Blood In Their Boots Review

It’s one thing for those of us who are part of the umpiring fraternity to know some backstories involving our colleagues, but it is another thing all together for little things to come to light that we didn’t o...

Good things come to those that wait – Daniel Hoskin

‘Good things come to those that wait’ is the old saying and nothing could be more true in the case of Daniel Hoskin who officiated his 100th AFL game having been on the list for 10 years. Daniel says the men...

AFL Goal Umpire, Steve Piperno – 50 AFL games

Not many umpiring careers have started as a result of high school detention but there is one umpire amongst us, who because his teacher didn’t know what to do with him, made him goal umpire a year 10 game, and ...

Round 6 shorts – Five players fined for umpire contact

Not since the introduction of fines for umpire contact 10 years ago have we seen the number of players fined for umpire contact than we saw on the weekend.  The AFL Match Review Officer, Michael Christian has f...