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Longford Women run League Leaders close

Wednesday 04th March, 2020



01032020 Leinster Women’s League Division 4 New Ross 15 Longford 10Longford made the long trip to Wexford to face New Ross in a top of the table clash on Sunday. New Ross were previously unbeaten but Longford were confident that they would put in a good show in Wexford this time.The first half...

Longford RFC Club News 02/03/2020

Tuesday 03rd March, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenThe Senior Men finally got to play another match after the recent spell of bad weather against Navan in the Provincial Towns Cup 1st Round and they came through a tough examination to book their place in the second round draw. The draw was made in Arklow after...


01032020 Provincial Towns Cup 1st Round Navan 11 Longford 24By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford advanced to the second round of Provincial Towns Cup after a tough examination by Navan’s J1 side in Balreask Road on Sunday. After a first half where they were largely on top, Longford had to...

Senior Mens Fixture Update

Thursday 27th February, 2020



2020 has been the year of the match postponements so far thanks to various storms so the Senior Men’s end of season fixtures have been rejigged again, hopefully for the last time! We play Navan this weekend as planned in the Towns Cup 1st Round, followed by our now second last league match away to...

Longford RFC Club News 24/02/2020

Monday 24th February, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenIt was groundhog day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the second time, this time due to a water logged pitch. It is very frustrating for all involved as all the players trained very well in the lead up to the...


17022020 Leinster Women’s League Divisions 4 Wanderers 10 Longford 10Longford Women traveled to Dublin to face Wanderers following a long break looking to keep up their promotion hopes. Longford immediately applied lots of pressure from the kick-off but a number of unforced errors and...

Longford RFC Club News 18/02/2020

Tuesday 18th February, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford Senior Men completed Stage 3 of ‘Operation Promotion Playoff’ in the mud and wind at CPL Park on Sunday in securing a bonus point win versus fourth placed Boyne. The win was even more significant in that second placed Tullow had their...


16022020 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 31 Boyne 24By Longford PRO Tommy Butler at CPL Park.Longford secured a brilliant bonus point win to keep their quest for a promotion play off alive in a muddy, wet and very windy CPL Park on Sunday past. To all the world, like the previous weekend where...

Longford RFC Club News 10/02/2020

Monday 10th February, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenThe curse of the cancellation struck again for Longford Senior Men after Leinster Rugby cancelled all fixtures province wide on Sunday due to Storm Ciara. So, we will have to go again at home to Boyne at a future date to be confirmed. One match did go ahead in...

Longford RFC Club News 03/02/2020

Tuesday 04th February, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford Senior Men pulled off the proverbial Great Escape in emerging 22-29 bonus point victors away to Cill Dara. Longford have reset their focus to finishing second in Division 1B with Monkstown only needing a win next week versus DLSP to secure the...


02022020 Leinster League Division 1B Cill Dara 22 Longford J1 29By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford pulled off the proverbial great escape today in making an epic comeback as good as Leinster’s in the Heineken Cup Final v Northampton to leave Silken Thomas Park with a four try bonus...

Longford RFC Club News 28/01/2020

Tuesday 28th January, 2020



Longford RFC Club News 27/01/2020By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford Seniors Men’s J1 XV scored a crucial bonus point win away to Carlow on Sunday to keep their push for a second place finish in Division 1B and a promotion playoff at seasons end alive. Today was the battle...


Longford J1s make a bonus point winning start to 2020By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford Senior Men’s J1 XV travelled to Oak Park, Carlow for their first match of 2020 after having the previous two weeks matches postponed for various reasons. This clash was a vital one as regards the race...


LONGFORD RFC EGM WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2020 @ 8.30PMDear Member,You are invited to attend an EGM of Longford RFC on the 13/02/2020 at 8.30 PM (Sharp) in the Sin Bin Event Centre, Longford RFC.Notes:The above EGM is that of Longford RFC not Longford RFC Ltd..Only Full (Fully Paid Up) Members are...

Longford RFC Club News 20/01/2020

Monday 20th January, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLeinster LeagueFor the second week in a row Longford Senior Men’s matches were postponed, this time due to frozen pitches in CPL Park. The two matches versus Monkstown will now be refixed. Longford now move onto playing the refixed match versus...

Longford Senior Men v Monkstown Preview

Friday 17th January, 2020



by Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSetting the SceneLongford’s first match of 2020 is verus current run away league leaders Monkstown. As pointed out last week Longford have five matches remaining and everyone will take on the nature of a cup final starting with Monkstown. The league might...


13012020 Leinster Women’s League Division 4 Blackrock 45 Longford 34Longford Ladies faced table toppers Blackrock away in what would be their first match of the New Year. No team had come close to beating Blackrock all season as they have the advantage of being able to use AIL players. It was...

Longford RFC Club News 13/01/2020

Monday 13th January, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLeinster LeagueThe J1 and J2 matches versus Carlow were called off due to the passing of one of Carlow’s Past Presidents. The match will be refixed for January 26th instead. Longford’s first match of the season will therefore be at home to run...

Carlow v Longford Senior Men Preview

Friday 10th January, 2020



Longford Senior Men’s Teams are back in action in the Leinster League this Sunday. As regards the league there are five matches remaining. The good news is that all is still to play for. The J1 team are now most probably competing for second place as Monkstown are currently thirteen points...

Longford RFC Club News 06/01/2020

Monday 06th January, 2020



Senior MenMidland League FinalAn understrength Longford team took on Mullingar in the Midland League Final for the Chris Glennon Cup on Sunday December 29th. Roscrea RFC hosted the match where the hosting club also took on Tullamore in the Bowl Final. Longford got off to a slow start playing...







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