Rugby League Penrith - News, Signings and Rumours

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Penrith Panthers is delighted to announce Brent Naden has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the club.

The new deal means the 23-year-old centre will remain with Panthers until at least the end of the 2021 season.
 

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Penrith's Viliame Kikau and Cronulla's Andrew Fifita are set to miss crucial round 19 games through suspension.

Panthers backrower Kikau was charged with a shoulder charge on Dragons halfback Darren Nicholls in Penrith's 40-18 win on Friday, while Sharks prop Fifita was hit with exactly the same charge in relation to an incident involving Lachlan Burr in his team's 19-18 loss to the Warriors.

Both players will miss one game with an early guilty plea, while a two-game ban looms if the charges are unsuccessfully challenged at the judiciary.
 

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Penrith's Viliame Kikau and Cronulla's Andrew Fifita are set to miss crucial round 19 games through suspension.

Panthers backrower Kikau was charged with a shoulder charge on Dragons halfback Darren Nicholls in Penrith's 40-18 win on Friday, while Sharks prop Fifita was hit with exactly the same charge in relation to an incident involving Lachlan Burr in his team's 19-18 loss to the Warriors.

Both players will miss one game with an early guilty plea, while a two-game ban looms if the charges are unsuccessfully challenged at the judiciary.
Meanwhile, Penrith back-rower Viliame Kikau will head to the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night in an attempt to avoid suspension.

Kikau was charged with a shoulder charge on Dragons halfback Darren Nicholls in Penrith's 40-18 win. The Panthers announced the challenge on Twitter on Monday.

If he fails in his bid to beat the charge he will incur a two-match suspension.
 

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Meanwhile, Penrith back-rower Viliame Kikau will head to the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night in an attempt to avoid suspension.

Kikau was charged with a shoulder charge on Dragons halfback Darren Nicholls in Penrith's 40-18 win. The Panthers announced the challenge on Twitter on Monday.

If he fails in his bid to beat the charge he will incur a two-match suspension.
Panthers back-rower Viliame Kikau will not play before his hometown crowd when they face the red-hot Raiders at Penrith Stadium on Sunday after being found guilty of a grade one shoulder charge at Tuesday night's judiciary hearing.

The 24-year-old Fiji international had pleaded not guilty to the charge, which related to a tackle on Dragons playmaker Darren Nicholls in last weekend’s 40-18 win.
The on-field referees deemed the tackle late and Kikau was sent to the sin-bin.

He opted to challenge the charge but the NRL judiciary panel of former players Mal Cochrane, Sean Garlick, and Dallas Johnson found him guilty.

Kikau will miss Sunday’s game against the Raiders at Penrith Stadium and the following week against the Bulldogs at Bankwest Stadium.
 

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James Maloney is leaving the Penrith Panthers and the NRL at the end of the season.

Maloney has inked a three-year deal with Super League club Catalans Dragons, and will move to the south of France at the end of the year.

The 33-year-old still has another year to run on his deal with Penrith, however, the club gave him its blessing to explore an option overseas and have officially announced the switch.
 

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James Maloney is leaving the Penrith Panthers and the NRL at the end of the season.

Maloney has inked a three-year deal with Super League club Catalans Dragons, and will move to the south of France at the end of the year.

The 33-year-old still has another year to run on his deal with Penrith, however, the club gave him its blessing to explore an option overseas and have officially announced the switch.
Wow!
 

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The NRL has decided not to take action against Ivan Cleary, despite allegations the Penrith coach approached the referees at half-time of Sunday’s loss to Canberra.

The NRL interviewed Cleary as part of an investigation into allegations he launched a verbal tirade at the officials in the tunnel during the break.

However, they have decided against a sanction, with the Penrith coach allegedly disputing the reports about what he said.

https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/07/31/ivan-cleary-cleared-by-nrl-over-half-time-referee-approach/
 

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Penrith five-eighth James Maloney has been charged with tripping and faces a week on the sidelines even with an early guilty plea

The Panthers veteran is facing suspension because of a 73rd minute incident involving Bulldogs bench player Jeremy Marshall-King.
 

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Penrith five-eighth James Maloney has been charged with tripping and faces a week on the sidelines even with an early guilty plea

The Panthers veteran is facing suspension because of a 73rd minute incident involving Bulldogs bench player Jeremy Marshall-King.
Panthers five-eighth James Maloney will go to the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night in an attempt to avoid suspension over a tripping charge.

The NSW Origin hero will miss one match if he is unsuccessful at the judiciary - the same penalty he would have incurred with an early guilty plea. The Panthers announced the news via Twitter on Monday.

The incident in question came when Maloney made contact with Canterbury's Jeremy Marshall-King in the 73rd-minute of the match at Bankwest Stadium on Saturday night.
 

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Panthers five-eighth James Maloney will go to the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night in an attempt to avoid suspension over a tripping charge.

The NSW Origin hero will miss one match if he is unsuccessful at the judiciary - the same penalty he would have incurred with an early guilty plea. The Panthers announced the news via Twitter on Monday.

The incident in question came when Maloney made contact with Canterbury's Jeremy Marshall-King in the 73rd-minute of the match at Bankwest Stadium on Saturday night.
Penrith will turn to either a discarded No.9 or a 20-year-old rookie to replace their most influential figure after James Maloney was rubbed out of Friday's critical clash with Cronulla for tripping.

Maloney's bid to overturn his one-game ban for tripping Bulldog Jeremy Marshall-King failed at the judiciary on Tuesday night.
 

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Trent Barrett is back in the coaching ranks, agreeing to a deal to return to the Penrith Panthers as one of Ivan Cleary’s assistants from 2020.
 

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Penrith centre Brent Naden also faces a fine after being charged with a careless high tackle on Cowboys winger Kyle Feldt in the Panthers' 24-10 loss.

Naden will be fined $1150 if he takes an early plea or $1500 if he unsuccessfully challenges the charge.
 
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