Thursday, October 29, 2020

Cricket

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Despite a bizarre protest that was ultimately withdrawn, it’s been business as usual at the Penrith Cricket Club this week as they prepare to...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

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...