31 Results for author: Matt Pritchard

#PantherPride has winning feeling

After seven wins in their last eight matches the Penrith Panthers are one side from the bottom four in the finals series capable of having a good tilt at the premiership. Their first challenge of the campaign comes on Sunday afternoon when the 'host' Canterbury Bulldogs at Allianz Stadium. In 2014 they played off ... More

Panthers youngster closing in on Kiwis call-up

Penrith Panthers youngster James Fisher-Harris could be handed a shock call-up for New Zealand's Four Nations campaign later this year after an impressive debut season in the NRL. The versatile forward has caught the eye of several observers while playing in a Penrith team currently seventh in the NRL ladder. and Kiwis ... More

WE DID IT! Big win over Titans secures finals spot

An excellent first half by the Panthers has set up victory over the Titans 15-14 at CBUS Super Stadium. Tries to Moyza and Waqa within the first twenty minutes gave us a twelve point lead. Waqa unlucky not to have a second as he ran the length of the field to score only for the officials to pull up an off-the-ball ... More

PREVIEW: Newcastle Knights vs Penrith Panthers

Newcastle Knights will honour recently retired 166-game winger James McManus at Hunter Stadium this Sunday when they host top eight hopeful Penrith Panthers. LAST TIME OUT After an improved second half against Manly, Newcastle were competitive for the first forty minutes against Canterbury Bulldogs at Hunter Stadium last ... More

A night to remember: Panthers greatest win in Brisbane

History Happens. And to be part of history last night at Suncorp Stadium was simply amazing! We have to go back to 2003 for the last time that Penrith beat Brisbane twice in a season although we did lose one of our three matches that year against them. However in 1990 where we played the Broncos four times and ... More

Cardiac kids continue their march to finals footy

CARDIAC KIDS JUST ONE WIN OFF BREAKTHROUGH Another close victory for the Mountain Men last night as they recorded their second win at Pepper Stadium this year - their other two 'home' wins on the road in Bathurst and Christchurch. It looked like with eight minutes left and up 28-14 that Penrith were going to breakthrough ... More

NRL PREVIEW: Penrith Panthers vs Manly Sea Eagles

The standalone Sunday game in round 13 will feature an injury ravaged Manly Sea Eagles without Daly Cherry-Evans and Jamie Lyon face the Penrith Panthers who have axed Jamie Soward after their biggest loss of the season in Melbourne last Saturday. LAST TIME OUT Manly Sea Eagles traveled down to the Nation's Capital last ... More

REVIEW: Penrith Panthers 6 Melbourne Storm 24

PENRITH STILL TOP EIGHT MATERIAL They may now sit outside the eight, but Penrith are still top eight material come September.  Melbourne's 24-6 victory was the biggest loss of the season, but a marked improvement on their two performances against them in 2015 where they were punished 0-20 and 10-52. Melbourne worked ... More

Nathan Cleary reaping rewards after making Holden Cup sacrifice

Nathan Cleary is about to arrive on the big stage. Rewind back to the back end 2015 with Cleary's Penrith Panthers Holden Cup team heading towards a Grand Final berth and subsequent victory over Manly Sea Eagles at Stadium Australia. In a poorly scheduled schoolboys series between Australia and New Zealand  ... More

OPINION: McKendry vs Thurston vs Klemmer – the need for consistency

On Wednesday night Penrith Panthers Sam McKendry was handed a one match suspension for touching referee Jared Maxwell in their 20-16 victory at Allianz Stadium on Monday. It’s important to note that McKendry had carry over points from a careless high tackle charge on Josh Maguire out of the Panthers victory over ... More