Seán Hurson to referee All-Ireland SFC final

July 13, 2022

Referee Sean Hurson ©INPHO/James Crombie

The GAA has confirmed Seán Hurson as the referee for the All-Ireland SFC final.

Hurson from Tyrone will take charge of the All-Ireland senior final between Galway and Kerry in what will be Seán’s first Senior Final.

A member of the Galbally Pearses club, he has also refereed the All-Ireland Minor Final in 2018, All-Ireland U20 Football Final in 2021 and the All-Ireland Club Football final in 2022 between Kilcoo and Kilmacud Crokes.  

In this year’s Football Championship, Seán has refereed the Ulster Provincial Final between Donegal and Derry, All-Ireland Championship quarter-final of Cork v Dublin, Leinster Championship semi-final of Kildare v Westmeath, and New York v Sligo in the Connacht Championship.  He also refereed Allianz league matches featuring Monaghan v Mayo,  Kildare v Dublin, Donegal v Monaghan and Derry v Galway. 

His umpires on the day will be Mark Coney (Ardboe O ‘Donovan Rossa), Mel Taggart (Clonoe O’Rahilly’s), Cathal Forbes (Ardboe O ‘Donovan Rossa) and Martin Conway (Moortown St Malachy’s). 

Roscommon’s Paddy Neilan will be the standby referee. The other linesman is Barry Cassidy (Derry), and the Sideline Official will be Seán Laverty (Antrim).

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