Just four weeks out from the finals and the Panthers have decided to sack coach Anthony Griffin.
While the writing may have been on the wall in the pre-season, it still comes as a shock considering how close we are to the NRL finals.
Yet a player revolt could have been the catalyst for the eventual sacking of Griffin.
Triple M's Brent Read has the story below:
Here's a special emergency podcast recorded with Panthers legend Mark Geyer, Liam Flanagan and Brent Read just minutes after the news broke: