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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...


by Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford Senior Men take on Carlow in Oak Park this Sunday in their last Leinster League game of 2018. This will be match nine of this seasons Leinster League in which Longford have cemented and built on last year’s third place finish with seven wins out of eight...

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...


26/11/208 Leinster League 1B Longford 35 Tullow 23By 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...


By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROThe BeginningI first came to the club nine years ago when Colm Glynn was Head Coach as Forwards/Assistant Head Coach. It was a great year as we won the Leinster League Division 2 and got promoted to Division 1B. Even though the club had done well in the past it was the first...

Longford RFC Club News 19/11/2018

Monday 19th November, 2018



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior Men away at home to North Kildare and Senior Women at home to Tallaght, Longford Hall of Fame Awards with Joe Schmidt, Minis Trip to Leinster v Toulouse…Senior MenLongford Senior Men welcome North Kildare to CPL Park this...

Longford Women loss out on the road

Wednesday 14th November, 2018



11/11/18 Leinster Women’s League Division 4 Tullamore 27 Longford 0By Nuala McGoey Women’s Head CoachLongford came up against a very strong experienced Tullamore side yesterday. However, for most of the first half were right in the game and were camped inside the Tullamore 22. Try...

Longford RFC Club News 12/11/2018

Tuesday 13th November, 2018



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior Men away to Suttonians, Senior Women play Tullamore, Longford Hall of Fame Awards with Joe Schmidt, Minis Trip to Leinster v Toulouse…Senior MenLongford Senior Men travelled to Sutton, Co. Dublin to take on...

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...

Longford Women score big win in Leinster League

Wednesday 07th November, 2018



04/11/2018 Leinster Women’s Division 4 Longford 47 CYM 7By Nuala McGoey Women’s Head CoachLongford Women took on CYM at home last Sunday in perfect conditions for playing rugby.Longford started well and within minutes of the kick off they were driving towards the opposition line....

Longford RFC Club News 05/11/2018

Tuesday 06th November, 2018



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior Men welcome Tullow, Senior Women play CYM, Longford Hall of Game Awards v Joe Schmidt…Senior MenLongford Senior Men returned to action v Tullow in CPL Park yesterday after a weekend off and came from behind to record a superb...


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 RFC Club News 29/10/2018

Monday 29th October, 2018



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior Men welcome Tullow, Senior Women play CYM, Mini/Youth Reports, Longford Hall of Game Awards v Joe Schmidt…Longford U10s in actionSenior MenLongford Senior Men had the Bank Holiday weekend off and welcome Tullow next...


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 RFC Club News 22/10/2018

Monday 22nd October, 2018



Senior Men win in high scoring affair in DLSP, Woman lose away to Naas, Busy weekend of Mini/Youth Rugby with 6 match reports and upcoming eventsBy Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior MenLongford Senior Men travelled to De La Salle Palmerstown (DLSP) who are actually...


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 RFC Club News 15/10/2018

Monday 15th October, 2018



Senior Men win in Monkstown, Woman put in good performance, U12 Girls play in Donnybrook, U17 play Tullamore, Mini Blitzs…By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior MenLongford Senior Men travelled to Sydney Parade to face a strong Monkstown side yesterday. The...

Mel Diffley 4G Pitch Extended Report

Monday 08th October, 2018



By Longford RFC PRO Tommy Butler tommylbutler@gmail.com IntroductionThe opening of the Mel Diffley Memorial 4G Pitch took place last Sunday September 30th after the Longford v Carlow Leinster League Matches. The Senior Men kicked off the day in style by beating a strong Carlow side with a 4 try...

Longford RFC Club News 08/10/2018

Monday 08th October, 2018



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior MenLongford Senior Men had no games on the weekend past. After winning their first two league matches they now turn their sights on a block of two away games in Dublin against the two sides that were relegated from Division 1A last year;...


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...







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