POOL Pirates unleashed a devastating late burst to defeat Sharks 11-8 in the Ovens and Murray A grade women's grand final at Albury Swim Centre on Sunday.
With the scores locked on eight-all with only minutes to play, Pirates scored twice before Chelsea Isaac landed the sealer in the dying seconds.
The victory ended Sharks' streak of seven successive premierships.
Pirates coach Kristy Hogan said it was a remarkable finish after the match had been in the balance throughout the game.
"It's a massive achievement," Hogan said.
"It came down to the last quarter and I just thought our fitness and control was really good.
"We made good use of the ball.
"We have a lot of older girls who held the team together as well as some younger ones with speed.
"Our fitness was definitely a factor late."
Hogan stepped up as A grade coach for the first time this season with the victory being made even more special by the fact that her 14-year-old daughter, Ryleigh, played in the side.
"It's a dream come true in our household," the coach said.
"With Ryleigh in the side, that's pretty special.
"All of the girls were fantastic."
Pool Pirates, who defeated Sharks only once during the home and away series, had strong performers in Annie Lefoe, Isaac and young goalkeeper Eliza Carroll.
Carroll kept her cool under pressure at crucial stages during the match and was instrumental in Pirates being in a position to finish strongly.
Sharks star Leah Dodd was typically strong in defence and attack while Brooke Dickie provided good support.
"It was a real struggle but they pulled away late," Dodd said.
In other grades, Northside won B women, Sharks took out B men, Wodonga grabbed the trophy in C women and Pirates were victorious in C men.
Sharks ran-out victors in 14 and 16 boys and Pirates grabbed the 14 and 16 girls titles.
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