Goal Umpire

To umpire matches in accordance with the Laws of the Game. The responsibilities include:

  • Determine whether a goal or behind has been scored
  • Signal that a goal or behind has been scored after being given the all clear or touched all clear by a field umpire
  • Record all goals and behinds scored by each team during a match
  • Report any player or official who commits a reportable offence
  • At the end of each quarter and at the end of each match, both goal umpires shall compare the score they have recorded.


  • Liaise with all other umpires officiating in the match


  • Reports to Field Umpire
  • Accountable to the Team Manager


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