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THE WRFL Umpires Association handed out awards to some of the best and most promising umpires last night at their annual Junior Umpire Presentation Night.
First and second year umpires were honoured with awards, with senior officials and umpires who mentor the young umpires also recognised.
Special guest speakers included two former WRFL Umpires, Ryan Webster and Lewis Spiker.
Ryan is now a VFL Development Field Umpire, he also officated last year's Division 1 Grand Final. Lewis is a Senior VFL Boundary Rider.
Reach duo Ryan McMurray and Alex Blackburn also spoke about the Reach Foundation and the work they do in the community.
This year's award winners were:
BEST 1ST YEAR BOUNDARY UMPIRES
Isabel Choate, Khush Talati, Marcus Gianchino.
BEST 1ST YEAR FIELD UMPIRES
James Garnham, David Van Schoten, Callum Thomson.
BEST 1ST YEAR GOAL UMPIRES
Baylee Fletcher, Joshua Smart.
MOST IMPROVED UMPIRES
Brayden Svilar, Navdeep Singh, Brendan Williams, Bradley Heffernan, Kyle Machado.
BRUCE PAIN AWARD
Andrew Vab Keulen