Cricket Umpires Australia
Favourite cricketer growing up
One word to describe you
Favourite sporting team
Which cricket club did you play for
Park Orchards and Chirnside Park Cricket Clubs
First ever job
Trainee plastic extruder
Who would play you in a movie
Danny Devito or Joe Pesci
Favourite holiday destination
Phillip Island, Victoria
Which sporting event in the world would you love to attend
AFL Grand Final
Which talent do you wish you had
Wish I wasn't so hopeless at golf
What's the best advice you've received
When you’re thinking of doing something stupid put the words “Your Honour” on the end of it and see how it sounds
If you could invite three people to dinner, who would they be
Sir David Attenborough (I like animal stories).
Ron Barassi (I would like to hear about Melbourne Premierships)
Paul Keating (so he can give me some good sledges that may come in handy)
Why did you choose umpiring?
When I stopped playing I wanted to stay involved
Who has had the most influence on your umpiring career?
The two Bobs - Parry and Stratford
Describe your memories from your First Class debut
Victoria versus India at the MCG standing with Richard Patterson. Due to a declaration misunderstanding both teams came out to field on day 2
Which is your favourite cricket ground to umpire at and why
MCG. Facilities are exceptional and the lunch is restaurant quality
What's the strangest thing you've seen happen on field
Saw a colleague take his pants off at square leg after a wasp flew up his trouser leg and stung him
Greatest cricket moment you've seen on field
Clint Mackay and James Faulkner put on about 70 for the last wicket to defeat England in an ODI at the Gabba
If you could invent a new rule for the game, what would it be
We don't need any more rules!
Why should people get involved in umpiring?
It’s good fun and you make fantastic friendships
What advice would you give to aspiring umpires?
Enjoy every moment