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Congratulations – Nathan Toner

The AFLUA would like to congratulate Nathan Toner who has been appointed to the AFL Field Umpire Squad, replacing Shaun Ryan who retired at the end of the 2020 season. Nathan started out with the Essendon District Football League when he was 13 to earn a bi...

Thank You – Hayden Kennedy

Few would understand what it takes to be AFL umpires’ coach.  The rollercoaster pressure and emotions that come with nine games a week. The detailed instruction and feedback (individual and collective), rule changes that must be coached before they c...

Michael Barlow 50th AFL Game

Congratulations to New South Wales Based Boundary Umpire Michael Barlow on achieving his 50th AFL Game milestone!  Michael's 50th game is in the Round 8 Clash at Spotless Stadium, Sydney Showgrounds between GWS vs Essendon....

Chris Delany 50th AFL Game

Congratulations to Queensland Based Boundary Umpire Chris Delany on achieving his 50th AFL Game milestone!  Chris' 50th game is in the Round 7 Clash at the Gabba between Brisbane vs Port Adelaide....

Chris Bull 200th AFL Game

Congratulations to South Australia Based Boundary Umpire Chris Bull on achieving his 200th AFL Game milestone!  Chris' 200th game was in the Round 6 Clash at Adelaide Oval between Port Adelaide vs St Kilda. ...

AFLW 2021 Grand Final Umpires

AFLW 2021 Grand Final Umpires  Congratulations to the AFLW 2021 Grand Final Umpires on achieving this significant milestone. Umpires pictured (L-R) Braden Ford (Goal), Jordan Russell (Boundary), Simon Blight (Boundary), Nathan Toner (Field), Michael Pe...