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Monday 10th October, 2016



Longford RFC are bedding in to the new season and we are putting a call out to anyone with an interest in rugby to come along and get involved in the club. Rugby is a game for all and if you want to be involved as a player, supporter or volunteer then we would love to hear from you. We are presently...


Just a matter of weeks ago Longford’s 1st XV fell short of the mark when the visiting Edenderry side showed a little more incisiveness to win out on a score line of 31-36 in a free flowing pre-season encounter. This time out Longford will see a number of players returning and will be hoping...

Longford RFC Mini/Youth Notes 04/10/2016

Thursday 06th October, 2016



Mini/Youth Playing Information & Training Times Looking for Longford RFC Gear, click on this link! Youth’s Results Longford U13 14 Mullingar 15 Longford U15 34 Mullingar 43 Longford U18 18 Clontarf 27 Match Reports Longford U15 34 Mullingar 43 Longford and...


02/10/2016 Leinster League Division 2A Longford 15 Railway Union 13 A remarkable closing ten minute defensive performance set up Longford for a win at CPL Park in a thrilling encounter with Railway Union. Although the home side were in the ascendancy for the majority of this...

Longford RFC Mini/Youth Notes 26/06/2016

Monday 26th September, 2016



Training details, upcoming matches and U15 Match report Mini Training Mini’s Training continues on Sunday’s at 10.15am. This is for all U7’s, U8’s, U9’s, U10’s, U11’s and U12’s. All new players are welcome – just be at the Rugby Club on Sunday morning and bring a gum...


Leinster League Division 2A Portarlington 13 Longford 11 260916 Longford RFC had a rather inauspicious start to their Leinster League Division 2A campaign last Sunday the journey to Portarlington for the first outing in their new division resulted in a narrow defeat. The trip to Lea Road...


250916 Leinster Second League Division 2A Portarlington 11 Longford 31 Longford 2nd XV notched up an impressive bonus point win on the road in Portarlington in their first match of the season. The Longford squad proved to be a good mix of experience in the form of gnarly veterans like...


From the coaches view this week....... Pre Season is over. The foundations have been laid and a lot of work over the off season by the coaching team has been done. Both training and the 4 matches played so far have shown a continued progression, and that is what was asked for and has been...

Longford Mini & Youths Club Weekend

Monday 12th September, 2016



Mini/Youths Club WeekendLast Sunday saw the inaugural “Club Weekend” to mark the beginning of the 2016/2017 Rugby season. On Saturday our U15’s played against Buccaneers followed by the 1st XV playing Monkstown. These games set the scene for a Rugby fest on Sunday which saw over 450...


Preseason Friendly Longford 23 Monkstown 22Longford 1st XV scored a good win on Saturday when a visiting Monkstown side, who ply their trade in Division 1A, were unable to sustain a second half fight back. Longford showed a little more incisiveness to win out on a score line of 23-22 in the free...


In preparation for a new season, pre-season Training Camps are very much the norm nowadays for the rugby provinces such as Leinster, and for international squads, and Longford’s U15’s were no exception when they embarked upon their pre-season Training Camp in Enniscrone over the weekend of...


020916 Midland League Edenderry 36 Longford 31 Longford and Edenderry played out a high scoring Midland League encounter in Coolvacoose, Edenderry yesterday. The conditions were perfect for running rugby with both sides scoring five tries. Longford are still getting into their...


Longford Rugby Club will launch the new season with a full day of rugby against visitors from Terenure and Ballina at Mini and Underage grades on Sunday while the Senior Men's team face Monkstown on Saturday. Sunday will commence around noon with our youngest team Under 7’s kicking off...


Longford had a great first outing of the season away to Galway side Monivea on Saturday past. Monivea have consistently been of Connachts top Junior sides and certainly gave Longfords young side featuring many players who were playing their first Senior matches after graduating from...

Golf Classic & 1st XV Pre-Season Fixtures

Thursday 18th August, 2016



Longford RFC Golf ClassicThe Club are holding a fundraising golf classic in Longford Golf Club on Saturday the 3rd September. Teams of 4 cost €160, if you would like to take part please contact Derick Turner on 086 2559624 or Mark Quinn om 085 8642266 to book your place on the time sheet. If you...


The Clonguish U14 Community Games Tag Rugby All-Ireland gold medal winning squad. The squad defeated the Munster champions, Killaloe, 16-6 in the semi-final on Saturday and overcame Ballymote, the Connacht champions, in a nerve wracking final on Sunday, 16-15. The squad has a strong...


Eoin Corcoran penned this wonderful tribute to Joe Reynolds who tragically passed away way too young last week, all at Longford RFC wish Joes family and friends our deepest condolences. Goodbye to Big Joe L.O.N.G.F.O.R.D. SQUEEZE! Arm in arm, minutes before kick-off, the roar of our...


Even though Longford Senior Men’s first Leinster League match will not take place until Mid-September Pre-Season is now firmly under way with twice weekly Strength and Conditioning (S&C) sessions with Longford’s S&C Coach Sean Smyth. The sessions are taking place for the...


A very special day on Sunday next 22nd May when Ireland & Lions Scrum-Half Conor Murray comes to Longford Rugby Club to host a session with our U16 & U17 Youth Players courtesy of DOVE FOR MEN. This came about from a DOVE FOR MEN competition entered by U17 Parent Jana Sheridan –...


Friday May 20th 2016 sees some illustrious names from Longford RFCs past relace their boots for the annual Derek Belton XV v Derek Bannon XV match in memory of two of our former stalwart players who passed on before their time. The match kicks off at 7.30 PM and is followed by the...







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