Panthers claw Roosters

The Panthers have defeated the Sydney Roosters 26 - 16 at Penrith Football Stadium tonight.

The Panthers showed plenty of enterprise in attack to withstand the Roosters who were kept alive thanks to a couple of intercept tries.

Panthers fullback, Rhys Wesser put in his best performance of the year with a hat-trick of tries.

Panthers 26 (Tries: Wesser 3, Lewis, Elford. Goals: Hicks 3/5)defeated Roosters 16 (Tries: Bell, Mullins, Hegarty. Goals: Fitzgibbon 2/3)

Penrith Football Stadium Referee: M Oaten