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Coach and Manager Applications for 2019 Open Now!

Applications for all coach, assistant coach and manager roles in 2019 are now open. Due by 23rd October 2018.more

2019 AGM

All Panthers (over 18 years of age) are invited, encouraged and welcome to attend and take on a role in the club for season 2019. There is a role big or small for everyone.more

2018 Presentation Evening

Come and join all Panthers in celebrating season 2018.more

Panther Patter

The Patter is back with the biggest edition of the season so make sure you check it out!!more

Youth Girls Swans Academy Trials

For any of our lovely ladies born in 2005, 2006 or 2007 who may be interested in trialing for the Sydney Swans Academy. Click on the following link to register: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?embed&eid=409631more

Giants Recruits!!!!

The Swans have Red Rookie but now the Giants have the Giants Recruits!!!

All children from 5-12 years can sign up for FREE!!!! Enjoy Free tickets, free gifts and plenty of games and activities!!


Sydney Swans Academy Trials

If your son is born in 2006, 2007 or 2008 and interested in trialing for the Sydney Swans academy make sure you register now for the upcoming trials.

Panther Patter Rounds 7 and 8 Out Now!!

2 great rounds are now out for you to view. Make sure you check them out!!more

Panther Patter Round 6 Out Now!!

Here it is again please check it out for all the info from around the grounds

Round 5 Panther Patter Out Now!!

Another great edition of the Panther Patter, make sure you check it out!

Panther Patter Round 3 Out Now!!

With a fancy new look, here it is. The Panther Patter covering everything you ever wanted to know about Round 3 2018more

FREE tickets to GWS Match for all Panthers

Penshurst are heading to GWS V West Coast Eagles match as a club. Please register by Monday the 7th May for your tickets. https://giants.typeform.com/to/J1au8emore

Panther Patter #1 2018 Out Now!

Its back for 2018 and ready for you to readmore

Wanted: Communications Manager

We are looking for a communications manager to put together the Panther Patter each round and moderate the Team App for Penshurst, minimal/little computer knowledge required. email penshurstpresident@hotmail.com if interested or with any questionsmore


Get down to Olds Park this Thursday (15th March) from 5pm to come and try AFL with the Panthers. Sydney Swans will be popping in to visit us too. All players welcome girls and boys from 4 to 17 years of age.more


Come and try AFL at the Penshurst Panthers this Thursday evening (15th March) from 5pm. Meet a Sydney Swans player or 2. All players welcome from 4 yrs to 17yrs boys and girls.more

We are Active Kids Ready!!

We are an approved Active Kids Club so make sure you grab and use your voucher to register as a Panther in 2018.more

Register for 2018 Now!!

Registration is now open for all boys and girls turning 9-17 in 2018. So either pop down to Olds Park on Saturday the 10th February 10-2pm and meet the team behind the scenes at Penshurst or pop online from the comfort of your own home (and out of the heat) and register instantly. Follow this link below for all players (boys and girls) turning 9-17 in 2018.more

Register for 2018 Now!!

Auskick registration is open now for 2018 so either pop down to Olds Park on Saturday the 10th February 10-2pm and meet the team behind the scenes at Penshurst or pop online from the comfort of your own home (and out of the heat) and register instantly. Follow this link below for all players (boys and girls) turning 4-8 in 2018.more

Panthers Presentation Night - 14 October at Penshurst RSL

Come along to celebrate the year that was.

Saturday 14th October 2017

4.00 pm - 5.30 pm Under 9s to Under 12s
7.00 pm - 10.00 pm Under 13s to Udner 17s

Includes annual special awards, raffle (signed 2017 Swans Guernsy) and lucky door prize. Early bird promotion for next year available.

Drinks from the Bar, nibbles provided or grab a meal at the RSL Bistro.more

Panther Patter #10 2017 Out Now

Check it out, its here again, the wrap up for round 11. Good luck to all teams for round 12more

U11 and U12 Youth Girls Swans Academy to start in 2018

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy are holding Open Athlete Assessment Trials for girls aged 11 and 12 years of age. Following the assessment, players will have the opportunity to be selected for the inaugural Youth Girls Academy program, which will commence in March, 2018.more

Panther Patter #9 2017 Out Now

Thanks to our Panther editor we have another great edition, if anyone has any footy stories, news or photos they would love included in the Patter please send them to pantherpatter@hotmail.com.
Check out the latest edition:

Swans Academy Open Athlete Assessment Dates

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy are holding their 2017 Open Athlete Assessment Trials for boys aged 10-12 years on the following dates:

U10 (born in 2007) – Monday July 3
U11 (born in 2006) – Tuesday July 4
U12 (born in 2005) – Wednesday July 5

Registrations have now opened via www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2017-swans-academy-trials-tickets-34683773099more

Panther Patter is here again!!

