Each Goal Umpire shall be responsible for keeping score and the Goal Umpires shall confer and verify scores at the end of each quarter. At the completion of the match they must sign each other’s scorecard.
In the case of a disagreement on scores by the Goal Umpires the score recorded on the official Timekeepers’ card shall be regarded as correct.
Goal Umpires shall be responsible for ensuring that the area between and behind the goals is kept clear of spectators and obstacles and must not enter the field or dispute decisions of the Field Umpires at any time.
Goal Umpires are not permitted to coach or communicate with any players or officials - other than during breaks between quarters. A Field Umpire may order from the field and report any team appointed Goal Umpire who is in breach of this By-law. Any team appointed Goal Umpire ordered from the field must be replaced.