TEN of Western Australia’s football greats will be inducted to the NAB West Australian Football Hall of Fame in a special event on the playing surface at Domain Stadium on Sunday, November 26.
The West Australian Football Commission established the WA Football Hall of Fame in 2002 to honour players, coaches, umpires, administrators and media representatives who have made a significant contribution to the game in this State. Since the WA Football Hall of Fame’s inauguration, 161 individuals across four eras have been inducted.
One of the inductees will be former VFL/AFL field umpire Mike Ball (Heritage number 319) who umpired a total of 301 games between 1976 and 1992 (WAFL 248, VFL/AFL 45, State 6, SANFL 2).
Mike’s honours included – First non-Victorian to umpire a VFL/AFL final, Second WA field umpire with 300 senior games, 4 WAFL Grand Finals, 13 WAFL Finals, 1 AFL Final, Served as President of WANFLUA, WANFLUA Hall of Fame 1996, WANFLUA Life Member 1990.
Congratulations Mike on your achievement.