2 great editions, click on the following links for both.



Panther Patter #6 2017

Its here again, with some vital information included, make sure you check it outmore

Panther Patter #5 2017

Panther Patter is here again, check it out!!more

Panther Patter #3 2017

Its here again, the great Panther Patter make sure you check it outmore

Panther Patter #2 2017 Out Now!!

Come and check out another great edition of the Pattermore

Panther Patter #1 2017 Out Now!!

The Patter is back with all the reviews, reports and news so check it out!more

Training ramps up this week!

Training kicks off, or continues, this week for the following teams. Your Coaches and Managers will give you more details of days and times as they arise:

Under 15s (includes Under 14s) Thursday 5.00pm
Under 13s Thursday 5.15 (may revert to 5.00pm in future. Coaches will let you know).
Under 12s - As per Tim Hanlen's instruction to you directly.
Auskick to Under 11s Wednesday 5.30pmmore

Meet some Swans Players and try AFL Thursday 16th March 5.00pm at Olds.

Come along to Olds Park and meet some Swans Players and have a go at AFL.

When: Thursday 16th March
Time: 5.00 to 6.15pm

Bring a friend. Free sausage sizzle. See attached for detailsmore

The Panthers Welcome SURA Insurance Agencies as our newest sponsor

Thanks to our newest sponsor for 2017 and beyond - SURA Insurance Agencies. SURA is a group of specialist underwriting agencies for professionals and industry including hospitality, commercial, marine and construction. Managing Director Angie Zissis said "SURA is delighted to provide sponsorship to both the Panthers And St.George AFC".
Contact SURA to discuss your professional or business needs.more

Auskick Online Registrations for 2017 Now Open

Registrations for 2017 AFL Auskick are open. Boys and girls (we had an all girls team in 2016!) up to age 8 (age in 2017)can now register online for next season. Click this link: http://www.aflauskick.com.au/#/centre-finder-panel

and search for Penshurst RSL JAFC Auskick

Call our Registrar Sandy if you have any questions 0432 421 173.more

2016 Presentation Evening Saturday 15th October

The Panthers 2016 end of season Presentation Evening will be held at Penshurst RSL Auditorium Sat 15th October. Early Bird registrations available, lucky door prizes and raffles.

U9s to U12s from 4.00 to 5.30pm
U13s to U17s from 7.00 to 10.00pm

Click more for detailsmore

Panther Patter Prelim Final Round Out Now!!

Preliminary Final Bumper Edition, lots of photos, plenty of news, make sure you check it out!!


Panther Patter Semi Final Round

A little something for everyone this week with our semi final edition of the Panther Patter. Enjoy!


Panther Patter Round 16 2016

The biggest edition this year - Dedicated to all of our volunteers - to you we say THANK YOU!more

All Penshurst games are on today 7/8/16

Olds Park 2 has been closed by council. Olds Park 1 is open. All Penshurst home games will go ahead today. All games will be on Olds Park 1. Miranda V Bangor U11s on Olds 2 has been washed out.more

Panther Patter Round 14 Out Now!!

Make sure you click through and check out this week's Panther Patter!!more

Swans Academy 2016 Open Athlete Assessment Trials - Registration Open

Venue: Lakeside Oval, Driver Avenue, Moore Park
Time: 5pm – 7pm
U10s (born in 2006) – Monday 11th July
U11s (born in 2005) – Tuesday 12th July
U12s (born in 2004) – Wednesday 13th July
Cost: $50

See details attached for how to register.more

July School Holiday AFL Clinic

July school holiday clinic at Ramsgate - Tonbridge Oval, for every child who just cant get enough of his or her footy.more

Ground Closures Sun 5th June

Please check www.wetweathercheck.com to see if your ground is open for tomorrow's gamemore

Panther Patter Round 8 Out Now

It's finally here round 8 Panther Patter make sure you check it out.more

Panther Patter Round 7 Out Now

It's here again, make sure you check it out, this week's edition of the Panther Pattermore

Panther Patter Round 6 Out Now

I know you've all been waiting for it, so here it is!!! Round 6 Panther Patter which is a bumper photo edition, make sure you check it out.more


