Kasey Badger will make her NRL refereeing debut when she runs the sideline for the Gold Coast v Penrith clash at Cbus Super Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
With a host of stars out of action, 25-year-old winger Josh Mansour could be the oldest player in Penrith's backline when they take on the Titans in Round 7.
Penrith centre Jamal Idris is out for the season after tearing his ACL on Saturday night against Manly.
The Panthers rallied late to overcome the Sea Eagles in an injury plagued contest. Here are five things we learned.
A depleted Penrith side held on for a brave 22-12 victory over a similarly ravaged Manly side at Pepper Stadium on Saturday night.
Both Penrith and Manly will be hoping to improve following some worrying early-season form.
From the Western Australia SG Ball team to a first grade debut with the Panthers in Round 5. This is how Waqa Blake made it to the bright lights of the NRL.
Panthers coach Ivan Cleary insists he won't be rushing playmaker Jamie Soward back from injury, despite the side's current slump.
Penrith's record-breaking workhorse, a veteran steals the show, and the rise of the Red V Wall. These are the key numbers and statistics that defined Round 5.
Panthers coach Ivan Cleary believes a 30-10 loss to the Cowboys is all part of the learning experience for his youthful side.