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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...

Light at the end of the tunnel for struggling Emus

Penrith Emus President Jim Hook has declared the future is bright at the embattled club despite experiencing one of the worst defeats in sporting...

Netball lovers in for huge weekend

The Penrith District Netball Association (PDNA) will be heavily represented at one of the largest sporting events in the southern hemisphere this weekend. The local...

Learning about football and life

Kids from Emu Plains Football Club are hoping their first major tournament will be a huge success when they compete at next month’s prestigious...

Young sports stars given a helping hand

Nine young sporting stars from Penrith and St Marys have been presented with Local Sporting Champions grants worth $500. The grants were handed out by...

Academy launched to find future cricket stars

The Penrith Cricket Club are hoping to find the next Pat Cummins or Josh Lalor with the launch of their very own Elite Training...

The happiest Emu

Sam Siaki moved away from his family in New Zealand to pursue his dream of playing rugby in Australia. The 23-year-old factory worker ended up...

Daniel Dent wins Penrith Cricket Club's Player of the Year award

At 39 years of age, cricketer Daniel Dent has been named the 2015 Penrith Cricket Club Men’s Player of the Year. It’s the first time...

Giants launch major community program

The Greater Western Sydney Giants have launched a major community initiative that will see the club double its community outcomes and further enrich the...

It's no fluke: Giants may just be the real deal

The GWS Giants continue to soar up the AFL Premiership ladder following their biggest win in club history last weekend against Carlton. Friendless just 12...