John Knowles has retired after 7o years of goal umpiring with the NTFA and Perth Magpies

Adam Daunt
By Adam Daunt
April 27 2021 - 10:00am
OVER AND OUT: Goal umpire John Knowles has retired and hung up the flags after 70 years of goal umpiring in Tasmania, including 50 years with Perth and 20 with the NTFA. Picture: Adam Daunt

After 70 years standing between the sticks in rain, hail or shine, goal umpire John Knowles has hung up the flags and the umpires coat for good.

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Adam Daunt

Adam Daunt

Sports Reporter

Sports reporter at The Examiner. Focus on basketball and netball but occasionally rolls the arm over for some cricket coverage in the summer. Previously from Adelaide with a stint in Byron Bay. Get in touch: adam.daunt@examiner.com.au.

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