Tag: Anthony Griffin

Panthers didn’t believe Anthony Griffin had what it took to win a premiership

BY CURTIS WOODWARD & A.J NASH Penrith Panthers General Manager Phil Gould says the club sacked coach Anthony Griffin because they didn’t believe he could bring them a premiership. Under Griffin, the Panthers have finished 6th, 7th and currently sit on 5th. The man that also axed Ivan Cleary because he “looked tired”, confirmed Penrith […]

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The Quick Tap: Is Brad Arthur a protected species? Anthony Griffin, Immortals and the problem with modern referees

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis IS BRAD ARTHUR A PROTECTED SPECIES OUT AT PARRAMATTA? Why is nobody talking about Parramatta coach Brad Arthur and his failure to spark the Eels in 2018? This team went within a whisker of upsetting the Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park in week one of last year’s playoffs before being bundled […]

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Panthers coach Griffin comes to defence of James Maloney

Penrith Panthers coach Anthony Griffin has come to the defence of New South Wales halves candidate James Maloney after his side’s 16-2 win over Wests Tigers on Thursday night. Maloney has come under fire as he leads the NRL for missed tackles despite being the form half of the premiership in attack. “He’s obviously been […]

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2018 Panthers Depth Chart

FULLBACK DYLAN EDWARDS 87 DALLIN WATENE-ZALEZNIAK 88 TYRONE MAY 84   WINGERS JOSH MANSOUR 90 DALLIN WATENE-ZALEZNIAK 89 WAQA BLAKE 86 MAIKA SIVO 82   Putting the pieces together with @Josh_Mansour 👊🏾#pantherpride 🐾 pic.twitter.com/Lq0SKrMoRX— Penrith Panthers (@PenrithPanthers) April 12, 2017   CENTRES TYRONE PEACHEY 88 WAQA BLAKE 88 DEAN WHARE 88 ISAAH YEO 87 JED […]

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‘Smoking, drinking, acting like a 15-year-old’: The real reason Matt Moylan is now at the Sharks

EXCLUSIVE BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis It is a Saturday afternoon in Penrith – the crowd is restless. Their team, the Panthers, are having a shocker against the New Zealand Warriors. Penrith are down 26-8 and have no way back against the rampaging visitors. It’s May, a lifetime ago, long before rumblings became an avalanche and […]

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Let’s get serious for a minute: Cleary and Cartwright to blame for Penrith’s loss to Broncos

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The Brisbane Broncos will face premiership-favourites Melbourne Storm in a preliminary final next weekend after a 13-6 victory over the Penrith Panthers at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night. But did the Broncos beat the Panthers or did the Panthers beat themselves? Penrith never had a better chance than last night. Facing […]

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If we don’t play for 80 minutes Broncos will beat us: Griffin

Penrith coach Anthony Griffin wants his Panthers to play for 80 minutes or Brisbane will beat them in their Suncorp Stadium semi-final. That’s the message from the former Broncos mentor ahead of their sudden death blockbuster. “Brisbane are never going to give up, they’ve always got a try in them, they’ve got a lot of […]

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