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Andrew Heffernan – newly listed rookie

Andrew Heffernan is one of the new Rookie squad umpires for season 2017.   Based in Victoria, Andrew joined the VFL Development Squad in 2013, after starting as a boundary umpire as a 12-year-old, then sw...
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Jordan Bannister Announces Retirement as AFL Umpire

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE AFL  The AFL umpiring department wishes to advise that senior AFL umpire and former Essendon and Carlton player Jordan Bannister has announced his retirement. Bannister, 34, informe...
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Frank raises the premiership cup

AFLUA life member Frank Knight has spent most of his life in the service of VFL/AFL football.  Frank umpired on the VFL reserve grade during the late 1950's and 60's.  He forged a career in the now de...