Silverwood to ref Cup final
21st August 2012
Richard Silverwood has been confirmed as the referee for the 2012 Carnegie Challenge Cup final on Saturday August 25 between Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves at Wembley Stadium.
It will be déjà vu for Silverwood, who was the man in the middle of the 2010 Cup decider that featured the same finalists that will take to the field this year.
Silverwood will be joined by touch-judges Tim Roby and James Child. Assisting Silverwood as video referee will be Phil Bentham and match commissioner will be Tony Randerson.
The reserve referee is Steve Ganson with George Stokes as the reserve touch-judge.
Purchase your tickets for the 2012 Carnegie Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday August 25 from just £21. Family tickets giving access to one of British sport’s most historic fixtures to two adults and two children are also available, priced £55 or £79.
Tickets are available from the RFL Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113 or visit www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk
If you aren't able to make it to Wembley, or watch on TV, you can follow the match kick by kick on the Official Challenge Cup website where there will be live text commentary from the final - www.thechallengecup.com/live_commentary.php