McGrath gets All-Ireland final replay

James McGrath has been appointed to take charge of the All-Ireland hurling final replay having previously refereed the 2009 All-Ireland minor final and the 2010 under-21 All-Ireland decider. He was the man in charge of the Leinster final this season.

James McGrath has been appointed to take charge of the All-Ireland hurling final replay having previously refereed the 2009 All-Ireland minor final and the 2010 under-21 All-Ireland decider. He was the man in charge of the Leinster final this season.

The Turin clubman has also been busy this year and refereed the Allianz Hurling League final between Kilkenny and Cork.

Referee - James McGrath (Westmeath); stand by - John Sexton (Corcaigh); linesman - Barry Kelly (Westmeath); sideline - James Owens (Wexford). Extra-time will be played if necessary.