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Late night overseas call a revelation

Like most umpires, Hayden Gavine's introduction to umpiring started when he was young, at the age of 13, when he ran the boundary in the Under 18’s and Seniors on Saturday and ran the field on the Sunday in the...
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Matt Maclure aims to fly

Like so many kids at an early age, Matt Maclure started his umpiring career as a boundary umpire for the simple reasons that it was a good source of pocket money and kept him fit as he was also playing football...
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Push for full-time umpires grows after Europe study tour

THE PUSH for the AFL to employ full-time whistleblowers is growing within its own ranks, as the umpiring department continues to explore the concept. The idea of full-time umpires has been debated over the yea...
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Dylan Benwell – newly appointed AFL Goal Umpire

Since joining the VFL list, Dylan Benwell has been amongst the high performers at VFL senior level, having umpired 104 VFL, 10 AFV Development and 16 TAC Cup games during his career at the VFL, since arriving f...