Thursday, July 7, 2022

Rugby League

Lang on League: Cleary plots the road to September

The path to the Minor Premiership is clear.

From mowing lawns to 50-game NRL star, Mitch Kenny is a talent on the...

Fan favourite Mitch Kenny has described his road to 50 NRL games as “quite a journey” but says he wouldn’t have it any other way.

NRL threatens to blow up its perfect scenario

Why Sunday Origin must stay.

State Government confirms Paceway negotiations for new stadium; Panthers to play at BlueBet in...

The Penrith Panthers will play at BlueBet Stadium in 2023, as the State Government confirms it has entered negotiations to acquire the Penrith Paceway and build the stadium on that site.

Masked Panther: Ciraldo linked with surprise Eels move

Could Penrith assistant coach Cameron Ciraldo head a little further east?

Penrith’s next big thing happy to be patient as he awaits NRL debut

His breakout performance while playing for Fiji last weekend got the whole rugby league world talking, now Sunia Turuva is ready to light up the NRL.

Penrith back-up halfback Sean O’Sullivan signs with Dolphins

Penrith's back-up halfback Sean O'Sullivan has inked a deal with new NRL franchise the Dolphins for the 2022 season.

Desperate Roosters look to spoil Panther party in Friday night blockbuster

As fearsome as the Sydney Roosters have been under Trent Robinson’s coaching, most of the big games between the chooks and Panthers have gone the way of the west.

Lang on League: Hits and misses – Top Penrith rookies and what happened next

The Ben Alexander Rookie of the Year Award winner is not guaranteed success in the tough world of rugby league but it’s recognition that you’ve shown ability to go all the way.

Masked Panther: All sweet between Freddy and Api

The Masked Panther has all the latest news and gossip from Pantherland.

Lang on League: Panthers set to shine on rep stage

The Panthers will have 19 players representing their state and country in this weekend’s NRL Representative Round. For this weekend only, the competition proper is suspended and State of Origin takes centre stage on Sunday.

How Viliame Kikau transformed himself into a leader

Viliame Kikau admits getting the opportunity to vice-captain Fiji this weekend will be one of the biggest honours of his career.

30 years since Panthers lost Ben

The front page of the June 26, 1992 edition of The Western Weekender said it all: "Penrith mourns".

Panthers confirm contract extension for Izack Tago

Penrith have locked boom centre Izack Tago into a new contract, with the 20-year-old to stay at the foot of the Mountains until at least the end of the 2025 season.

Masked Panther: Nine’s bizarre Tago commentary call

Tago happy with 'Aussie' pronunciation of his surname, plus the latest on Cameron Ciraldo and Penrith chase a young Rooster.

Lang on League: Coaching tension boils again

Bennett v Cleary is on again.

Panthers likely to put the foot down against hapless Warriors

From the moment the full-time siren rang out through Accor Stadium last Wednesday night, the last team in the competition you wanted to be was Newcastle.

Masked Panther: Staines set for exit ramp

The Bulldogs and Dolphins emerge as the likely chasers for Charlie Staines, as talk of Cameron Ciraldo to the Tigers intensifies.

O’Sullivan opens up on NRL future

Nathan Cleary’s understudy, Sean O’Sullivan, says he plans to make a call on his long-term future in the coming weeks. Off-contract at season’s end, the...

All eyes on Origin stars as Penrith prepare for M1 road trip

Despite the number of players out last Friday night, I was always pretty confident the Panthers would get the job done against the Bulldogs.