Female umpire numbers flourish

Newly recruited boundary umpires Claudia Wright, 16, Molly Jericho and Amelia Magiarapis, both 14, with experienced field umpire Steph Morrison are helping bolster the number of females umpiring in the Riverland Football League. PHOTO: Jane Kuerschner
IT’S not just females heading onto the football field to play the great game, with a growing group of local women choosing to pick up the whistle and umpire Riverland footy

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Jane Kuerschner

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Jane Kuerschner completed a Bachelor of Journalism at the University of South Australia in 2014. She worked as an editorial messenger at The Advertiser before starting as a journalist at the Murray Pioneer. She grew up in Orroroo before completing her high school education and university studies in Adelaide. Jane is passionate about sport and in particular Australian Rules.

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