HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
GAMES: 275, including eight WAFL grand finals
HONOURS: Inaugural member of WAFL Umpires’ Association Hall of Fame; Life member WAFLUA; No. 1 field umpire of WAFLUA team of the Half-century (1953-2002)
Very good technically, Ross Capes also won the respect of the players by his conduct on the ground. Always looked after the ball player and had a sense of humour. Retired in 1982 and spent three years as the WAFL umpire’s coach.