Umpiring is an important part of our Saturday
morning netball competition.
Each week we require 50 umpires to
run our competition
Facts about our umpires:
26 of these are adults.
Of these 13 are
parents of players,
Of the 13, 4 are committee members,
3 others coach teams, and also umpire.
are mothers of players.
Of these 13,
4 also coach a team.
2 umpires have 2 daughters each, who
2 have umpiring daughters.
member of Wangaratta Magpies and 1member of Wangaratta Rovers
offer to umpire when they play home games and their services
are not required elsewhere.
We also have 4, more experienced young, non playing umpires
who turn up in the cold at 8.30am to umpire each Saturday.
The commitment of these people, either simply through love of
the game, or to help their child’s team is enormous.