GAA confirm referees for 2021 championship

June 23, 2021

Referee Niall Cullen. ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo.

The GAA has confirmed its 15-man panels of referees for the 2021 inter-county senior football and hurling championships.

Fermanagh's Niall Cullen and Jerome Henry of Mayo return to the football championship panel after missing out last year, while Galway official Shane Hynes is a newcomer on the hurling roster.

A panel of referees for this year's Christy Ring, Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cup competitions has also been released with 17 officials included.

2021 inter-county senior football championship referees panel - Barry Cassidy (Derry), Conor Lane (Cork), Derek O’Mahoney (Tipperary), Joe McQuillan (Cavan), Niall Cullen (Fermanagh), Brendan Cawley (Kildare), David Coldrick (Meath), Fergal Kelly (Longford), Martin McNally (Monaghan), Paul Faloon (Down), Ciaran Branagan (Down), David Gough (Meath), Jerome Henry (Mayo), Maurice Deegan (Laois), Sean Hurson (Tyrone).

2021 inter-county senior hurling championship referees panel - Cathal McAllister (Cork), Fergal Horgan (Tipperary), Johnny Murphy (Limerick), Paud O’Dwyer (Carlow), Sean Stack (Dublin), Colm Lyons (Cork), James Owens (Wexford), Liam Gordon (Galway), Rory McGann (Clare), Shane Hynes (Galway), Colum Cunning (Antrim), John Keenan (Wicklow), Patrick Murphy (Carlow), Sean Cleere (Kilkenny), Thomas Walsh (Waterford).

2021 Christy Ring, Nickey Rackard and Lory Meagher Cup referees panel - Alan Kelly (Galway), Brian Keon (Galway), Caymon Flynn (Westmeath), Kevin Brady (Louth), Thomas Gleeson (Dublin), Chris Mooney (Dublin), David Hughes (Kilkenny), Gearóid McGrath (Wexford), Richie Fitzsimons (Offaly), Shane Guinan (Offaly), Nathan Wall (Cork), Kevin Jordan (Tipperary), Michael Kennedy (Tipperary), James Clarke (Cavan), Colm McDonald (Antrim), Kevin Park (Antrim), Tarlach Conway (Derry).

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