AFL Tasmania State League Umpiring Scenarios

The following videos are from the AFL Tasmania State League match between Lauderdale and Hobart. 

Each video focuses on a specific umpiring situation. Observation notes are provided by AFL Tasmania to support each clip with a brief description.

Clip 01

This clip demonstrates good sprinting by the umpire to run into the mark and line the Lauderdale player up for a shot on goal.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 02

In this clip the player moves round the mark and the umpire should have called ‘play on’ earlier.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 03

Good decision not to pay a free kick in this marking contest as the player didn’t interfere with opponent when punching the ball.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 04

No advantage should have been paid in this situation.  The play had stopped.  The umpire should have asked the player whether he was ok to take his kick.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 05

In this clip a good 50m penalty was awarded for a player encroaching within the 5m area.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 06

This clip highlights a good change of pace through the mid zone.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 07

In this instance the ball appears to have been knocked out of the hand of the player in possession.  'Play on' should have been called.  It is not clear whether the player is even tackled.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 08

In this clip there appears to be hands in the back in the marking contest and a free kick for a push out should have been awarded to Lauderdale. 

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 09

Umpire shows good observation in this situation to pay holding the man after disposal.  Given the delay in bring the ball back to the player ‘time on’ should have been blown.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 10

In this clip a 50m penalty should have been awarded for the opposition player dropping the ball on the ground after a free kick had been paid.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 11

This clip highlights good anticipation of play by the umpire through the mid zone.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 12

In this instance we see good sprinting by the end zone umpire to stay ‘side on’ to the contest.

 

AFL Tasmania Umpiring Scenario - Clip 13

This clip demonstrates a situation where the umpire should 'hold the whistle' prior to awarding a free kick.  This should have been a push in the back rather than a throw.  By holding the whistle the umpire would have been able to witness the full incident and take the time to pay the correct decision.

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