Monday, February 26, 2018

Sport

Soward: Panthers being hurt by missed chances

I managed to get out to another Panthers game last Friday and, I must say, that I’m seeing a team out there that knows...

Busy time for Tennis Association

With the school holidays well and truly underway, there’s no better way to get your kids outdoors and active than with a spot of...

Tough and determined: Sitaleki Akauola is quickly becoming a fan favourite

Panthers forward Sitaleki Akauola’s distinct running style – where it looks like he’s charging through a brick wall on every carry – has turned...

Brothers in arms: The NRL debut that will never be forgotten

It finished in heartbreaking circumstances but Malakai Watene-Zelezniak will never forget his first grade debut. At 25, he had every right to think his dreams...

Whare signs five year deal with Penrith

Dean Whare looks set to play out his career with Penrith after he signed a new long-term deal with the club. The contract extension means...

Wallace remains in frame for Origin return

Penrith hooker Peter Wallace admits he'd love another crack at the Origin arena but says his focus is purely on club football. The 31-year-old is...

Jamisontown teen to represent Australia in futsal

Local teenage futsal star Patrick Mahoney has been selected to represent Australia in the United Kingdom and Spain later this year. The 16-year-old Jamisontown resident...

Fisher-Harris set to return next week

After missing the last three weeks with a busted eye socket, Panthers second-rower James Fisher-Harris is desperate to get back on the field. The 21-year-old...

No-name Panthers keen to prove themselves against Bunnies

Two things have to happen for the Melbourne Storm to lose at AAMI Park. First, the Storm have to be off their game, even just...

Soward: There’s more to life than football

On the back of Cooper Cronk’s huge decision this week to leave the Melbourne Storm at the end of the year and move to...

Cricket puts safety first

Junior cricket in Penrith has been given a welcome boost thanks to an initiative from McDonald’s Garton Group and Cricket NSW. The program aims to...

Three Panthers, including captain Matt Moylan, dropped from first grade

Penrith Panthers coach Anthony Griffin has sensationally dumped captain Matt Moylan and two other first grade stars to reserve grade after they "breached team...

Dumping suits for swimmers

The Australian Corporate Triathlon Series, which hits Penrith for the first time later this month, will raise money for Beyondblue and support people and...

Wanderers pass major membership milestone

The Western Sydney Wanderers have passed 20,000 Members. It's an incredible achievement given the club's inconsistent year and their move away from their beloved Pirtek...

Watene-Zelezniak signs new Panthers deal

Panthers flyer Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has signed a new three-year deal with the club. The extended contract means the 21-year-old will remain with the Panthers until...

Emus have fresh hope ahead of new season

The Penrith Emus have certainly been through their fair share of coaches in the last three years but none of them quite have the...

Let’s get Ed to Penrith

He might live 2,729km from Pepper Stadium, but Papua New Guinea’s Ed Kolen is without a doubt one of Penrith’s biggest fans. If you’ve been...

Soward: Why AAMI Park is a graveyard

There are not many tougher places to play rugby league than down in Melbourne. I never won down there in my whole career. When you play...

Storm chasers: Panthers look to break AAMI Park hoodoo

If you believe that statistics and history define the likely result of a match, you’d be fearful of what awaits the Panthers against the...

Halse calls it quits after 23 years

Inspirational Penrith Cricket Club captain Matthew Halse has announced his retirement after 23 seasons in the game. The first grade skipper – who put his...