AFLUA X-Umpires’ Luncheon – Moments

Our X-Umpires’ Luncheon for April was another success. Here’s a selection of photos from the event held at The Glasshouse, Caulfield. The AFLUA X-Umpires' Luncheons provide a great opportunity for former ump...

Samuel Nippress – promotion to AFL Rookies’ List

Congratulations to field umpire Samuel Nippress, who has been added to the 2022 AFL Rookie Umpires’ list. Samuel took up the whistle in 2008 with the AFL Central Australia. He has since progressed steadily –...

Media watch – Rob Kerr radio interview

AFL Umpires Association CEO Rob Kerr speaks to SEN 1116 Radio about the recent report on female participation in Umpiring, the respect for umpires, the dissent rule, umpiring pathway and more. Listen to the ...

WANFL Umpires Association Team of the Decade

At their 70th Anniversary Function, the WANFL Umpires Association recently recognised the Team of the Decade for the period 2012-2021. Congratulations to the following umpires who made up the team: Field ...

The whistle at war 1939-1945

When umpires’ association members in the armed forces corresponded with VFLUA Secretary Lindsay Lancaster during the Second World War, inevitably in their letter they made the point that, due to censorship rest...

Simon Blight – Promotion to AFL Boundary Umpires List

Congratulations to Simon Blight, who has been elevated to the 2022 AFL Boundary Umpires’ List. With 27 career AFLW matches and 94 VFL matches to his name, Simon further umpired at two AFLW Grand Finals (2021...

AFLUA X-Umpires’ Luncheon

A selection of photos from our recent X-Umpires' Luncheon held at The Glasshouse, Caulfield.   The AFLUA X-Umpires Luncheons provide a great opportunity for former umpires to get together regularly. ...