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Round 14 shorts – Luke Walker hits another milestone

Luke Walker just keeps on keeping on.  It’s an old cliche but a very apt one when thinking about Luke.  In Luke’s 12th year on the list he continues to find the drive necessary to excel at the elite l...
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Hosko – Congratulations on 100 AFL games

Two umpires will celebrate milestones on Sunday afternoon at the St Kilda v Gold Coast Suns game - Brendan ‘Hosko’ Hosking will umpire his 100th AFL game alongside Hayden Gavine who walks onto the ground to ump...
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Transition from teaching to cafe owner proving a winner

The AFLUA recently visited Leigh Fisher’s new café – the Cornerstone and Co – a small licenced café located in the leafy back streets of Hampton, to catch up with Hayden Gavine, who will umpire his first AFL ga...
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Luke Walker – Congratulations on 250th AFL Game

Umpiring an AFL Grand Final is every umpires’ dream, doing six places you in a league of your own! Luke Walker, who will umpire his 250th AFL game this weekend, is ranked third in the all-time list of goal umpi...
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Hall of Fame – Congratulations Brett Allen

Last night, former AFL Field Umpire Brett Allen was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame. With 347 matches, Brett is the ninth-most experienced field umpire in VFL/AFL history. With seven grand f...
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WA goal umpire hangs up flags in WAFL

West Australian goal umpire Matt Laycock (former AFL Umpire) has called time on his distinguished career after umpiring 161 WAFL and 45 AFL matches. Laycock officiated his final game of football at the Swan Dis...
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Shaun Apted – 100 AFL games

Another goal umpire with a milestone this weekend is Queenslander Shaun Apted who will umpire his 100th AFL game at the Gold Coast v Carlton game at Metricon Stadium on Saturday night. Shaun umpired his first ...
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Steve Williams – 150 AFL games

Anthony Black has been the childhood goal umpiring idol for a number of AFL and state-based umpires across Australia and Steve Williams, who walks onto the ground for the North Melbourne v St Kilda game on Frid...