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Training Notes

Throughout Season 2015, training notes will be regularly distributed through the website, making it possible for people to stay up to date with all training regardless of whether they are able to attend a training venue or not.

The onus is obviously on the individual to ensure they seek out the information on a regular basis, but for the first time there will be no excuse for not being aware of the information that was passed on at training.


Wednesday 6th July 2016

This weeks group coaching session was focused on team work, leading into both junior and senior finals. Read More

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Wednesday 22nd July 2015

This week's coaching session was focussed on the lead-up to senior finals, umpire performance, communication, and instructions for umpiring and conduct at Junior Finals. Read More

Boundary Umpires Coaching Session

The last boundary umpires coaching session, held by Boundary Coach Leigh Rowbottom, is available to view on YouTube, or embedded here in the WRFL Umpires website. Read More

Wednesday 6th May 2015

This week's coaching session was around communication and working as a team. In addition, there was an emphasis on working hard as number two or an off-the-ball umpire, not switching off, and setting up for the next act of play. Read More

Wednesday 8th Apr 2015 Coaching-Session-8-April-2015.pdf

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Field Umpires meet prior to Round 1 2015 to discussion the umpiring directives and new By-Laws for Season 2015. The key points where protection of the ball player, the sling tackle and water persons Read More Download now

Wednesday 25th Feb 2015 Coaching-Session-25-February-2015.pdf

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The first compulsory group session of 2015 and had an information session for all umpires. We discussed who the coaches are for 2015, what the training times and locations are, eligibility criteria around umpiring Division 1 games, changes to the Green Shirt program and the launch of the new website. Read More Download now