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Vale George Mather

It is with sadness that we advise AFLUA Life Member and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient George Mather passed away this morning.  A great article by AFLUA Life Member Graeme “Whizzer” Fellows on George and his contribution to umpiring can be found ...

Nick Brown hits the treadmill to support Very Special Kids (VSK)

AFL Field Umpire Nick Brown took on the ‘24Hour Challenge’ earlier in June 2022 to raise over $2,600 for Very Special Kids (VSK). VSK provides specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions. Their integrated support s...

AFLUA X-Umpires’ Luncheon – June 2022

It was once again great to see our X-Umpires’ group catch up at this month’s Luncheon at The Glasshouse in Caulfield. Check out a selection of photos from the event below. The AFLUA X-Umpires’ Luncheons provide a great opportunity for former umpires to g...

Yarrawonga trip

John Moss, Ian Brown and Terry O’Donnell travelled to Yarrawonga on 8th June 2022 (Wednesday), to catch up over lunch with some of our oldest surviving members. Many old stories were told, and many memories revisited.   Thank you to everyone who attend...

Happy birthday, Walter!

Former umpire and AFLUA’s oldest member Walter Charles Hopkins, OAM (Wally) recently turned 98. We hope Walter had a great birthday. Bob Madigan (WRFLUA Life Member) and AFLUA X-Umpires’ program coordinator Terry O’Donnell visited Walter on this special ...

AFLUA Hall of Fame Induction Event

The President, Members and Staff of the AFLUA cordially invite you to attend the 4th Induction Dinner of the AFLUA Hall of Fame. # Date: Monday, 27th June 2022 # Venue: Metropolis, Level 4/3 Southgate Avenue, Southbank # Time: 6:30 - 10:30pm # $90 ...