Ivan Cleary appointed Panthers coach

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Panthers Group, Rugby League General Manager Phil Gould takes great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Ivan Cleary as Head Coach of the Penrith Panthers for the next three seasons.

This is a wonderful result for the club and marks the beginning of a new era for the Penrith Panthers.

Ivan has enjoyed an outstanding career in rugby league, proving himself to be a player and coach of the highest standards. Ivan's character, professionalism and experience made him to the perfect candidate for this important position at the Panthers.

Ivan Cleary is the man best qualified to take our club into the future.

At this time we would like to thank the NZ Warrior's management for their professionalism and understanding in dealing with this matter. We wish the Warriors and Ivan all the best for the remainder of the 2011 season.

Ivan Cleary - Career Highlights