In August 2013, Eleni Glouftsis became the first female to umpire an SANFL League match. At the end of 2014, Eleni was awarded a three-year AFL Female Pathway Scholarship to train with the VFL and AFL.
Eleni has had to pack up and move interstate to Melbourne to pursue her dream of one day umpiring at AFL level. Eleni appeared on the AFL’s First Bounce Program to discuss her pathway to the AFL. View the video