Month: July 2017

Double Century for Croz

An illustrious umpiring career culminated in the ultimate achievement of 200 SANFL league games on Saturday 2nd June for Andrew “Croz” Crosby, in the game at Unley, Norwood v Sturt. When one looks at the history of the SANFL, in 140 years only 47 umpires of all disciplines have ever achieved this 200 game milestone. …

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Bigger and Better Things: Eleni Glouftsis

Eleni Glouftsis AFL debut was not only a highlight for her but it was one of the most widely publicised news articles of 2017. She became the first female in VFL/AFL history to officiate a home and away match in round 9 when she took charge of the Essendon vs West Coast game at Etihad …

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Getting To Know: Steven Paunovic

Umpiring Discipline: Goal Umpire 1st SANFL League Game: Round 13 2002 – Glenelg vs. Norwood with the great man Corey Ogilvy Commenced Umpiring Career With: Started in 1998 when SANFL ran High Schools and Independent Schools Honours in Umpiring: SANFL Grand Final 2009, 2014, Golden Flags 2014, AFL 2010-2011 (14 of the best), Mark Posa Award – …

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Getting To Know: Cameron Temme

Umpiring Discipline: Boundary Umpire 1st SANFL League Game: Round 11 2017 Sturt v Adelaide at Unley Oval Commenced Umpiring Career With: Combined Southern Panel Honours in Umpiring: U 18s SANFL GF, 1st SANFL League Match, A few a grade grand finals and association games with my local panel Why did you become an Umpire: It was a good way to …

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Getting To Know: Jake Beaumont

Umpiring Discipline: Field Umpire Commenced Umpiring Career With:  Glenelg/West Adelaide SASFA 2013 Honours in Umpiring:  Glenelg SASFA Golden Whistle 2015 Why did you become an Umpire: I wasn’t very good at football, so wanted to take up goal umpiring, as I had volunteered to do it for my younger brothers teams growing up, and really enjoyed …

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