Are you 13 or over (even adults welcome)? Have you ever thought of becoming an umpire? Ever wanted to get paid at least $20 per game?? Well check out the following. This Monday coming at Olds Park you are invited to come down and check out what it’s all about. Plus we are throwing on a free BBQ for all who attend.more

Panther Patter Round 5 Out Now

Its here again, your weekly dose of all things footy and Panthers. Panther Patter Round 5 is out now.more

Draft your mates to Auskick training Wed 18th May

Calling all Penshurst Panthers Auskickers bring a Friend along to Auskick Training

When: Wed May 18th at Olds Park
Why: Really cool prizes to be won:

• A Sydney Swans SCG experience for your local club who bring the most
• A Pack of Sydney Swans Footy cards for every friend you bring along
• $500 worth of club equipment for the club who brings the most

Click more for detailsmore

Panther Patter Round 4 Out Now!!

Another great edition of the Penshurst Patter!!! Check it out!more

Panther Patter Round 3 Out Now

A slight delay this week with the patter but that is because it is a huge bumper edition, check it out now!!

Panther Patter Round 2 Out Now

Another great edition, make sure you check it outmore

A letter from AFL CEO

A short letter from Gillon McLachlan the CEO of the AFL to all involved in community football. Click on the link to check it out.

Panther Patter Round 1 Out Now

The season has kicked off in style, so its perfect time to present the round 1 patter, make sure you check it out. Lots of information, reviews and photosmore

Panthers Training Times

Auskick: Wednesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm
U9s (Green and White): Wednesdays 5:00pm - 6:00pm
U10s: Wednesdays 5:30pm -6:30pm
U11s: Wednesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm
U12s: Thursdays 5:00pm - 6:30pm
U13s: Thursdays 5:00pm - 6:00pm
U14s: Thursdays 5:00pm - 6:15pm
U15s: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
U17s: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Times are subject to coaches discretion and may change.more

Footy Tipping Starts this Thursday

Penshurst Panthers are again running a footy tipping competition for the AFL season which starts this Thursday so sign up now and get your tips in.more

Team App for Penshurst Panthers Released

The Penshurst Panthers in 2016 have started using TEAM APP. Its another way we can share relevant information with you, in real time. Go On sign up and check it out!!more

AFL Wet Weather Website Released

The AFL has today released their wet weather website to allow all to easily find if the ground they are playing at is open or closed. www.wetweathercheck.commore

Pre Season Patter 2016 Out Now!!

It's definitely football season again, so here is season 2016's first edition of the Patter for everyone to read. It has all the dates you have been wondering about for season 2016. http://www.sportingpulse.com/get_file.cgi?id=35694498more

2016 Registrations are OPEN and Information Day - This Saturday 6 Feb from 10.00am to 2.00pm

Come down to Olds Park Peakhurst this Saturday 6 Feb 10am-2pm for our 2016 information day. Ask questions and sign up to the 2015 Sydney South Club of the Year. Or register now online for the 2016 season:

SENIORS (9 years old or more in 2016) click the "REGISTER NOW" button-top right!

AUSKICKERS - http://www.aflauskick.com.au/register/?intAssocID=683 to go to the registration pagemore

Annual General Meeting - 2016 Committee and Positions

At the club AGM on 20 October we saw probably the best result in terms of volunteers stepping up to club positions at an such an early stage of preparations for the next season. Congratulations to Louise Grady who was elected President for the coming year.

See attached for full details of positions filled to date.more

Kicking Dynamics Academy

Not long till the 1st Off-Season Kicking Dynamics Academy begins on Monday 26th October. If you are interested check out http://kickingdynamics.com.au/

Centennial Park

Oct 2015 - (Mon) 26th
Nov 2015 - (Mon) 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th
Dec 2015 - (Mon) 7th
Jan 2016 - (Mon) 25th
Feb 2016 - (Mon) 1st and 15th

U10-U12's - 4:30-5:45pm
U13-U15's - 5:more

AFL 9's Summer Season is open for registrations

Just a reminder the Sutherland AFL 9’s at Lincoln Oval is a little over a month away and teams are filling up with 6 teams registered already.

