Covering the Goulburn and Murray valleys

Football and umpiring perfect harmony

Local footballer/umpire Liam Barrett enjoys all aspects of game.

August 13, 2014 3:45am

Perfect harmony: Liam Barrett has successfully combined playing football and umpiring football over the past two years.

Football and umpiring can truly reach a perfect harmony.

That is what young gun Kyabram footballer Liam Barrett has learnt during his two years of umpiring and playing the game.

The TAC Cup midfielder for the Bendigo Pioneers has also umpired junior football in the Murray and Goulburn Valley leagues for the past two seasons.

While many young footballers would be content to focus on just one aspect of the game, Liam said he had always enjoyed watching and umpiring as much as he had playing, though he admitted it was a tough initiation.

For the full story grab a copy of the print edition of the Kyabram Free Press.

comments powered by Disqus
Shepparton logo
Leapon discount image

Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with!

Kensington house

Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....


Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.


Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.