Umpiring News

2017 V/Line Cup umpiring panel announced

42 of the best up-and-coming community umpires from across Victoria will put their skills to the test this month, after being selected for the 2017 V/Line Cup Umpiring Panel.

Victorian umpires receive AFL IC17 nod

Over 130 of Victoria’s best community umpires have been selected to adjudicate the 2017 AFL International Cup which kicked off in Melbourne on August 5.

Rodan makes second AFL debut

Former AFL footballer and now AFL Victoria Multicultural Engagement Coordinator David Rodan is set to add another job title to his career when he makes his goal umpiring debut in the AFL this weekend. Mitch Wynd reports

Top umpires chosen for Big-V football

Eight of the best community umpires from country Victoria will earn representative honours this weekend after being selected to adjudicate the Under 19 Challenge Cup and Brian Molony Cup on July 8. Mitch Wynd reports.

VFL Umps go back, to go forward

A host of VFL umpires will return to their old community umpiring groups across the state this week to help strengthen the talent pathway between local and state league umpiring groups. Jake Morris reports.

V/Line Umpire Academy products make AFL debut

AFL Victoria’s V/Line Umpire Academy program has produced another elite product for the AFL Umpiring group, with field umpire Hayden Gavine set to make his umpiring debut this weekend for the St Kilda v Gold Coast clash on June 25. Jake Morris reports.

EFLUA celebrates 50 years

The Eastern Football League’s Umpire Association is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a Gala function next year.

Ball bounced for 2017 V/Line Umpire Academy

Country Victoria’s elite and up-and-coming umpires have been working hard to prepare for the challenges that lie ahead this football season in the 2017 V/Line Umpire Academy.

New Diversity Umpiring Academy breaking boundaries

Newly arrived migrants in Melbourne’s west are being given the opportunity to be part of the football community through a new Diversity Umpiring Academy.

AFL South East – Head of Umpiring