Cricket Umpires Australia
|Local Umpiring Association||Bathurst Cricket Umpires|
|Favourite cricketer growing up||Gary Gilmour|
|One word to describe you||Practical|
|Favourite sporting team||Sydney Roosters|
|Which cricket club did you play for||Bathurst St Pats CC|
|What was your first ever job||Apprentice mechanic|
|Who would play you in a movie||Benny Hill|
|Favourite holiday destination||Still researching|
|Which sporting event in the world would you love to attend||Wimbledon|
|Favourite food||Roast pork|
|What talent do you wish you had||Speed typing|
|What’s the best advice you’ve received||If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well!|
|If you could invite three people to your house for dinner, who would they be and why||Michael Bevan, Phil Mickelson & Rafael Nadal.Top sportsmen in their chosen field, they display humility & they are left handed
Why did you choose umpiring?
After retiring from playing it was a natural progression since I was already officiating I soccer and touch football
Who has had the most influence on your umpiring career?
Darren Goodger and my wife Jenny
Describe your memories from your First Class debut
New South Wales v Western Australia in Newcastle - 25 February 2015. Partnered with Paul Wilson and Bob Stratford was our Match Referee. Game decided in last session on the final day.
Which is your favourite cricket ground to umpire at and why?
Adelaide Oval - Superb playing surface, great stadium and atmosphere
What's the strangest thing you've seen happen on field?
Two territorial Pluvers controlling one side of the field.They attacked any player who crossed to there side of the wicket, with vicious intent
Greatest cricket moment you've seen on field?
Michael Bevan hitting a four off the last ball of an ODI against a powerful West Indian side to win the match with Glenn McGrath his last partner - SCG in January 1996
If you could invent a new rule for the game, what would it be?
Why should people get involved with umpiring?
If they have a passion for the great team sport of cricket
What advice would you give to aspiring umpires?
Always work on improvement & enjoy the experience