2020 All-Australian umpires

Congratulations to the 2020 All-Australian umpires - Matt Stevic, Matt Tomkins and Matt Dervan. ...

Adam Reardon – 50 AFL games

One would have thought moving from the cold winters in Tasmania to tropical Queensland might have proved somewhat difficult for Adam Reardon but not so. Since his appointment to the AFL list, Adam has performe...

Andre Gianfagna – 50 AFL games

Andre ‘Gia’ Gianfagna umpired his first AFL game in 2018 in round 4 – North Melbourne v Carlton in Hobart.  Prior to his umpiring career, Gia was a rookie listed player with Melbourne, before joining the North...

Rob Findlay – 250 AFL games

Umpiring his 250th game between Geelong and Richmond at Metricon Stadium in front of a restricted crowd during the middle of a pandemic is not something Rob Findlay would have contemplated in the lead up to th...

Patrick Jackson – 50 AFL games

Living in Hubs and being away from home has been an experience for a number of umpires this year and Patrick Jackson is no different admitting “It is what it is!” Patrick who has spent almost 3 months away wit...

Leigh Fisher – 150 AFL games

“This has been a crazy year” is a good way to sum up anyone’s association with AFL football (and life in general) this year but spare a thought for Leigh Fisher who recently umpired his 150th AFL game – Adelai...

Luke Edwards – 100 AFL games

Luke’s umpiring experience began in mid 2005 when he decided to jump ship from playing across to umpiring.  It happened by chance that the local amateur goal umpires were training at the same ground that he wa...

Steve Piperno – 100 AFL games

Never in his wildest dreams did Steve Piperno think he would be officiating his 100th game in the hot humid heat of the Northern Territory in late August, and then finishing the night with a cold beer to cool ...