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NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS APPOINTMENTS

17 Jun 2019

Congratulations to the following umpires who have been selected to umpire in the national championships next month. State 18’s (Victoria) Louis Jago (Field) Luke Graves (Boundary) Chad Smith (Goals) State 16’s (Gold Coast) Blake Evans (Field) Jason Gibb (Field) Mason Zappavigna (Boundary) Lleyton Jose (Boundary) Luke Caifano (Goal) State 18’s Women (Gold Coast) Nic Shaw (Field) Gabbie Simmonds (Field) Johnny Nolan (Boundary) Chloe Wright (Goal)

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LETHAL HANGS UP THE WHISTLE

13 Jun 2019

On Tuesday night, field umpire and WANFLUA Social Secretary, Leigh Retallack, announced that this weekend will be his final game in the WAFL when he umpires Swan Districts v Claremont on Sunday. Hailing from the East Perth district, Leigh joined the panel in 2010. Despite suffering a serious knee injury and then having to endure a lengthy rehab journey, Leigh never gave up, and in

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BIG O IN THE BIG LEAGUE

06 Jun 2019

Congratulations to field umpire Oscar Wharton, who will this week make his WAFL league debut when he umpires the game between West Perth and West Coast Eagles on Sunday. Oscar has been a part of the group for several years now, but over the past 18 months he has greatly improved his fitness and approach to his umpiring. This has resulted in significant improvement to

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MND BIG FREEZE 5

05 Jun 2019

The upcoming Queen's birthday match between Melbourne and Collingwood marks the 5th MND Big Freeze game, in which footy personalities, players and the Australian community got together to fight MND. This year, at the organisation of boundary umpire Ethan Lamont, the WAFL umpiring group showed their support for the cause in purchasing beanies and donating to the cause, raising $1060. Fighting MND holds a special

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200 AFL FOR JEFF DAGS

31 May 2019

Congratulations to AFL field umpire and WANFLUA life member Jeff Dalgleish and WAFL goal umpire Dillon Jane who will both achieve milestones this week. Jeff will umpire his 200th AFL game in the game between West Coast and Western Bulldogs at Optus Stadium on Sunday. This milestone is testament to Jeff’s professionalism and remarkable work ethic, traits that have seen him reach the pinnacle of

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CHAD MAKES HIS PLAY IN LEAGUE

24 May 2019

Congratulations to goal umpire Chad Smith, who will this week make his league debut in the game between West Perth and Peel Thunder on Saturday. Chad has been a figure of consistency and has put up impressive performances all year, which has resulted in this achievement. Chad has already proved to be a great leader of the group at such a young age, and other

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STATE GAME APPOINTMENTS

08 May 2019

Congratulations to the following umpires who have been selected to umpire this week's state game between Western Australia and South Australia on Sunday: Field Matthew Adams Ryan Shelton Emergency: Cam Jones Boundary Clayton Gardner Bayley Lamont Brad Hunt Goal Steve Gaensler 3rd Scorer: Jason Tyrell These appointments are a fantastic reward for a great start to the season and all umpires will benefit greatly from

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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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