Days: Thursday
Start Date: 15/10/15
Finish Date: 17/12/15
Time: 6.30 & 7.15
Duration: 2 x 20 min halves
Where: Waratah Oval #4/ Lincoln Oval

To register go to: http://afl9s.com.au/venues/nsw/

Any questions call Harry Sleigh on 0407 532 072more

Panthers Presentation Night 2015

It's that time of year again -
You are invited to the 2015 Penshurst RSL Panthers JAFC Presentation Night

Saturday 10th October 2015
Penshurst RSL Club Auditorium

Come and celebrate the great achievements of the Panthers in 2015.more

Panthers Survey 2015

By now you should have received an email with the link to the Panther 2015 survey. Please click on the link, sit down with your AFL playing child and complete the survey so we can make the Penshurst Panthers an even better club in 2016 and the future. Here is the link again in case you missed it.


Panther Patter Finals Round 2 Out now!!

This will be the final patter for 2015 (Boo I can hear you all saying) so please enjoy and have a great break until we all see you again next yearmore

Panther Patter Finals Round 1 Out now!!

With 4 teams making the finals for Penshurst and plenty of congratulations this edition is definitely worth the readmore

Panther Patter Rounds 15 and 16

It's finally here the edition you've been waiting for. A bumper edition of both Rounds 15 and 16 for all to enjoymore

Auskick Presentation Night - Friday 21 August, from 6.00pm at Olds Park Clubhouse

Penshurst Panthers Auskick Presentation Night
When:Friday 21 August 2015, from 6pm (presentations will commence at 7pm)
Where:Olds Park Clubhouse
Early Bird Registration for 2016 will be available on the night - 10% discount on rego fees if you register on 21 August
The lights will be on the oval for the kids to have a kick and some fun Pizza and drinks will be provided for all playersmore

Panther Patter Round 13 Out Now!!!

A HUGE edition this week with our photographers around the ground last week at all games. All teams included so come and check it out.more

Panther Patter Round 12 Out Now!!!

I know you've all be waiting patiently so here it is, please enjoy. Special messages for the U13s and U15s this week and plenty of notices for allmore

QBE Sydney Swans Academy - Open Athlete Assessment Trials

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy are holding our 2015 Open Athlete Assessment Trials on the following dates:

U10 (born in 2005) – Wednesday 15th July
U11 (born in 2004) – Thursday 16th July
U12 (born in 2003) – Friday 17th July

All trials held from 5pm – 7pm at Lakeside Oval, Moore Park.

Registrations are now open via the Swans Academy website. Click MORE for details. Inquiries 9339 9150more

On Mother’s Day May 10 at Old’s Park the Panthers will be Pinking Up!

On Mother’s Day May 10 at Old’s Park Penshurst Panthers AFL Club will be “Pinking Up” and raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness.
Please join in the celebration of Mothers Day with us as well as the importance of raising $ for this cause.more

Bring along Friends and Families to try AFL with the Sydney Swans!

Bring along Friends and Families to try AFL with the Sydney Swans! You are invited to a Fun Family Night starring the Sydney Swans at Olds:
You could go in the draw to win a corporate Swans game experience just by bringing a fellow parent to experience your local junior club. Kids don’t miss out–bring a friend to receive a free gift! –more

AFL Kicking Master Class - 1 week left, register now!

We've received so much positive feedback from our clinics so far. Don't let your players miss out on this fantastic opportunity to be coached by kicking expert, and ex-AFL player, Tim Schmidt.

click more for detailsmore

Position Vacant (you get paid for this one people!) - Senior Program Leader Southern Region

The NSW/ACT AFL are looking for a Senior Program Leader in the South Sydney Region (this is a casual role which is about 20 hours a week)

Ideally they are looking for someone who is flexible and reliable and it would be perfect opportunity for a stay at home Mum or Dad. It would involve administration as well as work out in the field. Click more for full details.more

Bring a Mate to the 12s, 13s, and 14s next year and grab some great prizes!

Dear Panthers,

As you know we need to attract new players to these teams to sustain us the numbers into 2015. You can get a $30 gift voucher and your mate gets a flat rego fee of $70 plus shorts and socks supplied! You will also go into a draw for free registration in 2015!

There are also some great incentives offered from the AFL!

Click more for details.more

Strong turnout at the AGM sees several key vacancies filled for 2015

A good turnout to the club AGM on Tuesday 21st October saw several key Committee and specialist positions filled for 2015. The club runs on volunteers and there is always opportunity to help out with a few roles yet to fill. Please let one of the Committee know if you can help out in any capacity.

Click more for full details of the positions filled on the night and vacancies. Enjoy the summer!more

The 2014 presentation night raffle winners were...

