Friday's under-16 Cricket North grand final looks like a David and Goliath battle on paper, with Mowbray and Riverside happy for it to be that way.
The Blues, who won last season's under-15s title before the competition's age groups shifted, have gone through the 2020-21 season undefeated on field, with a forfeit in round eight their sole blemish.
Despite the threat of losing on the big stage, captain Fletcher Reid is confident they can maintain their form.
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"We are preparing in training and feeling pretty confident that we might get the win considering we haven't lost yet this year," he said.
"We are feeling pretty easy about it, the boys are hopeful we can pull it off."
Boasting an array of players who have already translated junior success to senior results, Riverside have been led with the bat by Aidan O'Connor (406 runs at 203), Reid (220), Kaidyn Apted (174) and Alex Tubb (135).
It was also those four - alongside bowler Caleb Brewer - that opposing captain Thomas Dwyer was wary of heading into the clash.
"Riverside have been a good team all year, it will be tough but we will try our best," he said.
"They've been undefeated all year but it is a funny game, cricket."
Dwyer, who has scored 181 runs this season, was identified as major threat by the Blues, while Will Barns (189 runs) and Bailey Morton (10 wickets) have caused trouble for their opposition throughout.
Riverside and Mowbray's round 10 clash saw the Eagles forfeit, with the matches either side resulting in wins to the Blues by five and eight wickets respectively.
Tubb, who is fresh off a scintillating five-for in second grade last weekend, proved to be the destroyer in the first game - taking 3-5 as Dwyer battled for 39.
Their second match, a fortnight ago, saw a shared bowling show before Reid steered the ship home with 44.
The pair qualified for the grand final, which will be played at Windsor Park's No. 2 ground at 4.30pm, in contrasting fashion, with Riverside defeating Westbury by nine wickets and Mowbray getting the better of South Launceston by 10 runs.
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