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Walter Hopkins turns 100

The AFLUA’s oldest member Walter Charles Hopkins OAM has reached a remarkable 100 years of age. ‘Wally’ was born on 15th May 1924 in Seddon. At that time Europe was still recovering from the cataclysmic upheaval of war and revolution. Vladimir Lennin had di...

AFLUA Assist Good Friday Appeal

The AFLUA has made it's annual contribution to the Good Friday Appeal, donating $7,500. The charity drive raises money for the Royal Children's Hospital, helping to fund medical research, state of the art equipment, and education, all to improve the care of ho...

Where are they now? – Graham Brewer

It must be hard following your parent into the same sporting field, burdened with the expectation to equal, if not better, your parent’s achievements. My next ‘Where are they Now’, Graham Eric Brewer, is just that case. His father Eric OAM succeeded in all asp...

David Flegg AM – A Legend

“The term ‘legend’ is widely misused nowadays.  But, ‘legend’ is such an apt description for our latest Legend, David Flegg AM.” So said goal umpiring stalwart Leigh Keen (heritage #179), who was befittingly tasked with formally inducting David Flegg t...

“AFL umpire trio make Fletcher’s day”

The following article is from the AFL website. Aspiring junior umpire, Fletcher Dandy, received a special visit from three of his idols at the Royal Children's Hospital, as AFL umpires Ray Chamberlain, Matt Stevic and Nathan Williamson stopped by with a uniqu...