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by Lisa Albergo reporting for AFANA from Chicago

400 games umpired: Steve McBurney will become the third umpire in League history to reach 400 games in Round 21. Ahead of him are Hayden Kennedy (495 games) and Rowan Sawers (410 games).

Club Record Games: Dustin Fletcher (ESS) will break the club record with his 379th game when he plays again. Fletcher is currently suspended for two weeks for an incident in Round 20. This will take him past Simon Madden and put him in fourth place on the league's all-time games list. Ahead of him are Michael Tuck (426 games), Kevin Bartlett (403 games) and Robert Harvey (383 games). Behind him are Simon Madden (378), Dick Reynolds (320 games), Tim Watson (307), Garry Foulds (300), Terry Daniher (294), Bill Hutchison (290), Matthew Lloyd (270), Scott Lucas (270) and Don McKenzie (266 games).

Other milestones this round;

200 games: Justin Koschitzke (StK)*, Adam Cooney (WB)
150 games: Matthew Stokes (GEEL)
100 games: Sharrod Wellingham (WCE), Callan Ward (GWS)
100 club games: Adam Schneider (StK)
50 games: Zach Tuohy (CARL)

*Koschitzke has been playing in the VFL with no guarantee of being named for a senior game before the end of the season

Source: Patrick Keane, AFL Media Release, ed. notes

Article last changed on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 4:39 AM EDT


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