Former Panthers outside back George Jennings has signed a one-year deal to join brother Michael at Parramatta for the 2017 season.
Centre Waqa Blake has been ruled out of the Panthers' semi-final with Canberra due to a shoulder injury.
Canberra winger Jordan Rapana and Penrith opponent Josh Mansour go head-to-head in an NRL Telstra Premiership semi-final at GIO Stadium.
Penrith Panthers back-rower James Fisher-Harris is hopeful of making the Kiwis squad for the end of season Four Nations tournament.
From the State of Origin win earlier this year to the formation of an under-18s Nines tournament to begin in 2017, Ruan Sims has had plenty to celebrate.
PNG captain David Mead is in danger of missing his side's clash with the PM's XIII with a finger complaint, with scans set to reveal the extent of the injury.
It wasn't just the Cowboys having a win on Friday night; the NRL Telstra Premiership also had a night to remember.
Injured Cowboys second-rower Ethan Lowe has revealed the extent of the neck injury that has sidelined him for the rest of the 2016 Telstra Premiership Final.
Johnathan Thurston was significantly hampered by a stomach bug in the days leading up to Friday night's Telstra Premiership semi-final against the Broncos.
Glenn Stewart has been granted an early release from Super League club Catalans so he can return to Australia after just one season in France.