Monthly Archives: June 2014

Round 15 – shorts

Justin Schmitt qualified for AFL life membership when he umpired the Hawthorn v. Collingwood  match in round 14. Justin has umpired 271 home and away games plus practice matches and overseas exhibition matches bringing his total to 300. Congratulations Justin.

Our injured umpires continue to rehabilitate strongly. Currently, field umpires, […]

A very patient 50 games

Who am I?

I live in Moonta.  It takes me four hours to drive to training and back each training session.

I am 28 years of age.

I am an AFL goal umpire.

If you don’t have an answer now then you will never get it!

Daniel Hoskin feels like he has climbed a […]

By |June 27th, 2014|News|0 Comments
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    AFL Umpire Simon Meredith on the mend after major health scare

AFL Umpire Simon Meredith on the mend after major health scare

Simon Meredith felt fine, when he flew to Sydney two weeks ago to umpire the Swans’ game against Port Adelaide. He slept well, ate breakfast, watched some soccer on television, headed to the ground and warmed up well.

Please click here to view the full article from The Age newspaper.

By |June 27th, 2014|News|0 Comments

100 games for a quiet South Australian

School holidays mean a lot to our teaching colleagues, they can simply pack up and head home. What makes these holidays especially sweet for boundary umpire Shane Thiele is that he gets to umpire his 100th game in his old home state. “The SA guys have bent over backwards […]

My memorable experience at training

On Wednesday 25th of June a group of 10 field umpires gathered at Visy Park, to undertake their biweekly training session, commencing at 2pm. Due to the rain the previous day, ground one was quite soft making the field more difficult to train on. 

Within the session the umpires executed […]

By |June 26th, 2014|News|0 Comments

No science in right time, right place

Queensland boundary umpire, Nick Wade achieves his 50 game milestone this weekend when Brisbane plays North Melbourne at the Gabba.

Nick is a realist when it comes to understanding his strengths and weaknesses in footy.  “I was never a gifted athlete nor did I have a lot of self belief […]

A first game with a difference

When first gamer Robert Whitehead walked onto the ground at Metricon Stadium last Saturday evening he allowed himself a look back up into the crowd to see his sister.  It was she after all that introduced him to AFL football and goal umpiring.  They even umpired community footy together […]

Luke Roberts breaks a NSW/ACT record

Evergreen boundary umpire, Luke Roberts breaks the all time number of games record by a Sydney/ACT based umpire in this weekends, GWS v Carlton game at Giants Stadium.

The previous record of 131 games was held by goal umpire Sergio Villagra who retired at the end of the 2013 season. […]

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