Jack McMurray Jr.

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Jack McMurray Jr. (17 August 1915 – 20 May 2004) was a leading Australian rules football field umpire in the Victorian Football League (VFL) in the 1940s and 1950s.

He started umpiring in the Melbourne Boy’s Club Association and umpired in the VFL in 1941 and 1942 before serving in the army during World War II. He rejoined the VFL in 1946 and umpired six Grand Finals (including both in 1948 when Essendon and Melbourne tied the first match).

His umpiring career spanned from 1941 to 1955, and in total he umpired 216 games, including 16 finals matches. He umpired Grand Finals in 1948 (x2), 1949, 1950, 1953, and 1954.

McMurray was inducted to the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 1996, together with his father, Jack McMurray Sr.

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