Saturday, July 2, 2022

Rugby League

Lang On League: My mid-season report card

Peter Lang reviews the first half of the NRL season.

Showground is logical site for new stadium, even if it delays project

As it stands we are just six games, or 480 minutes, away from the curtain coming down on Panthers Stadium as we know it.

Blue brigade to do Penrith proud

Champion Panthers and Blues halfback Nathan Cleary says the club has come along in leaps and bounds in recent years when it comes to State of Origin selection.

Falls to make NRL debut for Origin-drained Panthers

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has named Kurt Falls to make his NRL debut in the halves for Friday night's clash with Canterbury.

Masked Panther: Critter set for Blues debut

Stephen Crichton will make his State of Origin debut for New South Wales next month at Accor Stadium.

Cleary confident Panthers can handle Origin drain

After a disappointing State of Origin period last season, Premiership-winning halfback and co-captain Nathan Cleary has backed his side to keep the good times rolling when he and up to a dozen of his teammates are on NSW Blues duty from next week.

Panthers and Cowboys in epic twilight showdown

All of a sudden the 6pm Friday game becomes the match of the round.

Lang on League: How Panthers will survive burden of Origin

If there’s one thing this couch coach thought Premiership-winning coach Ivan Cleary got wrong last year, it was the handling of the team during the 2021 State of Origin series.

Masked Panther: Ciraldo unlikely to exit for Dogs

The Masked Panther has all the latest rumblings from Panthertown.

Sorensen wary of resurgent Roosters

Election night this Saturday won’t just be about the battle for the top job in Canberra, it will also see two old foes lock horns when the top of the table Panthers take on a resurgent Sydney Roosters at the SCG.

Lang on League: Why Cleary will be game’s best

It’s almost certain that by the time he finishes his career, Nathan Cleary may not only go down as the greatest player and point scorer the Panthers have ever produced.

Forward battle set to highlight SCG showdown

Penrith roared back into form last weekend with an intense dismantling of the Melbourne Storm, while the Roosters eased some of the concerns their fans have had after their start to the season.

Masked Panther: Paceway in stadium mix

The Masked Panther has the latest news and rumours from Pantherland.

Council weighs in on stadium debate as possible new location discussed

Penrith City Councillors have shared their feedback for the future Penrith Stadium, with some backing the idea of choosing an alternate site for the redeveloped venue.

To’o “can’t wait” for challenge of Storm; says he’s ready to go for Blues

After 50 days on the sideline rehabbing a serious knee injury, everyone’s favourite Panther, Brian To’o, was back to his brilliant best last Friday night – that’s despite his side losing their first game on home soil since July 2019.

Forward slog set to decide top of the table blockbuster

Losing is such an unfamiliar feeling at the foot of the Mountains that Penrith fans probably took last week’s defeat at the hands of Parramatta a little too much to heart.

Famous junior club provides path for girls to play footy

With the Penrith Panthers set to unleash an NRLW team in the coming years, Cambridge Park Cranebrook Junior Rugby League Club is doing its bit in growing the female game in the local area.

Lang On League: How Panthers will bounce back

On Friday, May 6 at around 9.50pm, a long winning streak ended at BlueBet Stadium, the fortress of the mighty Penrith Panthers.

Podcast: On The Record – Mark Geyer

Mark 'MG' Geyer is considered one of the toughest men to have ever played rugby league.