Rugby League

Soward: Why AAMI Park is a graveyard

There are not many tougher places to play rugby league than down in Melbourne. I never won down there in my whole career. When you play...

Storm chasers: Panthers look to break AAMI Park hoodoo

If you believe that statistics and history define the likely result of a match, you’d be fearful of what awaits the Panthers against the...

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,...

Soward: Cleary the right man for the job

I must admit I wasn’t shocked by the sacking of Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor on Monday afternoon. With their captain Aaron Woods coming out...

Rookie makes his mark on NRL

Penrith Panthers rookie Viliame Kikau had one of the most impressive debut performances in years when he ripped through the embattled Tigers a fortnight...

Soward: NRL doesn’t have a drug problem

The Tim Simona story has blown up this week but I can’t stress enough that it only blew up after someone was caught betting...

Panthers gives back: Club takes up the fight against cancer

Every day 12 Australian women will be diagnosed with cervical or ovarian cancer, and four of those women will sadly die. To help combat this...

Panthers hope to make feathers fly

The Penrith Panthers finally make their debut at Pepper Stadium on Saturday night as they prepare to settle in for a run that will...

Tamou brushes off nerves in belting display against Tigers

After a lackluster performance in the opening round, Penrith's forward pack showed the competition what they were truly made of against the Wests Tigers...

Panthers look to put week from hell behind them

The Panthers weren’t really at Kogarah Oval last Saturday afternoon. Sure, they got off the bus, found their way to the dressing room and followed...

Soward: Loss to Dragons was a blessing in disguise

Before I talk about what I think went wrong for the Panthers last Saturday against the Dragons, I wanted to touch on the Bryce...

Difficult path to the truth

By now I think everyone has read about, and formed an opinion on, the story that has engulfed the Penrith Panthers and star forward...

Miss X: “It was the worst feeling ever”

The woman at the centre of the Bryce Cartwright abortion drama says she has gone public about the situation to be a "voice for...

Gould: Panthers had no knowledge of Cartwright deal

Panthers boss Phil Gould has stressed that the club had no knowledge of a reported $50,000 deal between star player Bryce Cartwright and a...

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: Panthers must realise teams will be watching their every move

We’re on the cusp of another NRL season and my first since retiring from the game at the end of last year. For my debut...

Panthers look to slay Dragons

For the first time in 51 seasons, the Penrith Panthers enter round one as premiership favourites. It is an enormous burden to carry, and as...

Fox ready to shake up league

Veteran TV boss Steve Crawley believes Foxtel’s new 24/7 rugby league channel ‘FOX League’ is the most exciting thing he’s ever seen. As the 2017...

Cartwright’s ex has charges dismissed

The woman who posted "revenge porn" and made death threats on social media to Panthers rugby league star Bryce Cartwright has had her charges...

Great expectations: Panthers set to deliver for fans in 2017

Not since facing the enormous task of defending a Premiership title in 2004 has Penrith entered a season with such high expectations of what...