Panthers rebound to trounce feeble Dogs

Match Summary The Penrith Panthers have completed an amazing 98-point turnaround to defeat the hapless Canterbury Bulldogs 52-16 at CUA Stadium.

After a scrappy opening to the match it was the Panthers who struck first in front of a small home crowd with a try to centre Brad Tighe. Some very weak Bulldogs defence allowed the Panthers to score two further tries and enjoy an 18-0 lead before the visitors managed to grab a four-pointer of their own to Daryl Millard.

A healthy 24-10 halftime lead to the Panthers was quickly and regularly extended as the second half unfolded, and while the Bulldogs had chances of their own, they weren