The stage is almost set for their battle with Wexford this Sunday.
One of the survivors of Westmeath's last All-Ireland final win is praising the leadership of the younger players in the squad.
Fiona Claffey kicked a point ten years ago in Croke Park when the lake county overcame Cavan.
Claffey and her team-mates entered that game as underdogs but will be favourites with the bookies this time around.
She says it's the newer members of the panel that are driving standards on the field: