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Longford RFC Club News 21/09/2020

Monday 21st September, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Longford Senior Men play second pre-season game.Longford Senior Men took on Tullamore in their second pre-season friendly on Saturday past notching up an impressive 7-10 win with tries from Dylan Quinn and Barry Stewart against a side...


Contract Signing Photo (from left to right): Colm Teehan (PST Sport), Damian Curley (LRFC Club President), Tony Headon (Pitch Project Committee) .Last Wednesday was a momentous day in the history Longford Rugby Football Club when contracts were signed with PST Sport for our new 4G full size...

Longford RFC Club News 14/09/2020

Monday 14th September, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Longford Senior Men play first game since lockdown.Longford Senior Men travelled to Edenderry on Saturday afternoon to play their first match since the Covid-19 lockdown versus Monkstown. This match was a friendly and was broke up into...

Longford RFC Club News 06/09/2020

Sunday 06th September, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com The start of the end or the end of the beginning?This season (or last season) really felt like it was kicking into gear this weekend with the Semi-Finals of the Pro-14 taking place on Friday between Munster and Leinster and last night between...


The IRFU have just launched a new registration and membership system for all players, coaches and members of rugby clubs all over Ireland called Rugby Connect. It is the new online administration system for clubs for the 2020/2021 season. It will be the sole platform for all aspects of game and...

Longford RFC Club News 24/08/2020

Monday 24th August, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby is backIt is undoubtedly a very strange time for everyone. However, it was great on Saturday night to feel somewhat normal watching Leinster and Munster tear in each other in an empty Landsdowne Road after a five month break. Connacht...


Longford RFC seek Senior Men’s Forwards Coach for 2020/21 SeasonLongford RFC are thriving club based in the centre of Ireland. The club has expanded considerably over the last decade especially at underage and in our Women’s Section. Longford field two Senior Men’s Teams who...

Longford RFC Mini/Youth Boot Room

Monday 27th July, 2020



IntroductionAs we move towards getting back out on the pitch, there are a lot of players who need bigger boots. So instead of spending big on new ones why not use the #LongfordRFC Boot Room instead? It is a great concept where growing members swap the boots they have outgrown for nearly new bigger ones....

Longford RFC News 20/07/2020

Monday 20th July, 2020



Longford RFC Club News 20/07/2020By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby is backLast week marked a significant step forward as regards returning to playing rugby with non-contact Senior Men’s training resuming. At this stage it is all about fitness work and laying a...

Longford RFC News 29/06/2020

Monday 29th June, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRORugby is backToday marks Phase 3 of the lifting of restrictions with team contact sports allowed back. However, it does not mean that we will be back on the rugby field immediately. Firstly, June/July are traditionally the off season for Irelands rugby clubs....


As previously notified on 15/06/2020 the Annual AGM of Longford RFC will take take place on Tuesday July 14th at 8PM. The AGM was originally going to be virtual only but due to the relaxation of Government restrictions will now take place in the clubhouse with a maximum attendance of 50 People with...


Alumni Relations and Fundraising OfficerBackground:Longford Rugby Football Club (“Longford RFC”) is a community focused sports club, providing a rugby union outlet to counties; Longford, Westmeath, Roscommon, Leitrim and Cavan.The club fields teams from Adult level to under...

Longford RFC Club News 14/06/2020

Monday 15th June, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby is backIt has been a while since I wrote full notes as Covid-19 brought a halt to rugby activities across the globe. The good news is that it is looking very definitively like we have turned the corner and are now inching back toward a...

LRFCs new 4G Pitch moves a step closer

Monday 20th April, 2020



Longford Rugby Clubs new 4G full size community artificial pitch moved a step closer to realisation last week with a tender notice being published on the etenders website. The pitch when finished, will be one of the only fully flood light 4G artificial pitches suitable for contact sports outside...

Longford Rugby Club launch LRFConnects

Sunday 05th April, 2020



LRFConnects is a two pronged initiative by Longford Rugby Football Club (LRFC) to make sure that no club members are isolated or lonely during the Covid 19 crisis and is also an effort to keep our members engaged socially as a club, as we look forward to end of the crisis and getting back to playing rugby...


By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO StatementThe 2019-20 season will go down as the most disrupted season since possibly World War 2 as a combination of very poor weather in early 2020 and the outbreak of Covid 19 virus had led to the fixture list running way behind for all sections of the club. When the...


As per instructions from the IRFU and Leinster Branch the Board of Longford RFC have taken the decision that all rugby related activity including matches and training are suspended immediately until March 29th inclusive.We will update you as soon as we have any further news.You can read the full...


By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford take on Carlow at home in CPL Park this Sunday at 3 PM in the 2nd Round of the 2020 Provincial Towns Cup (PTC) sponsored by Bank of Ireland. After coming through a tough first round examination away to Navan two weeks ago, Longford will now park the league for one...

Longford RFC Club News 09/03/2020

Tuesday 10th March, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO Senior Men Leinster League After securing five points on the road to Clondalkin Longford now need one point from their last game against Monkstown on March 22nd to secure second place and a promotion play off versus Dundalk. Longford are currently level with Tullow...


08/03/2020 Leinster League Division 1B Clondalkin 20 Longford 29 By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO Longford J1 XV kept the fate of the season in their own hands when they secured a four try bonus point win away to Clondalkin. The home side did not make it easy for Longford with a late fightback making...







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