Umpires return to training at Bellbird Park

Goal Umpire Jeff Bell takes the ball during training at Bellbird Park.

While there has been much talk about the return of local football, an integral part of the game is back with the Gippsland Umpires Association resuming training at Bellbird Park. Training was brought to a halt at the end of

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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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Umpires gain MCG experience

Local umpires Flynn Pallot, Zak Kenny, Kohen Lott-Stephens and Lachlan Brown exit the race to lead the AFL umpires out onto the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Developing umpires from Gippsland Umpires Association experienced preparation for umpiring on Melbourne’s home of football first hand as part of the AFL’s community umpiring round initiative. Local umpires Lachlan Brown, Flynn Pallot, Zak Kenny and Kohen Lott-Stephens met with the

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Living footy’s dream

Gippsland Umpires Association members Courtney Watson, Jess Mills and Megan Vistarini will continue their path towards the elite level with selection to officiate at the under 16 state country championships.

The AFL Women’s competition hasn’t only inspired women playing the game, with a clear pathway also available to the elite level for female umpires. For Gippsland Umpires Association members Jess Mills, Megan Vistarini and Courtney Watson, further hard work honing

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