Darwin Entertained by Panthers

The crowd of 8,050 at TIO Stadium in Darwin have been entertained as the Penrith Panthers humbled the Gold Coast Titans 40-18.

The Panthers found their groove in the second half, however after the first 40 minutes the game was locked up at 12-all.

Gold Coast winger, David Mead opened the scoring as he played cleaner to dive on a Matt Moylan error. Aidan Sezer was unable to convert, Titans held 4-0 after 7 minutes.

Luke Walsh crafted the first Penrith four-pointer has he posted a wonderful solo try. He converted his only try of the 2013 season to give the Panthers the lead, 6-4, after 15 minutes.

Skillful centre David Simmons finished off a spread play from the Panthers as Dean Whare linked with Simmons to crash over.

David Mead claimed his second try of the outing as he took a pin-point kick from Aidan Sezer to stroll over the goal line untouched.

Aidan Sezer locked the game at 12-all with a successful penalty goal as the half time siren sounded in Darwin.

Young gun winger James Roberts showed off his blistering pace has he posted three brilliant tries in the second half to help the Panthers to victory.