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Jess Gilarte crowned Cheerleader of the Year

Penrith Panthers cheerleader Jessica Gilarte has won the coveted Big League Cheerleader of the Year award. Ms Gilarte said she was "beyond excited" at the...

Penrith welcomes Vanuatu cricket side

Locals will have the opportunity to watch two very exciting and unique games of cricket this weekend when the Vanuatu national cricket team comes...

Little Big Dash to be held in Penrith this weekend

More than 6000 parents and children are set to take part in an obstacle adventure full of colour, fun and guaranteed laughs when Little...
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Fox on track after double silver in France

Leonay’s Jessica Fox picked up two sliver medals in the final ICF World Cup in Pau, France last weekend. The 21-year-old finished second in both...

Nigel Plum: Why I had to walk away

By NIGEL PLUM The decision to retire last Saturday night after the Warriors game was hard but also a decision I am comfortable with. I recently...

551 reasons why you should go to the footy on Saturday

A grand total of 551 players have worn the Penrith Panthers jumper in first grade since 1967. Some of them became legends of the club...

Wanderers to play Palm Beach Sharks after victory in Penrith

The new-look Western Sydney Wanderers have advanced to the FFA Cup Round of 16 following a hard-fought 1-0 win over Brisbane at Pepper Stadium...

NRL announces new record TV deal

The NRL has announced that the Nine Network has retained the rights to broadcast the Telstra Premiership and State of Origin in a record...

Latu makes the most of his second chance

He’s the Panthers player that fans have been craving for years – someone with a bit size, a bit of grunt, a bit of...

Feel-good story that will have you cheering for Stanton Albert

EXCLUSIVE: A lot has changed in the life of 19-year-old Stanton Albert over the past 12 months. Not only did he pack his bags and move...

Paige has the world at her feet

St Clair netballer Paige Hadley will be hoping the entire Penrith community is behind her over the next two weeks as she and her...

Men of League launches Penrith committee

WESTERN WEEKENDER EXCLUSIVE Members of the rugby league community in the Penrith area are set to receive even greater support in their time of need...

Panthers must have pride in the jumper

How quickly a single, solitary month can change things. Four weeks ago the Panthers were on top of the world after defeating South Sydney 20-6...

Nikki makes her mark in AFL

Nikki Perrett almost didn’t play AFL, instead she was considering playing rugby league until she saw some of the opponents she was up against. “When...

EXCLUSIVE: Panthers Chairman Don Feltis resigns

WESTERN WEEKENDER EXCLUSIVE Panthers Chairman Don Feltis has suddenly resigned, ending a six decade association with the club. The Feltis era will end with immediate effect...

Basketball finals: Girls hold our hopes

They may be without their best player for the clash but the Penrith Panthers women’s basketball team are hoping to cause an upset this...

Bears hope to sell out first TV game of the AIHL season

“If you think the hits in rugby league are big… wait to you see them on ice” – that’s the message Sydney Bears defender...

Nightmare season finally comes to an end

A season of misery and heartache will finally come to an end this Saturday afternoon when the Penrith Emus take on Gordon. The match at...

Fanning speaks about surviving incredible shark attack

Penrith-born Mick Fanning has spoken about his remarkable encounter with a shark while surfing at an event in South Africa earlier this week. The lifelong...

Proud Pentecost pushes for charity

Panthers Wheelchair Rugby League captain, Nathan Pentecost, will be tackling the challenge of 100 kilometres in just two days around the Sydney International Regatta...