Hope, Alison, Kara, Tianne, Haley and Ashlee wear smiles - for now -before their first attempts at umpiring.
Hope, Alison, Kara, Tianne, Haley and Ashlee wear smiles - for now -before their first attempts at umpiring.

All smiles for new Hockey umps

IT WAS smiles all-round at Grafton’s hockey headquarters as the new brigade of junior umpires rolled out for 2010.

Hope, Alison, Kara, Tianne, Haley and Ashlee are learning the game from the most difficult perspective of all – the umpire’s hot seat.

Their first tasks were Saturday when they made their debuts.

Meanwhile from the other side of the fence, the players took to the field in junior hockey action.

The primary schools lineup, the Shredders, took to the field for an early match.



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