Umpire Norton to notch senior game No.250 at QEO on Saturday

John Norton will celebrate an umpiring milestone on Saturday.

John Norton will celebrate an umpiring milestone on Saturday.

CENTRAL umpire John Norton will officiate in his 250th senior match at the Queen Elizabeth Oval on Saturday.

Norton will reach the milestone when he takes charge of the BFNL clash between South Bendigo and Gisborne.

Norton made his senior umpiring debut in 2008 and throughout his career has officiated in six senior grand finals and six senior inter-league matches.

He is a former chairman of the Bendigo Umpires Association.