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Wanderers in trouble over flares

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has today issued a show cause notice to Western Sydney Wanderers FC following an incident in last Saturday night’s Sydney...

Derby atmosphere unrivalled in Australian sport

I’ve been to plenty of great sporting events at ANZ Stadium, from NRL Grand Finals to State of Origins, football internationals and of course...

Merrin wins Merv Cartwright Medal

Forward Trent Merrin has capped off a huge week by winning the Merv Cartwright Medal at Penrith's presentation night this evening. Merrin took home the...

New recruits hoping for Derby call-up

New Western Sydney Wanderers signing Jack Clisby is hopeful his first outing for his new club will be in front of more than 60,000...

Skipper’s Derby regret

On the eve of the opening game of the new A-League season, Western Sydney Wanderers skipper Nikolai Topor-Stanley has opened up about being rubbed...

W-League team to call Kingswood home

The Western Sydney Wanderers W-League team will call Kingswood home this season after Western Sydney University (WSU) secured a deal with the club to...

Panthers blow huge lead to lose Holden Cup Grand Final

The Roosters have scored 24 unanswered points in the second half to claim the Holden Cup premiership, leaving Penrith to wonder what could have...

New netball team has Giant potential

They’ve had an extraordinary season on the football field, now the Giants have their very own netball team, which will compete in the all-new...

Panthers aim for title double

The Penrith Panthers will be aiming to be the second side in Holden Cup history to win back-to-back premierships when they take on the...

Panthers re-sign Moylan, Cartwright

Penrith stars Matt Moylan and Bryce Cartwright have signed new long-term deals with the club. The Panthers confirmed this morning that Moylan and Cartwright this...

Sounds of summer as cricket season nears

Ahead of this weekend’s opening round of the 2016/17 Sydney Grade Cricket competition, the Penrith Cricket Club have announced their captains for the upcoming...

Giants knock on destiny’s door

Greater Western Sydney Giants coach Leon Cameron believes this Saturday night’s Preliminary Final against the Western Bulldogs could go right down to the wire. Spotless...

Wanderers claim Powerchair title

The Western Sydney Wanderers captured their first Powerchair Premiership when they defeated five-time champions, Newcastle, last weekend in Mount Druitt. All level on 24 points...

Panthers open premiership window

Penrith’s NRL season didn’t quite have a dream finish, but it’s far from a nightmare. The club’s 2016 campaign, which ended at the hands of...

The storylines that defined Penrith’s season

Teen star's ironic rise to first grade Nathan Cleary wasn't even featured in the 2016 Season Guide for Penrith, but he ended up playing a...

Cartwright: Moylan was right to give me a spray

Panthers star Bryce Cartwright says his first NRL Finals appearance was a good learning curve heading into this Saturday night’s Semi Final against Canberra. While...

All about timing and patience for Latimore

A few weeks ago Panthers prop Jeremy Latimore was running around in reserve grade, struggling to get a start in Anthony Griffin’s first grade...

Joshua gets into the swing of things

When your Glenmore Park home backs onto Penrith Golf Course, you almost feel obliged to give the sport a crack. That was the case for...

Belief the key as old rivalry is reignited

An old rivalry gets reignited this Saturday night when 1990 and 1991 Grand Finalists Penrith and Canberra do battle in the nation’s capital. It’s a...

Panthers prepare for Dog fight

On paper, the last five weeks tells a tale that heavily favours the Panthers’ chances against Canterbury and its brutal forward pack on Sunday...

Your A to Z Guide to the NRL Finals

A is for Allianz Stadium. It’s 64 kilometres away but this Sunday, the mighty Panthers are calling it home. B is for the Bunker. I...

Wanderers secure Argentinian midfielder

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced the loan signing of Argentinian midfielder Nicolás Martinez from Olympiacos in Greece. Joining the Wanderers as a marquee...

Panthers to face Bulldogs in do-or-die Finals match

Penrith have set a date with the Bulldogs at Allianz Stadium next Sunday afternoon after a 36-6 thrashing of Manly at Pepper Stadium in...

The wonderful world of Waqa

Penrith Panthers centre Waqa Blake has praised senior teammates Peter Wallace and Trent Merrin for helping him become a better, more professional player. After debuting...

Panthers set to soar over Sea Eagles

It’s not often Penrith fans can feel this comfortable. Going into Sunday night’s game against Manly at Pepper Stadium, the result matters little when it...

Wanderer for a day

Last week I received an email from the Western Sydney Wanderers inviting me to be a member of the Wanderers XI for their annual...

Campbell-Gillard out of Penrith’s Finals campaign

The Panthers will go into the NRL Finals without one of their toughest forwards after Reagan Campbell-Gillard was ruled out for the remainder of...

Panthers confirm Finals spot

The Penrith Panthers have confirmed their spot in the NRL top eight and will play Finals football for just the third time in the...

From easybeats to Giant killers

This weekend’s final round of the AFL regular season is shaping up to be an absolute beauty with the GWS Giants in line to...

Mansour confident Panthers can make an impact in finals

Panthers winger Josh Mansour believes Penrith’s young team of rising stars has what it takes to challenge for a premiership… this year. The Panthers are...

Titanic battle looms

You only have to look back to the last time Penrith played the Titans to realise how much has changed at the Panthers in...

Battle of the big cats

Round 23 really couldn’t have played out much better for the Penrith Panthers. The Tigers losing to the Titans, the Rabbitohs upsetting the Warriors and...

Corey Payne gone as Brian Fletcher assumes vacant CEO role

The relationship between the Penrith Panthers and CEO Corey Payne has ended in tears and a shock resignation. After just four months in the top...

Payne, Panthers to part ways

The Western Weekender can reveal that Penrith Panthers CEO Corey Payne is set to part ways with the club. The shock development comes just four...

Fox wins Bronze in Rio

Leonay's Jessica Fox has missed out on Gold at the Rio Olympics, but has managed to snare a Bronze Medal in the Women's K1...

Exclusive: Walker returns to where it all began

Australia’s first National Hockey League (NHL) draft pick Nathan Walker paid a surprise visit to Penrith Ice Palace last week, giving back to the...

Panthers now control their own destiny

While we shouldn’t be getting too carried away with Penrith’s 38-18 win over a depleted Sydney Roosters side on Monday night, the one key...

Triathlon countdown begins

Just over two months remain until thousands of athletes from around Australia and the world descend on Penrith for the annual Atmosphere Nepean Triathlon. This...

Martin coy on possible return

Exciting Panthers five-eighth Te Maire Martin says he isn’t sure whether he’ll play first grade on Monday night when Penrith do battle against the...

Panthers must win three from five

The equation facing the Panthers is rather simple: win three of the remaining five games, and finals football beckons. On paper, the task seems quite...