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Interclub Finishing Positions

ICL01 = 5th (SW Sydney Division)

ICL02 = 6th (Sydney Triathlon Premier League)

ICL03 = 9th (Sydney Triathlon Premier League)


Interclub MVPs 

ICL01 = Aimee Carlin (10.5 PTS)

ICL02 = Aimee Carlin (4.5 PTS)

ICL03 = Adam Footit (7 PTS)


Club History

The Panthers Triathlon Club was originally called the Nepean Triathlon Club. Original members included Rod Rogers, Greg Chapman, Sam Scutts, Warwick Brennan, Jim Prendergast, Mark Wallace, Tim McKay, Danny Marshall, Dave Boreham, Steve Taite and John Ross.

The Nepean Club held races in the early 1980s at Tench Reserve on the Nepean River at Penrith, with bikes propped up against fences or whatever else was around.

Who could forget the sight of a 12-year-old Dave Richardson racing the oldies with his DH bars (when no one else had them), and Mrs Taite putting out the cups of water on her fence in River Road for the run leg drink?

Timing of the races was carried out by Ron Richardson, who worked out a spreadsheet to do the calculations before anyone even knew what a spreadsheet was.

As more people joined we decided to get serious and the Panthers Triathlon Club was formed. Racing still took place at Tench Reserve as well as at the original Lakes Development at Castlereagh. At one stage, Ron Denovan, a club member who worked at Pioneer Quarries, arranged us to have the run leg within the quarries and I remember it was like running on the moon, with its heaps of gravel and desolate landscape.

Tim McKay was the one to beat in those days, although Alan Bentley was always up front in the swim leg and juniors such as Brian Lang (and later Trent Chapman) started to make people take notice. We also gained a few lady members – one of the guns was Wendy Sharpe who gained a podium finish in one of the early Nepean triathlons. We also held duathlons at Smith Park at Castlereagh and moved to different lakes within the Lakes Development as they were opened.

Panthers Tri Club has continued to grow and develop – at present the Club’s membership is approximately 160+ active members. Racing is usually held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, home of the rowing, kayaking and whitewater events in the 2000 Olympics, with the Handicap run every Tuesday evening during Daylight Savings still held at Tench Reserve at the Nepean River.






Panthers of Penrith Career MVP

RankAthleteClubPerformance Points
1Aimee CARLINPanthers23.5
2John HUGHESPanthers13.5
3Adam FOOTITPanthers11
4Melissa FANNINGPanthers9.5
5Toby CROUDSONPanthers8.5
6Leon SHARPPanthers7.5
7Mike HISERPanthers7
8James SWEENEYPanthers6.5
9Tony GABORITPanthers6
10Jack MATTHEWSPanthers5.5
11Cameron LUKSICHPanthers5
12Kaitlin BELLPanthers5
13Jenny MATTHEWSPanthers5
14Sarah MCCONELLPanthers4.5
15Pauline MCCANNPanthers4.5
16Chris COOPERPanthers4
17Chris WARINGPanthers3.5
18Craig BURKEPanthers3.5
19Scotti ROOTSPanthers3
20Rob DRADYPanthers2.5
21Rob RICHARDSPanthers2
22Jodie AMORPanthers2
23Heather BRAYPanthers2
24John LUKERPanthers2
25John TAYLORPanthers2
26Michelle KURPPanthers2
27Nikki BRIANPanthers1.5
28Ryan WILLIAMSPanthers1.5
29Joshua MERCHANT-1.5
30Paul HALLPanthers1.5
31Lili ROTHPanthers1.5
32Matthew BELLPanthers1.5
33Brayden GRAYPanthers1.5
34Emma THOMPSONPanthers1.5
35Nicole TZIAVARASPanthers1.5
36Jean KING-SMITHPanthers1.5
37Andy HAYNESPanthers1.5
38Mark WATSONPanthers1.5
39Glenn MATTHEWSPanthers1.5
40Karen LARMOURPanthers1
41Jake BRUNTPanthers1
42David KENTWELLPanthers1
43Jacky WATSONPanthers1
44Troy STEVENSPanthers1
45Alan BENTLEYPanthers1
46Tony PHIPPSPanthers1
47Carien ROSS (HELBERG)Panthers1
48Cooper KWOKPanthers0.5
49Kelvin FRANICHPanthers0.5
50Gordon BELLPanthers0.5
51Ron SIMPSONPanthers0.5
52Michael CAPPADONAPanthers0.5
53Richard ALLENPanthers0.5
54Chris JONESPanthers0.5
55Belinda SKYRINGPanthers0.5
56Lilian BRADLEYPanthers0.5
57Greg HALINPanthers0.5
58Sabina SPARKSPanthers0.5
59Linda JOHNSONPanthers0.5
60Gordon MCKENNAPanthers0.5
61Gemma MIDDLEMASSPanthers0.5
62Sarah PLUMPTONPanthers0.5
63Cloe REECEPanthers0.5
64Tony WILLIAMSPanthers0.5
65Ryan WILLIAMSPanthers0

Forager Sydney Triathlon League 1 (ICL04)