Despite their gallant second-half comeback, the Penrith Panthers were bundled out of the finals series in a one-point thriller against the Cronulla Sharks.
A disastrous first-half allowed the Sharks to lead the Panthers by 16-points at the break.
However the Panthers, like they've done in many games this season, rallied to get level before a Chad Townsend field-goal was the difference.
Unfortunately for the Penrith-side, Captain James Maloney didn't have his best game with Ryan Girdler describing it as 'unacceptable'.
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