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Leinster U14 Plate Final Report

Monday 09th May, 2016



Leinster U14 Plate Final Donnybrook Stadium Longford U14 10 Wexford 22 Longford’s under 14’s quest for silverware at the end of a long season came up just short when they had to give second best to Premiership side, Wexford, in the Plate final played in front of a large crowd in...

News from Longford RFC AGM

Friday 06th May, 2016



The AGM of Longford RFC took place on Wednesday night past in the clubhouse and was well attended.A new board was elected for the next two years. After four stellar years as President Tony Headon stood down from the role and raised universal praise for his hard work and dedication, definitely 'a hard...


Longford lost out on the Provincial Towns Plate in the cruellest of fashion when an end of game penalty for Ashbourne snatched victory with a score of 11-09. It’s been a tough weekend for Longford RFC. Two last minute strikes crushing hopes and expectations. On Saturday they were...


Longford Men’s 1st XV face into their last match of the season with the tantalising prize of silverware for the victors on offer to round off the season; namely the Provincial Towns Plate. Longford have become quite the cup specialists in the last few years having been in the Towns Plate...


U14's into Final at Donnybrook It was a bitter sweet weekend with 2 teams in Cup / Plate action. The Under 14's played the Leinster Plate Semi-Final in Mullingar against Premiership side Navan. A nail biting victory see's the U14's travel to the holy grail of Youth Rugby, Donnybrook on Bank...

Longford RFC Mini/Youth Notes 18/04/2016

Tuesday 19th April, 2016



U15s Divison 2 Champions, Youths AGM U13/U14/U17 Play in cup this weekend, U16/U17 Tour to France Report... Lots of rugby still to play! Just as the rugby season seemed to be over it was ignited into life the weekend before last when the U15's won the Leinster Division 2 title after beating...


Provincial Towns Plate Semi-Final Longford 24 Tullamore 12 Longford secured a spot in the Towns Plate final on Sunday having brazened out a nervy final twenty minutes to dispose of Tullamore on a score of 24-12. While this was not as poised a performance as recent outings it was a four try...


U14 Leinster League Division 1 Semi-Final Longford U14 0 Gorey 10 The U14’s bid for Leinster League Division 1 honours fell at the penultimate hurdle in Athy on Saturday last when, as runners up in Section B, they were beaten by the winners of Section A, Gorey. Although the score line of...


03/04/2016 Provincial Towns Plate Quarter Final Longford 49 Newbridge 05There may have been no silverware on offer in Longford’s clash with Newbridge on Sunday in CPL Park, but the home side certainly put in a sterling performance. The final tally of 49 points to the Kildare men’s meagre...


LONGFORD RFC AGM WEDNESDAY 4TH MAY 2016 @ 8.30PMDear Member, You are invited to attend the AGM of Longford RFC on the 04/05/2016 at 8.30PM (Sharp) in the Sin Bin Event Centre, Longford RFC. Agenda ApologiesPresidents welcomeMinutes of 2015 AGM – Available from Hon. Sec on requestHon....

Longford RFC wants you!

Tuesday 29th March, 2016



Leinster League Division 1B/2A Promotion Relegation PlayoffLongford 16 Railway Union 13 Longford Rugby Club Senior Men first XV did all they could to ensure that they will continue to ply their trade in Division 1B next season having overcome Railway Union in Edenderry on a score of 16-13....

Leinster League 1B/2A Playoff Call to Arms

Wednesday 09th March, 2016



Longford Rugby Club Senior Men first XV face the most important game of that last number of seasons when they take on with Railway Union on Sunday at Coolavacoose, Carbury the home ground of Edenderry RFC. After last weekend’s rousing display at Silken Thomas Park in the Curragh to...


Leinster League Division 1B Cill Dara 20 Longford 40 Longford Senior Men’s 1st XV put in a sterling performance at Silken Thomas Park in the Curragh to overcome Cill Dara on a score of 20-40 and consign the Kildare men to automatic Division 2A rugby next year. For Longford the journey...

Mullingar edge pulsating Midlands Derby

Monday 29th February, 2016



Leinster League Division 1B Longford 19 Mullingar 21 Longford's Joe McGowan crossing the whitewash.Mullingar made it three for three against Longford this season with a 19-21 victory in a spectacularly entertaining game at CPL Park. The intensity of the game and commitment of both...


Womans Leinster League Division 3: Gorey 10 Longford Canterbury Warriors 10 The Warrior's took the long trip to Gorey to take on the table toppers in the last round of matches in the league. It was a perfect day for rugby and with a semi-final spot and double points up for grabs it was all to...

Longford RFC Mini/Youth Notes 29/02/2016

Monday 29th February, 2016



Results, Fixtures & U14 Match Report... Longford RFC Sports Gear The full range of Longford RFC gear (Shorts, Socks, Training Tops, T Shirts etc.) can be ordered on-line at www.uniformity.ie Youth’s Fixtures 02/03/2016 Longford U17 v Portlaoise...

Crucial 1st XV match v Mullingar this Sunday

Tuesday 23rd February, 2016



Next Sunday (28/02/16) Longford Men’s first XV take on Mullingar in what is possibly one of the most important Leinster League clashes of the season. CPL Park at the Demesne plays host to this thrilling encounter at 3:00 pm. The Westmeath side go into this contest two for two this year....

Longford U18s lose out in tight cup encounter

Tuesday 23rd February, 2016



20//02/16 Leinster U18 Cup Longford 15 Enniscorthy 17Longford 18’s welcomed Enniscorthy to CPL Park for a 1st Round cup game on Saturday. The visitors are coached by renowned Greystones and Ireland hooker Spud Murphy and proved too strong in a ding dong battle that saw the Wexford men...


Weekends game conceded by opposition, next up table toppers Gorey...Gorey next up after weekends walkoverThe Canterbury Warrior's game against Garda/Westmanstown was conceded by Garda so Longford received full points. However, the Warriors took opportunity to instead have a friendly...







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