Congratulations to Jamie Barry of Nightcliff Football Club and NT Thunder Football Club who has won a trip of a lifetime to this year’s Toyota AFL Grand Final for himself and a friend after being named 2018 Northern Territory Volunteer of the Year.
Last TIO NTFL season a minimum of 260 umpires were required each weekend to cover the scheduled 51 games. However, as the league continues to expand with the inclusion of the Mixed Under 10s and Girls Under 13 competitions the number of umpires required will be closer to 300 for each week of the 2018/19 TIO NTFL season.
This weekend’s Level 2 course run out of the Michael Long Learning and Leadership Centre will focus on the extended teaching of skills, craft sessions, team play and strategy and will have special presentations.
NT players who attend boarding school interstate no longer being counted as a fly-in player, and the date to prove NT residency status being shifted back a month are just two of the key updates to the 2018/19 TIO NTFL By-Laws.