Monthly Archives: March 2017

AFL umpire Scott Jeffery visits the North-West Coast

AFL umpire Scott Jeffery has some simple words of advice for those looking to enter the world of officiating.

“Anyone that has been involved in team sport and enjoys that comradery, well umpiring is exactly like that,’’ the 300-game umpire from Hobart said.

Please click here to view the full article […]

By |March 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Round 1 shorts – Footy is back

Footy is back and for once the crowds are booing former stars who have transferred clubs over the off season and leaving us alone.  What a welcome change!

Notice anything different about the new umpire’s uniform over the weekend?  You would’ve had to look closely.  On the right breast of […]

By |March 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Chamberlain Foundation – Brothers Lunch

Wednesday the 15th of March 2017 marked the fourth annual Chamberlain Foundation Brothers’ Lunch which was held at Central Pier Docklands. The Chamberlain Foundation’s aim is to create awareness and make a positive impact in the areas of mental health and suicide prevention. 

The Peninsula room at Central Pier was […]

By |March 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A great gathering of the greats

Thirteen of our Hall of Fame members plus family and friends got together for an afternoon tea on Sunday at the Leveson Hotel in North Melbourne that turned into an afternoon of good stories, fine food and great company.

One of our four living legends, Graeme Patterson OAM was in […]

By |March 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Pre-Season umpire medallists recognised

Three umpires were recognised for their dedication and performance over the WA Football League pre-season at the WA National Football League Umpire Association (WANFLUA) Annual Panel Awards Night held on Tuesday, March 14, at EJ Pavillion in South Perth.

Please click here to view the full article from the WAFL website.

By |March 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

South Australian Giles Lewis joins the rookie list

Giles Lewis, like a number of other umpires early in their career, came to a crossroad when injuries from football made him think of taking up umpiring to stay involved in a game he loved.  At 17 years of age, Giles made the transition to umpiring and started umpiring […]

By |March 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

First ever rookie goal umpire – Sam Hunter

Sam Hunter joins the Western Australian team as the first ever Rookie Goal umpire for season 2017.

Sam’s career commenced back in 2006 when he took up umpiring for the Swan Districts Junior Football Umpires Association before his elevation to the Western Australian Football League in 2008.

His record of achievements […]

By |March 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Newly listed rookie umpire – Patrick Burns

Its not often that a sibling is the most influential person on an umpire’s career to date but it is Patrick Burn’s brother Matthew who got him to take up umpiring. From there Patrick gave up his playing career and stuck at umpiring for the fitness, pocket money and […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments
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