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Longford Women bounce back against Wanderers

Wednesday 04th December, 2019



02/12/2019 Leinster Women’s League Division 4 Longford 10 Wanderers 3By Nuala McGoey Longford Senior Women’s Head CoachLongford Women took on Wanderers at CPL Park on Sunday. Following on from last week's narrow defeat, it was important to get back to winning ways. This was...

Longford RFC Club News 04/12/2019

Wednesday 04th December, 2019



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford’s J1 Senior Men were back in CPL Park on Sunday looking to bounce back from a defeat the previous Sunday versus Clondalkin. The challenge was not going to be easy as Tullow are always a difficult side to put away and one which Longford needed to...


01/12/2019 Leinster League Division 1B Longford J1 11 Tullow 13By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO at CPL Park, Longford.It was another case of close but no cigar for Longford when they succumbed to a two point loss to the men from Carlow. In a similar fashion to the opening match of the season where...

Longford RFC Club News 25/11/2019

Wednesday 27th November, 2019



Senior MenLongford Senior Men were back in CPL Park on Sunday where they relented on their good run of form with a loss versus Clondalkin. The match marks the end of the first phase of the league with Longford hosting Tullow in the return match next Sunday. Longford are well placed to challenge for...


26/11/2019 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 1st XV 17 Clondalkin 1st XV 22by Niall Moran Longford RFC Director of RugbyThe 1st XV came a cropper on Sunday, when they lost to Clondalkin in decent conditions in CPL Park. The homesters had struggled the previous time out to close out the match...

Longford RFC Club News 18/11/2019

Wednesday 20th November, 2019



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford Senior Men had the weekend off. They welcome Clondalkin to CPL Park on Sunday in what is the final match of Phase 1 of the league. Clondalkin are familiar foes of Longford with the two sides having had many duels over the last decade with honours more...


Longford RFC Profile SeriesBy Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO in conversation with Ronie Rutherford.Name: Ronie Rutherford (Masterson).Hometown: Lanesboro, Co. Longford.Role: Longford Rugby Clubs Senior Men’s Physio.Qualifications: Physical Therapist, Manipulation Therapist...

Longford Senior Women make it 5 from 5

Wednesday 13th November, 2019



10/11/2019 Leinster Women’s League Division 4 Longford 31 CYM 0 Longford Women faced CYM in a top of the table clash at home and were looking to keep their unbeaten start to the season going. Longford received from the kick off and immediately put pressure on the away side. Longford were...

Longford RFC Club News 11/11/2019

Tuesday 12th November, 2019



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford Senior Men secured a good bonus point win on the road to Boyne on Sunday to continue their pursuit of Monkstown in first place. The J2 side were awarded a walk over after Boyne disappointingly cancelled the match on Sunday morning. A friendly may be...


10/11/2019 Leinster League Division 1B Boyne 29 Longford 36By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford emerged from Shamrock Park, Drogheda with a bonus point win courtesy of five tries in a roller coaster match versus Boyne RFC. Longford and Boyne are not familiar foes as Boyne plied their trade in...


If you watched and enjoyed the Rugby World Cup why take a trip to Longford Rugby Club?By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROOne of the best Rugby World Cups ever is over. Congratulations to the winners, South Africa who are the first team ever to lift the Webb Ellis trophy after losing a pool game. The South...

Longford RFC Club News 04/11/2019

Tuesday 05th November, 2019



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford Senior Men took on Cill Dara in CPL Park on Sunday looking to get back on the winning trail after succumbing to Monkstown two weeks ago. They certainly did that with a 43-18 bonus point win and moved back into second in the table. Next up is a trip to...


031119 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 43 Cill Dara 18By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford Senior Men’s J1 XV are back on the winning trail after an emphatic 43-18 bonus point win versus Cill Dara in CPL Park on Sunday. In total Longford ran in seven tries and were unlucky not to tack on...


Longford RFC are pleased to announce that Midland Language Centre (MLC) are the new main sponsor for the Longford RFC Youths Section. Rugby is thriving in Longford with the club fielding teams at Youths level for both boys and girls from U13 to U18s, with 100s of underage players training and playing...

Longford RFC Club News 27/10/2019

Sunday 27th October, 2019



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford Senior Mens J1/J2 sides are back in action on Sunday in CPL Park with two home matches against newly promoted Cill Dara. Longford have dropped to third in the league after succumbing to Monkstown in Sydney Parade last Sunday in a match where...

Longford RFC Club News 23/10/2019

Wednesday 23rd October, 2019



Longford RFC Club News 21/10/2019Senior MenLongford Senior Men left Sydney Parade yesterday with a losing bonus point. Its not the result that they were looking for but it is still early in the season and the league has a long way to run yet. Next up is Cill Dara in CPL Park in two weeks’ time. The...

Longford Women make it three from three

Tuesday 22nd October, 2019



201019 Leinster Women’s League Division 4 Barnhall 29 Longford 31Longford Ladies travelled to Barnhall hoping to keep their winning streak going. Barnhall kicked off the game and it wasn’t long before Longford made some incredible plays to work the ball through the phases, helping...

Senior Men lose out to Monkstown

Monday 21st October, 2019



20/09/2019 Leinster League Division 1B Monkstown 13 Longford 08By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO Longford left Sydney Parade yesterday wondering what could have been, as if they had managed to convert one of four good chances, they would have left with four points. As it happened, they dug deep to...

Longford RFC Club News 13/10/2019

Wednesday 16th October, 2019



Senior MenLongford Senior Men recorded a hard fought 15-10 win versus Carlow yesterday to leave them lying second in the league with three matches played courtesy of two wins and a draw away to Tullow. They face a tough trip this Sunday to Sydney Parade to take on a Monkstown side that have recorded...


13/10/2019 Leinster League Division 1B Longford J1 Men 15 Carlow 10by Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford maintained their unbeaten start to their Leinster League campaign with a hard fought victory against a well organised Carlow side in CPL Park on Sunday. The men in black had to dig deep...







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