The week leading into a grand final is difficult for any player, but Harry Kempston found it particularly tricky during the 2019 Group 11 season.
Kempston was at CYMS and was preparing for a decider clash with a Wellington Cowboys side featuring his brother, Jack.
There won't be such an issue this year though after Harry made the move across to link up with his brother and father Mick, who is a trainer and league safe officer for the Cowboys.
"It was hard when we got to the grand final," Harry said, looking back at 2019.
"It was really hard because I knew how much he (Jack) wanted it and he knew how much I wanted it so to get over there and play with him has been good.
"I enjoyed my time at CYMS and don't have a bad word to say about them but it was about playing with my brother.
"I've been made to feel really welcome and it feels like I'm at home there now."
Kempston will be reunited with a number of his ex-teammates on Sunday when the Cowboys welcome CYMS to Kennard Park in a match that headlines round two of the 2021 season.
The halfback isn't the only former Fishies player now at Wellington, with Wade Kavanagh, Corey Cox, and EJ Fernando also calling Kennard Park home this season.
Both sides were impressive winners in round one as Wellington raced to a 30-0 lead at Forbes before ultimately winning 30-12 while CYMS ran out 40-10 victors over Parkes.
Kempston joined Mason Williams in a new halves combination in that match while Cox, Kavanagh, and Liam Brodrick also made their competitive debuts for the Cowboys at Forbes.
"A lot of the blokes I haven't played with but we're starting to get the connection going and it's feeling good," Kempston said, before looking at CYMS.
"It's going to be a massive game. The four games we played two years ago were all intense, great games of footy and I don't think this weekend will be any different.
"You know what you're going to get when you come up against CYMS. They're going to be well-drilled, fit and hard to beat.
"As long as we worry about what we can do and play to our best we'll be right."
The Cowboys will be stronger than they were in round one as Dennis Moran and Colt Tairua are in after being unavailable for the win at Forbes. Captain-coach Justin Toomey-White has again named himself at prop but could revert to the back-row when Tairua enters from the bench.
Kick-off is 2.30pm.
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