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LOCAL UMPIRES BLOW THE WHISTLE ON THE BIG TIME

They're usually the subject of jeers, but Canberra footy fans have good reason to cheer for the umpires in Saturday's AFL match at Manuka Oval. Please click here to view the full story....
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Jeff Crouch Foundation – Good Friday Appeal

Heath Ryan presented the Royal Children's Hospital, Good Friday Appeal a cheque for $5,000 on behalf of the AFLUA. Heath, who presented the cheque, live on air with his wife Danii and young son, Harrison. Hea...
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Life Membership Presented

Phil Hayes umpired for twenty-two years (1960-1982) in some of the best competitions in Victoria and NSW and officiated in nineteen grand finals in that time. Including the 1972 VFA grand final, Oakleigh v Dan...
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Umpire Shorts – April 2

Veteran field umpire Stephen McBurney had his preseason planned to the minute and was ready for his 384th AFL match on Easter Sunday at Etihad Stadium when he strained a hamstring in the last running effort of ...
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BOUNDARY UMPIRES STEAL STAWELL

Ian Burrows and Michael Marantelli led the charge of AFL boundary umpires competing at Stawell over the Easter weekend. Ian, finished first in the University of Ballarat Grampians 3200 metre back markers event...
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Umpire Shorts – March 22

Field umpire Matt Stevic officiated in his 200th AFL game on the weekend when Fremantle took on the West Coast Eagles at Patersons Stadium.  Matt, originally a country boy from Leongatha and a product of the We...
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Umpire Shorts – March 21

AFL List Finalised The AFL Umpiring Department finalised all lists last Thursday with Tristan Burgess from Victoria filling the last field umpire vacancy.  Player to Umpire Pathway umpire, Leigh Fisher, beca...
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New Boys Put Through Their Paces

Scott, is one of the youngest boundary umpires to umpire AFL football since mentor and colleague Chris Simms made his debut as a 17 year old in 2010. "I found NAB one much harder because it was all new to me,"...
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