Gavin set to take charge of All-Ireland replay

Offaly’s Brian Gavin will referee the All-Ireland senior hurling championship final replay between Tipperary and Kilkenny.

The game is Gavin’s third senior assignment, having previously taken charge of the 2013 drawn final between Clare and Cork and the 2011 decider, also between Kilkenny and Tipperary.

Wexford’s James Owens will be the standby referee with James McGrath (Westmeath) as the other linesman and the sideline official will be Alan Kelly (Galway).

Referee: Brian Gavin (Offaly); Stand by: James Owens (Wexford); Linesman: James McGrath (Westmeath); Sideline Official: Alan Kelly (Galway); Umpires: Michael Gavin, David Gavin, William Flynn (all Clara) and PJ Lawlor (Ferbane/Belmont).

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