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Troy Penman joins the Cricket Australia Supplementary Umpire Panel

09 May 2019


New South Wales umpire Troy Penman has been elevated to the Cricket Australia (CA) Supplementary Umpire Panel (SUP).

Penman has been a member of the New South Wales Premier Umpire Panel since his Premier Cricket debut in the 2012/13 season. Penman quickly established himself within the Sydney Premier Cricket ranks and made his First-Grade debut in January 2015. The following season, Penman officiated in the CA Under 15 Male National Championships in Queensland, which included appointment to the Final.

The 2016/17 season was a busy year for Penman from a representative perspective. Prior to the season commencing, Penman was elevated to the NSW State Umpire Panel and was appointed to the CA Under 17 Male National Championships in Queensland which culminated in being appointed to the Final. In December 2016, he had the opportunity to then travel to Adelaide and stand in the CA Under 19 Male National Championships. His season also included debuts in the Toyota Futures League and WNCL competitions.

Leading into the 2017/18, Penman travelled to Brisbane to attend the invite only CA High Performance Officiating program which prepared him for the challenges of high level umpiring ahead. In December 2017, Penman was again appointed to the CA Under 19 Male National Championships and went on to stand in the final at Blundstone Arena. Immediately following that tournament, Penman made his Rebel WBBL debut. In what was a busy December, Penman then travelled to Melbourne to officiate two matches in the Under 19 One-Day International Series between Australia and Pakistan.
Penman continued to strengthen his umpiring resume in season 2018/19, including his third CA Under 19 National Championships. Held in Adelaide, there Penman was appointed to his second consecutive final. Alongside his four Toyota Futures League; four Rebel WBBL; 17 Premier Cricket matches in various formats in 2018/19, Penman has also joined fatherhood for the first time recently.

Currently Penman has 54 NSW Premier First-Grade; 11 Toyota Futures League and 13 Rebel WBBL on-field matches to his name, and a further eight as 4th Umpire in the KFC BBL.