GAA hand Wexford man the whistle for Cats v Tipp All-Ireland decider
THE GAA have announced the referee for this year’s All- Ireland Hurling Final between Kilkenny and Tipperary on Sunday week.
Wexford’s James Owens will referee his second All-Ireland in a row and third in all, when he throws in on August 18th.
Apart from last year’s final between Limerick and Galway, Owens had the honour of refereeing the 2015 decider when Kilkenny beat Galway by 1-22 to 1-18.
Carlow man Patrick Murphy will take charge of the minor decider again between Kilkenny and Tipperary.