Monthly Archives: July 2014

Stuart knows “Wenn” to retire

Evergreen field umpire, Stuart Wenn announced his retirement from the AFL umpiring panel effective from the end of the 2014 season at a meeting of his umpiring colleagues on Monday night.

Stuart has had a wretched run of injuries this season that has limited him to five AFL games to […]

By |July 31st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Brett Rosebury reaches 300

Brett Rosebury will become the first West Australian born umpire to reach 300 AFL games this coming weekend in the North Melbourne v. Geelong match on Saturday.  Brett becomes the 18th field umpire in VFL/AFL history to reach the milestone. It is a milestone that only the very best […]

Round 18 – Shorts

Jason Venkataya represented umpiring with distinction at the AFL opening of the Multi-cultural round.  Jason was part of a panel interviewed by Jason Mifsud, AFL head of diversity.  He outlined his families journey to Australia, his introduction to footy and why it was important for his connection to Australia’s […]

AFL Goal Umpire – Mat Wilson checks out South West games

AFL South Australian based Goal Umpire, Mathew Wilson visited Western Australia over the weekend.

Please click here to view the video.

By |July 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Rob makes 50 with a lot more to come

Ask Rob Taylor what his best or most enjoyable game was and he fires right back without any ego “I haven’t had it yet!”  Rob goes on to say, “there were plenty of times in my short career when I didn’t think I’d make it to 50.”  

Rob grew […]

Round 17 – shorts

It was a case of “old home week” for a number of the AFL umpires last weekend when our Tassie boys went back to Blundstone Arena and a welcome home.  Scott Jeffery hadn’t been back since 1998 when he travelled to Melbourne to pursue his dream of AFL footy.  […]

Courtney ready to go

Goal umpire, Courtney Lai has been quietly working in the background rehabilitating his knee that had to be reconstructed following that awful collision with Liam Picken in round two 2013. 

Courtney began umpiring in the TAC Cup some 10 weeks ago.  As his confidence grew so did his appetite to […]

By |July 9th, 2014|News|0 Comments

MCC organises cocktail party for Ian Huntington

Ex-VFL umpire Ian Huntington became a quadriplegic almost a year ago in a freak accident while playing golf.  The MCC are conducting a cocktail party for Ian on July 16 between 6pm-9pm in the Long Room.  All of his colleagues are invited to attend this fundraising event.

To see MCC […]

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