Colm Lyons will referee the All-Ireland SHC Final.
Colm Lyons will referee the All-Ireland SHC Final. 

Colm Lyons to referee All-Ireland SHC Final


The GAA has confirmed the referees and match officials for the 2022 GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior on July 17th with Colm Lyons confirmed as the referee for the senior final.

Lyons from Cork will take charge of the All-Ireland Senior final between Kilkenny and Limerick in what will be Colm’s first Senior Final.

Colm Lyons who is a member of the Nemo Rangers club has also refereed the All-Ireland Minor Final in 2012, National Hurling League Final in 2017, Leinster Hurling Final in 2017, and the All-Ireland Senior Club final in 2018 & 2020.

In this year’s Hurling Championship, Colm has refereed Leinster Championship, Galway v Kilkenny, two Munster championship games between Clare v Limerick & All Ireland Quarter Final between Wexford v Clare. He also refereed National league matches between Waterford v Tipperary and Clare v Wexford.

His umpires on the day will be Ciarán Hanley (Brian Dillons) and Johnny Barry (Ballinure), Philip Mackey and Finian Mullane (Nemo Rangers).

Galway’s Liam Gordon will be the standby referee. The other linesman is Paud O Dwyer (Carlow) and the Sideline Official will be Michael Kennedy (Tipperary).

Sunday, July 17

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final

Kilkenny v Limerick, Croke Park, 3.30pm (RTE/Sky Sports)

Referee: Colm Lyons (Corcaigh)

Stand By: Liam Gordon (Gaillimh)

Linesman: Paud O Dwyer (Ceatharlach)

Sideline: Michael Kennedy (Tiobraid Árann)

Umpires:Ciarán Hanley, Johnny Barry, Philip Mackey, and Finian Mullane.