Tag: Penrith Panthers

Peter Wallace announces immediate retirement

Penrith Panthers captain Peter Wallace has announced his immediate retirement from the NRL. Panthers General Manager Phil Gould released the following statement: “Peter Wallace has informed the club and his teammates of his decision to retire, effective immediately. “It’s an incredibly selfless act from Peter. He always had great faith in the young players coming […]

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Former Penrith forward Lou Zivanovic’s companies in $26.8 million worth of debt

BY STAFF WRITERS Former Penrith Panthers forward turned property developer Lou Zivanovic has been banned from managing a company for three years after 18 of his building companies went belly up.  The ban had been suppressed since February of 2016 by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission with the decision under appeal with Zivanovic able […]

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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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Former Panther cops 14 month ban for cocaine use

Former Penrith Panther and English International Zak Hardaker has been suspended for 14 months after failing a drug test prior to the 2017 Super League grand final. Hardaker was subsequently  sacked by his club Castleford and missed selection for England at the World Cup. “UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) today confirmed Zak Hardaker has been suspended from […]

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Flanagan denies rift with former five-eigth Maloney

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has denied a rift with former player James Maloney after the five-eigth admitted he hadn’t spoken to his former mentor since being released to the Penrith Panthers. “Things didn’t go sour. We always respect James for what he did for our club,” Flanagan told Fox Sports. “He’s our first premiership-winning five-eighth. […]

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James Maloney hasn’t spoken to Shane Flanagan since Sharks traded him

They may have helped clinch a main premiership for the Cronulla Sharks but former five-eigth James Maloney has revealed he hasn’t spoken to Sharks coach Shane Flanagan since the club traded him to the Penrith Panthers for Matt Moylan. The shock switch came while Maloney was in World Cup camp with the Australian side. “To […]

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Cartwright will be fine on Gold Coast: Brennan

Freshly released Bryce Cartwright will play his best football under Gold Coast coach Garth Brennan according to the coach himself after Cartwright made waves on Saturday by joining the Titans. Penrith released Cartwright on Saturday afternoon with the 23-year-old joining Brennan immediately in Queensland. “I’ve worked with Bryce since he was 17,” Brennan told NRL.com. […]

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