Rugby League

New Panthers wrecking ball on verge of NRL debut

New Penrith Panthers prop Viliame Kikau almost can't believe how much his life has changed in such a short space of time. Just under two...

Martin coy on possible return

Exciting Panthers five-eighth Te Maire Martin says he isn’t sure whether he’ll play first grade on Monday night when Penrith do battle against the...

Panthers prepare for Dog fight

On paper, the last five weeks tells a tale that heavily favours the Panthers’ chances against Canterbury and its brutal forward pack on Sunday...

Merrin feels right at home at Panthers

In January 2016, Trent Merrin was in unfamiliar territory. Taking part in his first gruelling pre-season in Penrith’s punishing heat, Merrin must have wondered what...

Brothers in arms: The NRL debut that will never be forgotten

It finished in heartbreaking circumstances but Malakai Watene-Zelezniak will never forget his first grade debut. At 25, he had every right to think his dreams...

Panthers look to spoil JT’s party

The Panthers head to Townsville on Saturday afternoon for a rare 3pm kickoff at 1300SMILES Stadium, but if they plan to be smirking by...

Young Panthers look to rise again as trip to Suncorp looms

The real Penrith Panthers have finally stood up – and what a time to do it. All year we’ve seen glimpses of the Panthers we...

Confirmed: Campbell-Gillard out of Origin

Penrith forward Reagan Campbell-Gillard is out of the rest of the State of Origin series as the Panthers' horror 2018 injury crisis got worse...

Facebook link to Egan’s Panthers debut

Growing up in Lithgow – 90 minutes west of Penrith – Wayde Egan was just a young kid from the bush who had a...

Saturday showdown: Sell-out looms for blockbuster at Panthers Stadium

Games at Panthers Stadium don’t get much bigger than this. First versus second, on the eve of Origin. This is the very definition of...

Top four hopes go on the line

Plenty of people have egg on their faces after last weekend’s performance by the Panthers, including me. Penrith by 16, what a tip! It’s safe...

Masked Panther: Ciraldo fumes at refs

The NRL was keen to have Penrith play this Saturday’s Elimination Final against the Warriors as part of a double header at Allianz Stadium...

Panthers bombshell: Soward dropped

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin has dramatically dropped veteran playmaker Jamie Soward to reserve grade in a move likely to raise questions about where the...

Mansour suffers serious knee injury

The Panthers have been dealt a huge off-season blow with powerhouse winger Josh Mansour suffering a serious knee injury. Mansour suffered an ACL injury in...

League player in $50k abortion pay-off

A woman was paid $50,000 to have an abortion after she fell pregnant to Penrith Panthers rugby league star Bryce Cartwright. The 24-year-old Sydney woman...

Soward: NRL lottery delivers surprises

We are 10 rounds into the 2017 NRL season this weekend and I thought for this week’s column, I’d take a look at the...

Latu denies exit rumours

He's been the subject of rumours for the last few weeks, but Panthers interchange forward Leilani Latu has denied he wants out of the...

Griffin earns contract extension at Panthers

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin will be in charge at the club until at least the end of the 2020 season after signing a two-year...

Sold out: Panthers v Eels hottest ticket in town

Penrith's NRL season opener against Parramatta at Panthers Stadium is officially a sell-out. The club says the final tickets were snapped up early this morningm,...

Masked Panther: Griffin rumours off the mark

Fresh rumours that emerged last weekend over Penrith coach Anthony Griffin’s future at the Panthers are way off the mark according to club officials...