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Panthers fullback Greg Barwick will join team mates Col Bentley, Paul Smith, Col Van Der Voort when they re-unite under the captaincy of Greg Alexander on Saturday night during the Men of League Heritage Round.
A team of 1991 Grand Final Legends will go head to head with a Penrith Barbarians team (Chocolate Soldiers) that consists of former players like Ross Gigg, Mark Levy, Brad Waugh, Brad Drew and Terry Geary. The game will be the curtain raiser to the Panthers Vs Raiders at Centrebet Stadium Penrith.
Celebrating the Heritage Round, the current Panthers team will wear the playing jersey the 1991 team wore in the clubs first grand final premiership when they defeated the Canberra Raiders 19-12. Affectionately known as the Licorice Allsorts because of the black, white and coloured stripes the jersey was worn between 1991 and 1996.
The Legends Game will kick off at 7.00pm on Saturday night with the Licorice Allsorts (1991 team members) playing the Chocolate Soldiers made up of players across 1967 to 2000.