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Three changes made to the 2019 Field Umpires list

The AFL announced three changes to its 2019 field umpire panel last Friday.  The three umpires will replace retired veterans, Justin Schmitt, Troy Pannell and Luke Farmer. John Howorth is a current VFL umpir...

Boundary umpire, Mitch Le Fevre celebrates 250 games

Boundary umpire Mitch Le Fevre celebrated his 250th game in the Second Semi Final between Collingwood and GWS on Saturday 15 September 2018. Mitch grew up in Tasmania starting his career with the Northern Ta...

All Australian Umpires announced

Field umpire Matt Stevic was awarded with his 6th All-Australian award, his 5th in five years.  Matt who umpired in his 6th grand final (the last 5 in a row also) was a “clear winner”, according to AFL Umpire’s...

Grand Final shorts: Experience gets us home

Billed as a grand final too close to call, the game itself certainly lived up to those expectations!  With scores level at the end of the third quarter, the game finished with West Coast the victors by 5 points...

Matt Jenkinson – 150 AFL Games

Most of us are fairly grumpy when starting work on a Monday morning but spare a thought for Matt Jenkinson who was waiting for his phone to ring for two reasons (1) was he appointed to the 2018 finals panel or ...

Another grand final for David Flegg – of a different sort

While all of the focus on grand final day is on the on-field officials let’s not forget that the AFL officiating “Team” also comprises its off-field team. Congratulations must go to David Flegg who will officia...

2018 AFL Grand Final Umpires – statistics

Please see below statistics of each of the 2018 AFL Grand Final Umpires. Field Umpires: Brett Rosebury: 8 Debut:  2000 Games: 397 Finals: 43 Grand Finals: 7 – 2009, 2010 (2), 2011, 2012, 2013,...

AFL chooses experience in picking Grand Final umps

EXPERIENCED field umpires Brett Rosebury, Shaun Ryan and Matt Stevic have been chosen to officiate in Saturday's AFL Grand Final between West Coast and Collingwood. Please click here to view the full article...
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