Port Hedland Panthers were founded in 1967 with founding member Pat Love the first coach. Panthers and Towns (Rovers) were the two teams representing the Port Hedland Football Association from 1967 to 1968.
The team was originally called Pier Panthers and were based at the Pier Hotel with Eric Pratt the manager. Panthers won the first two real premiership in the Degrey Football League which commence in 1969.
Some of the personalities of Panthers include:
Pat Love, Eric Pratt, Ivan Aunins, Joe Sadowski, Mick Holt, Ducko Brahim, Taffy Welsh, Bobby Kelly, Glad Cassidy, Councillor brothers, TO BE UPDATED (June 2018)