Thanks to everyone who supported the huge end of season raffle. The winners drawn on Saturday night were:
1st Prize Signed & framed Swans Guernsey - G Zissis
2nd Prize Indigenous Footy signed by Adam Goodes and Michael O'Loughlin went to C Grady
3rd Prize Junior 2015 Sydney Swans Membership - S Maze
4th Prize 4 reserved seats at a 2015 Sydney Roosters game - D Carrmore

Annual Seniors Presentation Evening - Saturday 11th October Penshurst RSL

Mark you diaries for the Panthers Seniors Presentation evening. Saturday 11th October. Order of presentation as follows:

U10 to U12s from 4.00pm - 5.30pm
U13 to U17s from 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Keep an eye out for the monster raffle - 1st prize a signed 2014 framed Swans Guernsey!

click more for full details...more


By By Paul Haigh of The Leader

Matt Williams, of Penshurst, grew up playing rugby union and cricket.

Fast forward to now, age 45, and the former Sydney first grade rugby union, centre/winger, is now carving out the next phase of his sporting life — as an AFL Auskick co-ordinator.

In fact, Williams has been named the Auskick co-ordinator of the year in his rookie season of coaching!more

Under 11s, 14s and 15s through to Sunday Grand Finals

After several teams making the finals this year we have the under 11s, 14s and 15s into the Grand Finals this Sunday at Olds Park after some tough games.

The 12s and 13s had a great season making it into the finals and showed their determination on the weekend but went down fighting. We are all proud of you.

We will post the draw ASAP but keep the day free for some great footy on display!more

Times and locations for finals this weekend

Times and venues for your Semi-Finals this week:

Under 11s play at Tonbridge @ 9.00am - Ramsgate V Penshurst (1V2)
Under 12s play at Drummoyne @ 8.30am – Canada Bay V Penshurst (3V4)
Under 13s play at Glebe @ 8.30am – Glebe V Penshurst (3V4)
Under 14s play at Tonbridge @3.00pm – Penshurst V Ramsgate (1V2)
Under 15s play at Heathcote @ 12.00 noon – Heathcote/Bangor V Penshurst (1V2)more

Sydney South Auskick Gala Day Sunday 17 August 8.00am to 10.00 am

We would like to invite all Auskickkers,your family, and friends along to the Sydney South Auskick Party Day to celebrate season 2014.

Where: Barden Ridge Oval
When: Sunday, Aug 17
Time: 8am to 10am
There will be plenty of carnivale activity for the whole family to enjoy, including AFL Fan Zone,Showbags, giveaways, the famous Sydney South Auskick Club Relay.more

Swans V Hawks night out at the CLUBHOUSE Sat 26 July

Ladies and Gents, watch the Swans V Hawks night out at the CLUBHOUSE:

Date:Saturday 26th July
Venue: The Clubhouse – OLDS PARK
Time: From 6.30pm

We will have the BBQ to cook on,sauces and serviettes, TV, Warmth in the Club House, great company of fellow Panthers, and the oval for kids to play around on (your responsibility to supervise).

BYO your meat, salads, snacks and drinks.more

Grandparents Day is Sunday 13 July at Olds

The annual Panthers Grandparents Day will be celebrated this year on Sunday 13 July at Olds Park. Invite your grandparents along to see the games and cheer the kids along. Every grandparent can grab a complimentary coffee and cake from the Panthers Canteen. This offer also applies to the granparents of opposing clubs on the day. So come on kids, make sure you invite your Gran or Grandpa now!!more

Panthers 60th anniversary Hoodies rolled out just in time for the cold snap!

Continuing our commitment to support our young players the fantastic new Panthers "60th Anniversary" Hoodies have been rolled to everyone. They look fantastic and the kids have taken to wearing them to training, games and in some instances to bed!If you don't have yours yet ask your manager at training.Go Panthers!more

Mark your diary. Auskick Gala Day Sunday July 20th!

The Auskick Gala Day with the Sydney Swans Players and will be hosted at Heathcote Oval this year on the morning of Sunday 20th July. This is a great day of games and activities! We will keep you posted as we get closer.

If you have any questions until then just ask Matt Williams or one of the team.more

Junior Football Manager Appointed

To ensure we keep a focus on our juniors and with our increasing numbers and expanded competition the club is pleased to announce that Matt Schoemaker has been appointed to the position of Club Junior Football Manager. With oversight of the Auskick to U12 program at Penshurst Matt will assist Coaches and Managers to ensure that things are running smoothly.Thanks Matt!more

It's party time to party to celebrate our 60th Year Anniversary

To celebrate our 60th year we are holding a cocktail function on Friday 23 May (adults only) 7.00 pm at the Penshurst RSL Club. Catch up with friends, make some new ones and dance the night away

Fine finger food and drinks included for just $50! If you don't have your tickets yet order them from your Team Manager or buy them at the Panthers Canteen.more

Footy's Back - And Panthers Terrific in Round One!

Round One of the new season saw some great Penshurst results across all age groups;

11's had a narrow 3 point loss to Heathcote
12's had a strong 60 point win over Glebe
13's Great win over Moore Park/Newtown 9.12.66 to 6.7.43
14's Big winners over Cronulla 15.16.106 to 0.0.0
15's Massive winners over Maroubra by 120 plus
17's Competitive loss to the strong Glebe outfit 12.16.88 to 5.4.34more

Auskick registrations

Auskick players can register via http://www.aflauskick.com.au/register/ U10s and up just click on the "Register now" button on the home page or call our Registrar Liz Moore or Auskick Coordinator Matt Williams for details (see contacts for how to contact Liz or Matt)more

Welcome to the 2014 Season

A sincere welcome, both to returning players and families, plus all those who are new to the Penshurst footy club. We have attached a short letter of welcome including some important information regarding the upcoming season.

As always,if you have any questions please call one of the Committee at any time - see contact details on the website for details.more

Sydney South Auskick Launch for Sunday 30 th March at Waratah has been cancelled.

With the amount of rain we have had over the last few days the ground is in poor condition and, with more rain forecast, the decision has been made to call off the South Sydney Auskick Launch this weekend.more

Benchmark Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre - Discounts for Players

We are lucky to have Craig McComb and the team at Benchmark Physiotherapy Beverley Hills on board again as sponsors this year. Additionally, Benchmark offer players a 15% discount off consultations.

To make an appointment phone 9585 0039 or for more information go to their website www.bmphysio.com.au

Click more for details on the services offered by Benchmark.more

Emergency Response Co-ordinators required

The club has an obligation to provide an ER Co-ordinator at all home games for U13s thru to U17s, we also require first aiders for U12s and below. We need at least one parent volunteer from each team to fill this rewarding role. The club will pay for the cost of the training. Click more for details.more

Pre-season training 13s to u17s starts Sunday 16th Feb.

Pre-season training for u13s to u17s will start this Sunday 16 February at Olds Park at 9.30am – Players need only bring runners and a water bottle and it would be great to see kids in their Penshurst training singlets if they still fit! The Sunday sessions will continue for the next five weeks leading into the commencement of regular club training.more

Want to play in the Southern Power girls youth team?

Southern Power AFC are looking to establish Southern Sydney's first Youth Girls AFL Team in 2014 and wantto hear from any girl's aged between 10-14 who are keen to try AFL. Players do not need to have any prior experience, as coaching and mentoring will be provided by experienced senior players. Click more for full details!more

Swans to visit Olds Park, 5.30pm Tuesday 4th March

we will have 2-3 Sydney Swans players visit Olds Park from 5.30pm on Tuesday 4 March. They will assist with training, sign autographs and talk with all the players present. Plus the AFL will run an induction evening for new parents. We will commence training at 5pm that afternoon, so mark your diaries and we hope to see you all there.more

Penshurst Under 15s - Playing spots still available !

Our Premiership winning team from last season has a few vacancies left for players wanting to get on board for what looks like another exciting and competitive season in 2014.

So if you turn 15 this year and are keen to try a new sport or have mates that think they are up to the challenge of AFL footy tell them to sign up!more

Register for 2014 online now or call us.

Want to be part of the part of the Panthers in our 60th year! You can register and pay online now(click more for details).

We have some hot deals for new players (and the referring current player) in the U11s,U12s,U13s and U15s!

If you want to know more contact our Registrar (liz_moore@optusnet.com.au) or any one of the team - look under contacts for details.more

Expressions of Interest - Penshurst Panthers Coaching and Managing 2014

In preparation for Season 2014 we are now calling for expressions of interest for potential Coaches and Managers for all teams. If you are interested please contact Dale Widders, Penshurst Panthers JAFC
Football Manager, before 21 January at dalelea@tpg.com.au.more

Survey response and more Sunday football information

There was a lot of great feedback from the recent survey which we have taken on board. A lot of comment related to the move to Sunday Football and the broadening of our playing region. Attached is a short summary in response to some of the questions raised. We will keep you informed as details become know, as they invariably will, approaching the start of the new season. Click more for details.more

Club Patron Bob Kennedy retires after 27 years service!

