The 2015 Geelong Umpires Life Members night will be held on Wednesday the 22nd of July at Buckley's Entertainment Centre starting at 6:30pm. This event will celebrate those past and present Umpires who have given their time and commitment to this great organisation and helped it grow to what it is today. Guest speaker will be Bob Gartland who is working with the Geelong Football Club and putting alot of work in to the history of all of their past and present players. This will be a great night and a chance to meet some of the greats of the GFUL. There will be no training on this night to allow as many of our current umpires to attend. If you have any questions or would like to rsvp please contact Dave Harris on 5229 8599 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to GFUL Umpires Steve Guarnaccia (Field) and Cody Espig (Goal) on their selection for Representative football matches to be played in Bendigo on Saturday July 11. Both Umpires are members of the V/Line Umpire Academy and were offered this appointment for their commitment to this program and their outstanding performances on May 23 when they each umpired the WorkSafe Country Championships match between Geelong FL v .
The Board of management, Coaches and Umpires congratulate both Steve and Cody and wish them all the best for their game.
Please see below for umpire appointments in each of the representative games.
On Monday the 29th of June one of our past umpires and Patron for the Geelong Umpire, Brett Allen, along with our assistant goal umpires coach Colin Hood, were in inducted in to the AFL Umpires Hall of Fame.
Congratulations to the following umpires for being selected to officiate in Junior inter league matches this weekend.
The Australian Football Championships are being held in Geelong from the 18th to the 25th of July. This is a great opportunity for our umpires to be involved in a National Carnival and we encourage our young umpires to apply and take up the offer to be involved.
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