Getting To Know: Lachlan Henning

Lachlan Henning

Umpiring Discipline: Boundary Umpire

1st SANFL League Game: Round 12, 2014 – Norwood v Central Districts on Friday night

Commenced Umpiring Career With: I started umpiring the 1st 18 Immanuel College team after I played in the reserves team, I was a far better runner than I was footy player so I ended up choosing the path of umpiring

Honours in Umpiring: 50 league games (Round 5, 2017)

Why did you become an Umpire: Tony Checker was one of my teachers at school and saw that I was a keen runner, he got me into umpiring and I saw it as a great way to improve my running ability while earning a little bit of money on the side.

Before a game I always: I always have a ham and cheese toastie about 1 hour before I have to leave then have a banana in the car on my way to the game. I don’t have any superstitions other than that

Occupation: Student at Flinders University, studying a bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Health Science

Favourite Food: Ravioli Milanese from Fasta Pasta

Favourite Movie:  Happy Gilmore

Favourite Music Artist/Band: Justin Bieber

3 People you’d like to have dinner with: Eliud Kipchoge, Mo Farah and Galen Rupp

Favourite Holiday Destination: Bali

Most admired sportsperson and why: Mo Farah, he is the GOAT and so good to watch