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Umpire Profile - Darrel Luck

On the eve of his historical achievement, Darrel Luck has kindly offered his thoughts on what has been a magnificent umpiring career. The Stat Man caught up with Darrel during the week.more

Darrel Luck set to make history

History will be made at Hylton Moore Oval on Saturday 28 July, when NCCUA's own Darrel Luck will become the first player or umpire to play or umpire in 300 Black Diamond Cup matches.more

Colin set to be part of the 300 Club

Colin Goodenough will become the fifth NCCUA umpire in history to umpire 300 BDAFL games on Saturday.more

Jackson reaches 50 Cup Matches

Congratulations to Jody Jackson, who becomes the NCCUA's 51st umpire to officiate in 50 Black Diamond Cup matches in total and the 15th Goal umpire to reach 50 Black Diamond Cup matches.more

Round 15 Debutants

Congratulations to the following umpires on making their Black Diamond Cup Debuts this weekend:more

Umpire Profile - Wayne Farrand

Wayne Farrand Profilemore

Parsons reaches 50 matches

Field Umpire David Parsons officiates in his 50th match in the BDAFL this weekend.more

Lowndsey reaches 50 BDAFL matches in the Goals

Shane Lowndes became the 35th goal umpire to reach 50 BDAFL matches as a goal umpire last weekend.more

Burrows reaches 50 Cup Games

Chris Burrows becomes the 50th umpire (3rd female overall), to reach 50 Black Diamond Cup Matches.more

Umpire Profile - Bruce Edmiston

Ever wondered about where those magnificent photos the NCCUA have had for the last two years have come from? Former NCCUA umpire, Bruce Edmiston, was recently profiled by Andy "Stats" Baldwin, to see what makes the CEO of BRUZER PHOTOGRAPHY, tick. The NCCUA sincerely thanks Bruce for his valued work and skillful photography.more

Umpire Profile - Tony Allison-Gray

One of the newest umpires on the scene in the NCCUA, Tony Allison-Gray has been officiating in junior footy since 2012, before deciding to go to the next level. A Next Gen umpire, Allison-Gray will continue to develop and grow with experience. We wish him well in the NCCUA. The Stat Man had a chat to Tony to learn more about him.more

Umpire Profile - Jacob Turley

New umpire to the NCCUA, Jacob Turley was stopped in the street recently by the Stat Man and was asked what makes him tick.more

Matt makes his mark

Matthew Jeffrey, a recent convert to the Field Umpiring scene, umpires his 50th Black Diamond Cup match this weekend.more

McCauley notches up 50 BDAFL matches

Simon McCauley becomes the 95th umpire to reach 50 BDAFL matches this weekend.more

Blume receives AFL W appointment

Stephen Blume will take to the field on June 10 in Round One of the newly created AFL Womens Winter Series in an excellent appointment for the 20 year old, two time Black Diamond Cup Grand Final Umpire.more

Christine Burrows makes History in the Field

BDAFL Umpire's Coach Christine Burrows makes history tomorrow, when she takes to the Field at Rose Point Park for her 50th BDAFL Match as a Field Umpire.more

Stat Man reaches the half century in Cup

Andy "Stats" Baldwin becomes the 14th Goal umpire in NCCUA history to reach 50 Black Diamond Cup matches as a Goal Umpire.more

Round 8 Debutants

Congratulations to the following umpires who will be making their debut in the Black Diamond Cup this weekend:more

Umpire Profile - Matthew Jeffrey

This week the STATMAN travelled to the Central Coast to see what makes one of our newer, up and coming field umpires, Matthew Jeffrey, tick.more

Lincoln reaches unique milestone

Lincoln McCauley this week reached the 50 Black Diamond Cup match milestone in unique circumstances.more

Austy Bags 50

The NCCUA wishes to congratulate Peter Austin on reaching the 50 match milestone last weekend.more

Representative Football

Congratulations to the three umpires selected for Representative Football May 19.more

Round 7 Debutants

The NCCUA congratulates the following debutants in the Black Diamond Cup for 26 May:more

Plucka cracks the 400 mark

Darrel "Plucka" Luck became the 2nd umpire in the history of the BDAFL to umpire 400 BDAFL matches last weekend between Terrigal Avoca and Singleton.more

Goodenough makes history

Rachel Goodenough becomes the first female goal umpire to reach 50 Black Diamond Cup matches this weekend.more

Umpire Profile - Bowen Flockhart

Bowen Flockhart joined the NCCUA in 2016 and is slowly becoming a regular boundary umpire in the Black Diamond Cup. Although he resides in Singleton, Bowen couldn't escape Stat's profiles.more

Umpire Profile - Lincoln McCauley

Lincoln McCauley is beginning to establish himself as a regular field umpire in the Black Diamond Cup. Let see what Stats has found out about this young up-and-comer.more

Umpire Profile - Rachel Robinson

Our very hardworking Vice President, Rachel Robinson, has been tracek down by "Stats" to see what makes her tick.more

Umpire Profile - Shane Lowndes

Shane Lowndes has been around the umpiring scene for a few years now. Let's see what the Statman found out about Lowndesy.more

Umpire Profile - Chris Falley

Chris Falley is the next in our set of umpire's profiles.more

Umpire Profile - David Parsons

This season, our website editor is getting some tremendous assistance from committee member, Andy Baldwin (aka Stats). He has been getting the hot scoop on the NCCUA umpires to see what makes them tick. In the first profile of 2018, Stats takes on David Parsons.more

Round 6 Debutants

Congratulations to the following umpires on making their Black Diamond Cup debut in Round 6.more

Round 5 Debutants

Joseph Mott and Nathan Merrick were our debutantes in Round 5.more

Mayai bags a half century on the boundary

Mayai Luck becomes the 8th boundary umpire in NCCUA History to officiate in 50 Black Diamond Cup matches as a Boundary Umpire.more

Round 4 Debutants

The NCCUA wishes to congratulate our debutants in the Black Diamond Cup this weekend.more

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

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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

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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

NEW PROFILES!

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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