INF Umpire and UAP appointments for the Netball World Youth Cup 2017

The International Netball Federation (INF) is pleased to announce that the following have been appointed as Umpires and Umpires Appointment Panel (UAP) for the Netball World Youth Cup (NWYC) which is being held in Gaborone, Botswana 8th to 16th July 2017.


International Talent Identified Umpire (ITID):

Abednico Chetelo

Joel Brown

Tracy-Ann Griffiths

Wayne Benti

Alison Davies (Pictured)

Chakatsa Lephole

Gareth Fowler

Ann Hay


International Umpires’ Award (IUA):

Marielouw van der Merwe

Janet Edeling

Elizna van den Berg

Anso Kemp

Marion Johnson Hurley

Yu Bee Ling

Joan Catherine Yulliani

Nigel Lim

Tara Warner

Tracey Lamb

Kate Stephenson

Louise Travis

Angela Armstrong-Lush



International Umpires’ Award Testing Panel (ITP):

Maggie du Plessis (Chair)

Yvette Smith

Jacqui Jashari

Margaret Deighan

Fay Meiklejohn


ITP Cadet:

Annie Kloppers


We have Umpires and ITP who have also kindly agreed to be on reserve, in case of any withdrawal.  Should a replacement be needed the change related to that will be announced accordingly.

INF International Umpiring Manager, Christina Davidson, says:

“Congratulations to those who have been appointed and I am pleased there will be so many world class umpires in action at the first international event held by the INF on the African Continent.”

Thanks go to the members of INF OAG2016-5 for providing their input and time to complete the Officiating Advisory Group (OAG) for the NWYC2017 Umpire and UAP Selection and the INF wishes all those involved well in undertaking their duties.

To understand more about the role of an OAG please refer to the INF website:


For more information related to International Umpiring please go to the INF website:


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