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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 ...

Jordyn Pearson – celebrating a year of milestones

Congratulations to Victorian field umpire Jordyn Pearson, who made her VFL debut this month in Round 7 (Essendon v Box Hill Hawks) at Windy Hill. After Annie Mirabile and Eleni Glouftsis, Jordyn is now the third female field umpire to have officiated in a VFL ...

Jason Yazdani – AFL debut

Congratulations to goal umpire Jason Yazdani, who joins the list of debutants in the ongoing 2022 AFL season. Jason, WAFL’s 2016 Rising Star and 2021 Goal Umpire of the Year, officiated in his first AFL match in Round 9 – West Coast v Melbourne at Perth Sta...

Matthew Young – promotion to AFL Rookies’ List

Welcome to field umpire Matthew Young, who has joined the AFL Rookie Umpires’ List for 2022. A 146-game (*includes NEAFL matches, 2011-2019) veteran of the state umpiring scene, and 11 matches into his AFLW officiating career, Matthew has been going strong ...

Nic McGinness – AFL debut

Over the years in his umpiring career, field umpire Nic McGinness has learnt to build flexibility into his preparations, to accommodate for the unexpected circumstances that could lead up to a matchday. This mindset came in handy, as Nic made his AFL debut in ...

MEDIA WATCH – Article in ‘The Age’

“‘It was tolerated back then – and it won’t be now’: The umpires fighting back.” Today’s write-up in ‘The Age’ by Konrad Marshall looks at the umpires’ stories. Read the full article via this link – https://www.theage.com.au/national/it-was-tolerated-...