Monthly Archives: November 2014


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

VAFA – Umpiring Position

The VAFA is seeking a head of umpiring.

If you are interested/or would like to know more please click here.

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

Wenny – a story of commitment

AFL field umpire Stuart Wenn retired at the conclusion of the 2014 AFL season after umpiring 341 games of AFL football.  The statistics tell only part of the story.  They provide a measure of the contribution Wenny has made to AFL football.  On retirement, Stuart was 10th on the […]

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

National approach to international rules

While all of the AFL field umpires went back to pre-season training last Tuesday following their successful study tour to New York, Simon Meredith and Mat Nicholls have been sent on international duties as part of Saturday nights fixture in Western Australia.  

Simon Meredith will referee the match with […]

By |November 21st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Umpires in New York: NFL, NBA, MLS and the marathon

The AFL field umpires were in New York for a week for a professional development tour ahead of the commencement of their pre-season training. They observed match officials from all major US sports leagues and undertook other activities while there. AFL Field Umpire Nick Foot kept a diary for […]

By |November 19th, 2014|News|0 Comments

AFLUA President puts his upper lip where his money is

That’s right, do you remember this man? 

His MCG exploits with the bat and red cricket ball are not as noteworthy as his MCG umpiring credentials but that hasn’t stopped “Merv or Boonie” as he has been touted since deciding to not shave his upper lip and sur rounds.   […]

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

Brent Wallace – son of Terry – becomes AFL umpire

The rapid rise of Brent Wallace’s umpiring stocks have culminated in the son of former Hawthorn player and ex-Richmond and Western Bulldogs coach Terry being promoted to the AFL’s senior umpiring panel for 2015.

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

By |November 10th, 2014|News|0 Comments
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    Six umpire recruits join the draft combine and four make it to the AFL list

Six umpire recruits join the draft combine and four make it to the AFL list

The AFL umpiring department has embarked on a football style approach to their list management process for 2015. In the past 16 years field umpires deemed good enough were put through a trial period between November and March where a decision was made about their elevation to a first […]

By |November 6th, 2014|News|1 Comment
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