Daniel Wilson announces his retirement!

Congratulations to goal umpire Daniel Wilson who has announced his retirement and will officiate his final game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Daniel began his AFL career back in 2004 and debuted...

A Legend passes – Vale Mark Turner

Mark Turner, a seventh ballot (1971-1980) inductee into the AFL Umpires' Association Hall of Fame and subsequently elevated to the status of Legend has passed away aged 91. As VFLUA secretary from 1960-1970 ...

Dean Margetts announces his retirement

Congratulations to Dean Margetts who announced he will be retiring from AFL football following this weekend’s match between Fremantle and West Coast at Optus Stadium. Dean joined the AFL list in 2002 and has...

Callum Leonard – AFL Goal Umpire Debut Game

Callum Leonard’s first AFL game was in a word ‘unusual’.  After 10 years on the VFL list, Callum was appointed as a Rookie umpire in July to cover for Adam Wojcik who was injured after tacking Dusty Martin...

Matt Maclure 50th AFL Game Milestone

With a late change to the AFL Round 19 fixture, AFL Goal Umpire Matt Maclure celebrated his 50th AFL Game Milestone last weekend.  Congratulations Matt on this achievement we are sure there are many mor...

Brett Rosebury – 450 AFL Matches Milestone

Congratulations to AFL Field Umpire, Brett Rosebury on reaching the huge milestone of 450 AFL Matches. Brett has been an integral part to the Field Umpires discipline not only on the field over a 20 year per...

AFL Round 18 Milestones

Congratulations to the following AFL umpires on reaching these milestones: Alex Whetton (Field) - 50 Games Sean Moylan (Boundary) - 50 Games Tim Lougoon (Boundary)- 150 Games Sean Burton (Boundary) ...

AFLUA Hall of Fame – 2020 Intake

The AFLUA Hall of Fame was created to provide the means by which the Association could recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions that members have made to the Association and to umpiring Australian ...