Western Sydney News

Sex tape scandal: May’s case adjourned

Tyrone May’s court case has been adjourned for another week. The Panthers’ player fronted Penrith Local Court this morning over charges relating to leaked sex tapes. The prosecution sought a one-week adjournment to serve outstanding brief material and the application was not opposed by the defence. May, who the court heard is not on bail, […]… read more

Man arrested after fleeing scene of crash

A man who fled the scene of a car crash last night has been arrested. About 9.45pm on Sunday, police were called to Evan Street, Penrith following reports of a motor vehicle crash. Officers attached to Nepean Police Area Command arrived at the scene to find a van had driven into a parked ute. Two […]… read more

Masked Panther: Maloney set for Origin recall

SOS James Maloney. After being forced to watch Origin I from his couch last week, it’s highly likely that Maloney will be named in Brad Fittler’s Blues team for Origin II in Perth. Maloney, who turns 33 on Saturday, has made no secret about his desire to play for the Blues again after partnering with […]… read more

Lang on League: Round 14

Peter Lang looks at Round 14 of the NRL… Canberra Raiders v Cronulla Sharks Now this should be a quality match-up. Two in-form sides sitting in the Top 8. The Raiders sit in fourth place and a win here would help consolidate their position while the Sharks are improving every week with more star players […]… read more

Penrith glass facility fined $55,000

Penrith Local Court has convicted Glass Recovery Services Pty Ltd (GRS) of three offences at their Penrith facility, following a successful prosecution by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). The Court fined GRS a total of $55,000 after it incorrectly stored glass materials on the premises and failed to comply with the conditions of its Environment […]… read more

Mitch Kenny emerges as new fan favourite at Penrith Panthers

As a member of Penrith’s dedicated groundskeeping team, Mitch Kenny was mowing lawns, trimming hedges and pulling weeds for the club a little over one month ago. Today, he’s gearing up to play the South Sydney Rabbitohs in his fourth straight game of first grade. The 21-year-old Windsor junior has literally gone from a part-time […]… read more

Prosecution asks for more time in Cheryl Ardler murder case

The man accused of murdering Cranebrook’s Cheryl Ardler and dumping her remains in bushland has had his matter mentioned in court. Dennis Andrew French did not appear on screen when his matter was briefly mentioned at Penrith Local Court last Friday. The prosecution sought extended time to provide its evidence, explaining it could take nine […]… read more

Meet Penrith’s Instagram elite

From business collaborations and networking, to simply getting paid to take a selfie, it’s a glamorous life in the spotlight, but is it as easy as it looks?… read more

Panthers player fronts court over nightclub incident

The NRL Integrity Unit will determine the short-term playing future of Penrith Panthers forward Tyrell Fuimaono after he fronted court on a charge of ‘hindering police’ today. The 23-year-old, who joined the Panthers this season, plead guilty to the charge and left court with no conviction recorded. “The matter is currently being assessed by the […]… read more

Man hit by car dies in hospital

The 21-year-old man who was hit by a car on the M4 near the Mulgoa Road off-ramp last month has tragically passed away. Just after 10pm on Saturday, May 18 emergency services were called to the scene after reports a pedestrian had been hit by a white Nissan utility travelling westbound. It is suspected the […]… read more