Panthers fixtures locked in
The Panthers will play four crucial games at Pepper Stadium with the draw for the final rounds of the NRL regular season now confirmed.
Round 21 - Panthers v Bulldogs @ Pepper Stadium – 7.50pm Thursday, July 27
The Panthers welcome the Bulldogs to Pepper Stadium on a Thursday night with the visitors hoping to exact revenge on their 38-0 drubbing at ANZ Stadium earlier this season.
After dumping the Belmore-based outfit out of the finals last season, the Dogs will be desperate to halt the Panthers' charge in to September.
Round 22 - Panthers v Tigers @ Pepper Stadium – 4pm Sunday, August 6
Cleary v Cleary. Wests Tigers coach Ivan Cleary returns to Pepper Stadium to face his son Nathan Cleary and the Panthers in this Sunday afternoon blockbuster.
The former Panthers coach faces his old side for the first time, while there is also a chance Panthers winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak could go head-to-head with older brother Malakai on the wing.
Round 23 - Panthers v Cowboys @ Pepper Stadium – 7.30pm Saturday, August 12
The Cowboys travel south to Pepper Stadium hoping to do the double over the Panthers after their snatch-and-grab win in Round 16.
The Panthers will be looking to strike back against the Townsville-based side after the heartbreaking loss in the final minutes at 1300SMILES Stadium.
Round 24 - Panthers v Raiders @ GIO Stadium – 2pm Sunday, August 20
The Panthers travel back to the place where the curtain fell on their 2016 campaign as they visit the Raiders at GIO Stadium.
Canberra will be hungry for revenge after the Panthers pulled off a miracle come-from-behind victory in the final minutes in Bathurst.
Round 25 - Panthers v Dragons @ Pepper Stadium – 4pm Sunday, August 27
A first-up trip to UOW Jubilee Oval ended in a humbling defeat to the Dragons in the opening round of the 2017 season.
The Panthers will be hoping to return serve to the Dragons in what promises to be a vital clash for both sides finals chances in 2017.
Round 26 - Panthers v Sea Eagles @ Lottoland – 5.30pm Saturday, September 2
The final regular season game for 2017 sees the Panthers travel to Lottoland to take on the Sea Eagles.
It was the scene where the Panthers made a stirring comeback to ignite their 2016 campaign and marked the arrival of Nathan Cleary on the NRL stage.