Great Western coach William Bell said Saturday's Mininera grand final match against Penshurst will come down to holding the course and managing the fundamentals.
"We're not changing a hell of a lot," he said.
"We've been training now for over 40 weeks to get to this stage of the season. It's worked for us so far so we're not going to go away from what we've been doing. We've got a pretty good game plan.
"Training has just been as regular this week - training Tuesday and Thursday night, club tea as usual, read the teams out and then go down to Lake Bolac Saturday and hopefully win a grand final."
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The side is fighting fit heading into its first grand final since 1983.
"At this stage we've got a full list," he said. "There are a couple of guys who have carried niggly injuries throughout the season but nothing that's going to hold them back from playing the grand final.
"Whatever it takes, they'll be ready to play."
Bell expects a physical match.
"I think it will be a physical at the contest and fast on the outside," he said. "It's going to be a sunny day and it will just be a fast game in general. I think it will be great for spectators and it will just be a red hot game."
Penshurst coach Justin Eales - who took out Mininera's senior Best and Fairest - said the sides are pretty evenly matched and he expects a good "spectacle" for the crowds.
Last time the sides clashed Penshurst lost by a mere four points, and the match was heavily impacted by blustery conditions.
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"Going off the last encounter the teams are pretty evenly matched, although it was a really windy day and both sides could only score one way," Eales said.
"It's just weird with that being the case that the game turned out so close.
"We ran out of legs that day and we're coming off a week off, and to Great Western's credit in that last quarter they held up their own."
Eales said irrespective of recent history, both sides will need to show up and play a good solid game if they want the flag.
"It was close last time so it could go either way, and I think whichever team is more switched on, turns up and handles the ground and the conditions, and the intensity will hopefully get the points," he said. "They're a really attacking side and I like to think we're a pretty attacking side, so it should be a really attacking game."
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Eales said the side will be making a couple of changes going into the match.
"We've got two changes from last week," he said.
"I'll come in and Tim Barton will come in, but we haven't really decided who is going out yet."
The match will kick off at 2.30pm at Lake Bolac.
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