Ivan Cleary

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Penrith Panthers' Ivan Cleary was destined to become a top-class coach

Michael Carayannis Ivan Cleary hated being called "The Axe". Mainly because it didn't match his unassuming personality.

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Penrith Panthers coach Ivan Cleary says international matches are making the season too long for players

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Michael Chammas Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has called for the NRL to reduce the number of end-of-season internationals, adamant the game's top players are being overworked.

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Ivan Cleary a great fit for Kearney's Kiwis squad

Ivan Cleary

David Long One day Ivan Cleary was trekking along the brutal Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea, the next he was on a training field in St Helens, freezing his backside off.

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Ivan Cleary backs Panthers to make NRL top eight

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Michael Chammas James Segeyaro started the week as the team villain but after Friday night's three-try heroics he quickly turned hero.

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Penrith Panthers Adam Docker and Nigel Plum leaving their mark on opponents

Penrith Panthers hit men Adam Docker and Nigel Plum.

Michael Chammas South Sydney might have the Burgess brothers but Penrith’s bash brothers Nigel Plum and Adam Docker will be out to stop them in their tracks on Friday night.

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80-minute man: Nathan Peats is thriving at Parramatta.

Daniel Lane and Adrian Proszenko They may not be the biggest names in the game, but each has added a new dimension to his team after having arrived at new locations.

Panthers v Raiders

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: These two teams will be in the hunt come finals time. The Raiders showed their potential in the win against South Sydney, while the Panthers are one of the competition's big...

Penrith Panthers v Canberra Raiders

Penrith Panthers v Canberra Raiders

Chris Wilson The Panthers take on the Raiders at Sportingbet Stadium, kicking off at 5.30pm (AEDT).

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Dallin Watene-Zelezniak stars on debut as Panthers beat Raiders

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Michael Chammas The heavens opened up above Sportingbet Stadium on Saturday night, with the torrential rain delivering a superstar in the making.

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Elijah Taylor's move to Penrith Panthers was a year in the making

Inspirational: Elijah Taylor has already made his mark at the foot of the mountains.

Michael Chammas When Ivan Cleary signed with the Panthers, he had an agreement with his former club, the Warriors, that he would not sign any of their players for a year.

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Parramatta Eels v Penrith Panthers

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Live coverage: Parramatta Eels v Penrith Panthers

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Parramatta Eels beat Penrith Panthers 32-16

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Adrian Proszenko When Chris Sandow walked off Brookvale Oval after his side was humiliated 50-10 in round 17 last year, it appeared he did so for the final time as a first grader. 

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NRL's new rules close gap between top and bottom sides

Form team: The rules revamp suits more mobile packs such as the Tigers.

Michael Chammas Generally speaking, leading coaches say a faster game is a better game.

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Jamie Soward hails Penrith's kicking depth

Panthers playmaker Jamie Soward.

Ian McCullough Penrith star Jamie Soward says Parramatta's woes in front of goal show the importance of NRL clubs having a group of quality goal-kicking options.

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Set of Six: Delayed telecasts to be switched off

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Steve Mascord The NRL will consider kicking off Sunday games at 4pm so they can be shown live on Channel Nine.

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Penrith Panthers v Newcastle Knights

Sportingbet Stadium, Penrith, Saturday March 8, 4.30pm (AEDT)

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Jamal Idris ruled out for Panthers

Jamal Idris

James MacSmith Star centre Jamal Idris has been ruled out of Penrith's round one NRL match on Saturday with a hamstring injury.

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Matt Moylan's sideline conversion hands Penrith last-gasp win against Canterbury

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Dominic Bossi Through one of the most unlikely of heroes, Penrith clinched victory from the jaws of defeat as deputy goalkicker Matt Moylan landed a stunning sideline conversion on the stroke of full-time to seal...

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The family that turned James Segeyaro's life around

James Segeyaro.

Michael Chammas After Ifiso Segeyaro was held up at gunpoint during a bank robbery in Papua New Guinea in the 1990s, he realised his country could not provide his family with the life he wanted for them.

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Penrith Panthers pounce on wounded Newcastle Knights

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Michael Carayannis An injury-ravaged Newcastle were forced to use three fullbacks in the opening 40 minutes as they blew a first-half lead to lose 30-8 to Penrith on Saturday.

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