We encourage all umpires to train with the umpiring group as it develops great camaraderie and provides support to achieve your best. The WRFL provides multiple training venues to allow all umpires to be involved.
Seddon (Hanmer Reserve, Harris St, Yarraville)
Preseason training at Hanmer Reserve is held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5.45pm
In-season training at Hanmer Reserve is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5.45pm
Hanmer Reserve is also the home of the WRFL Umpires Association club rooms, where food and drinks are available for purchase.
Werribee (MacKillop College, Russell Street, Werribee)
Due to COVID-19 restrictions there is currently no training at MacKillop College. This will be reviewed in April 2021.
Preseason training at MacKillop College is held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5.45pm
In-season training at MacKillop College is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5.45pm
Umpire Academy sessions are held at MacKillop College on Monday afternoons from 4pm. These training sessions are for beginner umpires.
A range of coaching sessions are generally held every second week (refer to the Season Planner on the News & Information page for more detail). At these sessions coaches will take you through rules, interpretations and skills you require to umpire on the weekend. A Season Planner is published in advanced so umpires can plan their nights.