Match Officials Appointed - Week 1

Wed, Feb 14 2018


'Drogheda feels like home' for Buckley as he signs for 5th year

Drogheda United have completed the re-signing of defender Lloyd Buckley, who will be eligible for Friday’s First Division league opener ...

Thu, Feb 22 2018

Shamrock Rovers swoop for Sean Kavanagh

Shamrock Rovers have snapped up Sean Kavanagh from under the noses of Derry City ahead of the closing of the ...

Tue, Feb 20 2018

Anthony McAlavey join Cobh Ramblers

Cobh Ramblers have announced the signing of Anthony McAlavey just days before they kick off their 2018 SSE Airtricity League ...

Mon, Feb 19 2018

The League of Ireland's long off-season comes to an end on Friday night with the return of Friday night lights as the 2018 Premier Division gets underway.


The match officials have also gone through a tough pre-season and are primed and ready for the new campaign. Below is the list of the men who will be overseeing this weekend's fixtures.


Premier Division
Friday, February 16

Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers
Dalymount Park, KO 19:30
Referee: Paul McLaughlin
Assistant 1: Robert Clarke
Assistant 2: Wayne McDonnell
Fourth Official: Neil Doyle


Dundalk v Bray Wanderers
Oriel Park, KO 19:45
Referee: Robert Rogers
Assistant 1: Mark Gavin
Assistant 2: Alan Sherlock
Fourth Official: Alan Carey


St Patrick's Athletic v Cork City
Richmond Park, KO 19:45
Referee: Robert Harvey
Assistant 1: Emmet Dynan
Assistant 2: Allen Lynch
Fourth Official: Derek Tomney


Waterford v Derry City
RSC, KO 19:45
Referee: Ben Connolly
Assistant 1: Michelle O'Neill
Assistant 2: Darragh Keegan
Fourth Official: Sean Grant


Premier Division
Saturday, February 17

Sligo Rovers v Limerick
The Showgrounds, KO 19:45
Referee: Tomas Connolly
Assistant 1: Ciaran Delaney
Assistant 2: Declan Toland
Fourth Official: John McLoughlin