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DJ MAKES IT TO THE MAIN STAGE

08 Nov 2019

Massive congratulations to WAFL field umpire and WANFLUA committee member Daniel Johanson who has been elevated to the senior AFL list for the 2020 season. Hailing from the West Perth district, DJ joined the WAFL Panel in 2014 and made his league debut in 2016. Since then he has umpired 70 league games, including this year's WAFL Grand Final. DJ was appointed as an AFL

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GALLERY: 2019 WAFLW GRAND FINAL

20 Sep 2019

Action shots from the inaugural 2019 WAFLW Grand Final between East Fremantle and Swan Districts, held at Mineral Resources Park on Saturday the 14th of September. Field Umpires: Gabby Simmonds, Conor Mannix and Curt Miller. Boundary Umpires: Lleyton Jose, Nic Holmes and Alex Kain. Goal Umpires: Maddy Lamont and Brendan Williamson. Photos by Bayley Lamont

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WAFL GRAND FINAL APPOINTMENTS

16 Sep 2019

Last night the WANFLUA held the annual Grand Final announcements barbecue where the top umpires for each discipline were announced and the appointments for this week’s grand finals were revealed. Congratulations to the following umpires who were announced as the umpires of the year: Montgomery Medal - Matthew Adams (Field Umpire) Devine Medal - Jordan Russell (Boundary Umpire) Carter Medal - Sam Hunter (Goal Umpire) 

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GALLERY: HALL OF FAME 2019

02 Sep 2019

Rachael Safet Photography captured all the glitz and glamour from the most prestigious night on the WANFLUA social calendar, Hall of Fame, inside the John McGrath Pavilion at Ernest Johnson Oval on July 27. Photos by Rachael Safet Photography

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PRESENTATION NIGHT 2019

28 Aug 2019

Last night the WANFLUA held its annual Presentation Night where a number of awards were presented to umpires for their efforts throughout the 2019 season and the appointments for the first week of finals were announced. The WANFLUA wishes to congratulate boundary umpire Bayley Lamont who was awarded the John McKay Life Members Trophy. Bayley was awarded this for his tremendous efforts in filming and

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GALLERY: PRESENTATION NIGHT 2019

28 Aug 2019

WANFLUA photographer Bayley Lamont (with a bit of help from his brother Ethan) captured all the highlights of 2019 Presentation Night at the WACA Ground. Photos by Bayley Lamont

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ROUND 20 MILESTONES

23 Aug 2019

Congratulations to field umpire Ryan Shelton and goal umpire Reuben Garlett, who will both be reaching significant milestones this week. Shelts will umpire his 150th league game in the match between West Perth and South Fremantle on Saturday. Shelts has been a member of the group for the past 14 years and this milestone is a great reward for the perseverance and dedication he has

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DJ ON THE MAIN STAGE

21 Aug 2019

Massive congratulations to WANFLUA committee member and AFL rookie field umpire, Daniel Johanson, who last week made his AFL debut in the game between Fremantle and Essendon. After starting the game on the bench fulfilling his rookie duties, DJ was called upon when field umpire Alex Whetton unfortunately collided with a player and was unable to continue. Despite umpiring a WAFL game the night before

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250 FOR BASTICK

17 Aug 2019

Congratulations to AFL boundary umpire Adam Bastick, who will umpire his 250th senior game tonight when he officiates the Fremantle and Essendon game. Adam has been a part of our group since 2006 and this milestone is a great reward for the dedication and resilience that Adam has demonstrated over a long period of time. The manner in which Adam has continually improved his umpiring

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YOUNG WOMEN MAKING WAFL HISTORY

15 Aug 2019

Congratulations to field umpire Gabby Simmonds and goal umpire Chloe Wright who will both be making their WAFL league debuts in the game between East Perth and West Coast on Friday night. This is a significant milestone for WA football, as it will be the first time in history that a female has umpired a league game in field, and will therefore also be the

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