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Daniel Wilson announces his retirement!

Congratulations to goal umpire Daniel Wilson who has announced his retirement and will officiate his final game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Daniel began his AFL career back in 2004 and debuted in round 6 when he umpired the Melbourne v Carlto...

A Legend passes – Vale Mark Turner

Mark Turner, a seventh ballot (1971-1980) inductee into the AFL Umpires' Association Hall of Fame and subsequently elevated to the status of Legend has passed away aged 91. As VFLUA secretary from 1960-1970 he managed association affairs for a decade which ...

Dean Margetts announces his retirement

Congratulations to Dean Margetts who announced he will be retiring from AFL football following this weekend’s match between Fremantle and West Coast at Optus Stadium. Dean joined the AFL list in 2002 and has so far umpired 376 AFL games, including 12 finals...

Callum Leonard – AFL Goal Umpire Debut Game

Callum Leonard’s first AFL game was in a word ‘unusual’.  After 10 years on the VFL list, Callum was appointed as a Rookie umpire in July to cover for Adam Wojcik who was injured after tacking Dusty Martin.  On Saturday night 31st July, he received a...

Matt Maclure 50th AFL Game Milestone

With a late change to the AFL Round 19 fixture, AFL Goal Umpire Matt Maclure celebrated his 50th AFL Game Milestone last weekend.  Congratulations Matt on this achievement we are sure there are many more milestones to come in future.   ...

Brett Rosebury – 450 AFL Matches Milestone

Congratulations to AFL Field Umpire, Brett Rosebury on reaching the huge milestone of 450 AFL Matches. Brett has been an integral part to the Field Umpires discipline not only on the field over a 20 year period but also off the field, headlining his role as...