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2020 SANFL Grand Final Umpires Announced

SANFLUA is pleased to announce the 2020 SANFL League Grand Finals. In what can only be described as a challenging year for our group (and the world as a whole), the season finally comes to a close this weekend when North Adelaide take on Woodville-West Torrens in the decider at Adelaide Oval on Sunday. This …

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Vale Ross LeCornu

It is with great sadness that the SANFL Umpires Association advised the passing of former League Field Umpire and SANFLUA Life Member, Ross LeCornu.  Ross passed away peacefully at Alwyndor Nursing Home at Brighton, he was 80-years old.   Ross officiated in 65 SANFL league games in the 1960’s under the one umpire system, in …

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Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting

  The 2019 SANFLUA Annual General Meeting will be held at The Astor Hotel, 437 Pulteney St, Adelaide SA on Monday, March 23rd 2020 at 7.30pm. The 2018 AGM Minutes and the Annual Report will be available 30 minutes prior to the meeting. – AGENDA- Confirmation of Minutes of the 2018 Annual General Meeting Business arising …

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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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Life Member Passing: Bill Holst

Sadly the SANFLUA advise that Life Member Bill Holst passed away at Ashford hospital last Sunday, March 17th at the age of 83.   Bill was a highly regarded field umpire with the SANFL, Glenelg SW panel and various Country panels for more than 20 years. He was awarded life membership in 1976.   Bill …

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2018 SANFL Grand Final Umpires Announced

A mix of experience and first timers will take to the field in Sunday’s SANFL League Grand Final. The team charged with over seeing the match was announced early this week. Field Umpire Mitchell Harris will officiate his first League Grand Final. Having only officiated in 35 League Matches, Mitch has made a rapid rise …

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