Month: April 2015

AFL debut for Deboy fulfils childhood dream

Curtis Deboy will make his AFL debut this weekend when he takes control of the Western Bulldogs and Adelaide Crows match at Etihad Stadium. Deboy moved to Melbourne at the end of 2014 after earning a place on the AFL Senior List for Season 2015. Curtis and his wife Kathy seem to have adjusted well to …

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Brodie Kenny-Bell Set for AFL Debut

This coming Saturday (18th April) South Australian Goal Umpire Brodie Kenny-Bell will make his AFL debut when he officiates in the Sydney Swans GWS Derby at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Brodie first started his Goal Umpiring career in Country SA’s Spencer Gulf League (SGL) in 2006. After impressing in the SGL, he moved to Adelaide in 2009 where …

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New Green Look for Umpires in 2015

The opening of the 2015 Season on Thursday 2nd April witnessed the unveiling of a new-look umpiring uniform. The traditional white uniform, which has been a significant feature of South Australian football history has now been replaced with a green and grey-short combination. The change marks the first substantial change in uniform in nearly sixteen years. However, important historical …

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Scott Bau Set for League Debut this Weekend

Field Umpire Scott Bau will make his official SANFL League Debut this weekend at Peter Motley (Unley) Oval when he takes charge of the Sturt v Glenelg clash on Saturday Afternoon. Scott’s initial thoughts when opening his appointment slip this week were of great surprise. “I was quite surprised and thought it was a mistake at …

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