Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Cricket

Penrith Cricket Club Head Coach Michael Wholohan calls it quits

A 40-year association with the Penrith Cricket Club is officially over, with club legend and head coach Michael Wholohan calling it quits.

Cricketers honoured at Annual Presentation Night

A rising Penrith Cricket Club star has been recognised for an outstanding summer on the pitch, named the 2020/21 Male Player of the Year for the first time.

Podcast: Sam Arnold’s inspiring story centred on sport

Sam Arnold has represented Australia across three sporting codes and this summer was a part of the Sydney Thunder WBBL|06 championship squad.

Keeping it in the family: The father and son duo tearing up the cricket...

Local cricketers Glenn and David Willmington are living the ultimate father and son dream – and they hope it continues for a long time to come.

Podcast: Mikayla’s journey through life and cricket

Mikayla Hinkley was born and raised in Penrith and was surrounded by sports and adventure from a young age.

Podcast: Humble upbringing keeps Hannah’s career in perspective

Hannah Darlington was raised in Erskine Park and surrounded herself with a myriad of sports from a young age. Support and guidance from her...

Following in the footsteps of legends

Penrith cricketer Kate Peterson is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her idols and represent Australia after she was selected as a Basil Sellers Scholar for 2020.

Podcast: Perspective through adversity for Lisa Griffith

Lisa Griffith was introduced to cricket at the age of 5. Growing up in Bathurst, in central west NSW, sport occupied Lisa’s time, and...

Podcast: Resilience and perspective key to success for local cricketer

Josh Lalor is a professional cricketer who has represented New South Wales, various Big Bash League clubs and, more recently, relished a stint playing in the Caribbean Premier League.

Teen sensation scores new deal

Rising star from Erskine Park secures her cricket future with Sydney Thunder.

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...