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Pentecost launches Commonwealth Games bid

After representing Australia in wheelchair track racing, powerlifting and wheelchair rugby league, Emu Plains resident Nathan Pentecost is taking up a fourth sporting challenge...

Penrith gets Thunderstruck

Reigning Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) champions the Sydney Thunder will return to Penrith next month for back-to-back matches against the Adelaide Strikers. Following a...

Jed hopes to follow in famous footsteps

New Penrith Panthers recruit Jed Cartwright said he feels right at home, playing for the club that means so much to him. The 20-year-old signed...

Panthers to play Dragons in opening game

Penrith fans will have to wait until round three for the first home game of the 2017 NRL season, with the Panthers on the...

Double joy for softballers

The Penrith City Softball Association (PCSA) have once again asserted their dominance at State-level by winning the NSW U15 State Softball Championships for both...

Kevin Small steps down after long tenure as President at Leonay Golf Club

After more than two decades at the helm of Leonay Golf Club, Kevin Small is calling it a day as President. The 66-year-old former top...

Can Brody be king of the kids?

The kids-only version of Ironman – Ironkids – is headed back to Penrith next weekend with hundreds of children taking part. One dedicated Ironkid, who...

Family man Tamou ready to take Panthers to the next level

After a roller coaster couple of years up north, new Penrith Panthers recruit James Tamou says his young family is happy and settled in...

Penrith takes centre court

Penrith’s Woodriff Gardens Tennis Centre will host some of the country’s largest and most important tennis events this month. Beginning this weekend (November 12-14), Nepean...

Soward calls time on rugby league career

Former Penrith Panthers playmaker Jamie Soward has announced his retirement from rugby league. The 31-year-old was contracted to Penrith until the end of next year...

Latimore departs Panthers

The Penrith Panthers have released prop Jeremy Latimore from the remainder of his contract just days before the start of pre-season training. It is understood...

Mansour suffers serious knee injury

The Panthers have been dealt a huge off-season blow with powerhouse winger Josh Mansour suffering a serious knee injury. Mansour suffered an ACL injury in...

Panthers return to fan favourite for 2017 jersey

When Panthers asked its fan base what look, design and colours best captured the club’s identity, the response was undeniable. “This is the jersey you...

Blue Sox chase premiership dream

The Australian Baseball League (ABL) heads into its seventh season this summer but, after five finals appearances in six years, the Sydney Blue Sox...

Slice of basketball history for St Doms

St Dominic’s College has achieved a feat no other school in the state has ever done before by being crowned champions in three Combined...

Panthers sign Rein for two years

Mitch Rein has signed a two-year deal with the Panthers. The 26-year-old hooker joins the club from St George Illawarra Dragons, where he played 132...

Original Panther Peckham dies

Wayne Peckham, who played in the inaugural Penrith Panthers first grade side in 1967, has passed away aged 72. Peckham, officially listed as the ninth player...

Penrith proves softball dominance with rep call-ups

The Penrith City Softball Association will be leading the way this January with 11 members – including players, coaches and statisticians – represented at...

OzTag star has dreams of playing NRL

Glenmore Park teenager Keegan Woods hopes to one day put his OzTag skills to the test by living out his dream of playing in...

Footy Doubles program is more than just a bit of fun

It is a common call in the lead-up to a rugby league match at Pepper Stadium – “get your Footy Doubles” – but when...

W-League side has Penrith flavour

The new Western Sydney Wanderers W-League team will have a distinct Penrith flavour when the girls hit the pitch for their opening game against...

Captain gone: Wanderers confirm major change

The Wanderers have confirmed that captain Nikolai Topor-Stanley has signed with a club in the United Arab Emirates. Following four incredible seasons in the Red &...

Wanderers re-sign youngster

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced that Jaushua Sotirio has signed a two-year contract extension until the end of the 18/19 season. The 21-year-old winger...

Blencowe fights for respect

2016 wasn’t the year St Marys-based MMA cage fighter Arlene Blencowe had hoped for, but after all the trials and tribulations it could very...

Baird ditches greyhound ban

NSW Premier Mike Baird has sensationally abandoned plans to shut down the greyhound industry in July next year. Mr Baird has been under immense political...

Peachey inks new deal with Panthers

The Panthers have continued in their mission to build a dominant squad over the next three seasons with livewire utility Tyrone Peachey re-signing with...

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...