The Panthers have been drawn alongside the Sharks, Bulldogs and Titans in Pool Waiheke for the 2017 Auckland Nines tournament.
As defending NRL Premiers, Cronulla will be one of the hot favourites for the tournament.
The Titans have already confirmed their Nines assault will be led by the headline-grabbing Jarryd Hayne.
2017 AUCKLAND NINES POOLS
Cronulla Sharks, Gold Coast Titans, Penrith Panthers, Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs
Wests Tigers, Brisbane Broncos, Melbourne Storm, Newcastle Knights
North Queensland Cowboys, Sydney Roosters, Canberra Raiders, South Sydney Rabbitohs
New Zealand Warriors, St George-Illawarra Dragons, Parramatta Eels, Manly Sea Eagles