AFL Boundary Umpire – Drew Kowalski celebrates 150 games

‘Drew’ is simply ‘Drew’ was how colleague and close friend Chris Gordon responded when asked to describe Drew Kowalski.  ‘Drew is literally just Drew with everybody!’ Drew recently joined a number of his col...

Round 8 shorts – Michael Palm rolls to 100 games

Congratulations to AFL goal umpire, Michael Palm who officiated in his 100th AFL game when he took to the MCG for the Carlton v Collingwood match on Saturday.  Michael, who hails from SA came into AFL football ...

Where are they now? William John ‘The Voice’ Yendle

Our next ‘Where are they Now’ is an umpire who officiated in over 441 Victorian Country Football League games – William John Yendle (Bill). Bill had a reputation around the bush earning the nickname ‘The Voi...

Round 7 shorts – History is repeated in Round 7

Cameron Dore debuted on Sunday at the Carlton v North Melbourne clash at Marvel Stadium. Cameron received Heritage number 444 some 32 years after his father Gavin (Heritage number 308).  Cameron was a very g...