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Grand Final-like anticipation ahead of do or die encounter

If you had tasked a Hollywood scriptwriter with penning the tales of the 2018 NRL Finals, they almost certainly would have included a clash...

Panthers power into week two of Finals

Penrith are through to the second week of the NRL finals after a dominant 27-12 win over the Warriors at ANZ Stadium tonight. The Panthers...

Do or die for Panthers and Warriors

The best time of the year has arrived and the Panthers are pouncing into September with a newfound confidence after last Friday’s dismantling of...

Masked Panther: Ciraldo fumes at refs

The NRL was keen to have Penrith play this Saturday’s Elimination Final against the Warriors as part of a double header at Allianz Stadium...

Soward: I’m tipping the Panthers in a tight one

As I sit here writing this week’s column, I find myself going back and forth as to who is going to come out on...

DWZ: We’ll need to be at our best

Penrith fullback Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has plenty of big game experience as a Panther and Kiwi international, so he knows exactly what his side needs...

Maloney confident Penrith aren’t just making up the numbers

Panthers captain and two-time Premiership winner James Maloney is confident his side can go deep into the Finals, if they play to their potential. Penrith's...

Panthers to play Warriors at ANZ Stadium in Elimination Final

Penrith will play at the Warriors in a do-or-die Finals showdown at ANZ Stadium next Saturday night. The game was originally pencilled in for Allianz...

Dogs sign Harawira-Naera

The Bulldogs have reportedly signed boom Penrith back rower Corey Harawira-Naera. According to The Daily Telegraph, Harawira-Naera will depart the Panthers at the end of...

Masked Panther: Peachey still Titans bound

There’s plenty of speculation around at the moment about Tyrone Peachey wanting to stay at the Panthers next season despite signing a lucrative deal...

Panthers face tough task against in-form Storm

Penrith face one of the NRL’s toughest tasks this Friday to finish the regular season and while it’s a brilliant test of strength ahead...

Masked Panther: Ciraldo not a permanent option

There is a growing feeling that caretaker Penrith coach Cameron Ciraldo does not want to remain in the position permanently. It’s my understanding the...

Desperate Panthers look to keep top four dream alive

Last Saturday’s defeat at the hands of Newcastle was a loss a month in the making. It was coming against Manly, coming against the...

Key forwards ignore speculation about their futures

High profile Panthers forwards James Tamou and Trent Merrin have responded to rumours they could be on the outer at season’s end. It’s been widely...

Error-riddled Panthers beaten by Knights

Penrith's hopes of finishing in the top four have taken a huge blow after a disappointing 20-12 loss to Newcastle at Panthers Stadium today. The...

Masked Panther: Barrett comeback not on

Despite Trent Barrett's likely departure from Manly at the end of the season, he won't be anywhere near Penrith in 2019. The Panthers aren't...

Peachey wants sweet farewell

Tyrone Peachey has enjoyed many spectacular moments at Panthers Stadium during his five-year career at Penrith, but this Saturday afternoon the NSW Blues utility...

Panthers search for 80 minute effort

Well, at least they’re consistent. For three weeks in a row now, Penrith have come from behind to win in dramatic circumstances when it appeared...

Maloney out indefinitely with knee injury

The Penrith Panthers have been dealt a blow just three weeks out from the Finals with five-eighth James Maloney sidelined with a knee injury. Maloney...

Cleary: I’m staying with Tigers

Wests Tigers coach Ivan Cleary has ruled out a switch to the Penrith Panthers by declaring he intends to see out his contract with...