Rugby League

Hook’s big gamble

If you look hard enough you can see the similarities between Panthers coach Anthony Griffin and country music crooner Kenny Rogers. And this week Griffin...

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...

Storm warning ahead for Panthers

The last two weeks would have been agonising for Penrith coach Anthony Griffin and his players. When you produce a performance as poor as what...

Griffin axes James Segeyaro

2014 Dally M Hooker of the Year James Segeyaro has been dumped to reserve grade by Panthers coach Anthony Griffin. The shock decision comes a...

Mansour couldn’t be prouder of Blue jersey

It wasn’t that long ago that Josh Mansour and Panthers teammate Matt Moylan were a bunch of unknowns, playing park footy with the Windsor...

Moylan’s feeling Blue

When Matt Moylan’s name was read out as a member of Laurie Daley’s NSW Blues squad on Monday morning, it was almost a year...

Moylan, Mansour to make NSW debuts

Penrith captain Matt Moylan and winger Josh Mansour will make their State of Origin debuts after being picked in the NSW side for Origin...

Hiku set to miss remainder of NRL season

Penrith appear to have lost centre Peta Hiku for the rest of the season after he suffered an ACL injury in this afternoon's 28-24...

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...

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...

Last stop of marathon road trip

Before a ball was kicked this season, the period between rounds seven and 10 always looked dangerous for the Penrith Panthers. A marathon stint on...

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...

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,...

Selections galore!

Even though the Penrith Panthers will enjoy a deserved weekend’s rest, they will be well represented during the NRL’s Representative Round with a whopping...

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...

Josh’s dream

After a season from hell, Panthers winger Josh Mansour hopes this is the year that his dream of playing State of Origin comes true. Following...

Panthers face huge test against high flying Sharks

Plenty of people have called Penrith’s hard fought 20-16 win over the Roosters on Monday night ‘ugly’, and while it may not have been...

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...

The Masked Panther – Round 8

While he often brings questions surrounding his own future on himself, I can assure you that Phil Gould is not close to leaving his...

New stadium still planned for outer west

The State Government still plans to build a new sports venue in outer western Sydney as part of its long-term stadium strategy. While there's been...

Panthers complete management restructure

Following a more than six month search, Penrith have announced former NRL forward Corey Payne as their new Rugby League CEO. The 31-year-old, who will...

Corey Payne to be appointed Panthers CEO in shock move

The Panthers will drop a bombshell tomorrow by announcing the appointment of former Canterbury forward Corey Payne as their new Chief Executive of Rugby...

Can Penrith cook the Chooks?

There is no question that Penrith’s position on the premiership table does not reflect the side’s effort over the first six weeks of the...

Masked Panther: NRL Round 7

It seems the Panthers are in the market for a new forward next season with several players being linked to the club. The rumour...

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...

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...

Wallace shines as replacement hooker

Peter Wallace’s form at hooker will give Panthers coach Anthony Griffin a real headache when James Segeyaro returns from injury later this month. The former...

The Masked Panther: Round 6

There’s not many waves to catch in Penrith but surfing champion Sally Fitzgibbons isn’t letting that stop her cheer for the Panthers. The fiancé...

Turnbull helps Panthers launch new state-of-the-art Rugby League Academy

The Penrith Panthers are officially the envy of every sporting team in Australia following the opening of the $22 million Panthers Rugby League Academy. Prime...

Rivalry runs deep ahead of local derby

Four matches, four close finishes, three that didn’t go Penrith’s way. The Panthers’ first month of the competition has been a classic glass half full,...

The Masked Panther – Round 5

I’ve been telling you for some weeks that Elijah Taylor’s future at Penrith is extremely clouded and after being dropped again last weekend by...

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...

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...

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...

Young match winner prepares to take on his idol

Penrith Panthers rookie Te Maire Martin has lived up to the hype after he enjoyed the perfect NRL debut last Saturday night at Pepper...

The Masked Panther – round three

Two games, two serious injuries. It seems Penrith can’t shake the injury curse that has struck the club for the last few seasons. After...

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...

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...

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...

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...