Track Your Own Data

GPS WatchBy Michael O’Keeffe Senior Coach Riddell Umpires

At the elite level, AFL Umpires have access to large amounts of data to assist them in improving their performance. GPS, video analysis, GoPros, Video Glasses (http://www.afl.com.au/news/2014-03-13/through-umpires-eyes) and statistics, just to name a few. At community level, its not always possible to successfully use these methods of data collection, however a new category of technology is making it much easier for local umpires to match it with their AFL counterparts.

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Riddell Umpires Selected For U/18 RDFL vs BFL Interleague Match

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This Wednesday night at Clarke Oval the RDFL Under 18’s will take on BFL Under 18’s. Congratulations to the following umpires who have been selected to umpire the game.

F: Jason Mousley / Harley Darmanin / Zac Martin

B: Jake Patton / Jessie Wilkie / Kyle Fisher

G: Rob Lynch / John Lee Tet

The game starts at 7pm.

900 Of The Best For Bruce

Round 5 sees Riddell Umpires Foundation Member Bruce Pizaro umpire his 900th game becoming only the 5th person at the association to do so.

Bruce has had a successful career as a goal umpire. He umpired Division 1 Senior Grand Finals in 1992 and 1993 and Division 2 Senior Grand Finals in 1987 and 1991. Bruce was also the coach of the Goal Umpires between 1995 and 1999 and is still an assistant coach today.

The Riddell Umpires wishes to congratulate Bruce on his milestone and hopes that he has a great afternoon.

 

Melton Toyota Means Business

Melton Toyota means business for the the RDFNL and the Riddell Umpires. Melton Toyota has been a long time major sponsor of the Riddell Umpires and by maintaining sales and growth within their business, it allows them to continue  sponsoring our umpiring group and other sporting groups in the community.

We ask that all umpires and their families consider Melton Toyota when purchasing their next car.

To view their current offers, please click here.

Riddell Goal Umpire Selected To Officiate In Worksafe Country Championships

Ben Scott

In 2013, the RDFNL were included into the AFL Victoria Worksafe Country Championships. In 2014, the Riddell Umpires were added to the V/Line Umpire Academy Program which supplies the umpires for the interleague championship matches. These matches showcase the best country Victoria footballers and umpires alike.

The Riddell Umpires are proud to announce that Ben Scott has been selected to officiate in the goals in the U/18 match between 27th and 28th ranked leagues, Alberton Football League and Riddell District Football League at Romsey Football Ground on May 24th.

Well done Ben, we are sure you will do our umpiring group proud.