Bathurst can cement its standing as the dominant side in Western Zone this weekend but captain Adam Ryan isn't looking too far ahead.
Bathurst welcomes Dubbo to the Scots Campus field on Sunday for the final of the Western Zone Premier League (WZPL)
Of the last three WZPL titles Bathurst and Dubbo have won one each, while the other saw the title shared after the two played out a thrilling and dramatic tie at No. 1 Oval.
Those recent results make Sunday something of a tie-breaker in the battle for Western supremacy and Ryan knows his side will have to work for every run and every wicket.
"It'll definitely be a tough game," he said.
"Whenever we play Dubbo, it's always a good contest.
"You know you're versing a good rep side. You can't even rest even when you get to the 10th. Every wicket is a struggle and that's what makes rep cricket good - it's a challenge all the way through.
"For us to go up to Dubbo earlier this season and beat them, that was great for us. So they'll be coming down full of energy and will be trying to take it away from us.
"Hopefully we deal with them. We've played some good cricket and if we can continue with what we've been doing, we should do pretty well."
Bathurst claimed the WZPL minor premiership and hosting rights for the final after a win at Dubbo earlier this season.
Ryan's side produced an impressive all-round effort in that 51-run win away from home.
No batsman made a 50 that day and no-one took more than three wickets in a performance which Ryan heaped praise on.
There's only one change from the side which played that day to the one which will take the field on Sunday, with Ben Parsons replacing Clint Moxon.
"We're pretty lucky that the core squad has played most of the way through, which is pretty lucky," Ryan said.
"Everyone has wanted to play for Bathurst this year, which has put us on top. It's that culture of wanting to win for each other and everyone playing as a team, rather than as individuals.
"However, when I was looking to do the selections, it was a nightmare but at the same time a good nightmare to have.
"We've had some amazing players in Bathurst this season who have been producing some amazing results."
Play starts 10am.
- BATHURST: Adam Ryan (captain), Imran Qureshi, Jaden Ekert, Henry Shoemark, Connor Slattery, Ben Parsons, Mitch Taylor, Dave Henderson, Jameel Qureshi, Wayne Sellers, Dave Sellers, Matt Fearnley