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Umpires go above & beyond to ensure matches go ahead

With illness and a lack of availability leaving a huge hole in the umpiring ranks this weekend, ten dedicated Umpires stepped up to ensure that all eight matches in the Senior Competition were covered on Saturday’s Pride Round. Several of

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Celebrating the key role of Umpires

  This weekend AFL North Coast will be celebrating the start of Community Umpiring Week. The objective of Community Umpiring Week is to increase the awareness of umpiring as a choice & as an additional activity to playing. Community Umpiring

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Local Umpires take up the Strava Challenge

Pre-season training is underway for Umpires across the region as they join their counterparts from throughout NSW and the ACT in the Strava Challenge. Umpires are challenging themselves to clock up the kilometres as they walk, run, cycle, and swim

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Umpires celebrated for another strong season

AFL North Coast has celebrated the outstanding efforts of the local umpiring fraternity with an online presentation to acknowledge high achievers in all disciplines. This is the first time that Umpires have been recognised in such a way and is

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Age won’t stop Hal from blowing his whistle

IT doesn’t matter what age you are, Hal Pearce said you’re never too old to be an umpire. “Give it a go,” Pearce urged. “I think it can be quite fulfilling and it’s good to see kids playing sport. And

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