R3 Panthers v Storm - Game Day Thread


#1

Telstra Premiership

:rugby_football: Match Penrith Panthers v Melbourne Storm
:stadium: Venue Carrington Park, Bathurst NSW
:clock10: Time Saturday 30th March 2019 7:35pm
:tickets: Tickets Ticketek [Link]
:stadium: Gates Open Gates Open 4:00pm
:rugby_football: Other Matches CRL Western Womens U18 Grand Final 4:00pm
CRL Bathurst Panthers v Blayney Bears 5:00pm
:sun_behind_rain_cloud: Weather :sun_behind_small_cloud: Partly Cloudy 13°C (2% Chance of Rain :cloud_with_rain:)
:bus: Travel Supporter Bus to Bathurst [Link]
:tv: Broadcast :tv: Fox League (Channel 502) [LIVE]
:desktop_computer: NRL Live Pass [LIVE]
:kayo: Kayo Sports [LIVE]
:radio: ABC Sydney 702AM [LIVE]
:radio: 2GB Sydney 873AM [LIVE]

:rugby_football: Telstra Premiership | Full Time

Melbourne Storm 32 Tries Cameron Munster, Brodie Croft, Josh Addo-Carr, Marion Seve, Jesse Bromwich
Goals Cameron Smith (6/7)
Penrith Panthers 2 Tries
Goals Nathan Cleary (1/1)

:rugby_football: Canterbury Cup NSW | Full Time

Penrith Panthers 26 Tries Malakai Watene-Zelezniak (2), Brian Too, Jarome Luai, Paea Pua
Goals Jed Cartwright (3/5)
St George Dragons 24 Tries Lachlan Maranta (3), Lachlan Maranta, Jonus Pearson, Charly Runciman
Goals Jai Field (2/5)

:rugby_football: Jersey Flegg Cup | Full Time

St George Dragons 22 Tries Eddie Blacker, Luke Gale, Jiye Ellis, Matt Delbanco
Goals Luke Gale (3/4)
Penrith Panthers 20 Tries Daine Laurie, Stephen Crichton, Brendan Hands, Charlie Staines
Goals Stephen Crichton (2/4)

Post Game Media

PRESS CONFERENCE


PANTHERS MEDIA REPORT

MATCH REPORT

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

MATCH REPLAY


#2

Teams

Telstra Premiership Canterbury Cup NSW Jersey Flegg Cup
:rugby_football: Panthers v Storm :rugby_football: Storm v Dragons :rugby_football: Storm v Dragons
:clock3: Saturday 30/3 7:35pm :clock3: Saturday 30/3 12:45pm :clock3: Saturday 30/3 10:35pm
:stadium: Carrington Park :stadium: Panthers Stadium :stadium: Panthers Stadium
TEAM
1. Dylan Edwards 1. Caleb Aekins 1. Daine Laurie
2. Josh Mansour 2. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 2. Charlie Staines
3. Dean Whare 3. Jed Cartwright 3. Stephen Crichton
4. Waqa Blake 4. Tyrone Phillips 4. Thomas Lofts
5. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 5. Brian Too 5. Matthew Faauila
6. James Maloney 6. Isaac Thompson 6. Matt Burton
7. Nathan Cleary 7. Liam Coleman 7. Brendan Hands
8. James Tamou 8. Nick Lui-Toso 8. Spencer Leniu
9. Sione Katoa 9. Mitch Kenny 9. Ryan Pritchard
10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 10. Paea Pua 10. Brad Gaut
11. James Fisher-Harris 11. Matheson Johns 11. Alex Myles
12. Frank Winterstein 12. Billy Burns 12. Shawn Blore
13. Hame Sele 13. Kaide Ellis © 13. Adam Fearnley
INTERCHANGE
14. Wayde Egan 14. Reed Izzard 14. Dylan Mcbain
15. Tyrell Fuimaono 20. Sam Smith 15. Jack Quinn
16. Moses Leota 21. Brent Naden 16. Jayden Tanner
17. Jack Hetherington 22. Ratu Tuisese 17. Terrell May
18. Jarome Luai 18. Ratu Nanovo
19. Tim Grant 19. Hayden Bonnano
20. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 20. Glenn Mcgrady
21. Liam Martin
COACH
Coach: Ivan Cleary Coach: Guy Missio Coach: Ben Harden

