Referees for camogie finals appointed

Story by Conall Collier

Thursday, 24th August, 2017 5:31pm

Referees for camogie finals appointed

The countdown to Meath's All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie final against Cork at Croke Park on Sunday 10th September continues to gain momentum with the announcement today of the referees for the triple header.

Cork senior and intermediate, Dublin, Kilkenny, Meath and Westmeath will travel to Croke Park in the hope of taking home coveted All-Ireland trophies.

Owen Elliott of Antrim will take charge of the senior final between Cork and Kilkenny. 

The Antrim official is a member of the All Saints Club in Ballymena and took charge of this year’s National League Div 1 final between Cork and Kilkenny. 

He has also refereed Senior Club All-Ireland Finals in both 2011 and 2012 as well as numerous other finals across various competitions.

Kilkenny’s Liz Dempsey will oversee the Intermediate final between Cork and Meath. 

Liz, a member of the Thomastown Club was the referee for the 2014 All-Ireland Premier Junior Final as well as the All-Ireland Junior B Final in 2013. This year she has also overseen the Ashbourne Cup Final and All-Ireland Minor A Final.

Philip McDonald of Cavan will referee the Premier Junior Final between Dublin and Westmeath. 

A Bailieborough Shamrocks Camogie Club member, Philip refereed this year's Junior Interprovincial Final and has previously been part of match official teams for multiple All-Ireland Finals


Sunday 10th September at Croke Park

Senior - Cork v Kilkenny 4pm Referee: Owen Elliott (Antrim)

Intermediate - Cork v Meath: 2pm Referee: Liz Dempsey (Kilkenny)

Premier Junior - Dublin v Westmeath, 12pm. Referee: Philip McDonald (Cavan).


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