Easy targets

Peter Davis was struck once while umpiring. It was in a game of under 14s.

MRP – it’s the humans, stupid

We all remember the old AFL tribunal – well some of us do. It was hopeless. Subjective as all get out. Inconsistent. Biased. Incredibly frustrating. Everybody agreed, even the AFL commissioners. There had to be a better way. So they scoured the globe, looked at other systems, and decided that the solution was to go [Read more]

Just for kicks

The weekend before last, in Round 17 of the Northern Tasmanian Football League, a player was reported and red carded for kicking a player to the head while he was on the ground. The two umpires who separately reported the player informally described the incident as a ten out of ten for gravity – the [Read more]