Umpire History

Golden Whistle Award Winners

2021 – Andrew Chau

2020 – Not awarded due to Covid

2019 – Ben Lefebvre

2018 – James Melville

2017 – Tom O’Connor

2016 – Lachlan Street

2015 – Alex Christie

2014 – Damien Hannan

2013 – Sam Lefebvre

2012 – Andrew Bowden

2011 – Sebastian Purcell

2010 – Nick Finch

2009 – David Kennedy

 

Current AFL Umpires

# 15 Mat Nicholls – St Mary’s Greensborough JFC

# 27 Andre Gianfagna – Kew Rovers JFC

# 29 Andrew Heffernan – Canterbury JFC

 

Umpires Adviser/Umpires Managers

1997 Ken Dawson

1998 – 2005 Graeme Collins

2006 – 2009 Geoff Deveson

2010 – Present David Hannan

 

Umpire Association Laurie Bale Shield

1995 – Darren Earp

1996 – Ryan Mannix

1997 – Chris Vanasohe

1998 – Sam Hassett

1999 – Sam Hassett

2000 – Leigh Hansen

2001 – Alex White & B. Ryan

2002 – Erin Feehan

2003 – Tim Saunders

2004 – Tim Saunders

2005 – Tim Saunders

2006 – Ashley Bartholomew

2007 – Ashley Bartholomew

2008 – Nick Finch & Anja Marshallsay

2009 – Julian Murphy & Rebecca Schwarz

2010 – Danny Jones & Anja Marshallsay

2011 – Rebecca Schwarz & Vaughn Smith

2012 – Rebecca Schwarz & Nick Schwarz

 

Umpire Association Life Members

2018 – Tristan Harding

2018 – Tony Hope

2017 – Kristina Dimopoulos

2017 – Paul Murphy

2016 – Paul Grant

2016 – Ryan Melville

2015 – Kevin O’Mara

2015 – Julian Murphy

2014 – James Wright

2014 – Michael Gough

2014 – Jeremy Kenealy

2013 – Andrew Gillies

2013 – John Taylor

2013 – Kylie Welsh

2012 – Alan Lincoln

2012 – Nick Lincoln

2010 – Jeremy Drossinis

2010 – Lawrie Barnett

2009 – Hugh Tevelein

2009 – Peter Cahill

2008 – Daniel Cohen

2008 – Denis Davis

2007 – Damian King

2007 – Chris Collins

2007 – Sean Collins

2007 – Luke Dullens

2006 – Geoff Deveson

2006 – Graeme Collins

2006 – Frank Palermo

2005 – Nicole Roberton

2005 – Kenny McNiece

2002 – Gian Pianezzola

2002 – Brad Buyck

2002 – John Eddy

2002 – David D’Altera

2002 – Reno Maiorano

2001 – Paul Walker

2001 – David Sherlock

2000 – Craig O’Onoghue

2000 – Lucas Bale

1997 – Darren Earp

1996 – Tim Sutcliffe

1993 – Dean Howitt

1993 – Darren Robertson

1992 – Stephen Edwards

1992 – Frank Horsnaill

1992 – Geoff Leonard

1991 – Walter Costa

1990 – Darryn Borg

1990 – Paul Knight

1990 – Sharon Morrison

1990 – Steven Taylor

1989 – Eamon Cribbin

1989 – Gerard Gotch

1989 – Richard Toy

1989 – Colin Wilson

1988 – Bradley Hewitson

1988 – Rick Tasker

1988 – John Reid

1988 – Mark Morrison

1987 – Laurie Bale

1987 – Paul McCrohan

1986 – Clive Campbell

1986 – Paul Reid

1985 – Tim Cullinen

1984 – Ian Greenwood

1984 – Michael Webb

1983 – Philip Hansen

1983 – Greg Rowland

1983 – John Tyrrell

1982 – John Edwards

1981 – John Broadfoot

1981 – Kevin Bursill

1981 – Neil Cust

1980 – Arthur Connoley

1980 – Ian Marsden

1980 – Graham Matthews

1980 – Doug Ramsay

1980 – James Webb

1979 – Doug Wyatt