Monthly Archives: February 2016

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    Angus McKenzie-Wills, prepares for his first season on the AFL list

Angus McKenzie-Wills, prepares for his first season on the AFL list

Angus McKenzie-Wills is one of four new AFL goal umpires joining the AFL ranks in 2016, having originally started as a field umpire in 2006, before switching to the twin flags in 2009. Having been part of the inaugural NEAFL goal umpires’ list in 2011, Angus has officiated in […]

By |February 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments
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    AFL umpire Eleni Glouftsis insists she’s just ‘one of the boys’

AFL umpire Eleni Glouftsis insists she’s just ‘one of the boys’

Eleni Glouftsis is different, but she wants to be dealt with the same as everyone else.

“I just want to be treated as one of the boys and do the best I can,” the AFL rookie-listed umpire says.

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

 

By |February 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Chamberlain Foundation

AFL Grand Final Field Umpire Ray Chamberlain and his brothers Peter and Brian have launched their own charitable foundation to help fund much needed work in the areas of mental health amongst young people, prevention of suicide and also support for returned service men and women and those that work […]

By |February 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

AFL Camp – Boundary and Goal umpires

Following an introduction from Wayne Campbell and Hayden Kennedy, who spoke about the successes of 2015 and areas to focus on improving in 2016, the camp for boundary and goal umpires was launched.

Boundary and goal umpires from across Australia were present for the one day camp out at Essendon […]

By |February 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Patrick Cran – newly appointed boundary umpire

Formula One, flying, engines, traveling – one would have thought that Patrick Cran would have taken up motor car racing or flying to new travel destinations rather than turning his skills to that of umpiring.

An Insurance Broker by trade, Patrick started his umpiring career with the Sydney South Juniors […]

By |February 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

AFLUA executive team for 2016

The AFLUA would like to congratulate the following new members to the executive committee for 2016 – Troy Pannell (President), Drew Kowalski (Boundary) and Adam Wojcik (Goal) joining Leigh Fisher (Field), who returns for his second year on the executive.

All incoming executive members share a common purpose in that […]

By |February 12th, 2016|News|0 Comments
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    One step at a time – Darren wins Empire State Building Stair Race

One step at a time – Darren wins Empire State Building Stair Race

Congratulations to AFL Boundary Umpire Darren Wilson on achieving his life-time dream of winning the prestigious Empire State building stairs race, completing the run up 1,576 steps to the 86th floor in 10 minutes 36 seconds. 

Darren, who is the AFL’s longest-serving boundary umpire, has officiated in 392 games including […]

By |February 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Wings for Life World Run

What are you doing at 9pm on Mother’s Day? 

Spare a thought for over 3,000 Australians who will commence a run in synchronisation with more than 100,000 other athletes from 34 locations around the world, across 6 continents. 

Australian participants will congregate in Hawthorn ready for their start in the third […]

By |February 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments
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