Cricket

Halse calls it quits after 23 years

Inspirational Penrith Cricket Club captain Matthew Halse has announced his retirement after 23 seasons in the game. The first grade skipper – who put his...

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...

Cricket puts safety first

Junior cricket in Penrith has been given a welcome boost thanks to an initiative from McDonald’s Garton Group and Cricket NSW. The program aims to...

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...

Bottrill joins 400 club

Local cricketer Greg Bottrill achieved the perfect milestone recently. Not only did the 46-year-old notch up 400 senior games for his beloved Emu Plains...

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...

You’re never too old to dream

Glenmore Park indoor cricketer Phil Broadhead can attest to the quote ‘Like a fine wine, I get better with age’, after the 52-year-old was...

Thunder to strike Penrith

One of the biggest events on the local sporting calendar is returning this December when the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) hits Howell Oval. For...

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...

Women’s cricket on solid footing thanks to new funding

Female cricket in Penrith will receive a huge boost from Cricket Australia after the governing body announced a new $4 million investment to grow...

Penrith teen stuns cricketing world

While the cricketing world was going nuts for young Aussie leg-spinner Lloyd Pope last week, a teenage pace-bowler from Cranebrook was putting on a...

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...

Thunder to strike in Penrith this weekend

Reigning Rebel Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) premiers Sydney Thunder return to Penrith this weekend to kick start the summer school holidays with a...

McGrath to highlight annual luncheon

Former Test cricketer and Australian sporting legend Glenn McGrath will headline Penrith Cricket Club’s annual Captain’s Lunch next Friday afternoon. To be held inside the...

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...

Penrith gets Thunderstruck

Reigning Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) champions the Sydney Thunder will return to Penrith next month for back-to-back matches against the Adelaide Strikers. Following a...

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...

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...

Turning back time for historic clash

The thriving community of Thornton will host an historic cricket match next month with locals having the unique chance to be involved. To commemorate the...

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...