Trailing 18-14 at the break, the Panthers have scored 16 unanswered points in the second half to overcome a spirited Warriors side at AMI Stadium.
The Panthers and Warriors have both confirmed their final 17 ahead of their Round 10 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at AMI Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Former Penrith Panthers great Mark Geyer has unequivocally endorsed Bryce Cartwright for a spot in the NSW Blues side for this year's State of Origin series.
For the second time this season, the Warriors play an away game without having to leave New Zealand, as the Panthers take their home game to Christchurch.
He'll represent City in this year's AAMI Country-City clash but Panthers star Tyrone Peachey admits his family would like to see him run out for Country.
Blues legend Paul Sironen believes it is time to blood the next generation of the Cartwright family in order to break Queensland's recent Origin stranglehold.
He is excited to represent City Origin, but Leilani Latu could just as easily be playing for Italy or Tonga.
Panthers fullback Dylan Edwards says his team is determined to emulate the unstoppable form that saw them win the Holden Cup in 2015.
Back-rower Isaah Yeo has been named on the wing for Country, and is looking forward to lining up against clubmate Josh Mansour in the annual clash.
There's a new leader in power rankings, while the Roosters are the big movers with their high profile players returning and putting the competition on notice.