Our Club Patron of 27 years, Bob Kennedy, advised us at the AGM that he will be retiring from the role of Club Patron. On behalf of the players, parents and everyone involved with club and AFL in our region thankyou again Bob for your long and distinguished service. You will see Bob around the club and at functions though so please take a minute to say gday. Words can not appreciate our gratitude.more

Executive, Committee and key positions filled for 2014

The AGM was held on Tuesday the 22nd October and a number of key positions have been filled. There is always a need for help to keep the club running so please contact any of the Committee now or during the season if you want to help out in any capacity. Click more for the full details.more

Presentation Evening Sat 12th Oct at the RSL

Season 2013 has come to an end with a bang - 3 Grand Finals, 1 Preliminary Final, 1 Gala Day winner. Come and celebrate at our annual presentation.

There will be 2 sessions – one for the younger teams (Auskick – Under 11) at 3.00 pm a later session for the older teams (Under 12-16 ) from 7.00pm.

Full details in the attached invitation.more

8 Panthers players selected for State Trials

On Friday the under 13s and 14s squads were announced for the upcoming state trials in Albury. We have 8 players selected in these teams, 4 in each. A remarkable achievement, congratulations boys.more

Huge day sees U14s take home the Shield at Gwawley

It was a huge day of Footy at Gwawley on Saturday. Starting with the U13s who went down by 9 points in a close game to Ramsgate (report attached) followed by a thriller in the 14s to see them win by a point over Miranda 40 to 39. Our final game of the day was a typical tough encounter that saw Ramsgate take that trophy. With 3 teams playing what a great way to end the season for the Panthers!more

Grand Final Celebration - Sat from 5.30pm at Olds

Following the Grand Final day on Saturday the clubhouse will be thrown open to celebrate another great final series. Its BYO and the BBQ will be fired for your use. We will also have a few left over snags to pull together a few sausage sambos... Bring a footy we will have the lights on (parental supervision required).

Always a fun night so see you there from about 5.30.more

Panthers among Regional award winners!

Outstanding Achievement Awards:
Under 10s - Andrew Firmstone and Edmund Pflahert, Under 11s - Harrisson Thanas Under 12s - Bailey Curtis

Regional Best and Fairest results:
Under 13 - joint 3rd runner up, Kyle McKellar Under 14 - Joint winner best and fairest, Alex Zissis Under 15 - 2nd runner up Shannon Randell

Congratulations boys.more

Under 13s, 14s and 15s through to GF at Cronulla.

Capping off a great year at the club we have three teams through to the Grand Final at Gwawley Oval Cronulla this Saturday 31st. Get down there to see some great AFL from our young champions:

Under 13s Vs Ramsgate 10.00 am
Under 14s Vs Miranda 11.30 am
Under 15s Vs Ramsgate 1.00 pm

GO PANTHERS!!!!!!!!more

Under 11s clean up at Gala Day !

With a display of the best footy we have seen from the U11s this year the boys swept through 4 straight games to make it to the final in Saturday's Gala Day at Bangor. Playing Cronulla Black, that combined a lot of Blue talent for the final, the boys dug deep and everyone played their heart out to come out on top at the siren. An awesome display boys. Thanks Mario and Matt for a great season.more

Courageous 12s out of the Grand Final race

Preliminary finals day started 8.30 with the talented 12s led by Michael Murphy taking on Cronulla at Olds. Unfortunately the Sharks proved too strong on the day and the Panthers are out of the race but have had a great year and showed the talent that will only get better each year.

Thanks Team!more

Huge Preliminary Finals at Olds

It was a massive day for the Panthers Team from 5.30 with David line marking to 5.30 pm when the last of the clean up was done. Not to mention the prep work done the day before by Angie and others. Thanks everyone for the marathon effort showcasing what great facilities grounds we have.more

Penshurst RSL support of the Panthers continues!

The Penshurst RSL have been a massive supporter of the club financially and in kind and our association goes back many years. This year has been no exception and on Tuesday night Vice President John Lloyd and fellow Director Denis Cunneen presented Treasurer Allan McGregor and Committee Member Louise Baty with a very gerneous 2013 sponsorship cheque.more

Under 13s,14s and 15s through to the Grand Final!

A huge day at Tonbridge on Saturday has seen the Under 13s, 14s and 15s through to the Grand Final at Gwawley Oval on Saturday 31st August. On the Sunday the Under 12s fought a hard match against a spirited Miranda team to make it through to the Preliminary Final 8.30am this Saturday at Olds Park against Cronulla for a GF spot.

