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MILESTONES ROUND 5

03 May 2019

Congratulations to field umpire Trent McPhee and goal umpire Jason Yazdani who will this week umpire their 100th and 50th league games respectively. Trent, who will reach his milestone in the game between South Fremantle and West Coast at Fremantle Oval, has been an integral part of the group for a number of years. His professionalism and performance on match day is something all umpires

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HAYESY GETS HIS 50

19 Apr 2019

Congratulations to WAFL goal umpire David Hayes who will umpire his 50th League game today when he umpires the game between Peel Thunder and East Fremantle. David has been part of the group for several years now, and since joining the panel he has been a mainstay of the group. His efforts on the training track never go unnoticed and his umpiring is of the

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NATH NOTCHES 50 AFL

18 Apr 2019

Congratulation to Melbourne-based Field Umpire Nathan Williamson, who will tonight umpire his 50th AFL game in the game between Brisbane and Collingwood. Since joining the AFL panel at the end of the 2016 season Nath has not looked back, with his on-field performances being of the highest standard, which resulted in him being appointed to his first AFL final last year. Additionally, his off-field efforts

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FIFTY UP FOR FRY

06 Apr 2019

Congratulations to field umpire and WANFLUA committee member Jordan Fry who will umpire his 50th league match today in the game between Subiaco and East Perth. Since making his league debut at the end of 2015, Jordan has continually improved his performances and was last year rewarded for this with his appointment to umpire at the National 16s Championships as well as the WAFL reserves

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ROUND 1 DEBUTS

05 Apr 2019

Congratulations to the following umpires who will all umpire their league debuts this week. All these umpires have worked hard over the pre-season and previous years to reach their respective milestones, and all should be thoroughly proud of their achievements. Perth vs West Coast Justin Harrex (Boundary) Swan Districts vs South Fremantle Jason Gibb (Field) Mason Zappavigna (Boundary) Claremont vs East Fremantle Quinn Jago (Boundary)

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PANEL NIGHT 2019

04 Apr 2019

On Tuesday night the WANFLUA held the annual Panel Night in which new umpires were welcomed, appointments for Round 1 were announced and the pre-season medals were awarded to an umpire from each discipline. The WANFLUA and its members would like to congratulate the following umpires who were recognised for their efforts over pre-season and were the recipients of their respective disciplines' awards: Ross Capes

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AFLW GRAND FINAL APPOINTMENTS

29 Mar 2019

Congratulations to boundary umpire Jordan Russell and goal umpire Tiana Fry, who have been appointed to officiate in this week's AFLW Grand Final. In the match between Adelaide and Carlton on Sunday, Jordan has been selected to run on the boundary, while Tiana has been appointed as the third scorer. Both appointments are a great reward for two umpires who have put in significant effort

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400 OF THE BEST FOR ROSEBURY

28 Mar 2019

AFL field umpire and WANFLUA Life Member Brett Rosebury will umpire his 400th AFL game this Saturday in the clash between Essendon and St Kilda. In doing so, Brett will become only the 5th field umpire to umpire 400 VFL/AFL games, and in this time he has umpired 8 AFL Grand Finals, as well as a record 44 finals matches. This is testament to the

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JUSTIN’S GOT THE POWER

22 Mar 2019

Congratulations to field umpire and former member of the WANFLUA Executive, Justin Power who will make his AFL debut this Sunday in the game between Fremantle and North Melbourne. Having umpired the past three WAFL grand finals and being an AFL Rookie for the past two years, JP was promoted to the AFL panel ahead of season 2019. Since moving to Melbourne to join the

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LIFE MEMBERS DAY 2019

17 Feb 2019

The annual Life Members Day was held at Ernest Johnson Reserve today. In a change-up from previous years, the day was held at the conclusion of the WAFL umpires Resilience Week and included the John McKay volleyball tournament. In what was a great outcome for the group, the WANFLUA had one of the largest turnouts of Life Members in recent years, with 23 members with

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