Grand final boundary umpire George Smith turned 100 years of age on 30 December. He becomes the second VFL/AFL umpire to reach the century mark.
George umpired 145 VFL matches from 1938-1949 including the 1946-1948 VFL Grand Finals. He lost three seasons as a result of service in the RAAF.
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