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Longford RFC Minis and Youths Boot Room

Tuesday 04th September, 2018



How many months use do you get out of a new (and very expensive) pair of boots before your child moves up a size and a new (and equally expensive) replacement pair is required? Aimed particularly at Minis and Youths we are going to set up a “Boot Room” where you can trade your perfectly good...


Every year the Club hosts a Minis and Youths registration day when we renew existing memberships and enrol new members. This year, it will be held on Saturday the 8th September from 12 am until 2.00 pm. The membership fee for Minis and Youths is €35 per person. Another alternative would be to take...

Longford RFC Club News 270818

Monday 27th August, 2018



Senior MenThe Senior Men continued their preparation for the season with a team day in CPL Park on Saturday. Ex-Ireland Woman’s International Tania Rosser was on hand to do a pitch session with the squad and also to do a very informative presentation. Things are gearing up well for the new...


Name: Glenn Baskett.Nationality: New Zealand.Hometown: Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand/Longford, Ireland.Position: Longford RFC Senior Men’s Coach. Centre before retirement.Coaching Qualifications: IRFU Level 4 Coach.Coaching Experience: Started off at underage level...


Longford Senior Men had their first outing of the 2018-2019 season at home in CPL Park v Monivea on Saturday. Longford have been mostly focusing on Strength and Conditioning to date, so this was the first proper blow out for the panel. Longford came out on top of a very entertaining game played out on...


Minis and Youths NewsWith the 2018/19 season about to start the Minis and Youths at all age levels are beginning to start pre-season training and all squads should be up and running by the beginning of September. For many years the Club has done its best to field a squad at every single age level from U7...


Did you know that rugby was played in Longford in the 1800s and we can trace the formation of the club back to then?In a few years times we will be celebrating the 125th anniversary of the club. We are in the process of putting together a definitive history of the club and are asking your to help contribute...


After a successful 17/18 season where many new players joined the Longford Woman's team, preseason training for the new 18/19 seasonis starting this Wednesday. We invite all players past/present to join in. We would especially welcome any players who are new to the area or would like to take up...


Longford RFC are launching a new social dancing night every Wednesday with the first night on July 4th. A great line up of bands has been confirmed. Longford RFC have one of the best clubhouses and grounds in the country and it is the perfect place for a great social dancing session. Admission each...

Longford RFC Senior Awards 2018

Wednesday 23rd May, 2018



The Longford Annual Senior Awards took place at the start of May proceeded by the Derek Belton v Derek Bannon Memorial match. The match saw many players who have not graced the hallowed turf of CPL Park for the last number of years making guest appearances. It was a very well marshalled match, with the...


The curtain came down on a progressive season at the weekend for the Longford Senior mens side. And while it wasn’t the result we were hoping for it is another learning hopefully for the group.To be 20-0 up in a final and lose it 52-43 after 100+ minutes of footy is hard to take.Everyone on the...


Longford RFC Priority Ticket Club members are invited to submit applications for the 2018 November Internationals.Please note it is highly unlikely more that two tickets per priority member will be available due to the very high demand for the New Zealand Match.The completed form needs to be...


This Friday May 4th 2018 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 PMish and is followed by the Senior Awards night....

Longford U18s lift Leinster Darcy Cup

Tuesday 01st May, 2018



28/04/2018 Leinster U18 Darcy Cup Final Longford 17 Boyne 15Longford Squad:Eoin Reilly, Brian Hanley, Dylan Smith, Terence Hegarty, Daire O’Brien,Peadar Kenny, Franklin Ume Obiekwe, Michael McKenna,Robert Lynch, Daragh O’Toole, Luke Carton, Niall Derham, Patrick Molloy,...


LONGFORD RFC AGM MONDAY MAY 21st 2018 @ 8PMDear Member,You are invited to attend the AGM of Longford RFC on the 21/05/2018 at 8PM (Sharp) in the Sin Bin Event Centre, Longford RFC.AgendaApologiesPresidents welcomeMinutes of 2017 AGM areĀ€ available from Hon. Sec on requestHon. Presidents...


29/04/2018 Provincial Towns Plate Final Longford 43 Naas 52Longford came very close to claiming their first Provincial Towns Plate but ultimately were downed by a very good Naas side after extra time in an entertaining high scoring match.Longford will be wondering how they ended up losing this...


Longford ladies headed to Cill Dara to take on newly crowned league champions NW Falcons in the plate simi final. Having not had a match in several weeks this was going to take a big effort from everyone. It was very disappointing to have to be forced to play 10 a side uncontested scrums yet again....


Longford U18’s reached the Darcy cup final following a high scoring encounter with Cill Dara on Sunday. The Longford lads had to work hard for their victory with the Kildare team leading by 3 points with only 10 minutes left on the clock but tries from Dylan Smith and Paddy Duggan in the closing...


22/04/2018 Provincial Towns Plate Semi-Final Longford 21 Portlaoise 12Longford won through to the final of the Provincial Towns Plate after a hard fought win versus Portlaoise. Longford have found fellow Division 1B side difficult opposition this season in beating them narrowly in CPL Park...


It was a perfect day in Longford when the under 17’s left for St Mary’s college in Templeogue for the Leinster league final playoff between Longford and Newbridge RFC. We arrived, however to a cold miserable wet morning. The pitches were in dreadful condition (in stark contrast to...







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