2009 Penrith Panthers season

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2009 Penrith Panthers
League 11th NRL
2009 record 11-12-1
Points for 515
Points against 589
Team information
Coach Matthew Elliott
Captain Petero Civoniceva
Alternate captains Trent Waterhouse
Nathan Smith
Frank Pritchard
Ground CUA Stadium
Top scorers
Tries Michael Jennings (17)
Goals Michael Gordon (57)
Points Michael Gordon (126)
2010

The 2009 Penrith Panthers season was the 43rd in the club's history. They competed in the National Rugby League's 2009 Telstra Premiership, finishing the regular season 11th (out of 16). The coach of the team was Matthew Elliott while Petero Civoniceva was the club's captain.

Fixtures[edit]

The Panthers again use CUA Stadium as their home ground in 2009, their home ground since they entered the competition in 1967.

Regular Season[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Score Tries Goals Attendance
March 14 Round 1 Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks Toyota Stadium Loss 10-18 Jennings Gordon (3/3) 10,617
March 21 Round 2 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs CUA Stadium Loss 26-28 Waterhouse (2), Aiton, Tighe Gordon (5/5) 16,846
March 30 Round 3 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Brookvale Oval Win 12-10 Coote, Iosefa Gordon (2/2) 8,667
April 4 Round 4 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers CUA Stadium Win 42-22 Coote, Graham, Jennings, Lewis, Pritchard, Sammut Gordon (9/9) 15,813
April 11 Round 5 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm Olympic Park Stadium Loss 14-16 Lewis, Tighe Gordon (3/3) 10,110
April 17 Round 6 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos CUA Stadium Loss 18-38 Elford, Gordon, Jennings Gordon (3/4) 14,332
April 24 Round 7 Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans CUA Stadium Win 34-20 Sammut (2), Coote, Elford, Jennings, Walsh Gordon (5/6) 9,769
May 2 Round 8 Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders Canberra Stadium Win 18-10 Daniela (2), Jennings Sammut (3/3) 8,850
Round 9 Bye
March 16 Round 10 Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks CUA Stadium Win 26-22 Aiton, Daniela, Lewis, Pritchard Sammut (5/5) 11,750
May 23 Round 11 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters CUA Stadium Win 48-6 Jennings (3), Graham (2), Coote, Elford, Lewis, Pritchard Sammut (3/4), Walsh (3/5) 8,515
May 29 Round 12 St. George colours.svg St. George-Illawarra Dragons WIN Stadium Loss 10-38 Graham, Pritchard Sammut (1/1), Cooper (0/1) 10,623
June 5 Round 13 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers Leichhardt Oval Win 26-10 Walsh (2), Aiton, Daniela, Tighe Walsh (2/4), Cooper (1/1) 14,100
June 13 Round 14 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles CUA Stadium Loss 6-20 Smith Walsh (1/1) 15,806
June 19 Round 15 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs ANZ Stadium Loss 19-12 Cooper, Pritchard Walsh (2/3) 13,992
Round 16 Bye
July 5 Round 17 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels CUA Stadium Win 38-34 Jennings (3), Grant, Paulo, Tia-Kilifi Walsh (5/7) 16,845
July 10 Round 18 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs ANZ Stadium Loss 12-36 Aiton, Daniela Walsh (2/2) 9,017
July 18 Round 19 Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders CUA Stadium Win 27-14 Paulo, Puletua, Tia-Kilifi, Tighe Gordon (5/5)
Walsh (FG)
8,074
July 25 Round 20 North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys Dairy Farmers Stadium Win 28-20 Jennings, Gordon, Sammut Gordon (4/5) 14,274
Aug 1 Round 21 New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand CUA Stadium Draw 32-32 Jennings (2), Elford, Puletua, Walsh Gordon (6/6) 12,677
August 7 Round 22 St. George colours.svg St. George-Illawarra Dragons CUA Stadium Loss 6-25 Lewis Gordon (1/1) 19,987
August 16 Round 23 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos Suncorp Stadium Loss 24-58 Pritchard, Tighe, Walsh, Waterhouse Gordon (4/4) 25,305
August 22 Round 24 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs CUA Stadium, Penrith Won 40-10 Tia-Kilifi (2), Aiton, Gordon, Graham, Jennings, Tighe Gordon (6/7) 14,214
August 28 Round 25 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels Parramatta Stadium Loss 6-48 Blair Gordon (1/1) 20,237
September 6 Round 26 Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights EnergyAustralia Stadium Loss 0-35 22,152

