Australia wins first International Rules test

On a Sunday afternoon when it’s 32 degrees the last thing you’d expect to see is a hybrid game of International Rules between the Irish Gaelic team and a team of AFL stars being played at Adelaide Oval. Howe...

Shock GPS stats reveal real running machines

HAVE you ever wondered who runs further – the umpires or the players? As it turns out, boundary umpires typically cover more ground than the players during a game. Please click here to view the full artic...

State award named in Sidebottom honour

RESPECTED community figure and well-known AFL Goulburn Murray umpire and AFL Umpires Association Life Member, Greg Sidebottom has been honoured for his contribution to Australian football, chosen as the namesak...

Blowing the whistle on umpire abuse

As part of our Stop Umpire Abuse Campaign, AFL Queensland Community Umpire Development Manager and former AFL Umpire, Nicholas Liparota, shares his thoughts on the role we all play in changing negative views ar...

Vale Len Eddy

AFLUA Life Member Len Eddy passed away on Thursday 26 October aged 88. Len Joined the VFLUA in 1950 as a field umpire.  In his time on the list Len umpired 6 VFL reserve grade games.  240 VCFL...

AFL announces changes to the 2017 list

The AFL umpiring department has commenced its task of list management for the 2018 season.  We can congratulate two field umpires who have been offered an AFL contract. Nick Brown was previously contrac...

Blood in their Boots

AFLUA Life member, Don Casey has just seen his 14 year, labour of love, come to fruition with the publication of his first book, “Blood in their Boots.” The name of the book was taken from the last line of the ...
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