Penrith's former Manly and St George Illawarra prop Brent Kite will retire at the end of the NRL season.
Penrith winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak considers former teammate and Titans rival James Roberts the fastest player in the NRL.
Penrith lock Elijah Taylor says he has no concerns about the playing surface at Carrington Park in Bathurst after the ground underwent a major upgrade.
The Panthers were superb - for the first 68 minutes at least - against the Bulldogs and will start warm favourites against the Titans.
With an abundance of young talent making their way into first grade, Penrith's much vaunted five-year plan seems to be exceeding expectations.
The Panthers held on for a tight victory over the Bulldogs after leading 24-0 at one stage. Here are five key points from the Sunday afternoon thriller.
Penrith have survived a miracle comeback from the Bulldogs to open their Telstra Premiership season with a nervy cliff-hanger at Pepper Stadium on Sunday.
Star Panthers hooker James Segeyaro admits the memories of Penrith's finals exit at the hands of this Sunday's opponents the Bulldogs still hurts.
The Panthers are out for revenge against the team that knocked them out of the 2014 finals, but can they handle the Bulldogs' rampant forward pack?
Penrith captain Peter Wallace says the club's prized signing of Trent Merrin proves Penrith has become an attractive destination for quality players.