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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Tipped for big things in 2017, the Panthers spluttered out of the gate, before a strong late-season run saw them qualify for finals in seventh. Penrith took care of Manly in their elimination final, but were unable to get past the Brisbane Broncos in the semi.

Senior coach: Anthony Griffin
Captain: TBC
2017 finish: 6th (7th before finals)
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, 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: 9 November, 2017

Penrith Panthers Articles

Panthers still blindly confident of positive resolution to Matt Moylan issue

Panthers still blindly confident of positive resolution to Matt Moylan issue

by , 15 Nov 2017

Panthers bosses still deny any rift between Matt Moylan and Anthony Griffin, labelling the rep star’s permanent departure as a “small blip” they believe they can “work through”.

It’s official; Moylan parts with the Panthers; set to join Cronulla in 2018

It’s official; Moylan parts with the Panthers; set to join Cronulla in 2018

by , 9 Nov 2017

Just one year after signing a contract extension that would tie him to Penrith until 2021, Panthers skipper Matt Moylan has been released from his contract by the club.

The Moylan-Maloney swap: Five burning issues

The Moylan-Maloney swap: Five burning issues

by , 5 Nov 2017

With James Maloney on the verge of signing with Penrith and Matt Moylan heading the other way to Cronulla, I’m taking a look at how thing might transpire for both players and clubs.

Penrith the winners in Maloney-Moylan swap

Penrith the winners in Maloney-Moylan swap

by , 4 Nov 2017

Only a week ago it was “plain sailing” according to Matt Moylan’s manager Allan Gainey, yet after months of speculation Penrith Panthers CEO Brian Fletcher has confirmed the $6 million player swap between Panthers skipper Matt Moylan and Cronulla five-eighth James Maloney.

Penrith Panthers 2017 season review

Penrith Panthers 2017 season review

by , 18 Oct 2017

The Panthers came into 2017 as equal premiership favourites, however, after a nightmare start to the season, they never really made their presence felt.

NRL State Championship: Penrith Panthers vs Papua New Guinea Hunters live scores, blog

NRL State Championship: Penrith Panthers vs Papua New Guinea Hunters live scores, blog

by , 1 Oct 2017

The Penrith Panthers are the favourites in the betting markets, but there’s no doubt that the Papua New Guinea Hunters are the sentimental favourites in this afternoon’s State Championship clash. Join The Roar for a live blog of this curtain-raiser to the NRL grand final from 3:40pm (AEDT).

NRL State Championship Papua New Guinea Hunters vs Penrith Panthers kick-off time, date, live stream, tv guide

NRL State Championship Papua New Guinea Hunters vs Penrith Panthers kick-off time, date, live stream, tv guide

by , 1 Oct 2017

The Papua New Guinea Hunters will attempt to cap off one of rugby league’s stories of the year when they take on the Penrith Panthers in the State Championship. This is The Roar’s ultimate guide to streaming the match online or watching it on TV. The match is scheduled to be played at ANZ Stadium […]

The NRL needs a fair competition, where the 2017 Panthers wouldn’t make finals

The NRL needs a fair competition, where the 2017 Panthers wouldn’t make finals

by , 27 Sep 2017

Without wanting to engage in some sort of anti-Panthers campaign, there was something interesting about their season. In short, it was soft.

Panthers claim NSW Cup title from Wyong

Panthers claim NSW Cup title from Wyong

by , 24 Sep 2017

Penrith put a full stop of the Sydney Roosters’ rugby league weekend from hell when they defeated Wyong 20-12 to claim the NSW Cup premiership on Sunday.

NSW Cup Grand Final: Wyong Roos vs Penrith Panthers live scores, blog

NSW Cup Grand Final: Wyong Roos vs Penrith Panthers live scores, blog

by , 24 Sep 2017 Popular article!

Match result: Penrith put a full stop of the Sydney Roosters’ rugby league weekend from hell when they defeated Wyong 20-12 to claim the NSW Cup premiership on Sunday.


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