With the 2015 home and away season complete, AFL Victoria named its umpiring panels for Week 1 of the finals series. As many as 11 umpires will umpire their first senior final this weekend, and the VFUA would like to congratulate those umpires particularly on this achievement.
The respective senior panels are as follows:
James Davey, Tim Carlos, Jarryd Barry, Shane Stewart, Hayden Gavine, Andrew Heffernan, Michael Curtis, Thomas Chrystie, Patrick Burns, Adam Havelberg, Daniel Butcher, Tristan Burgess.
Ben McDonald, Lachlan Rayner, Johnny Cooper, Luke Wilke, Nick Laurence, Jake Robertson, Patrick Dineen, Leigh Buwalda, Jerome Rowcroft, Adam Bell, Brendan Elvy, Lawrence Coop.
Anthony Kyrkou, Sam Walsh, Matt Dervan, Chris Doyle, Dylan Benwell, Callum Leonard, Simon Plumridge, Matt Maclure.
The VFUA would like to acknowledge and congratulate the efforts of all its Members in the 2015 season, and wish all running umpires the best of luck in the 2015 finals series!