Panthers

Penrith Panthers centre Jamal Idris still being wrong-footed by deadpan coach Ivan Cleary

Back on track: Jamal Idris.

Michael Chammas It took Jamal Idris half a season to begin to understand his coach and double that time to get him to laugh at one of his jokes.

Penrith Panthers captain Jamie Soward reveals he nearly left NRL to play rugby union in Japan

Jumping for joy: Jamie Soward celebrates victory over the Roosters on Saturday night.

Michael Chammas Man of the moment Jamie Soward has revealed he almost gave the game away at the end of 2012 to play rugby union in Japan.

Penrith Panthers beat Sydney Roosters with field goal in dying seconds

Jamie Soward

Adrian Proszenko Those upstart Penrith Panthers did it again. In scenes that are becoming all too familiar, Jamie Soward, with the game on the line, rose to the occasion.

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Panthers' Dallin Watene-Zelezniak redeems himself with try-creating flick pass

Upset: The Panthers celebrate during their dramatic win over the Roosters on Saturday.

Michael Chammas Dallin Watene-Zelezniak knew he had to produce something special if he was to make up for the mistake he made that led to what seemed like a match-winning try to Mitchell Pearce on Saturday night.

Sydney Roosters fans' hate just makes Panthers' Jamie Soward stronger

Jamie Soward remonstrates with trainer Alan Mair.

Michael Chammas Penrith trainer Alan Mair was fulfilling a pact he had made with Jamie Soward when he ran out on to Allianz Stadium to high five the Panthers playmaker after his match-winning field goal on Saturday...

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Roosters v Panthers

James Segeyaro

Ash Gray It's East versus West as the Roosters battle the Panthers in an all-Sydney qualifying final at Allianz Stadium.

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Penrith Panthers must stop Michael Jennings: Ivan Cleary

Danger man: Michael Jennings.

Angela Habashy Penrith coach Ivan Clearly admits he feared Michael Jennings would come back to haunt him after releasing him from the club and says he'll be out to stop the Sydney Roosters star centre in Saturday's...

Matt Moylan shines as Penrith Panthers clinch fourth in dominant win over Warriors

Too good: Penrith Panthers star Matt Moylan.

Michael Chammas The newly crowned prince of Penrith, Matt Moylan, has done it again.

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Panthers re-sign Matt Moylan, Bryce Cartwright

Penrith has locked in two of its brightest young talents for upcoming NRL seasons in Matt Moylan and Bryce Cartwright.

League

Penrith Panthers facing $20,000 hit for concussion breach involving Jamal Idris

Fine line: Penrith are facing a $20,000 sanction for not bringing Jamal Idris off for a concussion test at the weekend.

Adrian Proszenko Penrith are facing the prospect of a $20,000 fine for not bringing Jamal Idris off the field for a concussion test in last weekend’s win over the Warriors.

How Penrith Panthers put grey days behind them

Phil Gould

Phil Gould I’ve been asked many times in recent weeks to speak about the huge turnaround in the Panthers over the past few years.

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Panthers wonder kid Dallin Watene-Zelezniak considering Mormon mission

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Michael Chammas He is Penrith's boy wonder who in the coming months will have to decide whether to forgo a two-year Mormon missionary or put his NRL career on hold for his religious beliefs.

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Coach Ivan Cleary sees the light after hanging tough at Penrith Panthers

‘If you want to build a house you have to tear down the old one to start again.’

Michael Chammas To think it is one thing, but for Ivan Cleary to admit that he wondered if he had made the right decision joining the Panthers in 2012, things must have been seriously tough.

Sydney Roosters v Penrith Panthers

Talented: Panthers hooker James Segeyaro.

Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Saturday 5.50pm (AEST)

Ron Mulock, the man who locked in Penrith Panthers as a stand-alone club

Pathers fan: Ron Mulock

Adrian Proszenko Had it not been for Ron Mulock, supporters at the foot of the mountains could well have been cheering for the Parramatta Panthers on Saturday.

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Wes Naiqama quits Penrith Panthers for London Broncos

London-bound: Centre Wes Naiqama.

Fiji World Cup centre Wes Naiqama is leaving Penrith to join relegated Super League club London Broncos as their latest and most high-profile signing for 2015.

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Sea Eagles v Panthers

Manly Sea Eagles v Penrith Panthers at Brookvale Oval, Sunday, 3pm

Panthers rookie Kierran Moseley and the debut that almost wasn't

About to step onto the big stage: Panthers hooker Kierran Moseley.

Adrian Proszenko From the moment Kierran Moseley left home at the age of 15 to pursue his rugby league dream, his mother pleaded with him to come home.

Manly Sea Eagles pull off miracle escape against Penrith Panthers

Manly

Chris Barrett Manly have pulled off a stunning come-from-behind escape in a drama-filled finale against Penrith on Sunday to put one hand on the NRL minor premiership.

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Time not on Penrith Panthers' side as Manly Sea Eagles sneak home

Chris Barrett They say a week is a long time in football. For Jamie Soward and Penrith on Sunday a minute wasn't nearly as long as it should have been.

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