Famous person Panthers halfback Nathan Cleary returned from a prolonged damage battle to guide his aspect to a 26-12 win over the Rabbitohs tonight, because the reigning premiers chalked up a fourth win in succession.
The 2021 Clive Churchill medallist kicked superbly and linked seemlessly with halves companion Jarome Luai, in a sport by which Penrith wasn’t ever genuinely troubled by South Sydney.
“It felt actually good,” Cleary stated of his shoulder on 9’s post-match protection.
“I felt like I did all of the preparation to get it proper. It is a credit score to all our workers who’ve helped me out by means of this complete course of… it was simply good to be again on the market.”