Sport

Close to home again

Jade Close has represented her nation at the highest level, but now the 28-year-old former Penrith local is preparing to take on a brand...

Summer cricket bonanza

Penrith Council has teamed up with the Sydney Thunder T20 teams to bring the opening round of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) and...

Ironman coup for Penrith

Penrith will be home to another major sporting event in 2017 with the announcement that, for the first time in Australia, the Ironman 70.3...

Arlene puts it all on the line

While UFC fans from all over the world were glued to their TV screens last Sunday watching American Holly Holm knockout superstar Ronda Rousey,...

New Panthers wrecking ball on verge of NRL debut

New Penrith Panthers prop Viliame Kikau almost can't believe how much his life has changed in such a short space of time. Just under two...

Merrin plans to keep things simple

Trent Merrin has won a premiership, a State of Origin series and played for his country, but now Penrith’s prized new recruit wants to...

Rough waves ahead for stadium

At a time when tourism is more crucial to Penrith than ever, one of our biggest attractions is showing signs of struggle. Penrith Whitewater Stadium’s...

Bowls, food and fun at Men of League event

Fancy a game of lawn bowls with some footy legends whilst raising some funds for charity? Well, Men of League Penrith has you covered with...

Half in waiting ready to take his chance

Te Maire Martin has only been a member of the Penrith Panthers for a little under two weeks, but already he likes what he...

Hadley set to tour England with Diamonds

Penrith netballer Paige Hadley says it never gets old hearing her name called out as a member of the Australian Diamonds squad. Last week the...

Panthers snare tough forward

The Penrith Panthers have confirmed the signing of forward Suaia Matagi on a one-year deal, with an option for a second year. The arrival of the...

Meet the Hazzards

Emma, James and Jack Hazzard aren’t your average kids. Why? Because at the ages of 16, 13 and 11 they have a license to...

Wallace, Griffin clear the air

Penrith Panthers captain Peter Wallace has vowed he will be at the club next season despite a rumoured rift with new coach Anthony Griffin. Talk...

Wanderers break the drought

The Western Sydney Wanderers have that winning feeling again after they defeated Perth Glory 1-0 last Sunday at Pirtek Stadium. The Wanderers notched up their...

Rising sports stars given financial boost

Young sporting stars were delighted to receive $500 each last week, to help them pursue their sporting goals. 11 young locals received a Local Sporting...

Idris gone from Panthers

Penrith's 2016 NRL pre-season was just hours old when it delivered its first major story - and it's a huge blow for new coach...

Georgallis returns to coach Panthers

Steve Georgallis will return to the Penrith Panthers next season with confirmation that he will coach the club's NSW Cup team. 47-year-old Georgallis briefly coached...

Who do you slow down for?

Minister for Roads Duncan Gay has asked the Western Sydney Wanderers and their supporters: who do you slow down for? The NSW Government and Western...

Seth’s motocross dream closer to reality

Seth Burchell is only nine-years-old but he’s already proving a career in motocross could be well within his sights. The Year 4 student at Werrington...

Power comes to Penrith

45 of the best powerlifters in the nation will travel to Penrith next week to compete in one of Australia’s most well known powerlifting...