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Local Umpire wins top award

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An umpiring leader from the Bendigo Umpires Association has been given one of the top gongs in country footy.

Dean Goodridge has been awarded the Greg Sidebottom Memorial Umpire Coach of the Year Award.

The Association says he frequently  travels his region - which is 300 kilometres long - to help groups from the North Central, Loddon Valley, Rochester and Echuca areas.