A mini comp of Australian Rules Football Referees (Umpires?) signaling goal. It's funny compared to what they do in other sports. Enjoy! (Song is Purple Haze...
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Unlike many other codes of football, where the official is called a referee, in Australian rules football the officials are called umpires. Tom Wills, one of the founders of the Australian game, was the earliest known umpire of a football match in Australia.
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Australian rules football, also called Australian football or Aussie rules, or more simply football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of 18 players on an oval field, often a modified cricket ground. Points are scored by kicking the oval ball between the middle goal posts (worth six points) or between a goal and behind post ...
Australian Rules Football Referee, Umpires, and Line Judges. The total number is umpires for Aussie Rules is seven. Umpires use signals for all decisions and their call is final. Three main field umpires oversee all decisions on pitch as a rule. AFL Umpires' roles and responsibilities include time keeping and enforcing the rules of the game.
Rules of Aussie Rules Football. Umpires signal for all decisions and their call is final. By kicking the ball between the goal posts without it being touched by any other player, then 6 points are awarded. If the ball is kicked without being touched between the behind posts (point) then 1 point is scored. A game consist of four 20 minute quarters.
It was a rough old game at times and whilst the Aussie (rules!) referee handed out seven yellow cards, it could and should have been even more, with possibly a couple of reds thrown in as well.
A mini comp of Australian Rules Football Referees (Umpires?) signaling goal. It's funny compared to what they do in other sports. Enjoy! (Song is Purple Haze... Like Comment Share. Aussie Rules Umpire Signal. July 29, 2012 ·. Nut shot! Hayden Ballantyne cops a low blow against the Giants.