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Panthers must have pride in the jumper

How quickly a single, solitary month can change things. Four weeks ago the Panthers were on top of the world after defeating South Sydney 20-6...

Nikki makes her mark in AFL

Nikki Perrett almost didn’t play AFL, instead she was considering playing rugby league until she saw some of the opponents she was up against. “When...

EXCLUSIVE: Panthers Chairman Don Feltis resigns

WESTERN WEEKENDER EXCLUSIVE Panthers Chairman Don Feltis has suddenly resigned, ending a six decade association with the club. The Feltis era will end with immediate effect...

Basketball finals: Girls hold our hopes

They may be without their best player for the clash but the Penrith Panthers women’s basketball team are hoping to cause an upset this...

Bears hope to sell out first TV game of the AIHL season

“If you think the hits in rugby league are big… wait to you see them on ice” – that’s the message Sydney Bears defender...

Nightmare season finally comes to an end

A season of misery and heartache will finally come to an end this Saturday afternoon when the Penrith Emus take on Gordon. The match at...

Fanning speaks about surviving incredible shark attack

Penrith-born Mick Fanning has spoken about his remarkable encounter with a shark while surfing at an event in South Africa earlier this week. The lifelong...

Proud Pentecost pushes for charity

Panthers Wheelchair Rugby League captain, Nathan Pentecost, will be tackling the challenge of 100 kilometres in just two days around the Sydney International Regatta...

Light at the end of the tunnel for struggling Emus

Penrith Emus President Jim Hook has declared the future is bright at the embattled club despite experiencing one of the worst defeats in sporting...

Netball lovers in for huge weekend

The Penrith District Netball Association (PDNA) will be heavily represented at one of the largest sporting events in the southern hemisphere this weekend. The local...

Learning about football and life

Kids from Emu Plains Football Club are hoping their first major tournament will be a huge success when they compete at next month’s prestigious...

Young sports stars given a helping hand

Nine young sporting stars from Penrith and St Marys have been presented with Local Sporting Champions grants worth $500. The grants were handed out by...

Academy launched to find future cricket stars

The Penrith Cricket Club are hoping to find the next Pat Cummins or Josh Lalor with the launch of their very own Elite Training...

The happiest Emu

Sam Siaki moved away from his family in New Zealand to pursue his dream of playing rugby in Australia. The 23-year-old factory worker ended up...

Daniel Dent wins Penrith Cricket Club's Player of the Year award

At 39 years of age, cricketer Daniel Dent has been named the 2015 Penrith Cricket Club Men’s Player of the Year. It’s the first time...

Giants launch major community program

The Greater Western Sydney Giants have launched a major community initiative that will see the club double its community outcomes and further enrich the...

It's no fluke: Giants may just be the real deal

The GWS Giants continue to soar up the AFL Premiership ladder following their biggest win in club history last weekend against Carlton. Friendless just 12...

Local cricketers heading to Sri Lanka

Two local cricket players are heading to Sri Lanka next month to experience the sights, sounds and just about everything the tiny subcontinent nation...

Netball World Cup 100 days away

With 100 days to go until the Netball World Cup 2015, Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres has encouraged fans to get behind the sport. “The...

Jessica Fox wins Gold in Brazil

Australian Olympic silver medalist and double World Champion, Jessica Fox, has bounced back from devastation 24 hours earlier to win gold in the women’s...

Seven local juniors picked to represent NSW

Basketball in Penrith has never been brighter following the news that a whopping seven local juniors will represent NSW at the upcoming Australian Junior...

Emus want fairer draw

Penrith Emus coach Sateki Tu’ipulotu says he’ll meet with NSW Rugby officials soon to discuss a fairer schedule for the struggling club from next...

Penrith-born cricket legend Richie Benaud dies aged 84

The voice of cricket has been silenced. Richie Benaud, who was born in Penrith in 1930, sadly passed away overnight after battling cancer. He was...

Waratahs put youngsters through their paces at coaching clinic

Around 100 local kids visited St Marys Leagues Club on Wednesday morning to take part in a junior rugby clinic with players from the...

Penrith's fourth grade cricket team win grand final

After not winning a title for more than a decade, the Penrith Cricket Club have now gone back-to-back after their Fourth Grade side defeated...

Oscar's Too good for his opponents

His coaches may call him “soft hands” because of his unbelievable volleying ability at the net, but there’s nothing soft about this 10-year-old local...

20 year wait worth the prize

People say good things come to those who wait, and the Penrith Golf Club have waited a very long time – 20 years in...

Horror start for Emus

If last Saturday afternoon’s opening round result is anything to by, it could be another rough old year for the Penrith Emus in the...

Wanderers aim to avoid the spoon

What a difference a year makes. 12 months ago the Western Sydney Wanderers were battling the Brisbane Roar for top of the table Premiers Plate...

Whare has no regrets

Dean Whare remembers signing with the Panthers right at the beginning of Phil Gould’s famous five-year plan. He would never admit publicly that he regretted...

Cranebrook's history maker

More than 16,000km may have separated them on Sunday morning but that didn’t stop Cranebrook mother Glenda McElduff from watching her daughter Renee create...