Four AFL Umpires Return to 2019 Nationals

The USAFL Umpires Association will once again be hosting a pre-Nationals umpiring clinic from 1-5pm on Friday, October 11th at the Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida.

The clinic is free and open to all current umpires as well as those interested in learning.

The USAFL and USAFLUA are once again excited to welcome four AFL field umpires – Shane McInerney, Ray Chamberlain, Chris Donlon, and Hayden Gavine -- who will be helping conduct the clinic as well as observing the tournament throughout the weekend.

  • ·Shane McInerney
    • 500 AFL games over 26 seasons, Most all-time VFL/AFL
    • AFL Grand Final 2004 & 2007
    • 26 AFL Finals Matches
    • AFL U19 GF 1993, AFL reserves GF 1999
  • ·Ray Chamberlain
    • 310 AFL Games over 16 seasons
    • 24 AFL Finals Matches
    • AFL Grand Final 2010 & 2010 Replay
  • ·Chris Donlon
    • 310 AFL Games over 15 seasons
    • 15 AFL Finals Matches
    • AFL Grand Final 2011
  • ·Hayden Gavine
    • 50 AFL Games

The USAFLUA will also be presenting its certifications for field, boundary and goal umpires on the weekend.

For more information on the umpiring clinic and the USAFLUA, visit

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