AFLNT seeks field umpires for TIO NTFL season.

AFL Northern Territory is looking for Level 2 Accredited Field Umpires for the upcoming 2010/11 TIO NTFL season. If you are looking for an opportunity to fast track your umpiring career then this may be for you.

AFL Northern Territory is offering full and half seasonal contracts for the 2010/11 TIO NTFL season.  AFLNT will pay the bond for rental accommodation, return travel costs from your current address and (return flights home for Christmas for full season applicants only). You will also be paid in-accordance with the AFLNT/NTFLUA’s three year CBA. If you are successful, AFLNT will endeavour to assist you in finding employment whilst in Darwin. To become a successful applicant in this program you will need to consider following points:

  • Must have Level 2 NUAS in Australian Rules Football Field Umpiring
  • Must be available to Field Umpire during the 2010/11 TIO NTFL season which runs from 1st of October 2010 to 20th of March 2011 which includes a 2 week break during the festive season
  • Field Umpire to the best of your ability
  • Prepare fully and professionally
  • Learn as much as you possibly can during games and at training sessions
  • Enjoy the whole experience of what the Northern Territory has to offer

Past participants in the NTFL competition include current AFL Umpires Hayden Kennedy and Brett Rosebury. Brett umpired the 1998/99 NTFL season and the NTFL grand final before heading back to his WAFL umpiring panel. Since 2000, he has been a member of the AFL panel. 

On reflecting on his time in the Northern Territory Brett Rosebury explained that "it was a great experience in the Top End for the 6 months I was there and it was a great stepping stone in my career by umpiring good quality footy in a 3 umpire system."

Download the promotional flyer for more information.

For further details about this once in a life time opportunity please contact:

Mark Noonan - Umpiring Development Manager
AFL Northern Territory
Work: (08) 8980 4811
Mobile: 0411 037 811



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