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David Gough to ref the replay

Photo: Sportsfile/Piaras O Midheach It was confirmed a bit earlier on this afternoon that Meath’s David Gough will ref Saturday’s replay. The Dublin-based official took charge of this year’s Connacht final and he was also the man in the middle in last year’s All-Ireland semi-final between Dublin and Kerry. The last time we’ve come across him was in last year’s […]

Readying for the replay

It’s midweek once more, Sunday’s dramatic draw with the Rossies disappearing from sight in the rearview mirror while up ahead Monday’s replay against the same opposition draws ever closer. As it does, the next instalment in what is already in so many respects an incredible championship campaign for the county is set to be unveiled. When Monday comes around, Roscommon’s […]

Joe McQuillan to ref Galway match

Photo: boylantalkssports.com It’s been announced that Joe McQuillan will ref Sunday week’s Connacht SFC semi-final between ourselves and Galway. We’ve obviously had plenty of experience – good as well as bad, it must be said – of the Cavan official down the years. The most recent match we’ve played that he’s reffed was our League match against Roscommon under the […]

Maurice Deegan to ref the replay

Photo: RTÉ (Inpho/Cathal Noonan) This one has already got a run in the comments but, just for the record, it was confirmed earlier today that Maurice Deegan will be the referee for Saturday week’s All-Ireland final replay between our lads and Dublin. It’ll be the Laois official’s second decider – he did the 2008 one between Tyrone and Kerry and he […]

Conor Lane to ref the final

Photo: GAA.ie As has just been mentioned in the comments, the GAA have this afternoon announced that Cork’s Conor Lane has been appointed to ref this year’s All-Ireland final. It’s the Banteer/Lyre clubman’s first final and it’s quite a step up for him because, as far as I know, he’s never even reffed a semi-final up ’till now either. Our […]

Minor match reports + Round 2B throw-ins still TBC

Photo: @ConnachtGAA Just a quick one, this, to provide a few links to reports on the minors’ match last night. The only proper account of the game, which our lads won by 4-11 to 1-8, is provided by Colm Gannon in the Mayo Advertiser. His match report is here. Round-up reports, covering both our match and the other semi-final between Galway […]