Mens - Match Reports

Sticky patch continues and Senior Men lose narrowly to Tullow

Monday 02nd December, 2019


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 come unstuck versus a determined Clondalkin

Tuesday 26th November, 2019


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 pick up bonus point win in rollercoaster match

Monday 11th November, 2019


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...

Bonus point win puts Longford back into 2nd place

Monday 04th November, 2019


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 dig deep to record two wins v Carlow

Monday 14th October, 2019


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...

Bonus point win for Longford in first home league match

Monday 30th September, 2019


29/09/2019 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 25 DLSP 03By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford maintained their unbeaten start to the season in securing a four try bonus point versus DLSP in CPL Park today. De La Salle Palmerstown (DLSP) who play out of their Kilternan ground came to Longford...

Longford fall at the final hurdle in the Towns Cup

Monday 08th April, 2019


07042019 Provincial Towns Cup Semi-Final Longford 03 Wicklow 16By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford Senior Men’s Epic 2018-19 season came to an end as they fell at the final hurdle in the Provincial Towns Cup. Longford gave as good as they got against a Wicklow wide who finished second in...

Great win secures place in the Provincial Towns Cup Semi-Finals

Tuesday 19th March, 2019


17/03/2019 Provincial Towns Cup 1/4 Final Longford 20 Kilkenny 07By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford scored a great win versus Kilkenny on Ireland’s national day to advance to the Semi Finals of the Provincial Towns Cup. Kilkenny play in the Division above Longford, so much of the...

Longford secure 2nd Place and a Promotion Playoff

Monday 11th March, 2019


090319 Leinster League Division 1B North Kildare 22 Longford Late XV 32By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROIt was groundhog day in North Kildare on Saturday, where Longford travelled to Kilcock for the second time in a week, after last Sundays game was abandoned 65 minutes in, due to a snow blizzard,...

Longford topple League Leaders to

Monday 18th February, 2019


170219 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 11 Suttonians 07by Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROWhat a day is was yesterday in CPL Park, where the top two teams in Leinster 1B went at it hammer and tongs. The men in black left nothing behind and managed to grind out a brilliant win against an opposition who...

Longford win the Battle of the Boyne to advance in the Cup

Monday 11th February, 2019


100219 Provincial Towns Cup 2nd Round Boyne RFC 7 Longford RFC 14By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford RFC took the notable scalp of Boyne RFC yesterday in Drogheda to take their place in the Quarter Finals of the Provincial Towns Cup. Longford have not played Boyne in a long time as they had been...

Early XV bow out of the Cup

Monday 04th February, 2019


030219 Provincial Towns Seconds Cup Athy 21 Longford 17Longford Early XV bowed out of the Cup after narrowly losing out in Athy. Longford raced into a 12-0 lead within the first fifteen minutes with tries by Sammy Murphy and Lorcan Connolly and went into half time with a 12-03 lead. Unfortunately,...

Longford score great bonus point win in Tullow to move back into

Monday 28th January, 2019


270119 Leinster League Division 1B Tullow 05 Longford Late XV 22By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford came away from Black Gates Tullow with a great four try bonus point win to move back into second place in the league and in with a shot of a promotion/relegation play off to Division 1A. Tullow is...

Longford Senior Men get back on the winning trail

Monday 14th January, 2019


130119 Leinster League Division 1B Longford Late XV 20 DLSP 14By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford got back to winning ways in CPL Park with a hard fought victory against De La Salle Palmerstown (DLSP) today. After the first seven games of the season Longford were flying high at the top of the...

A case of one that got away versus Monkstown

Monday 07th January, 2019


Longford lose out in top of the table clash.060119 Leinster League Division 1B Longford Late XV 17 Monkstown 27by Tommy Butler Club PROIt was a disappointing day at CPL Park today where Longford lost out to third placed Monkstown in a big fixture as regards deciding who would challenge Suttonians...

Longford find no Festive Cheer in Carlow

Monday 10th December, 2018


09122018 Leinster League Division 1B Carlow 31 Longford 12By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROIt was the proverbial ‘nightmare before Christmas’ for Longford in Carlow as they fell to only their second defeat of the season in Oak Park yesterday. Even though Longford’s last visit...

Longford battle back to stay top of 1B

Tuesday 04th December, 2018


02/12/2018 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 23 Coolmine 20Narrow margins make all the difference and Longford's home win against Coolmines very much bears that out. On a difficult day Longford did enough to claim the points and stay top of the Leinster League Division 1B table.The soft...

Exciting comeback fires Longford back to the top

Tuesday 27th November, 2018


26/11/2018 Leinster League 1B Longford 37 North Kildare 19By Tom LyonsLongford Late XV jumped back to the top of the Leinster League division 1B by ruthlessly dispatching a North Kildare side that bristled with promise in early exchanges. Longford's win, coupled with the Tullow defeat of...

Longford’s Winning Streak comes to a halt

Monday 12th November, 2018


11/11/2018 Leinster League 1B Suttonian’s 33 Longford 11By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford travelled to Sutton yesterday expecting a tough game against a side that turned them over twice last season and that is exactly what they got. Unfortunately, Longford were off key on the day...

Superb comeback sends Longford RFC to the top of the league

Monday 05th November, 2018


04/11/208 Leinster League 1B Longford 35 Tullow 23By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford Late XV continued their superb start to their Leinster League 1B Campaign by yet again coming back from behind to score a great win and go top of 1B with five wins from five starts. This Longford team like doing...

Longford Secure Bonus Point win in high scoring encounter

Tuesday 23rd October, 2018


21/10/2018 Leinster League Division 1B DSLP 29 Longford 34by Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Longford secured a great bonus point win in a high scoring match versus De La Salle Palmerston in Kilternan today. Both sides scored five tries but it was Longford who eventually...

Longford continue their great start to the Leinster League

Monday 15th October, 2018


14/10/2018 Leinster League Division 1B Monkstown 14 Longford 21By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford continued their unbeaten start to the season with a hard fought win against a very good Monkstown side in Sydney Parade. Longford sported lots of bumps and bruises after this encounter but...

Longford Late XV make it 2 from 2 in Leinster League

Tuesday 02nd October, 2018


Leinster League Division 1B Longford 28 Carlow 19.Longford’s Late XV continued their winning ways yesterday and followed on from last weeks away win at Coolmine with a bonus point win at home to a tough Carlow side who put it up to Longford for large periods of the game.The difference between...

Longford make it 3 from 3 with a comprehensive win in Mullingar.

Monday 17th September, 2018


150918 PST Midland League Group Mullingar 05 Longford 41Longford ended their Midland League Group A campaign with a maximum 15 points from three games after a comprehensive win versus Mullingar.It was a game in which Longford were in complete control of and would have ran in more than their six...

Longford record second victory of the week in the Midland League

Monday 10th September, 2018


Longford notch up a second impressive win in a week.090918 PST Sport Midland League Group A Longford 40 Tullamore 0Kieran O'Gorman competes in a lineoutLongford remained top of Midland League Group A with one match to play after a convincing win in CPL Park on Sunday past. Tullamore’s...







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