Match Officials

Telstra Premiership Canterbury Cup NSW Jersey Flegg Cup
Referees Ashley Klein Darian Furner Cameron Turner
Adam Cassidy - -
Sideline Officials Jeff Younis Mark Bohan Ben McMurray
Drew Oultram Adam Reid Adam Reid
Video Referees Jared Maxwell - -
Ben Galea - -

Referee Success Rate

Referee Active Since 2019 Overall
Ashley Klein 2009 (0/1) 0% (7/13) 54%
Adam Cassidy* 2019 (0/0) 100% (0/0) 100%

 * Debut Panthers Match for Adam Cassidy


#3

Team list

  1. Dylan Edwards, 2. Josh Mansour, 3. Dean Whare, 4. Waqa Blake, 5. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, 6. James Maloney, 7. Nathan Cleary, 8. James Tamou, 9. Sione Katoa, 10. Reagan Campbell-Gillard, 11. James Fisher-Harris, 12. Frank Winterstein, 13. Hame Sele.

Interchange: 14. Wayde Egan, 15. Tyrell Fuimaono, 16. Moses Letoa, 17. Jack Hetherington

Yeo is out of the squad


#4

Yeo could still play, he must sit through a 3 hour independent doctors IQ test and if he fails he is out for a set period of time, if he passes he is then called fit to play for the weekend. Moses Mbye had it done and was talking about it on Fox last night.

My question is, why the hell do we name 21 players for a 17 man game, 18 fair enough but 21 is ridiculous!


#5

“Yeo could still play” - quote Kevin. :thinking::thinking:

How ?
…he’s not in the 21,18, 17, or 13 man squad !


#6

Listen here intelligent gluteus :rofl:, I know my post appears to be a misnomer BUT that is the NRL rule. If someone is concussed in consecutive weeks, they cannot be named the following week. If he passes the IQ test from some doctor, he is then passed fit to play and can be named.

Doesn’t make sense but that is how the NRL decision making is…different to logical!!


#7

… been called lots of things Kev but never a gluteus.
nb you got the intelligent part wrong. Cheers. :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:


#8

Liam Martin has been named to make his NRL debut, replacing Jack Hetherington onnthe bench.

Congratulations to Liam Martin! I hope he has a good game & that his first NRL game as a Panther is a win!

This game against the Storm will be a good indicator of where we are at. Fingers crossed!


#9

Get Edwards out of a flat line. RCG not earning his keep.
We’re in the game but poor choices in possession.
Need to improve to roll this mob.


#10

Need to improve is right, Puss. We had a glut of possession in the 1st half & we’re down 14-2.

Unless we improve radically, we’re f&*!ed.


#11

Did we win, I’m in Newtown and have no clue, what is wrong with these people?


#12

Well, the usual pattern against the Storm. They get on top, we stay in the game for 40 mins or so on the scoreboard, but they clearly own us. Then they put the foot on the throat in the 2nd 40 and run up a score.

We never bear this mob. And I don’t think we believe we can beat them.

Pretty depressing & the game isn’t over yet.


#13

So no then :face_with_symbols_over_mouth:


#14

down 26-2 Kev. Not even in the game. We’re are deplorable.


#15

Glad I’m not watching them, delete the recording?


#16

Oh dear…we have massive problems


#17

going to be a very very long season for Panther supporters…we were terrible again across the park


#18

I think we’re actually better coached than last year. You can see that with our last tackle options, and structure in attack. The problem, is that our players simply aren’t performing. I really, REALLY like Dylan Edwards, however at this point i think he needs to go back to reserves and get some confidence back.

DWZ hasn’t been much better, but at this point i would like to give it a go. It also opens up a wing, for MWZ who in his one match provided more spark and effort than the rest of our backline in three games.

Dean Whare could probably drop back to reserves too, but idk who replaces him. I really love our team, which makes it really difficult to talk about our players like this.

Maybe Nathan wasn’t very effective tonight, but what i saw was a player always diving on lose balls and trying his guts out. If we had more players doing that, then we wouldn’t be in the situation we find ourselves in right now.

2017 started like this. Our season was gone until we had that huge comeback against the warriors, so its not over yet. However something needs to change and fast.

On the bright side, when we’re losing this forum is way more active!


#19

:+1::grinning::grinning:


#20

Agree with everything that dufeyz said.
Except for maybe the coaching bit. Some of the players haven’t showed up after the off season.
Yep the backs are just under-performing. DWZ to fullback and Cartwright in the centres, They need a rocket put up them. Maybe Egan and Luai with more minutes.