Setanta Cup officials announced for 1st Round - UPDATED
Published: February 10, 2013

The match officials for the First Round of the Setanta Sports Cup have been announced. Each match will have a different referee per leg, the duties shared between a League of Ireland referee and one from the Irish Premiership.


Tim Marshall is the only Irish Premiership referee officiating a first leg match as he takes charge of Drogheda United's encounter with Portadown. Conversely, Paul McLauglin is the only League of Ireland ref for the second leg matches.


Padraigh Sutton, Paul Tuite and Derek Tomney complete the League of Ireland refereeing line-up whilst Ross Dunlop, Mark Courtney and Hugh Carvill complete the Irish Premiership refs.


The full list of officials are as follows:



February 11, 2013

First Round First Leg


Cork City v Cliftonville, Turners Cross, Cork, 7.45pm

Referee: P.Sutton. Assistants: K.Hennessey, D Broughton. Fourth Official: G Kelly.


Shamrock Rovers v Coleraine, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin, 7.45pm

Referee: P Tuite. Assistants: W McDonnell, R McManus. Fourth Official: R Harvey


St Patrick's Athletic v Glentoran, Richmond Park, Dublin, 7.30pm (Live on Setanta Sports)

Referee: D Tomney, Assistants: C Delaney, M Gavin. Fourth Official: R Rogers.


Drogheda United v Portadown, Hunky Dorys Park, Drogheda, 7.45pm

Referee: T Marshall. Assistants: A Stevenson, D Anderson. Fourth Official:  N Doyle


February 18, 2013

Second Round Second leg


Cliftonville v Cork City, Solitude, Belfast, 7.45pm

Referee: R Dunlop. Assistants: A Neeson, E Shanks. Fourth Official: I McNabb.


Coleraine v Shamrock Rovers, The Showgrounds, Coleraine, 7.45pm.

Referee: M Courtney. Assistants: M Millar, R Beacom. Fourth Official: S Wallace.


Glentoran v St Patrick's Athletic, The Oval, Belfast, 7.45pm

Referee: H Carvill. Assistants: K Ross, P Berry. Fourth Official: K Kennedy.


Portadown v Drogheda United, Shamrock Park, Portadown, 7.30pm

Referee: P McLaughlin. Assistants: R Clarke, E Dynan. Fourth Official: W Campbell.



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