Cricket

Cultures come together for cricket tournament

Cricket tournament allows players to represent their homeland and local club

Panthers primed to go back to back

After breaking a 36-year Premiership drought last summer, the Penrith Cricket Club are ready to do it all over again when the NSW Premier Cricket season gets underway on Saturday morning.

‘Hawkeye’ calls it a day

On the eve of the new local cricket season, the Panthers Cricket Club is paying tribute to respected Life Member and former President Keith Hawkins.

Labor promises Dukes Oval upgrade

An amenities upgrade for Dukes Oval in Emu Plains could be on the cards, as part of a $500,000 promise by Labor. The announcement comes...

Penrith claim first Belvidere Cup in 36 years

Penrith have won their first Belvidere Cup title since the early 1980s, breaking a 30+ year championship drought at Bankstown Oval this afternoon. The match...

History in the making

Despite a bizarre protest that was ultimately withdrawn, it’s been business as usual at the Penrith Cricket Club this week as they prepare to...

Dramatic twist in Grand Final week

North Sydney have lodged an appeal after last weekend's NSW Premier Cricket Semi Final at Howell Oval ended in a draw, propelling Penrith into...

History beckons as Penrith prepares for semi final showdown

It’s been more than 15 years since the Penrith Cricket Club made the Belvidere Cup first grade cricket final, but this weekend they’ll have...

Pat Cummins wins Allan Border Medal

Penrith's Pat Cummins has won the prestigious Allan Border Medal at tonight's Australian Cricket Awards. The 25-year-old, who first played first grade cricket for Penrith...

500 not out: Pat’s incredible milestone

It would be hard to find anyone more passionate about cricket locally than Colyton grandfather Pat Yates. The 72-year-old hasn’t just been involved with the...

Smith to play at Howell

If there’s one blessing from the ball-tampering scandal that rocked the cricket world earlier this year, it’s that suspended Aussie captain Steve Smith will...

Griffith hopes to strike in second stint with Thunder

After not setting the Big Bash world on fire like she would have wanted to in her debut season, experienced all-rounder Lisa Griffith is...

The Cricket Clearys: New family rivalry

The Wholohan name has been synonymous with the Penrith Cricket Club for decades but as of Saturday morning, that famous surname will appear on...

Penrith scores new cricket nets

Local cricketers now have a brand new facility to practice their batting and bowling, with the opening of five upgraded cricket nets at Jamison...

Cricket club honours its best

The Penrith Cricket Club capped off a strong 2017/18 season at their annual Presentation Evening last weekend. Held at Penrith Panthers Leagues Club, around 120...

Smith gets nod as new skipper

Proud Penrith cricketer Ryan Smith will take over the reigns as first grade captain following the recent departure of Michael Castle. The premiership-winning Poidevin Gray...

Honouring his talent and heritage

Talented local cricketer Tyran Liddiard thought he was just filming a documentary on Indigenous cricketers in Australia when he received a phone call that...

Penrith cruise to victory to claim historic Poidevin-Gray Shield decider

It was just about a walk in the park for Penrith after they comfortably demolished Gordon by 84 runs to claim their first Poidevin-Gray...

Grand finish to season

The last time Penrith won the Poidevin-Gray Shield their side featured a couple of handy players that would eventually go on to represent their...

Cranebrook teen earns Aussie cap

Many kids play cricket in the summer and rugby league in the winter but not many do it at an elite level quite like...