Monthly Archives: March 2014

Monday Shorts Round one

The AFL lists were finalised a week before round one commenced bringing something old and many things new.

Cameron Ward, returned to training pre christmas with a long term view to regaining his spot on the AFL panel, following his return from two years overseas.  Right time, right place and […]

Sydney boys looking for a great 2014

The hard work over summer has been done as we caught up with the Sydney based panel on the eve of their round one clash, “the battle of the bridge” on Saturday. There was an air of anticipation as they embarked on their final training session. Looking relaxed and […]

A young guy from Sydney makes good

Twenty-two year old Liam Rowe has completed his first AFL trial as a field umpire and performed well enough to take a rookie spot on the 2014 panel. He joins Brent Pawley who has been rookied for the second year in a row, still searching for that elusive place […]

Rosebury receives AFL life membership

Field umpire Brett Rosebury was awarded his AFL life membership by AFL Commission chairman, Mike Fitzpatrick at last week’s AFL season launch at the newly revamped, Adelaide Oval. Brett was presented along with Sydney coach, John Longmire, Geelong Coach, Chris Scott and players, Ryan O’Keefe, Joel Corey and Lenny […]

Creasey applauded for great milestone

Jonathan Creasey is committed to leaving a great legacy for boundary umpires in South Australia and indeed across Australia.  Jonathan was presented with his 250 match certificate at a dinner last week where all of the SA listed AFL umpires got together to celebrate the start of the 2014 […]

By |March 12th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Antonio’s field of dreams

ST Joseph’s College student – and local football umpire – Antonio Liparota met his heroes this week as part of the 2014 AFL Umpire Roadshow.

Please click here to view the article from the Mildura Weekly.

By |March 11th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Umpires pass on skills

TWO Australian Football League umpires spent Wednesday passing on their knowledge and skills to local officials and schoolchildren.

Please click here to view the article from The Northern Times.

By |March 7th, 2014|News|0 Comments

More kids are playing AFL but who is going to umpire them?

I can still hear the words ringing in my ears, even though it was more than thirty years ago. “If you don’t have an umpire you don’t have a game.”

Please click here to view the article from ABC South West WA

By |March 7th, 2014|News|0 Comments
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