Blume reaches his ton on the field

Congratulations to Stephen Blume, who becomes the 19th field umpire to reach the 100 match milestone as a field umpire.more

Round 3 Debutants

This week, the NCCUA sees several umpires making their Black Diamond Cup Debuts:more

Round 1 and 2 Debutants

After 6 months of waiting, the BDAFL has returned and so have the umpires!more

Presentation Night A Great Success

Approximately 50 umpires and their guests attended the NCCUA's Night of Nights at Swansea RSL recently. It was a brilliant end to a wonderful 2017 season. Click to see our major award winners and photographs from a great night (THANKS TO BRUZER PHOTOGRAPHY and BRUCE EDMISTON FOR THE PHOTOS).more

Black Diamond Cup Grand Final Panel

Joseph O'Brien, Pat Lally and Stephen Blume have been appointed as field umpires for Saturday's Hunter Haval Black Diamond Cup Grand Final.more

Black Diamond Plate Grand Final Panel

The Black Diamond Plate Grand Final Panel was announced on Wednesday night at Swansea RSL.more

Reserve Grade Grand Final Panel

The Black Diamond Reserve Grand Grand Final panel for 2017 was announced on Wednesday Night at the NCCUA Appointments Night at Swansea RSL.more

Sully Awarded the AFL Merit Award


Burrows brings up 100

NCCUA Coach Christine Burrows becomes the 46th NCCUA member and 3rd female in NCCUA history to officiate in 100 BDAFL matches.more

Stanton reaches a half century of BDAFL matches

Former Western Suburbs footballer Ryan Stanton becomes the 91st umpire in NCCUA history to officiate in 50 BDAFL matches this weekend.more

Brothers debut in in the Big Time

Lincoln and Miles McCauley become the newest deubtants to Black Diamond Cup football this weekend.more

Colin's better than good enough

History continues to be made by Colin Goodenough on the boundary line in 2017. This time, he becomes the first boundary umpire in BDAFL history to umpire 200 Black Diamond Cup matches.more

Harrison hits the half century

Harrison Crook becomes the 41st umpire to officiate in 50 BDAFL matches as a Field Umpire this weekend.more

Baldwin belts out 100 of the best

Andy Baldwin becomes the 45th goal umpire to reach 100 BDAFL matches and the 14th umpire to reach 100 BDAFL matches as a Goal Umpire.more

Hickson notches up 150 matches

Nick Hickson becomes the 20th umpire in NCCUA history to officiate in 150 BDAFL Matches.more

Reichert reaches 250

Roy Reichert becomes the 7th umpire in NCCUA history to umpire 250 BDAFL matches.more

Colin creates history

History made on the boundary line at No 1 Sportsground tomorrow with Colin Goodenough becoming the first boundary umpire in NCCUA History to umpire 250th Black Diamond AFL matches as a Boundary Umpire.more

Sully Reaches 1,000 Match Milestone

This Saturday at Feighan Oval, Warners Bay, Black Diamond AFL & Newcastle Central Coast Umpires Association (NCCUA) Life Member, John Sullivan will umpire his 1000th AFL match in the Hunter & Central Coast Regions. That is no typo, ONE THOUSAND total matches in the Black Diamond AFL, Newcastle AFL and AFL Hunter Juniors. (ARTICLE TAKEN FROM BDAFL WEBSITE)more

Lowe notches a double century of BDAFL matches

Congratulations to NCCUA President, Jake Lowe, who this weekend will officiate his 200th Black Diamond AFL Match, alongside the "Legend" John Sullivan at the Warners Bay vs Cardiff "BDAFL Match of the Round" at Feighan Oval.more

Blume notches up a ton of BDAFL matches

Congratulations to Stephen Blume, who umpires his 100th BDAFL match this weekend in the Killarney Vale vs Newcastle City Black Diamond Cup match at Adelaide Street Oval.more

McCauley umpires 50th match in BDAFL

Congratulations to Lincoln McCauley, who this weekend umpires his 50th match in the Black Diamond AFL.more

Borg reaches 100 Cup Games

Congratulations to NCCUA Treasurer, Ashley Borg, on becoming the 5th field umpire in Black Diamond AFL history to umpire 100 matches in the Black Diamond Cup as a field umpire.more

Lowe reaches 100 Cup Games

Congratulations to NCCUA President, Jake Lowe on becoming the 4th goal umpire in Black Diamond AFL history to reach 100 matches as a goal umpire today.more

NCCUA on Instagram


NCCUA now on Twitter

The NCCUA can now be found on Twitter..more

Welcome to 2017

The NCCUA wishes its members, all BDAFL players and officials of the league the very best of luck for the season aheadmore

2016 AGM Results

The NCCUA Held it's Annual General Meeting at Swansea RSL on Monday 14th November 2016. Click here to read the outcomes of the AGM.more

Historical information located

Thanks to some terrific work by our committee members, some more Newcastle AFL Umpires information has been located.more

Grand Final Panel Photos

2016 BDAFL Grand Final Panel photos. Courtesy of Elite Sports Images.more

NCCUA Presentation Night

On September 3 at Wests Leagues Club, Mayfield, over 50 people attended the NCCUA Presentation Night.more

Hall Of Fame Inaugural Inductees Celebrated

As part of the NCCUA Annual Presentation Night, five esteemed members of our fraternity have been inducted into the inaugural class of 2015 NCCUA Hall Of Fame.more

Team App for NCCUA

Have you got the App to keep up with what's happening with the NCCUA?more


Umpire Profiles are back and updated.more

Newcastle AFL Historical Records

See some of the historical Grand Final records from the Newcastle AFL days that the NCCUA has dug up.more

NCCUA Games Record Holders

Statistics on the umpires who currently hold the record for most games umpired in the Black Diamond AFL competition..more
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