Colm Lyons has been appointed to referee the All-Ireland hurling final between Limerick and Kilkenny on Sunday week.
It is going to be The primary time that the Cork man Shall be in cost for The final although he has been The particular person Inside The center Prior to now for the minor final (2012), the Allianz League final, Leinster final (each 2017) and a pair of All-Ireland membership finals (2018 and ‘20).
The Nemo Rangers man has refereed three video recreations On this yr’s Championship already – the Galway-Kilkenny and Clare-Limerick spherical robin conferences in Leinster and Munster respectively, As properly as to the Clare-Wexford All-Ireland quarter-final.
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Incidentally, Lyons drew frustration from the Limerick camp for sending off Gearoid Hegarty For two bookable offences all by way of that recreation in Ennis on Might 15. It was extensively felt that the second yellow card Notably was harsh.
His umpires on the day Shall be Ciarán Hanley (Brian Dillons) and Johnny Barry (Ballinure) As properly as to membershipmates Philip Mackey and Finian Mullane.
Galway’s Liam Gordon Can be the standby referee. The completely different linesman is Paud O’Dwyer (Carlow) and the sideline official Shall be Michael Kennedy (Tipperary).
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