Mitch Le Fevre inducted into the Hall of Fame

Current AFL boundary umpire, Mitch LeFevre was indicted into the Tasmanian Football Hall of Fame for his outstanding contribution to football last Saturday night at Wrest Point Casino.  Mitch becomes only the t...

Scott Jeffery elevated to Legend Status

Last Saturday night at the Wrest Point Casino in Hobart, current AFL field umpire Scott Jeffery was elevated to legend status in the Tasmanian Football Hall of Fame. Scott and his family attended the night to s...

Two of the nations best recognised by AFL Tasmania

Scott Jeffery and Mitch Le Fevre were honoured in a roll call of Tasmanian football champions on Saturday night in Hobart’s, Wrest Point Casino. Scott Jeffery was elevated to Legend status (a first for a Tasma...

A milestone founded on persistence – Damien Cusack

Damien Cusack recently officiated in his 100thAFL game at the Melbourne v Collingwood game at the MCG.  It only seems like yesterday that Damien arrived on the AFL scene. Damien quickly took to AFL level foo...

Round 13 Shorts -Did the four umpire system work?

The jury is still out after 6 games of the 2018 version of the four umpire trial.  Free kicks were up slightly and commentators who were previously forwards in the game certainly relished the additional protect...

Australian Football Hall of Fame Umpire Passes Away

Queensland field umpire, Tom McArthur passed away suddenly on Friday June 15.  Tom was a good friend of the AFLUA and all umpires. In Queensland his career was without peer. Tom was one of only 14 umpires who ...

Where are they now? – Gordon Earnest Edward Watt

Photo: AFLUA Life Member, Gordon and his wife Wilma (Composer of Umpires’ Theme Song) Send a cheer over here, when the Men in White appear, they will umpire with Blood in their Boots. These are the openin...

AFL to again trial four field umpires

Four field umpires will officiate every game in rounds 13 and 14 in a trial that could be adopted on a full-time basis next season. Four field umpires were trialed in AFL games late in the 2015 home and away...