Carlow's Patrick Murphy and Paud O'Dwyer picked on referees' championship team

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Carlow's Patrick Murphy and Paud O'Dwyer have been listed by the GAA's Referee Development Committee to officiate at this summer's championships.

There are 18 referees on the football championship panel, the same as last year.

In hurling, there is a panel of 14 referees who will officiate across the Liam MacCarthy and Joe McDonagh Cup competitions. This is an increase of four referees on last year.

Referees were chosen following a series of physical fitness and playing rules examinations as well as on their Allianz League performances.

The hurling referees are:

MacCarthy and McDonagh hurling - Sean Cleere (Kilkenny), Colum Cunning (Antrim), Liam Gordon (Galway), Fergal Horgan (Tipperary), John Keenan (Wicklow), Alan Kelly (Galway), Colm Lyons (Cork), Cathal McAllister (Cork), Rory McGann (Clare), Patrick Murphy (Carlow), Johnny Murphy (Limerick), Paud O'Dwyer (Carlow), James Owens (Wexford), Johnny Ryan (Tipperary).