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...

Men of League to work with juniors

The Penrith branch of Men of League have been helping the rugby league community for many years, now they’re turning their attention to the...

Peter Graham added to Panthers Board

EXCLUSIVE Lifelong Penrith Panthers fan Peter Graham was there in person to watch the club’s very first home game against the Newtown Jets back in...

Peachey inks new deal with Panthers

The Panthers have continued in their mission to build a dominant squad over the next three seasons with livewire utility Tyrone Peachey re-signing with...

Panthers enter the twilight zone with early kick-off to match against Knights

In his post-match press conference last week, Anthony Griffin made the very strong point that despite the loss to the Roosters on the scoreboard,...

Strike action looms as player dispute continues

As the ugly pay dispute between the Rugby League Players Association (RLPA) and the NRL rages on, Panthers and Kiwi centre Dean Whare is...

Soward: Humbling experience I’ll never forget

This week I wanted to tell Weekender readers about my past month working with the U17 Minchinbury Jets Junior Rugby League side, who this...

Boom youngster Tyrone May signs new deal with Panthers

Five-eighth Tyrone May has signed a new two-year deal with the Penrith Panthers. The contract extension means the 21-year-old playmaker will remain with Panthers until...

Soward: Big Sam has what it takes to return from third ACL injury

I was around Sam McKendry for three seasons during my time at the Penrith Panthers, but unfortunately I didn’t get to play too many...

An hour with Gus (sort of)

Like a scene out of a US medical drama where delicate open heart surgery was being performed, there was four of us hovered over...

Mentoring program’s biggest challenge

The NRL clash between Penrith Panthers and New Zealand Warriors at Panthers Stadium this Friday will form the backdrop to The 24-Hour Challenge –...

Masked Panther: Barrett comeback not on

Despite Trent Barrett's likely departure from Manly at the end of the season, he won't be anywhere near Penrith in 2019. The Panthers aren't...

Trent Merrin to leave Panthers

Trent Merrin has played his last game for the Penrith Panthers. The former Origin and Test forward still has two years to run on his...

Disappointing Penrith slump to sixth loss

Star forwards Isaah Yeo and Viliame Kikau have suffered potentially season-ending injuries as Penrith's horror show of a season reached new lows in Wagga. The...

Dominant Tigers embarrass Panthers

Penrith look more like wooden spooners than Finals contenders - falling 30-4 to the Wests Tigers at Suncorp Stadium as the club falls into...

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...