"Last year I made the All Stars team but this year I had the best of both worlds…the whole team gets to share the excitement. And it was definitely a team of seven, not five - everyone won crucial points," she added.
"They united really well," said Coach Mike Griffith following the on-lane trophy presentation. "Almost right from the start the Girls set that as their goal (to win the Shield) and here we are…we've achieved it!" he exclaimed.
In the Boys' division, the ACT/Southern NSW team dominated. Lead by dual Australian representative Chris Slattery from Unanderra, the ACT/Southern NSW Boys team kept the Victorians at bay, aided by an outstanding 214.41 match average by Stephen Cowland.