Cricket

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cricket for a cause

While most of Australia will be sitting on their couches watching Australia take on the West Indies this Boxing Day, the Glenmore Park Cricket...

Sounds of summer as cricket season nears

Ahead of this weekend’s opening round of the 2016/17 Sydney Grade Cricket competition, the Penrith Cricket Club have announced their captains for the upcoming...

Summer cricket bonanza

Penrith Council has teamed up with the Sydney Thunder T20 teams to bring the opening round of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) and...

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...

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...

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...