9 News: Football Factory

The Penrith Panthers' NRL Grand Final success owes much to the football factory that is Patrician Brothers College Blacktown. A sizable portion of the Premiership winning team hails from the CEDP school, renowned for turning schoolboys into superstars.

In this special report for 9 News, Patrician Brothers coach Greg Beecroft explains how players such as Stephen Crichton and Jerome Luai showed their talent at school and not just on the football field.

Greg also highlights how Spencer Leniu showed an impressive dedication to his learning alongside developing into an elite sportsman.