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Chris Molloy

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Chris Molloy

Occupation: Administration

Current award and date achieved: A Award, 14th April 2013

Year started umpiring Superleague: 2015

Career highlights:

Achieving my A award

Umpiring my 1st Super League Game

Umpiring at world ranking games in Gibraltar

Umpiring in Canada for Canadian Championships

How and when did you get involved in umpiring?

1998 watching my 2 older sisters play netball and getting dragged to help out at their training sessions. Then after learning all the rules I took a umpiring course and once I passed that I became their teams umpire.

What has been your favourite memory on or off court?

Umpiring the very 1st game at Super Saturday in Birmingham in 2016.

Do you have any pre-match rituals before a game?

Try and relax.

What are your aspirations for the future?

To maintain and progress as much as I can as an umpire.

Who has had the biggest influence on your umpiring so far?

Bernadette Young

Ian Fuller

Zena Johnson

What is your favourite song to train/work-out too?

Hotel California by the Eagles

Do you have any embarrassing netball moments?

Not at the moment but im sure there will be one in the future.

What is the best part about being a Superleague umpire?

Being part of the elite umpires in England

Finally, what advice would you have for anyone who wants to Umpire in the Superleague in the future?

Work hard and enjoy it but remember where it all started.