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Official: Moylan to depart Panthers

The worst kept secret in rugby league is finally out in the open - Matt Moylan is leaving the Penrith Panthers. Speculation has been rife...

Local skater wows the judges at major competition

Six-year-old Sophija Petrovski’s dad, Paul, isn’t sure how his talented daughter discovered a passion for figure skating but he reckons an old Barbie movie...

10 places in Penrith to watch the Cup

Are you and your friends struggling to figure out where you want to go out on Cup day? The Weekender is here to help! Here...

Report: Panthers lodge Maloney contract with NRL

Penrith are on the verge of announcing the signing of dual premiership winner James Maloney on a three-year deal. NRL.com is reporting that the Panthers lodged...

It’s on: Moylan set to quit Penrith for Sharks

Panthers five-eighth Matt Moylan could be heading to the shire as early as next week with reports that the club is close to releasing...

Bunton aims to inspire

Local artistic gymnast Chris Bunton has been a huge inspiration for many in his sport for a very long time, now the 25-year-old is...

Campbell-Gillard to make Test debut

Penrith Panthers Player of the Year Reagan Campbell-Gillard is set to make his international debut on Friday night after being named in the starting...

Maddison’s a triple threat

As the well-known saying goes ‘good things come in threes’, and this talented 12-year-old is living proof that three is not necessarily a crowd. Glenmore...

From spectator to competitor

While he hasn’t had the season he would have wanted, local Production Touring Car driver Matt Shylan wants to end the year on a...

Panthers coach lands Titans NRL gig

Premiership winning reserve grade coach Garth Brennan has finally secured a role in the NRL, joining the Gold Coast Titans ahead of the 2018...

Panthers become Friday night kings in 2018

Penrith will play 11 games on Friday nights in 2018, including a final round meeting with defending Premiers Melbourne at AAMI Park. The 2018 NRL...

Summer lovin’ players keep soccer thriving

While most people would usually identify the summer months with cricket and tennis, there’s a popular winter sport that’s still kicking goals even as...

Thunder to strike Penrith

One of the biggest events on the local sporting calendar is returning this December when the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) hits Howell Oval. For...

Fox’s happy homecoming

After six gruelling months competing in Europe, two-time Olympic medallist Jessica Fox is finally able to sleep in her own bed. The popular local returned...

Panthers star Wallace ruled out of World Cup

Scotland have been struck a blow with the news that NRL star Peter Wallace is out of the upcoming World Cup through injury. The Penrith...

Mansour to join Australian World Cup squad

Penrith Panthers winger Josh Mansour has been called into the Australian Kangaroos squad following the withdrawal of Darius Boyd. At a team medical today in...

Campbell-Gillard called into Kangaroos squad

Penrith Panthers forward Reagan Campbell-Gillard has been called into the Kangaroos squad following the withdrawal today of Andrew Fifita. Fifita informed Kangaroos Coach Mal Meninga...

Griffin earns contract extension at Panthers

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin will be in charge at the club until at least the end of the 2020 season after signing a two-year...

Campbell-Gillard wins Merv Cartwright Medal

Reagan Campbell-Gillard has won the Merv Cartwright Medal as Penrith's player of the year. The 24-year-old, who was also named the Western Weekender's Player of...

Group chat was first hint players had of Popovic’s departure

When the news of Tony Popovic’s shock departure from the Western Sydney Wanderers broke on Sunday afternoon, a players-only ‘group chat’ on the smartphone...