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Pink Panthers for the Nines

OPINION - Matt Pritchard (Twitter: @MattPNBL) In 2015 Penrith Panthers came up with a cool looking Auckland Nines jumper which was predominantly white with three distinct claw marks across the body, with a Panther eye through the middle of the...

OPINION: Matt Moylan is the right choice for captain

Opinion by Matt Pritchard (Twitter @MattPNBL) When it was announced mid-week that Matt Moylan would captain the Penrith Panthers in 2016 I was initially surprised. The twenty-four year old has only played fifty National Rugby League matches. It would have been...

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...

Griffin’s Panthers face similar predicament

Penrith Panthers went so close to their third victory of 2016 in going down to North Queensland Cowboys 18-23 at Pepper Stadium in front of season high crowd 13,725. Their two wins and four losses will see the club finish...

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...

2016 SEASON REVIEW | Penrith Panthers

Record: 14 wins, 10 losses Ladder Position: 6th (second week finals) Player of the Year: Trent Merrin SEASON SUMMARY Penrith's season was full of change and at times provided frustration for its supporters, but at the end of the day short-term pain will see long-term gain. It...

Should the Panthers Gamble to Get More?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/naparazzi/3701665971/ "JARROD SAMMUT" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by  NAPARAZZI  There's no doubt about it, times are hard in the NRL. Changes to the way funds from poker machines are taxed and distributed has forced virtually every club in the country to reshape their business and...

Four Pointers: Panthers vs Bulldogs

Here's my thoughts on the Panthers Round 2 clash with the Bulldogs. Bulldogs 18 (Mbye 2, Hopoate tries; Holland 2, Mbye goals) defeated Panthers 16 (Hiku, McKendry tries; Soward 4 goals) Attendance: 11,125   Correcting the final twenty to bring success  Last week in...

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...

VERDICT: Our Nines squad

Penrith Panthers this week announced their squad for the Auckland Nines to be played in two weeks time at Eden Park. Penrith were the first to name their full squad using the same method of announcement as St George-Illawarra Dragons,...