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19092021 Leinster League 1B Longford 9 Wicklow 14By Tommy Butler reporting from CPL Park, LongfordFirstly, before getting down to the match report, yesterday Sunday September 20th 2021 was a great day for Longford RFC, regardless of results, as it saw the first day of League Rugby played in CPL...

Longford RFC Club News 30/08/2021

Monday 30th August, 2021



Longford bow out of Pre-Season Tournament Longford exited the Pre-season Colm O’Shea cup with any away loss to Boyne in Drogheda on Saturday. It was always going to be a tall order as Longford’s squad was stretched to the limit due to player unavailability. However, Longford put in a...


21/08/2021 Colm O’Shea/Leinster League Cup First Round Longford 36 Clondalkin 7There was a lot of excitement at CPL Park on Saturday when Longford Senior Men took to the pitch for the first competitive game in nearly 17 months in the Colm O’Shea Cup. It is a new preseason cup...


Thank to Anne Heraty and all at CPL who continue to be our headline sponsor for the coming season with our ground ‘CPL Park’ proudly named in honour of one of Irelands leading companies. Thanks for giving back and continuing your support especially during the very tough past 18 months...


New Season of Senior Men’s Rugby kicks off this SaturdayAfter playing virtually no rugby since March 2020, this Saturday August 21st 2021 sees a welcome return to playing rugby for Longford Senior Men when they take on Clondalkin in the 1st round of the inaugural Colm O'Shea/Leinster...

Give Girls Rugby a Try with Longford RFC

Thursday 17th June, 2021



Did you know that Women’s Rugby is one of the largest growing team sports world wide? If you are interested in learning what is about why not ‘Give It a Try’ through the IRFUs Canterbury Give It a Try programme? If you are a girl aged between 8-18 we would love to welcome you to...

Longford RFC Club News 03/05/2021

Monday 03rd May, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Longford RFC Virtual 5 KM Run/WalkThanks to everyone who took part in our virtual 5KM walk/run over the Bank Holiday weekend. A special thanks to everyone who made a donation/sponsored the event, which raised well over €3000 for the...

Longford RFC Club News 26/04/2021

Monday 26th April, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Longford RFC Virtual 5 KM Run/WalkLongford RFC is holding a virtual 5KM walk/run this weekend from 1st May to 3rd May (May Bank holiday weekend) to raise funds for the club. Like all other clubs, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely restricted...

Longford RFC Club News 19/04/2021

Monday 19th April, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Longford RFC Virtual 5 KM Run/WalkLongford RFC is holding a virtual 5KM walk/run from 1st May to 3rd May (May Bank holiday weekend) to raise funds for the club. Like all other clubs, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely restricted fundraising...

Longford RFC Club News 12/04/2021

Monday 12th April, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com The return of club rugbyThis week we have great news. After canvassing players, coaches and parents it has been agreed to return to rugby training as soon as possible. Everyone is exceptionally keen to get back out on the pitch! Based on the...

Longford RFC Club News 29/03/2021

Tuesday 30th March, 2021



Rugby DigestThe 2021 Six Nations ended with a cracking match between France and Scotland on Friday night past. The match was rescheduled to this date after a Covid outbreak in the French camp earlier in the Championship. The match was anything but a dead rubber with France able to secure a first Six...

Longford RFC Club News 22/03/2021

Monday 22nd March, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby DigestIreland produced their best performance of the Andy Farrell era in comfortably beating England to sign off their 2021 Six Nations campaign with three wins from five starts. The 32-18 score line did not adequately reflect...

Longford RFC Club News 15/03/2021

Monday 15th March, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby DigestIreland secured their second win of their 2021 Six Nations campaign when they just edged Scotland in a game where they were 14 points up at one stage in the second half. It was all down to Johnny Sexton, who was imperious from the tee...

Longford RFC Club News 08/03/2021

Monday 08th March, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby DigestThe final rest weekend of the Six Nations took place on the weekend past. However, two provincial derbies took place with Connacht visiting Munster and Leinster travelling to Ravenhill to take on Ulster. Even though all sides...

Longford RFC Club News 01/03/2021

Monday 01st March, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby DigestIt was another very interesting weekend of the Six Nations rugby. Ireland put a woeful Italy easily to the sword and rediscovered some of their ‘Va Va Voom’, Wales put one over on the old enemy, helped by some...

Longford RFC Club News 22/02/2021

Monday 22nd February, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby DigestThe weekend past was a rest weekend as far as the Six Nations was concerned. However, the PRO 14 had a full round of games, with the Irish provinces all enjoying wins. Munster are all but guaranteed a final appearance where they lead...

Longford RFC Club News 15/02/2021

Friday 19th February, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby DigestAs the snow melted in Ireland, we had another great weekend of Six Nations rugby, great from a neutral’s perspective but not so from an Irish one. England scored their inevitable win over an Italy side who now have lost 29...

Longford RFC Club News 08/02/2021

Monday 08th February, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby DigestThankfully in the absence of all other rugby the 2021 Six Nations kicked off on weekend past, albeit with no fans as has become the new norm. It was great to see some competitive rugby during these tough times. The result of the...

Longford RFC Club News 02022021

Tuesday 02nd February, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Domestic rugby competitions finished for the seasonThe inevitable decision was made during the week by the IRFU to cancel the rest of this seasons Men’s and Women’s All Ireland League (AIL) League competitions due to the...

Longford RFC Club News 25/01/2021

Monday 25th January, 2021



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Light at the end of the tunnelWe were all hoping that we would be back playing rugby by now but unfortunately Covid had other ideas. At the moment the only rugby activities that are going ahead are at a professional level with the Pro 14 still...







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