Round 5 shorts – The milestones keep coming

Adam Coote has passed another milestone in a remarkable career now spanning 12 years.  Adam commenced his AFL career in 2005.  His 250 games include 24 finals and 5 grand finals puts him equal seventh of all ti...

In the veteran class at a very young age

Boundary umpire Michael Saunders umpired his 150th AFL game when Sydney took on GWS two weeks ago at the SCG. Michael who has been on the list since 2009 now holds the games record for a NSW based umpire. Micha...

AFLUA Girls Night Out

The AFLUA hosted a ‘Girls Night Out’ at the Blue Train Restaurant on Wednesday 20 April. Social Events Coordinator and Host for the evening Jane Wenn welcomed everyone and reiterated the importance of having...

Jake’s success a product of consistency

Jacob Mollison walked onto Manuka Oval last Sunday in his 150th AFL game confident in the knowledge that he would deal with anything that the game threw at him.  After all you don’t spend more than eight years ...

Elite performer nails his 100th game

I was left in no doubt after speaking to Matt Tomkins that his 100th game in Launceston last weekend was a significant milestone in his already illustrious career.  "It was a special day, one that I will look b...

ANZAC Day – a special date in the football calendar

The first VFL matches played on the 25 April occurred in 1914 exactly 12 months prior to The First Division storming ashore at Gallipoli: Geelong drew with Essendon Fitzroy defeated Melbourne Collingwoo...

Round 4 shorts – Injury takes a toll

Field umpire Ray Chamberlain was forced off the ground due to a heel injury at half time in the "Q clash" on Saturday evening. Ray took some convincing that he needed to put his welfare first and leave the game...