Opinion

OPINION: Bush footy a must for all NRL clubs not just a few

Last weekend I ticked off an item on my bucket list. A trip to Central West New South Wales and Bathurst to watch my beloved Penrith Panthers take on Canberra Raiders, 25 years after they met in the 1991 Grand Final. After...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Opinion: Penrith Panthers Mental Health Initiative

Well done to the Penrith Panthers club and their initiative to provide their players with mental illness awareness. Over the past few years we've heard of tragic stories involving young rugby league players taking their own life at a young...

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...

Another joins the Panther Den

Great news for the Panthers club today with the signing of West Tigers Tom Humble.  We welcome Tom to the club and wish him every success. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/nrl/tom-humble-quits-wests-tigers-to-join-penrith-panthers/story-e6frfgbo-1226507998745