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Longford Ladies Lunch Sunday September 29th

Wednesday 18th September, 2019



Longford play their first Senior Men’s Leinster League match of the season v DLSP on Sunday September 29th. An innovative event to recognise the brilliant support offered to the players by their wives, partners, girlfriends, family and friends takes place before the J1 match in our...


There is nothing easy in junior rugby. Games are won in the trenches, by inches, and this season will be no different. Having missed out on promotion last season, the anti, in terms of expectations has been raised significantly this season. That being said, last year’s play-off defeat was...

Longford RFC Club News 160919

Monday 16th September, 2019



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior MenFriendly v Midland WarrirosLongford played the Midland Warriors in an exciting friendly in CPL Park on Friday night under lights. Glenn Baskett used it as an opportunity to give players who had not much game time under their belt a...


With the Rugby World Cup coming up there is huge interest in rugby and playing the game, so we have put together a few answers to questions we are getting asked a lot.What is the youngest age you can start playing rugby?We now have an U6 Team which caters for boys and girls. So, once your boy/girl is 4 they...

Longford RFC Club News 09/09/2019

Monday 09th September, 2019



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior MenUnfortunately, the Senior Men’s match v Tullamore did not go ahead after it was called off by Tullamore. It was very disappointing for the Senior Men’s squad with consistent training numbers of well over 30 meaning...

Longford RFC Club News 02/09/2019

Tuesday 03rd September, 2019



Senior Men makes it 2 from 2, Ryan Burgess selected for Leinster Sub-Academy and much more…By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior MenSeniors make it 2 from 2Longford Senior Men scored a resounding win v Edenderry in their second game of the season. Longford scored...


01/09/2019 PST Midland League Longford 52 Edenderry 12By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford continued their good early season form in accounting for Edenderry in Section A of the PST Sport Midland League in CPL Park on Sunday. The performance was a step up on the display versus Mullingar on the...


Profile Longford RFC Senior Men’s Head Coach Glenn BaskettName: Glenn BaskettNationality: New Zealand/IrelandPosition: Longford Senior Men’s Head Coach.Hometown: Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand & Longford Ireland.Favourite Player: Still the master of the Back Row...

Longford RFC Club News 26/08/2019

Tuesday 27th August, 2019



Senior Men play first game, Women’s Fixtures are confirmed, Mini/Youths Boot Room and much more…By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior MenSeniors kick of season with a winLongford Senior Men kicked off their season with a hard fought win versus Mullingar...


250819 Midland League Section A Longford Senior Men J1 23 Mullingar 9by Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford J1s got their season off to a good start with a hard fought win versus close neighbours Mullingar in CPL Park in the Midland League today. Longford have held the Midland League Title for the...

Longford RFC Club News 19/08/2019

Monday 19th August, 2019



Mullingar on Sunday, Preseason Training, Full Senior Men’s Season Planner, Representative Honours…By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior MenPreseason Training and first match v MullingarLongford Senior Men have been back training hard for the last...

Senior Mens 2019/20 Season Planner

Wednesday 14th August, 2019



Believe or not the 2019/20 Rugby Season is nearly upon us.We open up our campaign versus near neighbours Mullingar on Sunday August 25th at 3 PM in CPL Park.While there is a little matter of a World Cup in Japan in September, Longford Senior Men will be looking to maintain their progress over the last...


Lots of Longford players have been involved in representative rugby squads over the Summer:Midlands SquadFour of our players are with the U16’s Midlands Shane Horgan squad – Eoin Murtagh, Dean Rogan, Gavin Courage and Ronan Smyth. Indeed, Eoin Murtagh has captained the side. Both...


Get your teams together for Longford RFCs first annual Pitch and Putt Classic & BBQ!It will take place on Saturday 27th followed by a BBQ and a night out in the Tally Ho Bar.Its a day not to be missed and one that anyone can enter.Format: Three Ball Stapleford Scramble.Teams of Three, Entry...


The Senior Men's Squad of Longford RFC are running an exciting competition with €500 up for grabs for the winner. The competition is based on Ireland's second match of this year’s Rugby World Cup against the host nation Japan on Saturday September 28th. The players will be...


LONGFORD RFC AGM TUESDAY 23RD JULY 2019 @ 8PMDear Member,You are invited to attend the AGM of Longford RFC on the 23/07/2019 at 8PM (Sharp) in the Sin Bin Event Centre, Longford RFC.AgendaApologiesPresidents welcomeMinutes of 2018 AGM areĀ€ available from Hon. Sec on requestHon. Presidents...

Longford RFC Senior Awards 2019

Monday 13th May, 2019



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford RFC celebrated its annual Senior Awards night on the Friday evening of the May Bank Holiday weekend. The awards were kindly sponsored by Westward Scania. It was proceeded by the traditional Derek Belton XV v Derek Bannon XV Memorial match, where players old...

Longford RFC Club News 290519

Monday 29th April, 2019



Senior Awards and Derek Belton v Derek Bannon game this Friday, Senior Men lose out in Promotion, Kieran O’Gorman Captains, Longford receive Midland Area Referees Award…By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior Awards Night & Derek Belton/Derek...

Longford RFC Club News 150419

Wednesday 17th April, 2019



Senior Men Promotion Prospects, U12s play in RDS & Kieran O’Gorman named Leinster Juniors Captain…By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Senior MenPromotion ProspectsAs regards playing rugby the Senior Men’ season finished last weekend....

Podcast: Longford RFC Season Review

Monday 15th April, 2019



Feature Length Interview on Shannonside FMDirector of Rugby Niall Moran, Head Coach Glenn Baskett and PRO Tommy Butler joined Kevin McDermott in the Shannonside FM Studio yesterday for a feature length season review. It is well worth a listen. You can access a podcast at this link;...







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