Get on up there if you can to cheer the boys on! GO PANTHERSmore

U10s and U11s Gala Day - Saturday 24th August

This year’s U10 and U11 Gala Day will be hosted by Bangor Tigers and held at Barden Ridge on Saturday the 24th August. The intent is to play the U10s in the morning and the U11s from late morning to finish the day by around 2pm.

The draw for the day will be confirmed and communicated ASAP.more

Annual Social Night and Fundraiser goes off..!

Another huge social and fundraiser evening was held on Saturday night at Penshurst RSL. A big thanks to our organising committee Kate, Kerrie, Heather and Danielle for organising this fabulous night of entertainment and socialising. A packed weekend of footy events left a few tired people by Sunday night! Click more for the list of local businesses who supported us with prizes for the evening.more

Major Raffle Winners

Congratulations to the following raffle winners on Saturday night:
1st Michael Tuli - iPad and case
2nd Lachlan Rogerson - $250 Ucello Italian Restaurant Voucher
3rd Matthew Murphy - $75 Coles Voucher
Mobile Phone Panther Power - Maureen Carey

Thanks to everyone who bought tickets to support the club.more

2014 Competition - A Message from the Committee

We are pleased to announce that the AFL GSJ has now confirmed it's plans for 2014 and beyond including the move to Sunday games in 2014.

Click "more" for a message from the Committee.more

A message from the President

A mid season message to players and familes from our President Angie Zissis is attached.more

The Draw has been revised forc the Under 14s

Final draw has been revised. Minor changes as follows
Round 9: 15 June U11’s vs Cronulla Blue – start time now 9.00am
Round 11: 29 June U10’s (White) vs Bangor – start time now 9.00am

Always check your Managers weekly email as times and other details can change.more

Trent Crawford 150 Gamer!

Congratulation to Trent Crawford who hit 150 games in the Under 15s on Saturday. Pictured here with the powerhouse Under 15smore

Congratulations to the boys through to State championships

Congratulation to the Panthers who have made it through to the state championships for PSSA and U15 high school comps. Click more for details!more

Panthers Big Screen Nights and more!

Our next social event is a Big Screen Event on the evening of SATURDAY 11 MAY at our Olds Clubhouse when the SWANS take on HAWKS.

Game time 7.50pm but be there early (doors open from 6.00pm)and bring your own snacks, drinks and even a few treats for the BBQ which will be fired up early.

The Social Calendar attached details a few other upcoming events. We will update this when things chnage, as the invarioably do...

Anyway see ya Satdy around the grounds!more

2013 Swans Day at Olds park a HUGE success!

A big thanks to Swans stars Ted Richards, Jesse White and Xavier Richards who put the kids through drills, answered some tough questions, gave great advice and signed autographs at Olds last night! With a great turnout across the club from our newest 4 year old Panther to the big boys in the 16s the vibe was awesome. We are looking at a fantastic start to 2013 - bring on round 1 we can't wait!!! Go to the Gallery for some more photos of the boys in action..click more.more

Our Under 11s well represented in Catholic Schools AFL Trials

Under 11 Panthers were well represented at the Catholic Sydney Archdiocesan AFL trials on 27th Feb. With approx 70 boys trying out 7 boys from Penshurst were there. Well done to Luke M, Luke McG, Jordan T, Josh O, Bradley D, Ryan L and Liam O. Add to that Arran B, Lachlan M & Josh H who played in the pblic schools Paul Kelly cup the day before and we have an awesome U11s team for 2013 (Liam is powering on in the 12s). A big congrats to Bradley and Luke Marshall who made it through to the next level.more

Sydney Swans Players at Olds Park - Tuesday 5th March 5.00pm

Players, family and friends are invited to Olds Park Tuesday 5th March from 5.00pm to 7.00pm to meet some of the 2013 Sydney Swans. Not sure which players yet but come along and bring your favourite gear for autographs and be prepared to get into some training drills and learn a few skills from the boys!
See ya there Panthers!more


A memorable day for the Penshurst RSL Panthers as our under 13s and under 14s both win their Grand Final.
Two teams, two premierships, ONE Club. Click on "more" for full details.more

Penshurst Players win Regional awards

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Panthers song

PANTHERS SONG" Sung to the tune of Yankee doodle Dandee - sing it loud and proud


Personal Injury Insurance

Annual registration fees for players include personal injury insurance under the Australian Football National Risk protection Programme, administered by JLT Sport.more
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