Umpiring News

Umpires selected to adjudicate on big stage

Two Victorian field umpires will live out their dreams of adjudicating at the MCG on Grand Final Day after being selected for the 2018 AFL Grand Final Experience program.

V/Line Cup returns in 2018

Country Victoria’s most talented male and female junior footballers are preparing to put their skills to the test this month when the annual V/Line Cup kicks off next week.

D-Rod Squad paving the way for umpires

A new crop of umpires are making their mark on community football, following the introduction of AFL Victoria’s Diversity Umpiring program – The D-Rod Squad.

2018 V/Line Cup umpires selected

Forty-four of the best up-and-coming community umpires from across regional Victoria will put their skills to the test this month, after being selected for the 2018 V/Line Cup Umpiring Panel.

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.

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