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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.

Penrith Panthers Articles

No excuses for Penrith fans in 2015 NRL draw

No excuses for Penrith fans in 2015 NRL draw

by , 16 Dec 2014

The much anticipated and long overdue NRL draw has finally been released, much to the relief of fans everywhere while to the detriment of sports diary publishers. For long-suffering Panthers fans who have often complained of family unfriendly scheduling, the draw has brought good news. Here’s the breakdown: Key points 1) Tougher draw – the […]

It’s too bloody hot to play footy in March at Penrith

It’s too bloody hot to play footy in March at Penrith

by , 10 Dec 2014

Round 1 of the 2015 NRL draw has been leaked, and with Penrith set to play a blockbuster clash against rivals the Bulldogs on a March afternoon, Panthers fans are asking why? Why play a day-time game in the March heat of Sydney’s west? The question is a long-standing one, as year after year the […]

Penrith Panthers: Just rewards for a hard season

Penrith Panthers: Just rewards for a hard season

by , 7 Oct 2014

On the back of the biggest recruitment drive of all clubs, the Penrith Panthers were expected to improve on their 2013 10th position finish and make the finals for the first time since 2010. The men from the mountain netted the likes of Jamal Idris, Jamie Soward, Peter Wallace, Elijah Taylor, Brent Kite, Tyrone Peachey […]

Pride restored to Queensland rugby league

by , 6 Oct 2014

It wasn’t quite State of Origin, but the Northern Pride were claiming revenge for Queensland in their 32-28 come-from-behind upset of the Penrith Panthers in the inaugural rugby league State Championship. Coach Jason Demetriou said his side felt disrespected by bookmakers who gave the Queensland Cup champions no chance of coming to Sydney’s ANZ Stadium […]

NRL State Championship preview: Penrith Panthers v Northern Pride

NRL State Championship preview: Penrith Panthers v Northern Pride

by , 5 Oct 2014

Finally the two best teams in Australia’s feeder competitions – the NSW Cup Champions, the Penrith Panthers and the Queensland Cup Champions, the Northern Pride, come together to do battle in the inaugural NRL State Championship on NRL grand final day. The Panthers come into this game as overwhelming favourites, having won 23 of 27 […]

Mastermind season review: Penrith Panthers

Mastermind season review: Penrith Panthers

by , 4 Oct 2014

Not much was expected of the Penrith Panthers this year, but steady progress under Ivan Cleary and the resurgence of Jamie Soward led the club to their best season for a decade. The Panthers’ achievements came amid a brutal second half of the season which saw their captain Peter Wallace, as well as Elijah Taylor, […]

Moylan gets nod at fullback for PM’s XIII

by , 30 Sep 2014

Star Penrith fullback Matt Moylan has been rewarded for a stellar NRL season with selection in the PM’s XIII to meet Papua New Guinea next month. Moylan was a key figure in the Panthers’ surprise surge to the preliminary final and following their exit from the NRL title race courtesy of Saturday’s 18-12 loss to […]

Five questions from the NRL preliminary finals

Five questions from the NRL preliminary finals

by , 29 Sep 2014

The 2014 NRL grand final is set, with the South Sydney Rabbitohs facing the Canterbury Bulldogs next Sunday to decide who will win this season’s premiership. Both teams qualified for the grand final by winning their preliminary finals on the weekend, against the Sydney Roosters and Penrith Panthers respectively, and it is from those games […]

[VIDEO] Dallin Watene-Zelezniak soars to score against Canterbury

by , 27 Sep 2014

Penrith winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has scored one of the tries of the season in the NRL preliminary final against Canterbury. In an astonishing show of athleticism, and not even from a running start, the young winger managed to run 35 metres and snatch the ball almost straight out of the hands of Bulldogs fullback Sam […]

Canterbury Bulldogs progress to NRL grand final with six-point win over Penrith

Canterbury Bulldogs progress to NRL grand final with six-point win over Penrith

by , 27 Sep 2014

The Canterbury Bulldogs have defeated the Penrith Panthers 18-12 in the preliminary final to reach their second NRL grand final in three years. They will play South Sydney in the decider next week after another strong performance from the Bulldogs’ big men up front set up their win. It was a sloppy game, with both […]


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