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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2018 U18s Grand Final Umpires Announced

Field Umpire Jack Miller will officiate in his 3rd Grand Final in three seasons when he takes to the field at Adelaide Oval on Sunday. Jack umpired last years U18 Grand Final and took control of the U16 Grand Final in 2016. Alex Reardon completes the double for season 2018. Alex umpired this years U16 …

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Around The Disciplines: July

July proved to be a busy month for our Umpires. We saw more milestones, our annual night off and a 3km time trial. Preparation for the 2018 SANFL Finals Series certainly kicked into gear. We have no doubt at all that all of our umpires can’t wait for the warmer weather that spring brings. The …

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Medlin reaches 200 SANFL Matches

The alarm sounded and Toby & I both opened our eyes and looked at each other. Today was the day; The 2014 Grand Final. The day Toby had been dreaming of. It was finally here. We looked at each other and smiled with nerves and excitement. I followed Toby’s pre-game ritual by getting out of …

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Around The Disciplines: June

We’re smack bang in the middle of winter and don’t our Umpires know it. With our training venue for 2018 being so open, they’ve certainly been feeling the cold nights. Beanies, gloves and thick jumpers have all made an appearance amongst all 3 disciplines during these winter months. Only a few more winter sessions to …

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Family The Key To Allanah’s Historic Day

Allanah Bruno is a name that will forever be remembered amongst South Australian Umpiring and Football ranks. History was made in Round 9 when Allanah made her SANFL League Debut, waving the flags in the clash between West Adelaide and Sturt at Richmond Oval. She became the first female Goal Umpire to officiate at SANFL …

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Around The Disciplines: May

Given the change in training venue and the challenges that has caused, our Umpires have certainly made a solid start to the 2018 SANFL Season across all disciplines. This was something that was noted by SANFL CEO Jake Parkinson when he visited our Training venue during May. All Umpires are to be congratulated on their …

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Debutants Dominate State League Match Appointments

The SANFL take on the WAFL this weekend at Adelaide Oval in the State League Match at Adelaide Oval. We’re please to announce that Field Umpires Jamie Broadbent and Andrew Crosby will represent SA in the Field. Rowan Hundertmark will be the Emergency. Boundary Umpires Sam Royans, Damian Robinson and Brayden Thiel have been appointed …

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Around The Disciplines: April

What a competitive start to the SANFL season we’re seeing amongst the footy clubs. And it’s certainly no different in the Umpiring ranks. All disciplines have had a solid pre-season, settling into our new home at Pulteney. We’ve begun the year with a few Milestones. The Field Umpires have seen debutant Tom Bryce umpire his …

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Members BBQ Proves A Hit

A popular event on our yearly social calendar, this years Members BBQ at Pulteney Grammar School proved a great success. A reward for the dedication of our Members who sign up in strong numbers year in year out, the BBQ provides an opportunity for our Umpires to mingle across all disciplines and sign up to …

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