Month: September 2019

Life Member Passing: Tony Cooper

It is with great sadness that The SANFL Umpires Association advise of the passing of Life Member Mr. Tony Cooper. Tony was born on the 15th of June 1936. He passed on Wednesday September 25th. Tony started umpiring in approximately 1960 at the age of 24, after playing junior football for Sturt. He went on …

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Life Member Passing: Ken Potts

It is with great sadness that The SANFL Umpires Association advise of the passing of Life Member Mr. Kenneth Potts. Ken was 86 years of age. Ken started umpiring in 1960 at the age of 26 and at the time of his death he was still actively involved as a trainer/massage consultant. Ken’s commitment spanned …

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Life Member Passing: Lyall Phillips

It is with sadness that the SANFL Umpires Association advise of the passing of Life Member Mr. Lyall Phillips, at the age of 84, on Monday the 16th of September, following a short illness. Lyall commenced umpiring with the SANFL in approximately 1963 and in the early days was a regular at dinners and social …

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2019 SANFL Grand Final Umpires Announced

Season 2019 has flashed by. The SANFL League Grand Final takes place this weekend at Adelaide Oval and we’re pleased to announce our team for the day. There is some experience amongst the team as well as a couple of first timers to the final day of the season. Two of the three Field Umpires …

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