David Gough confirmed as All-Ireland SFC Final referee
The GAA has confirmed the referees and match officials for the 2019 GAA Football All-Ireland Senior and Minor Championship finals on September 1.
David Gough from Meath will take charge of the All-Ireland Senior final between Dublin and Kerry, while Noel Mooney from Cavan will officiate the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Final between Cork and Galway.
This will be Gough's first time to referee an All-Ireland SFC Final.
Gough, who is a member of the Slane club, was the man-in-the middle for the 2015 Minor Final between Kerry and Tipperary, and he has also refereed the 2013 All-Ireland Under 21 final in between Cork and Galway, the 2017 Connacht Final, the 2018 Ulster Final, and the 2018 AIB Senior Club Final.
In this year’s Football Championship, Gough refereed the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Finals between Mayo and Donegal and Dublin and Cork, the Ulster Semi Final between Donegal and Tyrone, and the Connacht semi-final between Mayo and Roscommon.
In the Allianz League this year, Gough refereed the Kerry v Tyrone, Down v Westmeath, Cavan v Roscommon and Cork v Donegal matches
His umpires on the day will be Dean Gough, Eugene Gough, Stephen Gough, and Terry Gough, who are all members of the Slane club.
Cork’s Conor Lane will be the standby referee. The other linesman is Barry Cassidy (Derry) and the Sideline official will be Sean Hurson (Tyrone).
Noel Mooney, who will be officiating the Electric Ireland Minor final, is a member of the Cavan Gaels club.
In this year’s football championship Noel refereed the All Ireland Quarter Final Phase 3 clash of Cork and Roscommon, the Ulster Club Final between Scotstown and Gweedore, the Leinster Championship clash of Wicklow and Kildare, and the All-Ireland SFC Qualifier game between Antrim and Kildare.
In the Allianz League, Noel refereed Louth v Longford, Roscommon v Tyrone, and Kildare v Tipperary.
His umpires on the day will be Michael Mooney, Michael Graham, Berney Quinn and Martin Sheridan all members of Cavan Gaels Club
Roscommon’s Paddy Neilan will be the standby referee, the other linesman is Brendan Cawley (Kildare), and the Sideline Official will be Jerome Henry (Mayo).
GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final
Áth Cliath v Ciarraí RTÉ/SKY Sports
Páirc an Chrócaigh, 15.30
Referee: David Gough (An Mhí)
Stand By: Conor Lane (Corcaigh)
Linesman: Barry Cassidy (Doire)
Sideline: Sean Hurson (Tír Eoghain)
Umpires:Dean Gough, Eugene Gough, Terry Gough and Stephen Gough, all Slane Club.
Electric Ireland GAA Football All-Ireland Minor Championship Final
Corcaigh v Gaillimh TG4
Páirc an Chrócaigh, 13.00
Referee: Noel Mooney (An Cabhán)
Stand By: Paddy Neilan (Ros Comáin)
Linesman: Brendan Cawley (Cill Dara)
Sideline: Jerome Henry (Maigh Eo )
Umpires:Michael Mooney, Michael Graham, Berney Quinn and Martin Sheridan all Cavan Gaels Club.