Despondent Panthers coach Ivan Cleary says a woeful, error-ridden shutout at home to the Storm was a while coming.
In a dour 80 minutes, an error prone Panthers were shut out by an improved but underwhelming Storm side. Here are five of the key points from the win.
The Storm never really needed to get out of second gear in disposing of an error-prone Penrith outfit at Pepper Stadium on Saturday night.
The Storm are reeling from last week's big loss to the Roosters while Penrith will be up against it after losing star fullback Matt Moylan.
Pauli's "cheat shot", Sandow lifts, and mixed news for Origin hopefuls. The key points to come from the Eels' 26-20 win over the Panthers at Pepper Stadium.
The Parramatta Eels have claimed western Sydney bragging rights and their first win since Round 7, defeating the Penrith Panthers on Friday night.
The Panthers have scored 11 points or less in three of their past four matches, but now have their entire spine back for the first time since Round 2.
The 'Battle of the West' is on again with the Penrith Panthers hosting the Parramatta Eels on Friday night to kick off Round 12.
A vintage local derby will kick of Round 12 as the embattled Eels travel to face a Panthers side coming off a gritty win and welcoming some key players back.
He's missed the past five games with a knee injury, but Penrith skipper Peter Wallace has been dealing with another harrowing pain.