Umpiring News

New umpires to don sleeve in 2019

AFL Victoria has launched a new umpire pilot program to help improve the match-day experience of first-year community umpires.

This Girl Can- Chloe Molloy & Tracee-Ann Delphin

As part of the VicHealth This Girl Can VIC campaign, we headed down to one of our Diversity Umpire sessions and chatted with Tracee-Ann Delphin about how football became a part of her lifestyle.

Umpires selected for rep football

Some of Victoria’s best community umpires are preparing to adjudicate local football’s top players this weekend, after being selected to officiate in the 2018 AFL Community Cup and Under 19 Challenge Cup on Sunday.  

AFL Umpires to don Indigenous shirt

Two Healesville teenagers and past Worawa Aboriginal College students have made their mark in AFL history, after designing the 2018 AFL Umpires’ shirt to be worn during the dedicated Sir Doug Nicholls Round this week. Anna Pavlou reports.

2018 Community Umpire Week

The significant role community umpires play in our great game will be highlighted this weekend, as AFL Victoria and the wider football community pause to celebrate 2018 Community Umpiring Week.

Vic quartet earn national academy selection

Four Victorian-based female umpires are one step closer to reaching their AFL dream, after being selected for the inaugural National Female Umpiring Academy. Anna Pavlou reports.

Six Victorian umps receive AFL call-up

Six Victorian-based umpires have been promoted to AFL Umpiring Department panels for the 2018 season.

Umpiring dream starts at school

The humble school bulletin board kickstarted Arielle Sutherland’s journey to become an Australian Rules football goal umpire.

Free Umpiring Clinic

The Essendon District Football League is holding a FREE Holiday Umpiring clinic for new student umpires next month. 

Football the sport of Choice for Victorians

Australian Football is continuing to win the hearts and minds of Victorians, with more than 461,000 participants picking up the football in 2017.

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