Penrith Panthers

Last updated: 10 March, 2017

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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Penrith Panthers Articles

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.

Brisbane Broncos vs Penrith Panthers highlights: NRL live scores, blog

Brisbane Broncos vs Penrith Panthers highlights: NRL live scores, blog

by , 27 Apr 2017 Popular article! Video

The Brisbane Broncos are building some strong form and will be out to heap more misery onto a struggling Penrith Panthers outfit in Round 9. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7:50pm (AEST).

Parramatta pile on Penrith misery

Parramatta pile on Penrith misery

by , 22 Apr 2017

A Corey Norman masterclass for Parramatta has condemned Penrith to their fourth-straight defeat as the Panthers’ woeful start to the NRL season continued.

Parramatta Eels vs Penrith Panthers highlights: NRL live scores, blog

Parramatta Eels vs Penrith Panthers highlights: NRL live scores, blog

by , 22 Apr 2017

Match result: Despite a late scare, the Eels have held on for their fourth win of the season and second in a row as they push their way up towards the pointy of the standings.

“They’ve got no respect for the west”: Gus’ rant at the NRL

“They’ve got no respect for the west”: Gus’ rant at the NRL

by , 20 Apr 2017

Penrith boss Phil Gould has taken a swipe at the NRL over their scheduling of his club’s derby with Parramatta, declaring it couldn’t find western Sydney on a map.

Panthers poor form leaves duo facing Origin snub

Panthers poor form leaves duo facing Origin snub

by , 19 Apr 2017

With the NSW Origin guillotine dangling over their heads, Penrith marquee men Trent Merrin and James Tamou have unselfishly vowed to put club ahead of state.

Sharks summon grand final spirit against Penrith

Sharks summon grand final spirit against Penrith

by , 18 Apr 2017

After last week’s field-goal loss to the Rabbitohs, the Panthers were hungry for a win at Pepper Stadium on Easter Sunday, and they came away hungrier after a dispiriting 28-2 loss to the Sharks.

Panthers fail to score a try as Sharks claim fourth win in a row

Panthers fail to score a try as Sharks claim fourth win in a row

by , 16 Apr 2017

The Cronulla Sharks have picked up their fourth win on the trot with a shut out of the Penrith Panthers, who slumped to a 26-point defeat and a record of five wins and two losses.

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

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

by , 16 Apr 2017

Match result: The Cronulla Sharks have picked up their fourth win on the trot with a shut out of the Penrith Panthers, who slumped to a 26-point defeat and a record of five wins and two losses.

Anthony Griffin backs Matt Moylan as Panthers captain

Anthony Griffin backs Matt Moylan as Panthers captain

by , 15 Apr 2017

Penrith NRL coach Anthony Griffin admits embattled skipper Matt Moylan is frustrated with his form but hasn’t asked to be replaced as captain.


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