Carts Brings Up 300 Senior Games

Round 1 sees Graeme "Carts" Carter become the 7th Member of the 300 senior game club at the Riddell Umpires, joining Eric Garwood, Ollie Matthews, Alan Elliot, Ken Freeman, Bruce Pizaro and Robert Semmens.

Graeme joined the Riddell Umpires in 1989 and has umpired a total of 921 games as a Goal Umpire. Carts most recent game was the 2013 Reserves Grand Final.

From everyone at the Riddell Umpires, we wish Graeme all the best and hope you have a marvellous day.

Riddell Umpires Selected For AFL Victoria U/16 Championships

IMG 0876The Riddell Umpires are proud to announce that a full panel of Riddell Umpires have been selected to umpire an U/16 AFL Victoria Championship Match between Gippsland and Murray Bushrangers on the 5th of April at Highgate Reserve in Craigieburn.

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1st Round Dinner This Saturday

1st Round Dinner FlyerSaturday 5/4/14 plays host to the Riddell Umpires first social function for 2014.

The group will be meeting for dinner following the conclusion of Round 1 at Mac's Hotel, 322 High St, Melton. Mac's is a sponsor of our umpiring group, so it would be great to get as many numbers to the function as possible.

The group will be meeting at 7:30pm and each person will be required to pay for what they order.

RSVP for the 1st Round Dinner is this wednesday 2/4/14. If you are interested in attending, please see Chris Stead or place your name on the list at training or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Grill'd Local Matters Program Supports Riddell Umpires

grilldGreat news! The Riddell Umpires have been nominated to participate in the Grill’d Local Matters donation program at Grill'd Watergardens this month.
Every month, Grill’d donates $500 to local groups and asks their customers to decide who the money goes to.
When customers buy a burger, they will receive a token to put into one of 3 jars representing different groups. Whoever has the most tokens at the end of the month receives $300. The other two groups receive $100 each.
To do your bit to help our cause, spread the word and head on down to Grill'd Watergardens located at 
Watergardens Town Centre, Station Street Dining Precinct, Taylors Lakes VIC 3038    

Riddell Umpires Selected For AFL Country V-Line Academy

IMG 9961The Riddell Umpires would like to congratulate Nick Luke (field), Kyle Fisher (Boundary) and Ben Scott (Goal) who have been nominated to be a part of the AFL Country V-Line Academy.

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