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AFL Umpires will be rusty too:  Chamberlain

AFL fans can expect a few head-scratchers and possibly even some downright howlers from the umpires when the premiership season resumes. But it will be a small price to pay if footy returns in June, as seems i...

Sam Stagg – 1st AFL game

No-one could have anticipated umpiring your first AFL game in an empty stadium, but these are strange times indeed. Sam Stagg’s career started with the Bendigo Umpires’ Association where he umpired the 2011 ...

During many wars, Australian rules football matches have been played overseas in places like northern Africa and Vietnam as a celebration of Australian culture and as a bonding exercise between soldiers. Des...
Ken Creighton (3) boarding ship bound for New Guinea

VX50720 Corporal Ken Creighton

Anzac Day is the day all Australians come together in remembrance. But this year we'll have to come together in spirit, instead of in person. boundary umpire Ken Creighton debuted in senior football in Round 1,...

Leigh Haussen – Congratulations on your 50th AFL game

Round one seems such a long time ago……….  With very little to celebrate during these last few weeks, it’s great to be able to applaud Leigh Haussen’s 50th AFL game which he officiated in the Adelaide v Sydney g...

Congratulations Sally Boud on 50 AFL games!

Congratulations to Sally Boud who umpired her 50th AFL game during the West Coast v Melbourne game at Optus Stadium, in Round one of the 2020 season, on Sunday 22 March. Sally started her career at the West ...

The Jeff Crouch Foundation was established in 1995 to perpetuate his memory.  Jeff, who passed away in 1994, was a Past President, Life Member, Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, an inaugural member of the A...