From footy boots to whistle 20-05-2013
Ask Leigh Fisher what his burning ambition is in umpiring and his reply is as quick and as focused as any umpire on the AFL list "a grand final of course!" Then comes a knowing pause and a statement with as much focus, "but that's a long way off." Leigh knows what finals atmosphere tastes like, he ...
Footy umpires wanted... it's your call 20-05-2013
A major AFL umpire recruitment drive will target women, former players and ethnic minorities in a bid to reverse a chronic umpiring shortage, as match-day officials continue to leave the game due to abuse.Please click here to view the full article from The Age.
50 years for Umpiring Group 17-05-2013
BEING an Aussie Rules football umpire may not be among the sporting world's easiest jobs every week, but the Northern District Football Umpires Association has supplied men and women in white - and nowadays orange - to do that job for five decades. Please click here to view the full article.