Vale Allan Arvidson

AFLUA Life Member Allan Arvidson passed away on December 29 2017 aged 93 and was buried on January 9 2018. Allan had a colourful and somewhat controversial career.  He joined the ranks of the VFL umpires in ...

Veteran field umpire draws the curtain on his career

Veteran field umpire, Chris Kamolins has called stumps on his 207-game career to take up a role as General Manager Fisher and Paykel Healthcare in India.  Speaking with Chris over the past few days he reflected...

Work experience at the AFLUA

On the 26th of November, 2017 I started my work experience with the AFLUA. This is an environment I was familiar with as I am an umpire myself and have worked in sport. Through the week I have had here, I learn...

Wadey goes back to his bucket list

2012 proved to be pivotal in the life of Dr Nick Wade.  The oft told (by the writer) story of him receiving word from the AFL while traveling to Melbourne in his kombi van with his wife Carmel, that he was...

Chelsea Roffey honoured with Australia Post stamp

Thursday 30 November saw AFL Goal Umpire, Chelsea Roffey presented amongst many other AFL greats with the annual stamp presentation at Windy Hill, Essendon. The AFL Premiership Players Club selects 20 premie...

Vale Robert Kevin Miller

Field umpire Robert Miller commenced his umpiring career in 1946 in the East Suburban Churches football competition as a boundary umpire in 1946.  Two years later he was accepted onto the VFL Reserve Grade...
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