Umpiring News

2017 Umpire Coaches of the Year

Paul Vaughan of the Gippsland Umpires Association and Scott Van Noordennen of the Eastern Football League have been recognised for their commitment and tireless work in shaping the next generation of Victorian umpires with the 2017 Umpire Coach of the Year Awards.

Female Umpire Academy receives a boost

More of Victoria’s best female umpires will have the opportunity to develop their skills in AFL Victoria’s Female Umpire Academy, following the announcement of a two-year partnership extension from the Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation (SAMRF).

Vic umpires showcase skills on the big stage

The Richmond players were not the only Victorians on the MCG last Saturday, with a number of Victorian junior umpires showcasing their skills at the 2017 Toyota AFL Grand Final.

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.

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