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The South Metro Junior Football League (SMJFL) is on the lookout for new umpires to join our team in 2018 and be a part of the newly-created Umpire Academy.

Umpiring junior grassroots football is a great way to stay fit, earn money and have fun, while also having the chance to try something new!

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Whether it’s as a field or boundary umpire, you’ll be supported and nurtured by Umpiring Academy Manager Cameron Watts and his team from when you first take up the whistle to your first game.

Being a part of a team experience as an SMJFL umpire is a truly rewarding experience, with the umpiring fraternity considered as the 27th club of the league, to go with our 26 football teams which range from Port Melbourne to Mordialloc-Braeside in the south east.

Join the team today! #27thClub

If you have any questions regarding umpiring or recruitment, contact Cameron at or on (03) 9553 598