Former first class and current Sydney grade umpire Darren Goodger has been appointed the executive officer of the NSW Cricket Umpires’ and Scorers’ Association.
Originally from Grafton on the NSW north coast, Goodger joined the NSWCUSA in 2008 as the education and development manager. In addition to this role, he also recently took on the responsibilities of the state director of umpiring.
Goodger is a highly respected official who stood in seven domestic limited-overs matches and one first-class fixture. He was also the reserve umpire for four one-day internationals and one T20 international.
He officiated in numerous Sydney first grade grand finals and has won the George Borwick Memorial Award, for outstanding contribution to the NSWCUSA both on and off the field, on seven occasions in the last eight seasons.
Goodger was award life membership of the NSWCUSA in July 2009.