Umpire round

One umpire preparing to take to the field this weekend to officiate in the MCDFNL is boundary umpire Brandon Loader.

One umpire preparing to take to the field this weekend to officiate in the MCDFNL is boundary umpire Brandon Loader.

Umpires are often only remembered for the mistakes they make, but this weekend in Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League season, players, coaches and administrators will pay thanks to the hard work that those with the whistles do every weekend.

Round three of the 2014 MCDFNL season is Umpiring is Everyone’s Business Round, an AFL initiative designed to further educate the football public about the important roles and responsibilities umpires have in the game of Australian football.

One umpire that will be receiving some extra praise for years of hard work is 17-year-old Brandon Loader.

For more on this story see Page 42 of The Advertiser — Friday, May 2 

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