BROOKVALEs players were noticeably relieved after their 3-1 win against Manly Allambie on Saturday.
The three points ensured mathematically they couldnt be relegated from the MWFA Premier League.
Coach Frank Gigliotti conceded it has been a tough year for the Blues.
I guess you could say it is mission accomplished, he said.
We blooded a number of young blokes, so they will be better for the experience next season.
Nick Hunter, Unai Bell and Adam Demasi scored for Brookie, while Manly Allambie were officially relegated.
Elsewhere, league leaders Narrabeen were stunned 3-0 by Dee Why and Pittwater RSL FC were shock 1-0 losers versus Seaforth.
Manly Vale moved into the top four after beating St Augustines 2-1 while Wakehurst dusted Mosman 3-0 at Allan Border Oval.
With two rounds to play, Narrabeen, Pitts and Wakehurst are all locked on 29 points.
Manly Vale are just a point behind, with Saints and Dee Why on 26 points, setting up a thrilling finale to what has been an enthralling MWFA Premier League season.