Panthers lock Elijah Taylor has revealed the mental demons he battles every day ahead of his 100th NRL game this weekend.
Round 19 may finally have been the straw that broke the Panthers' back for 2015 as they suffered their heaviest defeat in Ivan Cleary's tenure as coach.
The Melbourne Storm celebrated Cam Smith's 300th game in style, turning round a four game losing streak to smash the Panthers at AAMI Park.
Melbourne have celebrated Cameron Smith's 300th game in style, putting in their best performance of the season to embarrass a hapless Panthers.
Melbourne will be desperate to end their four game losing streak against the side they last defeated, Penrith, in what is also Cameron Smith's 300th game.
Since joining the premiership in 1967, Penrith have made three grand finals and lifted the trophy on two occasions.
Penrith Panthers have announced the signing of young Kiwi playmaker Te Maire Martin on a three-year deal.
Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has lamented the Panthers' poor defence as the key factor in their 20-point loss to the Roosters on Saturday.
They may have defeated the reigning premiers a week ago but the Penrith Panthers had no answers for the Sydney Roosters on Saturday night.
Sparked by a dominant right-edge trio, the Sydney Roosters have claimed their fourth straight win with a commanding victory over the Panthers in Penrith.