Rugby League

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...

Tyrone Peachey to leave Panthers

Exciting Panthers utility Tyrone Peachey will leave the club at the end of the season to take up a lucrative deal with the Gold...

Maloney: Cleary will get even better

New Panthers recruit James Maloney knows a thing or two about winning premierships, now he’s on a mission to not only win his third...

Footy first as girls-only competitions launch

EXCLUSIVE Local parents will soon feel more comfortable sending their daughters out on a footy field with the introduction of girls-only competitions. In what’s understood to...

Merrin lightens the load in 2018

After getting off to a slow start last year due to a disruptive pre-season, Panthers lock Trent Merrin is looking fit and trim heading...

Panthers name strong squad to tackle Bulldogs in final trial

Penrith have named a strong team to take on Canterbury in this Saturday's NRL trial at Belmore Oval. Peter Wallace, Josh Mansour and Reagan Campbell-Gillard...