The AFLUA X-Umpires’ Luncheons are back for 2023.

Our first luncheon was held at The Glasshouse in Caulfield earlier this month, with 30-odd former umpires attending the event.

Our X-Umpires’ Coordinator Terry O’Donnell interviewed Gordon Watt, who shared anecdotes from his umpiring days.

Check out a selection of the photos from the luncheon.

Attending were – Bob Gilham; Ian Brown; Bill Pryde; George Lawlor; Terry O’Donnell; Bill Sutton; Trevor Finch; Garry Baumgarten; Gordon Watt; Frank Greene; John Russo; Dick Auhl; Neville Nash; Ron Buisman; John Moss; Shane Nolan; Mike Haffey; Jim Rolfe; Ian Artso; Peter Saultry; Graeme Williams; Newell Locke; Ian Clayton; David Mitchell; Peter Cohen; Leigh Keen; Stuart Allen; Denis Smith; John Grant; Ian Bennett; Wayne Hinton


Additional information – Please note the upcoming AFLUA X-Umpires’ Luncheon dates for 2023: 16 March; 27 April; 8 June; 20 July; 31 August; 12 October; 30 November.

For more information, or to book a seat, please contact Terry O’Donnell at

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