Umpire Observer's Name (required)
Umpire Observer Email (required)
Umpire Being Observed (required)
Umpire Partner(s) (required)
Home Team (required)
LeagueReservesUnder 18Under 16Under 14
Away Team (required)
Under 13Under 15Under 17ReservesLeague
Date of match
Warm up, Commencement of match, e.g. did game start on time, if not why?
Laws and interpretations
Contest for the ball – tackling, does the umpire have a good knowledge of the laws and their interpretation
Marking contests – does the umpire have a good knowledge of the law?
Ruck contests – does the umpire have a good knowledge of the law?
Other free kicks – after disposal / throws / trips / charges.
Communication, verbal, visual, whistle and signals e.g. clear and concise
General play, volatile situations, send-offs & reports Set play, advantage, set kicks after marks, free kicks, scores, 50m penalties.
Did the umpire manage these effectively throughout game?
Composure, did the umpire seem composed?
Consistency, was the umpire consistent with his / her approach throughout game
Alertness, confidence, e.g. was the umpire alert to incidents away from play
Set kicks, for goal, boundary throws, kick-ins General play / side on / 25m / inside play/ major axis / awareness of players
Skills & techniques
Ball toss, height and direction Running / acceleration / trigger points / backwards, (running intensity)
Two / Three Umpire System
Set play control – managing all players
Change of control – squaring off at mark
Retaining control – does the umpire have a good knowledge of when to change or retain?
Areas performed well
Something to work on