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14/01/2018 Leinster League Division 1B Longford Performance XV 36 Coolmine 10Longford asserted their league contender credentials when they comprehensively dispatched Coolmine at CPL park on Sunday. The bonus point win pushed the Midlanders into second place in the Leinster League Division...

Development XV have to settle for draw

Monday 15th January, 2018



14/01/2017 Leinster Seconds League Division 1B Longford Development XV 12 Coolmine 12It was honours even for Longford Development XV after the 80 had elapsed, but what a thrilling and engaging encounter this was. The home side dominated most of this contest, and it was a testament to the visitors...


14/01/18 Leinster Womans League Divison 4 Swords 17 Longford 19Longford headed to Swords for their first match of 2018 having had the disappointment of last weeks game cancelled due to a frozen pitch. They were missing a number of key players and knew this could be a tricky away fixture. Captain Emma...

Longford secure bonus point win on the road

Tuesday 09th January, 2018



07/01/2018 Leinster League Divison 1B Clondalkin 20 Longford 26Longford started the Sunday afternoon knowing that a victory with a bonus point was essential to stay in the hunt for league honours. The conditions were dry but extremely cold with the players challenged with staying warm before the...


Longford RFC host the Midland League finals this Saturday December 30th.3 matches will take place during the day, with Bowl, Plate and Shield Finals.The match schedule can be seen below.Longford look forward to welcoming; Birr, Roscrea, Tullamore, Midland Warriors and Edenderry.Bowl...

Christmas events at Longford RFC 2017

Wednesday 20th December, 2017



Longford RFC as always are offering some great events over the Christmas/New Year Period;The Traditional St.Stephens Night Party and DiscoRugby Club Reunion Disco on December 29thSt.Stephens Night Party/DiscoLooking for a chilled out venue to meet friends and celebrate Christmas, look no...


17/12/17 Leinster League Division 2A Longford 10 Kilkenny 12Longford suffered a pre Christmas setback when they lost out to a visiting Kilkenny by two points in a very demanding clash at CPl Park.Sunday’s game was a test of where with the two teams contending for the same bearth in the league...


The Hugh Connolly Youth Centre is opening this Sunday December 17th, please see a letter below from Club Chairman Tony Headonoutlining how you can support this very worthwhile project in memory of our club Champion, Hugh Connolly.

Longford Woman enjoy emphatic win on the road

Tuesday 05th December, 2017



03/12/2017 Leinster Womans League North Meath 0 Longford 68 Longford ladies travelled to North Meath for their last away game before Christmas hoping for their first away win. Captain Emma Dardis kicked off and straight away Longford put pressure on the home team forcing a knock on, with the...


03/12/2017 Leinster League Division 1B North Kildare 24 Longford 42Longford travelled to North Kildare, on Sunday last in a cold but dry afternoon with the first team needing to win and with a bonus point to continue the pressure on Tullow and Suttonian’s in the chase for Silverware.North...


Longford welcomed Cian Bannon, brother of Mick Bannon, the first team loose head prop, to the fold with his kicking off the tee, his kicking out of hand and his running to the fore. Longford dominated the first half with a cracking set of forwards and collected three penalties leaving the score at 9-0...

Longford RFC Mini/Youth Notes 27/11/2017

Monday 27th November, 2017



Mini/Youth Playing Information & Training TimesLooking for Longford RFC Gear, click on this link! Youth’s Results Longford U15 10 Edenderry 48Longford U17 48 Balbriggan 19Youth’s FixturesSat 2nd DecemberU18 v Mullingar/Tullamore HomeMatch ReportsU17 Metro League...


26/11/2017 Leinster League Division 1B Tullow 23 Longford 22by Michael ConnellanLongford left Black Gate with just one point, but had fate not twisted on a couple of occasions this could have been a clean sweep. To have run the table toppers so close in the home patch shows that this Longford side are...


26/11/2017 Leinster Seconds League Division 1B Tullow 21 Longford Development XV 27by Robert LeeLongford’s Development side put in a truly remarkable performance against the top of the table Tullow in the earlier game, winning by 27-21 to the shock and dismay of the local support. The...


Longfords match against Dundalk was postponed due to Dundalk not being able to field a team, so a friendly was arranged against Portlaoise.Longford started well and straight away had Portlaoise pinned back in their 22. Longfords forwards were working hard at the breakdown and when the ball went...

Tullow v Longford Match Preview

Monday 20th November, 2017



Longford RFC's Performance XV will have their toughest test of the season this coming Sunday when they make the journey to Carlow for a clash that will have a significant impact on the complexion of the table.The Performance XV will have to show all the guile that has netted them five wins from six...

Longford RFC Mini/Youth Notes 20/11/2017

Monday 20th November, 2017



Mini/Youth Playing Information & Training TimesLooking for Longford RFC Gear, click on this link! Youth’s ResultsLongford U13 40 Edenderry 50Longford U14 05 Athy 19Longford U15 18 Enniscorthy 24Longford U16 07 Scarlets 25Longford U17 62 Westmanstown 14Youth’s...


12/11/2017 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 25 Portlaoise 19Despite dominating for most of the 80 Longford had to dig deep to secure a win over Portlaoise at CPL Park last Sunday. Longford now lie second in the table with five wins under their belt from six games. The next outing away to top of the...

Longford Woman lose out on the road

Wednesday 15th November, 2017



Leinster Womans League Division 4 Tullamore: 32 Longford: 5Longford ladies travelled to Tullamore on Sunday for their 3rd game of the season. Tullamore currently have two teams, one playing in the All Ireland league, and one in division 4. So Longford knew this would be a tough encounter. This...

Longford suffer first loss of season

Wednesday 15th November, 2017



05/11/2017 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 18 Suttonians 25What a difference a day makes. With one loss Longford tumble four places from the top spot in Division 1B to fourth. Wins for Tullow, Suttonians and Kilkenny all re-jigged the complexion of the table.Longford will be very...







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