Kim Norris was selected on the Country Umpire Representative Panel in season 1991-92, the year it was formed – being joined on that original panel by Kevin Burke, Harry Honeysett, Kevin Pye and Eric Rowsell. After 25 years of service Kim has decided to stand down to allow the panel to refresh and renew, a completely selfless act.
Kim will not be lost to the game, and will continue to umpire in Newcastle and will also be involved in umpiring country representative carnivals around the State, his experience will be of great benefit as an on field observer and off field coach. Kim has been the Zone Umpire Representative for Newcastle since the role came into being in season 2000-01. Kim will continue in that role and to work with developing a group of talented emerging umpires in the Newcastle District. Kim has enjoyed a tremendous career, containing many umpiring highlights –