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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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