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UMPIRES JOIN MATES PROGRAM

Seventeen young umpires have been given the chance of a lifetime after being inducted into AFL Victoria’s 2013 ‘Mates’ Program. Please click here to view the full article....
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Past Presidents Reminisce

Past president, Scott Jeffery probably said it best, "There is no doubt after feeling the vibe in the room and listening to the stories of old umpires, umpiring through the eras has one common trait - passion."...
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LOCAL UMPIRES BLOW THE WHISTLE ON THE BIG TIME

They're usually the subject of jeers, but Canberra footy fans have good reason to cheer for the umpires in Saturday's AFL match at Manuka Oval. Please click here to view the full story....
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Jeff Crouch Foundation – Good Friday Appeal

Heath Ryan presented the Royal Children's Hospital, Good Friday Appeal a cheque for $5,000 on behalf of the AFLUA. Heath, who presented the cheque, live on air with his wife Danii and young son, Harrison. Hea...
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BOUNDARY UMPIRES STEAL STAWELL

Ian Burrows and Michael Marantelli led the charge of AFL boundary umpires competing at Stawell over the Easter weekend. Ian, finished first in the University of Ballarat Grampians 3200 metre back markers event...
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New Boys Put Through Their Paces

Scott, is one of the youngest boundary umpires to umpire AFL football since mentor and colleague Chris Simms made his debut as a 17 year old in 2010. "I found NAB one much harder because it was all new to me,"...
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1916 Grand Final – Boyle out

Bob Boyle The chance discovery of a snippet in a football gossip column has resulted in correction to the members on the 1916 VFL Grand Final umpiring team. Judging by the contents of the VFLUA annual re...