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Penrith Panthers

PanthersLogoAfter struggling for almost twenty years since their inception in 1967, the Penrith Panthers experienced major success during the early 90’s with a Grand Final appearance in 1990 and then a maiden Premiership victory in 1991 against the Canberra Raiders. The Panthers then became one of the few clubs in rugby league history to follow up a wooden spoon year in 2002 with a Premiership the following season.

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Dogs wary of ‘semi-final’ Panthers

Dogs wary of ‘semi-final’ Panthers

by , 30 Jul 2014

Canterbury skipper Michael Ennis is still wary of a Panthers side written off by many as a premiership contender following the end of season injury to playmaker Peter Wallace. He believes Penrith have been playing finals-style football for much of the year and that they’ll bring that force on Friday night. The Bulldogs host Penrith […]

Panthers turn to rookie half Smith

by , 30 Jul 2014

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has turned to rookie NRL playmaker Will Smith to help solve the Panthers’ halves injury crisis and arrest their late season form slump. Former Newcastle under-20s player Smith will make his first grade debut at five-eighth in Friday’s round 21 clash with Canterbury at ANZ Stadium, after Peter Wallace was ruled […]

Panthers face horror run home

by , 29 Jul 2014

Penrith’s draw running into the NRL finals makes for grim reading but they say it will only sharpen them for the business end of the season. The Panthers face a horror draw in the final six weeks of the regular season beginning with a clash against an equally desperate Canterbury on Friday night. In the […]

Peter Wallace’s 2014 season over

by , 29 Jul 2014

Penrith’s semi-final hopes have been dealt a massive blow with halfback Peter Wallace ruled out for the rest of the NRL season with a ruptured ACL. Wallace injured his right knee in the Panthers’ loss to Cronulla in Bathurst on Sunday. The game was Wallace’s first game back from a two-game stint on the sidelines […]

Why your team will – or won’t – win the 2014 NRL grand final

by , 28 Jul 2014

With the finals just a few weeks away, who of the NRL’s 2014 premiership contenders will be lifting the trophy on grand final day? Manly Sea Eagles A team who boast a number of representative players all over the park, Manly are leading the competition and rightly are among the favourites to win the title. […]

Penrith have minds on September: Soward

by , 27 Jul 2014

Jamie Soward says Penrith have been guilty of turning their minds to the NRL finals two months too early. The Panthers’ top-four hopes took another blow on Saturday when they were defeated 18-16 by last-placed Cronulla at Bathurst in central western NSW. While the Ivan Cleary-coached side have been the surprise packets of the season, […]

Penrith Panthers vs Cronulla Sharks: NRL live scores, results, blog

Penrith Panthers vs Cronulla Sharks: NRL live scores, results, blog

by , 26 Jul 2014

Match result and score FULL TIME Sharks 18 Panthers 16 The Sharks hang on for their 5th win of the season on the back of a huge performance from Fifita. The big front rower dominated the game statistically, but for mine Robson was the key in the match. He had a hand in all of […]

NRL comes to Bathurst: A guide to footy in the sticks

NRL comes to Bathurst: A guide to footy in the sticks

by , 26 Jul 2014

With the Panthers and the Sharkies goin’ bush on Saturday arvo, it’s time to face the west and doff the cap to one of the great fertile beds of footballery – the beautiful Bathurst area and its surrounding counties. This picture-perfect region west of the Blue Mountains cops some rough raps for being supposedly behind […]

Panthers must lift, says Wallace

by , 26 Jul 2014

Returning playmaker Peter Wallace has warned Penrith need to urgently rediscover their defensive steel or risk coming unstuck in the run-in to the NRL finals. The Panthers sat atop the ladder two rounds ago, boasting the third best defence in the competition, only narrowly shaded by Canterbury and South Sydney and conceding just 16 points […]

Roosters win big over competition leaders Panthers

by , 19 Jul 2014

The Sydney Roosters showed they can compete with the best in the NRL even without their strike weapons with a 32-12 win over Penrith at Allianz Stadium on Saturday. The Roosters led from start to finish and rarely looked troubled by the Panthers who were disorganised in attack. Two-try hero Boyd Cordner led the way […]


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