RECOVER a 22 point difference.
The prize, should Bathurst Panthers' premier league side succeed in that task this Sunday, is the Group 10 minor premiership.
Half the attention of fans this weekend will be spent watching the outcome of the Panthers' game away to the Oberon Tigers while the other will go towards the result of the Orange derby.
Hawks sit level on the ladder with Panthers going into this weekend's closing round but the Orange side have a 22 point advantage in differential.
The situation means the Bathurst men need a big win over the Tigers to make the minor premiership a reality.
However, Panthers captain-coach Doug Hewitt has previously expressed he doesn't mind whether his team ends up with a one or a two next their name going into finals.
We love playing out there. When you're on top of them you're copping it but if you're behind you're copping it even more.Doug Hewitt
What matters to him is seeing Panthers playing finals-calibre football at Oberon Sports Ground this Sunday.
Beyond that, regarding the ladder, it's a case of 'whatever will be, will be'.
"What we've been aiming for over the last couple of weeks is not just the points side of things but just touching up on the little things we need to fix before finals footy," Hewitt said.
That's what the Panthers did a great job of in their 30-0 shutout of the Cowra Magpies last round, during a dominant performance in their last home game of the regular season.
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Panthers still didn't fire on all cylinders offensively for the full 80 minutes but their defence was once again the main catalyst for victory.
"It was one of our more disciplined games and we tried to stick to our sets as much as possible," Hewitt said.
"When we did it really worked out for us. We were doing some things off the cuff, and we still encourage stuff like that."
Oberon Sports Ground is right towards the top in terms of the hardest trips to make in Group 10.
It's an ideal atmosphere for the Panthers to test themselves in before the call of finals football.
Tigers have nothing to lose this Sunday and Hewitt knows that Oberon, led by captain-coach Josh Starling, will be treating the match like they have everything on the line.
"Oberon have great players across the paddock. At any given time something can happen against them, but it's the same thing as the last few weeks for us: Focus on our defence," he said.
"We're going there expecting a physical game. I reckon they'll get everyone out there for this one. Their ground is one of the best in the group and they're capable of picking the team up.
"We love playing out there. When you're on top of them you're copping it but if you're behind you're copping it even more."