Penrith Panthers

PanthersLogoSince their inception in 1967, the Penrith Panthers have struggled for long stretches of their history. The club went 18 years before making their first finals appearance, before success in the late 80’s cumlinated in the 1991 premiership. The Panthers claimed a second premiership in 2003, but have only made finals in consecutive seasons twice in their history.

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Penrith enjoyed a strong year in 2016, with eight wins from their final ten matches helping them finish in 6th spot and return to the finals after a brief absence. The Panthers brushed aside the Bulldogs in their elimination final, but were no match for the Raiders in Canberra in the semi final.

Senior coach: Anthony Griffin
Captain: Matt Moylan
2016 finish: 6th
Premierships: 1991, 2003

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2017 Team List
Sitaleki Akauola, Waqa Blake, Tim Browne, Reagan Campbell-Gillard, Bryce Cartwright, Nathan Cleary, Dylan Edwards, James Fisher-Harris, Peta Hiku, Sione Katoa, Viliame Kikau, Samisoni Langi, Leilani Latu, Moses Leota, Josh Mansour, Te Maire Martin, Sam McKendry, Trent Merrin, Matt Moylan, Michael Oldfield, Tyrone Peachey, Mitch Rein, Tony Satini, James Tamou, Peter Wallace, Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, Dean Whare, Isaah Yeo

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Last updated: 10 March, 2017

Penrith Panthers Articles

Panthers come from behind to beat Knights

Panthers come from behind to beat Knights

by , 22 May 2017

It was a case of déjà vu for the Penrith Panthers after a superb second half effort powered them to a 30-20 victory over the Knights at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Peter Wallace’s Origin dreams all but over after injury blow

Peter Wallace’s Origin dreams all but over after injury blow

by , 22 May 2017

A possible fairytale return to State of Origin could be over before it began for Peter Wallace after the Penrith veteran picked up a groin injury in his team’s win over Newcastle on Sunday.

Wallace hurt in another Panthers comeback

Wallace hurt in another Panthers comeback

by , 21 May 2017

Penrith have overcome another horror first half and the loss of half their spine to score an unconvincing 30-20 win over Newcastle and claim back-to-back NRL wins for the first time in 2017.

Newcastle Knights vs Penrith Panthers: NRL live scores, blog

Newcastle Knights vs Penrith Panthers: NRL live scores, blog

by , 21 May 2017 Video

Match result: Another week, another comeback win for the Penrith Panthers, as they defeated the Newcastle Knights by 10 on Sunday.

The half truth Panthers fans must buy into for a run to the finals

The half truth Panthers fans must buy into for a run to the finals

by , 19 May 2017

A source of discomfort for Panthers fans at the moment is Bryce Cartwright wearing the 6 jersey instead of gifted youngster Te Maire Martin. ‘Sources’ say he is out of favour, they are making way for Cooper Cronk, a suggestion Phil Gould has rubbished.

Contenders to pretenders: The Warriors, Panthers, and Raiders assessed

Contenders to pretenders: The Warriors, Panthers, and Raiders assessed

by , 18 May 2017

Last weekend marked the first big milestone of the NRL season. By the end of Round 10, it is a 65 per cent chance that the season’s eventual premier is already in the top four.

Panthers go from zero to hero in big comeback win

Panthers go from zero to hero in big comeback win

by , 13 May 2017

Penrith have scored five unanswered second half tries to snatch a remarkable comeback victory over the New Zealand Warriors at Pepper Stadium.

Penrith Panthers vs New Zealand Warriors highlights: NRL live scores, blog

Penrith Panthers vs New Zealand Warriors highlights: NRL live scores, blog

by , 13 May 2017

Match result: Penrith have scored five unanswered second half tries to snatch a remarkable comeback victory over the New Zealand Warriors at Pepper Stadium.

The show most go on after tumultuous Rep Round

The show most go on after tumultuous Rep Round

by , 9 May 2017

Representative Round drew to a close on a picturesque afternoon in Mudgee, with Country going down to City in what was touted as the final fixture between these two after more than 100 years.

First half rout leads Broncos to commanding win over Panthers

First half rout leads Broncos to commanding win over Panthers

by , 27 Apr 2017

The Brisbane Broncos used a dominant first half display to take a 14-point victory over the Penrith Panthers at Suncorp Stadium in the opening match of Round 9.


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