Leniu will likely join Moses Leota and Zane Tetevano on a bench that gives the Panthers more flexibility than one including Naden, according to Sterling. Cleary's plans for a sound defensive foundation didn't exactly pan out as his team trailed 22-0 at halftime. May came through the grades as a half/lock and his shift to centre could be viewed as a gamble considering he has only played six games in the position during his NRL career. 'Heart-racing' 4.6 magnitude quake rattles Christchurch, Live: 'No doubt we'll be declared winners' - Biden closes in on presidency, George Floyd death: Judge orders former police officers be tried together. Naden has scored 12 tries in 17 games this year and has been the team's lucky charm. Sunday's disappointment continues a dramatic 2020 for Naden. The 'good paddock' where Naden spent the COVID break was in Wellington with his grandparents, whom he misses dearly. He gained 76m with just seven carries and provided a spark on the right edge Penrith had been missing. ', 'I thought he played really well. But the Rabbitohs have records to boast of their own, scoring 144 points in their last three wins — the biggest haul in the club's history. "If I was going to stay anywhere, I would say Penrith is my second home," he said. Panthers centre Brent Naden reveals how his change in attitude and mindfulness training helped him overcome being dropped earlier this season, to now be one win away from the NRL grand final, Blues look to ‘flush’ loss with quick turn around, Relive the final moments of Origin I, 2011, Fittler encouraged by Blues learning ‘huge lesson’, Wighton may play, Murray out for the series, What the week off will do for the Panthers, Assessing the loss of Kikau on the Panthers' attack, Cleary: Don’t know what else you do in the bubble, You have skipped the navigation, tab for page content. Victoria has recorded its seventh day of no coronavirus cases or deaths, Follow our live coverage of the US election results, ABC's rolling coverage of the US election results, Follow our live coverage for the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic. Since then, Naden's game has gone to a new level, which he credits to his teammates. May was on the field – and within just a few minutes had given away a penalty try to Olam after referees ruled he'd deliberately played at the ball with his boot while the Storm centre was attempting to touch the ball down in the corner. I agree with the masses: Ivan, put Naden on! 2020 US election live results: Who is winning? Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, Biden pleads with America to 'be patient and calm' in wait for election results and says he has 'no doubt' that he has beaten Trump - who's not been seen since Wednesday at 2.30am, Finally? "Then I came back, I'd been in a good paddock. The toughest team in the NRL: From a drug-dealing dad to a... Disgusting moment fans film themselves laughing as they... eight drunken spectators on the NSW Central Coast during a match between the Panthers and New Zealand Warriors. "Tyrone May didn't put a foot wrong but it's a different kettle of fish this week coming up against such a powerful opposition centre in Justin Olam," Farah said. And to win a title for the club in any position would mean the world to him. "My weight was a bit over so I had to come back through the fat club and lose the weight but once I did that I started working on my defence again with Cameron Ciraldo. He has barely seen his family since the NRL restarted back in May, but they have travelled from the central NSW town a few times since to watch him play. "I reckon I could run on the field and tackle Kiks (Viliame Kikau). Coach Ivan Cleary instead opted for utility Tyrone May to start the contest versus Melbourne, feeling he was a better defensive option when marking opposing centre Justin Olam. At least you're still in the 17.' Biden calls for calm, says he has 'no doubt' he'll win when counting is finished, 'Fog of war situation' leaves WA farmers bracing for huge hit as China threatens to shun exports, Victoria records seventh straight day of no new coronavirus cases and no deaths, 'Stop the Steal' US election Facebook group taken down after adding 365k followers in a day, Head of aged care home tells family she's 'personally sorry' for resident's death. "Based on that, the unlucky player again is going to be Brent Naden." "Then I came back, I'd been in a good paddock. Brian To’o 6. James Tamou 9. Just be Penrith 's X factor in Saturday 's game has gone to a new level, which he to! 24-Year-Old insists he 's not worried about coming up against Olam but admitted the centre! 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