Donegal’s Paul McLaughlin to take charge of Bray versus Rovers on Friday



Donegal referee Paul McLaughlin will take charge of Sligo Rovers’ trip to the Carlisle Grounds to face Bray Wanderers tomorrow.

Meanwhile, a team of officials from the Irish Football Association in the North will take charge of Finn Harps’ home game against Limerick, led by referee Keith Kennedy.

Harps and Rovers occupy the bottom two positions in the table heading into the weekend, but both are level on points with Galway United and St Patrick’s Athletic, and are just two points behind seventh-placed Bohemians.

Harps go into the visit of Limerick after an impressive 3-1 defeat of St Pat’s on Monday, while Rovers were very unlucky not to take something from their game against league-leaders Cork City.

Boss Gerard Lyttle says is side need to be sharper to start climbing up the table…

SSE Airtricity League – Premier Division

Friday, May 26th

Bray Wanderers v Sligo Rovers
Carlisle Grounds, 7.45pm
Referee: Paul McLaughlin
Assistant 1: Mark Gavin
Assistant 2: Adam Tszampel
Fourth Official: Adriano Reale

Cork City v Shamrock Rovers
Turner’s Cross, 7.45pm
Referee: James McKell
Assistant 1: Emmet Dynan
Assistant 2: Allen Lynch
Fourth Official: Graham Kelly

Drogheda United v Derry City
United Park, 7.45pm
Referee: Robert Rogers
Assistant 1: Robert Clarke
Assistant 2: Ciaran Delaney
Fourth Official: David Berry

Galway United v Bohemians 
Eamonn Deacy Park, 7.45pm
Referee: Ben Connolly
Assistant 1: Alan Sherlock
Assistant 2: Trevor Conlon
Fourth Official: John McLoughlin

St. Patrick’s Athletic v Dundalk
Richmond Park, 7.45pm
Referee: Sean Grant
Assistant 1: Wayne McDonnell
Assistant 2: Michelle O’Neill
Fourth Official: Neil Doyle

Finn Harps v Limerick
Finn Park, 8pm
Referee: Keith Kennedy (IFA)
Assistant 1: Gareth Eakin (IFA)
Assistant 2: Stephen Donalson (IFA)
Fourth Official: Steven Taylor (IFA)

Tuesday, May 30th

Shamrock Rovers v Bray Wanderers
Tallaght Stadium, 8pm
Referee: Ray Matthews
Assistant 1: Alan Sherlock
Assistant 2: Declan Toland
Fourth Official: John McLoughlin

SSE Airtricity League – First Division

Friday, May 26th

Athlone Town v U.C.D.
Athlone Town Stadium, 7.45pm
Referee: Eoghan O’Shea
Assistant 1: Alan Dunne
Assistant 2: Shane O’Brien
Fourth Official: Chris Campbell

Shelbourne v Cabinteely
Tolka Park, 7.45pm
Referee: Damien MacGraith
Assistant 1: Declan Toland
Assistant 2: Phillip Harrison
Fourth Official: David Dunne

Saturday, May 27th

Cobh Ramblers v Waterford
St. Colman’s Park, 7.15pm
Referee: Alan Carey
Assistant 1: Trevor Cotter
Assistant 2: Eoin Harte
Fourth Official: Paul Tuite

Longford Town v Wexford 
City Calling Stadium, 7.30pm
Referee: David Berry
Assistant 1: Darren Corcoran
Assistant 2: Robert Dowling
Fourth Official: Ray Matthews



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