That was the attitude the Waikato rugby league team so sublimely embraced in their 32-18 upset win over the Counties Manukau Stingrays in Auckland on Saturday, which in turn propelled them to a surprise spot in next weekend's national premiership final.
A national title for the underdogs is right within reach - now the Waikato rugby league side just have to grasp hold of their opportunity.
In a rare shot at being able to call themselves the country's best, Waikato take on the Akarana Falcons in the final of the national premiership at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday night, out to cause one more upset of the big boys.
It may not have been the fairytale finish they had hoped for, but Waikato rugby league coach Morgan Kutia believes his side have paved the way for a bright future.
Looking for their first national success in 20 years, Waikato were beaten 30-4 in the national premiership final by the Akarana Falcons at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday night, as the hosts made it back-to-back Albert Baskerville Trophy wins.
A year ago Karl Siteine was spreading word of his faith on a humbling Mormon mission. Now the genteel young man is on a vastly different sort of a mission, back into rugby league and powering his body into heavy collisions, impressing in his rise up the ranks.