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Sporting chance for kids

More than 900 local students invaded Penrith’s Centrebet Stadium on Tuesday for a day of fun and games during Panthers on the Prowl’s...

Raw deal for fans

Rugby league got its big pay day this week, but in the midst of the fanfare surrounding the magic $1 billion figure for the...

Colour on the mind

I am warming to the idea, more and more, of writing each week. When thinking about this week’s column, colour came to mind. ...

A year of firsts

The Christmas decorations have been taken down, the January sales are in full swing and New Year’s Eve hangovers are over for most.  ...

Tickets secured

Three of Penrith’s canoeists have secured their tickets to the London Olympics after the Oceania Championships were held over the weekend....

Proud milestone for Weekender

This week marks a significant milestone in the history of this newspaper, as we celebrate our 21st birthday.   More than...

Ward stands out

It may have been a tough first year on the field for the Greater Western Sydney Giants but one man who stood out...

Does a Knightmare loom?

They will deny it, of course, but it only stands to reason that right now, there’d be a school of thought at the...

Ono to leave Wanderers

Western Sydney Wanderers fan favourite Shinji Ono will return to Japan at the conclusion of the Hyundai A-League 2013/14 season and the completion...

Freddy backs Walsh

Former Penrith league legend Brad Fittler thinks struggling halfback Luke Walsh is the right man to guide the Panthers to glory, but admitted...

Good and bad

Cholesterol is essential for our bodies to function correctly, but a balance of good and bad cholesterol in our body needs to be maintained....

Cleary urges change over salary cap issue

Panthers coach Ivan Cleary is hopeful the National Rugby League will step in to allow rising star Matt Moylan to play first grade...

Losing their religion: Local researcher looks into rise in atheism

A researcher at Western Sydney University (WSU) Werrington is looking into why people choose to dump their religion, and become active atheists. In the 100 years...

Penrith's silver Fox

Penrith is beaming with pride today after Jessica Fox claimed a silver medal at the London Olympic Games. It's a remarkable achievement...

Wanderers take it one game at a time

Inaugural Western Sydney Wanderers captain, Michael Beauchamp, believes the A-League’s newest side has what it takes to make their first ever finals appearance...

Panthers play for pride

On Triple M’s rugby league coverage last Sunday, Matthew Johns spoke of how difficult it was to make an away trip in the...

Lewis: Scheduling quirk "not ideal"

Penrith skipper Luke Lewis admits the timing of Sunday's State of Origin team announcement is not ideal, given his club side plays on Monday...

Wanderers draw with Jets

The Western Sydney Wanderers have again showed promising signs leading up to their first ever A-League game on October 6 by drawing 1 –...

Ono magic helps Wanderers into GF

One of the most remarkable sporting stories in Australian history has one page still to be written. The Western Sydney...

Panthers name co-captains

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has delivered a pre-season surprise by naming Peter Wallace as a co-captain for the 2014 season. The announcement...