Statement: Panthers fan incident

The Panthers wish to make the following statement regarding an incident involving a Penrith fan and South Sydney player Sam Burgess after last night's game at Sportingbet Stadium.

Panthers officials confirm the club was made aware of the allegations last night and will be investigating the matter. The club can also confirm a female spectator has contacted the club regarding the incident and has agreed to cooperate fully with the investigation.

The Panthers will not be making any further comment until the matter is resolved.