Western Sydney News

Finals feeling: Panthers and Broncos put September hopes on the line

With a month to go in the regular season, the Finals picture remains extremely unclear with the Panthers, Broncos, Sharks, Tigers and maybe even the Warriors fighting for the final two spots in the top eight. While every game over the final four weeks of the season is worth two competition points, there’s an extra […]… read more

Accused killer fronts court via video link

The daughter accused of savagely killing her mother at St Clair last month has fronted court again. Jessica Camilleri, 25, appeared before Penrith Local Court via video link from custody on Friday and consented to police carrying out a further forensic procedure. The court heard Camilleri had blood, nail clippings and hair samples taken on […]… read more

Man on the run after stolen car crashes into Penrith bedroom

A couple has escaped injury when a stolen car crashed into their bedroom in Penrith this morning. Officers attached to Traffic and Highway Patrol attempted to stop a red Mazda 3 – with its headlights off – when they saw it being driven from a home in Coreen Ave, Penrith, about 2.20am. When the driver […]… read more

Masked Panther: Cleary’s heated call with journo

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary was so angry about a scathing article written by The Daily Telegraph’s Paul Kent on Tuesday that he made the rare move to pick up the phone and ring the veteran journalist. The positive result was that Cleary agreed to clear the air with Kent on ‘NRL 360’ later that night, […]… read more

Jason Morrison: Time to get serious about safety at our hospitals

If we can afford to have police officers guarding politicians and judges we can find the money for protection of nurses, doctors, and patients working in our hospitals. On average 40 medical staff are seriously assaulted every month. In the last three years, we’ve seen a line of high profile violent attacks – and the […]… read more

Tournament is kicking goals in Penrith

Athletes from eight nations gathered at Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre on Monday morning for the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 International Blind Sports Association Goalball Youth World Championships. Hugely popular in schools across the state, goalball is an exciting team sport played competitively by athletes with vision impairment. Penrith beat out cities from all […]… read more