AFL Masters Umpires - Milestones & Awards

You will find a welcoming atmosphere at AFL Masters with an emphasis on family involvement and fun social interaction.
Social interaction is also a very important feature of AFL Masters for all participants.

Umpires make a huge contribution to the AFL Masters National Carnival. Here are some of the longer serving Umpires at the National Carnival, and the Umpiring awards and squads over previous carnivals.

Please contact AFL Masters if you believe any of the records on this page need updating.

150+ Games

Name State Position
Chris Guice Queensland Field
Norm Harbourd Vic Metro Field
Theodore Haughan NSW Field
Ray Hocking Vic Country/NT Field

 

100+ Games

Name State Position
Greg Day South Australia Field
Steve (Chief) Leuder Western Australia Goal
Ollie Mathews Vic Country Field/Goal
Steve Parcell Tasmania Field/Goal
David Peers Vic Metro Goal
Wayne Scanlon Vic Country Field

 

50+ Games

Name State Position
Roy Baehnisch Northern Territory Boundary
John Borg Vic Metro Field
Colin Campbell Western Australia Field
Rick Charlesworth South Australia Field
Stephen Dalziel Queensland Field
Shane Finn Vic Metro Field
Ken Freeman Vic Metro Field
Peter James Vic Metro Field
Mark Petalas Vic Metro Field
Di Phyland Vic Metro Field
Alex Smith Vic Country Field
Brian Sterling ACT Field

 

National Carnival Umpire Awards

We present the following umpire’s awards at the conclusion of every carnival:

  • AFL Masters Umpires Merit Award
  • The Ray Hocking Medal for Umpire of the Carnival
  • All Australian Field Umpire through all Age Divisions
  • Boundary Umpire of the carnival
  • Goal Umpire of the carnival
  • Rising Star Award (to our promising young umpires)
  • Milestones
  • Encouragement Awards
  • Umpire Volunteer awards

Criteria for awarding the Umpire Merit Award: “This is awarded to an umpire who has shown outstanding commitment to umpiring and the game, been a positive role model, is enthusiastic around their fellow umpires, takes great pride in their performance, and demonstrates a high level of integrity”.

 

2019 Townsville National Carnival Awards

Field Umpire of the Carnival by Age Divisions: Other Umpiring Awards:
35-40 (Ray Hocking Medal): Andrew Crook (Townsville) Boundary Umpire of the Carnival: Allan Harding (Townsville)
45-50: Ashley Hutchison (SA) Goal Umpire of the Carnival: David Manson (Townsville)
55-60: Kevin Mitchell (Vic M) Rising Star Award Boundary: Conor Payne (Townsville)
Women: Di Phyland (Vic M) Rising Star Award Goal: Morgan Payne (Townsville)
  Encouragement Award: Samual Chittleborough (Townsville)
  AFL Masters Umpires Merit Award: Jannette Dorr (Townsville)

 

2018 Coffs Harbour National Carnival Awards

Field Umpire of the Carnival by Age Divisions: Other Umpiring Awards:
35-40 (Ray Hocking Medal): Paul Gill (Tas) Boundary Umpire of the Carnival: Hudson Berry (Coffs)
50-55: John Borg (Vic M) Goal Umpire of the Carnival: Katrina Orr (Vic C)
60-Woman: Stephen “Spanner” Spencer (Coffs) Rising Star Award: Jayson Green (Coffs)
Rising Star Award: Will Orr (Vic C)
AFL Masters Umpires Merit Award: Amanda Gruthrie

 

2017 Geelong National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival (Ray Hocking Medal)
Ashley Hutchison  (SA)

 

2016 Gold Coast National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival (Ray Hocking Medal)
Gary Paul (Tas)

 

2015 Tasmanian National Carnival Awards

Field Umpire of the Carnival by Age Divisions: Other Umpiring Awards:
35-40 (Ray Hocking Medal): Tim Brown (Tas) Boundary Umpire of the Carnival: Alex Kossman (Tas)
45-50: Danny Fitzpatrick (Viv C) Goal Umpire of the Carnival: Tim Cowen (Tas)
55-60: Ken Follett (SA) Rising Star Award: Nick Flack (Tas)

 

2014 Adelaide National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival (Ray Hocking Medal)
Peter James (Vic M)

 

2013 Darwin National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival (Ray Hocking Medal)
Peter James (Vic M)

 

2012 Townsville National Carnival Awards

Field Umpire of the Carnival by Age Divisions: Other Umpiring Awards:
35 (Ray Hocking Medal): Kim Dillon (Tas) Boundary Umpire of the Carnival: Michael Slater (Townsville)
40: Joe Newsham (Qld) Goal Umpire of the Carnival: Tony Mahony (Vic M)
45: Glen Phillips (Qld) Rising Star Award: Matt Wheelahan (Qld)
50: Lou Carlotto (SA) Rising Star Award: Joe Newsham (Townsville)
55: Theo Haughan (NSW)  

 

2011 Sunshine Coast National Carnival Awards

Field Umpire of the Carnival by Age Divisions: Other Umpiring Awards:
35-40 (Ray Hocking Medal): Kim Dillon (Tas) Goal Umpire of the Carnival: Alister Meldrum (Qld)
45-50: Peter James (Vic M)
55-60: Greg Day (SA)

 

2010 Canberra National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Steve Parsell (Tas)

 

2009 Cairns National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Peter James (Vic M)

 

2008 Darwin National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Chris Guice (Qld)

 

2007 Sydney National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Ray Hocking (Vic C)

 

2006 Sunshine Coast National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Chris Guice (Qld)

 

2005 Adelaide National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Ray Hocking (Vic C)

 

2004 Cairns National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Chris Guice (Qld)

 

2003 Perth National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Tony Boynton (Qld)

 

2002 Melbourne National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Brian Sterling (ACT)

 

2001 Gold Coast National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Peter James (Vic M)

 

2000 Hobart National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Chris Guice (Qld)

 

1999 Darwin National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Ray Hocking (Vic C)

 

1998 Canberra National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
David Yole (NSW)

 

1997 Geelong National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Kevin Meade (NSW)

 

1996 Adelaide National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Rick Charlesworth (SA)

 

1995 Sydney National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Norm Harbourd (Vic M)

 

1994 Perth National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Carl Pepper (WA)

 

1993 Hobart National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Glen Nolan (Vic C)

 

1992 Gold Coast National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Brian Sterling (ACT)

 

1991 Darwin National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Rick Charlesworth (SA)

 

1990 Melbourne National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Peter Alexander (Vic M)

 

1989 Canberra National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Brian Stirling (ACT)

 

1988 Adelaide National Carnival Awards

Umpire of the Carnival
Rick Charlesworth (SA)

 

 

1987 Brisbane National Carnival Awards (No record)

1986 Perth National Carnival Awards (No record)

1985 Hobart National Carnival Awards (No record)

1984 Darwin National Carnival Awards (No record)

1983 Melbourne National Carnival Awards (No record)