Rugby League

Soward: Humbling experience I’ll never forget

This week I wanted to tell Weekender readers about my past month working with the U17 Minchinbury Jets Junior Rugby League side, who this...

In-form Panthers look to put Dragons out of their misery

For me, the key moment in Penrith’s gritty 26-22 win over Canberra at GIO Stadium last Sunday came in the 54th minute. Jack Wighton took...

Round one loss still hurts, says Merrin

While a spot in the 2017 NRL Finals looks all but secured for the Penrith Panthers, lock Trent Merrin is determined to keep the...

Penrith set to create history with Finals berth

The Panthers of 2017 are emerging as history makers with the side set to make the Finals after a gritty 26-22 win over Canberra...

Panthers dare to dream of top four finish

It is the rugby league storyline nobody thought possible two months ago. Believe it or not, the Penrith Panthers are within striking distance of...

Mansour: Finals loss still hurts

Popular Panthers winger Josh Mansour admits Penrith’s semi final loss to Canberra last year still stings and he’s eager to get some sweet revenge...

Yeo: Panthers need to step up

After scraping through the past month with some unconvincing wins, Penrith will need to be at their very best this weekend and for the...

Moylan to return as Panthers set sail for September

The legendary US football coach Vince Lombardi once said: “They call it coaching but it is teaching. You do not just tell them, you...

Panthers move into NRL top eight

It's taken 22 rounds but the Panthers have finally moved into the NRL top eight - and at the right time of the season. Penrith...

Soward: Daley must walk away from Blues

The time has come for Laurie Daley to walk away from coaching the NSW Blues. After winning just one series from five attempts, I think...

Tedesco the danger man as Panthers aim for fifth straight win

The top eight is calling, but will Penrith answer? The Panthers’ victory over Canterbury last Thursday night combined with the Dragons and Sea Eagles both...

May and Cleary a natural fit thanks to Holden Cup success

If you ever watch a Nathan Cleary highlights tape on YouTube, you’ll notice Panthers rookie Tyrone May a fair bit also. The talented pair combined...

Unconvincing Panthers inflict more pain on Bulldogs

It was far from convincing, but Penrith's September dream remains well and truly alive after a 16-8 victory over the Bulldogs at Pepper Stadium...

Tamou predicts Campbell-Gillard will make Origin debut in 2018

Reagan Campbell-Gillard has arguably been Penrith’s best forward all year, and now teammate and fellow big man James Tamou believes the 24-year-old has the...

Beware the wounded Bulldog

It’s so close, yet so far away. Eighth place on the competition ladder is more within reach than ever, yet it could slip through Penrith’s...

Watene-Zelezniak in the clear over junior league incident

Penrith have cleared winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak of any wrongdoing following an incident at a junior league match over the weekend. Penrith District Junior Rugby League...

Watene-Zelezniak attacked in violent junior league incident

The Panthers have confirmed they're aware of an incident involving winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak at a junior rugby league fixture in St Clair yesterday. It is...

Silencing their critics

A fortnight ago I wrote about the frightening prospect that Penrith’s Finals hopes could evaporate in the space of eight days, with clashes against...

Latu denies exit rumours

He's been the subject of rumours for the last few weeks, but Panthers interchange forward Leilani Latu has denied he wants out of the...

Merrin to miss at least six weeks

Penrith's finals hopes have been dealt a blow with Trent Merrin to be out until just before the Finals. Merrin suffered a high grade medial collateral...