Cricket

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...

Smith gets nod as new skipper

Proud Penrith cricketer Ryan Smith will take over the reigns as first grade captain following the recent departure of Michael Castle. The premiership-winning Poidevin Gray...

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 win thrilling Limited Overs decider at Howell Oval

It couldn't have been any closer. Penrith has recorded a miracle last ball victory over Hawkesbury to claim Grand Final glory in the NSW Premier...

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...

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...

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Despite a bizarre protest that was ultimately withdrawn, it’s been business as usual at the Penrith Cricket Club this week as they prepare to...

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...

Cummins earns call-up to Australian Test squad

It's been a long journey but Pat Cummins is finally back in the Australian Test squad. The Penrith prodigy was today called up to replace...

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...

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 cruise to victory to claim historic Poidevin-Gray Shield decider

It was just about a walk in the park for Penrith after they comfortably demolished Gordon by 84 runs to claim their first Poidevin-Gray...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...