Penrith could have four starters back on deck for their NRL clash with ladder leaders Brisbane on Friday week, including key man Jamie Soward.
Suspended Penrith winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is staying in the New Zealand camp for the week leading up to Friday's Trans-Tasman Test.
Penrith's captain curse ends, Heighington faces a nervous wait, and Simmons lifts the Panthers in more way than one. Five key points from Penrith's 26-18 win.
After their luckless run with injuries, Panthers coach Ivan Cleary says Sunday's win over the Sharks was the boost his side needed.
The Penrith Panthers have scored 14 unanswered points in the second half to defeat the Sharks 26-18 at Pepper Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Last year's wooden spooners are in hot form and ready to take down a Panthers side that is struggling with a spate of injuries.
Elijah Taylor was captain of the Warriors' under-20s side when he first blew his left knee. Five years later he did it again.
Most players shy away from expressing their desire for a representative jumper. But as we learnt last year, Dallin Watene-Zelezniak isn't like most players.
Injured Panthers winger Josh Mansour hasn't given up hope of playing in his first Origin series despite being ruled out for up to six weeks with a knee injury.
Bryce Cartwright believes that he and his fellow Panther cubs need to show leadership beyond their years to help Penrith through their current injury crisis.