Legend:       Win       Loss       Draw

Ladder[edit]

Team Pld W D L B PF PA PD Pts
1 St. George colours.svg St. George Illawarra 24 17 0 7 2 548 329 +219 38
2 Canterbury colours.svg Bulldogs 24 18 0 6 2 575 428 +147 38*
3 Norths Devils colours.svg Gold Coast 24 16 0 8 2 514 467 +47 36
4 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne 24 14 1 9 2 505 348 +157 33
5 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah 24 14 0 10 2 549 439 +90 32
6 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane 24 14 0 10 2 511 566 −55 32
7 Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle 24 13 0 11 2 508 491 +17 30
8 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta 24 12 1 11 2 476 473 +3 29
9 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers 24 12 0 12 2 558 483 +75 28
10 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney 24 11 1 12 2 566 549 +17 27
11 Panthers colours.svg Penrith 24 11 1 12 2 515 589 −74 27
12 North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland 24 11 0 13 2 558 474 +84 26
13 Canberra colours.svg Canberra 24 9 0 15 2 489 510 −31 22
14 New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand 24 7 2 15 2 377 545 −188 20
15 Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland 24 5 0 19 2 359 568 −209 14
16 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters 24 5 0 19 2 382 681 −299 14

* Bulldogs stripped of 2 competition points after an interchange breach in round 2

2009 Statistics[edit]

Nat Name Pos App T G FG Pts
Papua New Guinea Aiton, PaulPaul Aiton HK 24 5 0 0 20
Australia Bell, MatthewMatthew Bell SR 23 0 0 0 0
Australia Blair, MauriceMaurice Blair FE 15 1 0 0 4
Australia Civoniceva, PeteroPetero Civoniceva PR 12 0 0 0 0
Australia Cooper, GavinGavin Cooper SR 22 1 1 0 6
Australia Coote, LachlanLachlan Coote FB 12 4 0 0 16
Australia Daniela, GeoffGeoff Daniela WG 6 5 0 0 20
Australia Elford, ShaneShane Elford WG 15 4 0 0 16
Australia Emelio, AndrewAndrew Emelio CE 1 0 0 0 0
Australia Gordon, MichaelMichael Gordon WG 15 3 57 0 126
Australia Graham, WadeWade Graham FE 22 5 0 0 20
Australia Grant, TimTim Grant PR 17 1 0 0 4
Samoa Iosefa, MasadaMasada Iosefa HK 9 1 0 0 4
Australia Jennings, MichaelMichael Jennings CE 19 17 0 0 68
Australia Lewis, LukeLuke Lewis FE 15 5 0 0 20
Australia McFadgean, BenBen McFadgean WG 1 0 0 0 0
New Zealand McKendry, SamSam McKendry PR 1 0 0 0 0
New Zealand Paulo, JosephJoseph Paulo SR 14 2 0 0 8
New Zealand Pritchard, FrankFrank Pritchard SR 20 6 0 0 24
New Zealand Puletua, FrankFrank Puletua PR 23 2 0 0 8
Australia Romelo, JoelJoel Romelo HB 4 2 0 0 8
Australia Sammut, JarrodJarrod Sammut HB 21 4 12 0 40
Australia Smith, NathanNathan Smith LK 23 2 0 0 8
Samoa Tia-Kilifi, JuniorJunior Tia-Kilifi CE 8 4 0 0 16
Australia Tighe, BradBrad Tighe CE 19 6 0 0 24
Australia Walsh, LukeLuke Walsh HB 18 5 15 1 51
Australia Waterhouse, TrentTrent Waterhouse SR 21 3 0 0 12
Australia Woolnough, AdamAdam Woolnough PR 9 0 0 0 0

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