've signed Cowboys prop James Tamou on a four...

Western Weekender Podcast: Penrith Panthers

From Jamie Soward's axing to Penrith's current form, Troy Dodds and Nathan Taylor talk about all things Panthers in the latest Western Weekender podcast. Download...