Female umpires make Gippy League history


Some Gippsland League Football history was made when two female central umpires officiated at the Drouin-Morwell game on Saturday. And Jess Mills and Jess Prime did their jobs, in difficult conditions due to the weather and state of the ground,

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Unique umpire celebration

Taking to the field in the senior Ellinbank District Football League match between Poowong and Lang Lang to celebrate the 60th birthday of Gippsland Umpires Association are (back row, from left) John Brookes, Geoff Legge, Bruce Pratt, Trevor Hobson, Peter Heywood, (front, from left) Riley Feil, Mervyn Pentland, Jeff Bell, Tom Morrison and Bill Ross.

It was a unique and fitting celebration for Gippsland Umpires Association’s 60th birthday when nine of the umpiring panel’s elder statesmen took charge of the senior match at Poowong on Saturday. Appointed umpires Peter Heywood, John Brookes and Trevor Hobson,

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Umpire coach recognised

Gippsland Umpires Association coach Paul Vaughan receives the inaugural Greg Sidebottom Memorial Award at AFL Victoria’s community awards night.

Gippsland Umpires Association head coach Paul Vaughan has been recognised for his outstanding work in 2017, taking out the inaugural Greg Sidebottom Memorial Umpire Coach of the Year award at the AFL Victoria community awards night on Friday. Several of

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