Monthly Archives: April 2013

FAMILY TIES BIGGER THAN THE GAME

Paul Miesen, father, cook, cleaner, chauffeur, coach, umpire, tutor and mate has always put his family first and so it was no surprise that when we caught up with him he was volunteering at his kids school in Bacchus Marsh, as a place judge at their athletics carnival.

Paul, umpired […]

By |April 29th, 2013|News|0 Comments

BOUNDARY UMPIRES STEAL STAWELL

Ian Burrows and Michael Marantelli led the charge of AFL boundary umpires competing at Stawell over the Easter weekend.
Ian, finished first in the University of Ballarat Grampians 3200 metre back markers event in 8.55.09 (300m) while in the same race SA based boundary umpire Matthew Konetschka finished fifteenth, in […]

By |April 2nd, 2013|News|0 Comments

LOCAL UMPIRES BLOW THE WHISTLE ON THE BIG TIME

They’re usually the subject of jeers, but Canberra footy fans have good reason to cheer for the umpires in Saturday’s AFL match at Manuka Oval.

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By |April 8th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Umpire Shorts – April 2

Veteran field umpire Stephen McBurney had his preseason planned to the minute and was ready for his 384th AFL match on Easter Sunday at Etihad Stadium when he strained a hamstring in the last running effort of the night at training last Thursday and was forced out of the […]

Umpire Shorts – April 22

Congratulations to AFL boundary umpire, Michael Marantelli who officiated in his 50th game on the weekend when Richmond played the Western Bulldogs. Michael was appointed to the list in 2011 from the Essendon District Football League. He was awarded the Bill Sutton Medallion in 2012 as the […]

By |April 22nd, 2013|Umpire Shorts|0 Comments

AFL UMPIRE CHRIS DONLON VISITS THE SMJFL

Last Thursday April 11, the SMJFL Umpiring Department had the pleasure of hosting AFL Umpire Chris Donlon at training, who spoke on the topics of ‘Commitment and Communication’.

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By |April 16th, 2013|News|0 Comments

UMPIRES JOIN MATES PROGRAM

Seventeen young umpires have been given the chance of a lifetime after being inducted into AFL Victoria’s 2013 ‘Mates’ Program.

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By |April 12th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Vale Anthony Hunter

VFL umpire, Anthony Hunter aged 32 was tragically killed in a motorcycle crash in Lilydale on Friday night (12 April 2013).

Anthony was a massive contributor to the VFUA and AFL Victoria Umpiring Department. Anthony joined the VFL umpiring panels in 2003 as a field umpire where he umpired 44 […]

By |April 16th, 2013|News|0 Comments
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