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'Third man up' rule could become a farce: Scott

Cats coach advocates for no more nomination to solve controversial rule

9:10pm Apr 17, 2017


Umpires don't lack empathy: Kennedy

Hayden Kennedy says umpires have a good feel for the game

5:18pm Apr 10, 2017


'Noise of affirmation': Crowds' ump influence

Saints coach says umpires subconsciously favour Perth teams

10:07pm Apr 3, 2017


Rodger thrilled to officiate AFLW Grand Final

Young umpire determined not to allow the big occasion affect his decision-making

9:00pm Mar 24, 2017


Rule changes announced for AFLW Grand Final

AFL Women's decider could run a little longer due to rule changes

9:07pm Mar 22, 2017


Umpire Nicholls set for historic double up

Mathew Nicholls booked in to officiate two games this weekend

4:35pm Mar 22, 2017


Play on: Head high frees plummet in JLT Series

Stats show that stricter interpretation for head high frees is working

11:59pm Mar 20, 2017


Star Cat wants AFL to keep the bounce

Star Cat doesn't want the AFL to get rid of the centre bounce

2:59pm Feb 23, 2017


Umpires coach in favour of scrapping bounce

Umps coach says throwing up the ball is the way to go

8:42am Feb 22, 2017


Dunn should have been penalised: umpires

Umpires say the new rushed behind interpretation failed its first test

10:50am Feb 17, 2017


Reward the tackler: Gill backs tough stuff

AFL boss wants more free kicks paid when tackle results in ball spilling free

8:00am Feb 9, 2017


Umps need more training: Horse's post-GF chat

Sydney coach reveals he spoke to the AFL about Grand Final umpires

10:54am Feb 7, 2017


'Third man up' rule means no more ruck surprises

Teams must nominate their rucks at each contest in 2017 under new rule

7:59pm Jan 27, 2017


Entertaining Rodan gets goal umpiring gig

Former AFL star David Rodan gets goal umpiring call-up for pre-season

4:32pm Jan 27, 2017


Three key issues for umps in 2017: new boss

Umpires to focus on three main issues in 2017, says new boss

2:13pm Jan 19, 2017


Rosebury misses out as umps named for semis

Veteran misses out as AFL names umpires for prelim finals

7:46pm Sep 15, 2016


Umps OK with Hawks' shepherding tactic

Hawthorn's shepherding tactic gets the all-clear from the umpires

5:25pm Sep 12, 2016


Debutant headlines first week umpires list

A September debut as umpires named for opening week of finals

1:55pm Sep 7, 2016


Stricter deliberate rule achieves AFL's goal

Stricter interpretation on deliberate achieves fewer stoppages

6:15pm Aug 29, 2016


Montagna OK to let ball go out: umps

Laws committee to discuss deliberate out-of-bounds rule at season's end

3:35pm Aug 22, 2016