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Gameday Guide: Panthers v Cowboys

The Panthers open their 2021 NRL season with a highly-anticipated triple header at Panthers Stadium.

Panthers v Cowboys
Saturday 13 March
West Gate opens: 3:15pm
Jersey Flegg Kick-Off: 3:30pm
NSW Cup Kick-Off: 5:15pm
NRL Kick-Off: 7:35pm
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In compliance with current government restrictions, the grandstands at Panthers Stadium will operate at full capacity however the hills will operate at 75 per cent capacity.

Government restrictions will also prevent members and fans from watching the action from standing-only areas around Panthers Stadium.

Members will be permitted to sit in their allocated seats and simply need to present their membership card at the gates to enter Panthers Stadium.


Spin the OAK Plus Wheel for your chance to participate in the 100m Half-Time Dash at Panthers Stadium, with an incredible NRL Grand Final package up for grabs. The Major Prize includes two tickets to the 2021 NRL Grand Final, accommodation and more.

There are thousands of minor prizes to be won, including protein shakers, gym towels and bottles of delicious OAK Plus.


Panthers official beer partner Tooheys is giving away over $25,000 in cash and prizes throughout the season.

Each week one lucky Panthers Group member will walk away with $1,000 and go in the draw to win $15,000 at the final home game of the year. Entry is simple. Present your Panthers Group membership card when you purchase any two selected Tooheys beverages prior to NRL kick-off.

If the gameday winner has visited Panthers Penrith Leagues Club prior to entering Panthers Stadium, they will win an additional $200 in Panthers Points.


Panthers fans of all ages will be entertained with the best carnival rides coming to Kidz Korner. All carnival rides are FREE for kids of all ages.


Be one of the first to experience the flavour of El Gringos Locos, opening on Thursday 18 March, simply by being at Panthers Stadium.

Four rows will be selected to win a FREE Burrito from Penrith's newest restaurant. Be in your seats by 7pm for the chance to win.


The Cobra Waste Kick for Cash is back in 2021 with more chances to win the $20,000 than ever before.

For your chance to kick for $20,000 cash at the Round 3 clash against the Storm, visit the Cobra Waste Skip Bin in Kidz Korner at Panthers Stadium and enter the guessing competition.

$20,000 Cobra Waste Kick for Cash


Snap a photo at the OAK Plus Measure Up Wall and see how you stand up against Viliame Kikau and halfback Nathan Cleary. 


All 2021 junior members will be able to collect their Panthers flags from the Membership Marquee outside the West Gate at Panthers Stadium.


The new underground parking area at the front of Panthers Penrith Leagues Club accommodates 380 cars and complements the free parking already available within the grounds of Panthers Penrith Leagues Club, including the multi-level car park near Aqua Golf.

Additional gameday parking is available at Penrith Paceway for just $5.


The M4 Motorway ramps to and from The Northern Road will be closed from 8pm Friday 12 March to 5am Monday 15 March.

M4 Motorway users, please use the following detour routes. If you are:

  • travelling east on the M4 Motorway, take the Mulgoa Road exit and follow the detours
  • travelling west on the M4 Motorway, take the Kent Road exit and follow the detours

Fans are encouraged to consider all the available travel options ahead of time while public transport continues to operate at CovidSafe capacities.

If you have to catch public transport, plan ahead at and allow plenty of extra travel time. Remember it’s mandatory to wear a face mask when travelling on services in the Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong areas. Fans are encouraged to keep their masks on until they reach their seats inside the stadium.

Trains run regularly to Penrith on the T1 Western Line which is a short walk from Panthers Stadium.

You'll need to use an Opal card or contactless payment method when travelling to and from the game on public transport. Register your details via the Opal website or app ahead of time.

Acknowledgement of Country

Penrith Panthers players and staff respect and honour the traditional custodians of the land and pay our respects to their elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.