Mens - Match Reports

Longford unable to sustain first half lead

Monday 19th February, 2018


18/02/18 Leinster League Division 1B Suttonians 26 Longford 5By Tommy ButlerLongford came away from Suttonians with no points to show after being unable to sustain a good first half performance, where they scored one try and could have had a few more. Longford travelled up to the league leaders in...

Performance XV bow of the Provincial Towns Cup

Wednesday 14th February, 2018


11/02/2018 Provincial Towns Cup 2nd Round Enniscorthy 34 Longford 20Longford Performance XV's Towns Cup adventure was short lived this year, but running Leinster League Division 1A contenders, Enniscorthy, right to the end shows that this is a team that can contest with the best junior...

Development XV lose out on famous cup victory at the death

Monday 05th February, 2018


04/02/18 Provinical Seconds Towns Cup First Round Gorey 27 Longford 26Longford Development side will be wondering how this game slipped from their hands the cup competition. The Provincial Towns Seconds Cup sawthem travel to Clonattin in Gorey, County Wexford for an absolute cracker of a game....

Performance XV secure bonus point to keep pressure on the top

Monday 15th January, 2018


14/01/2018 Leinster League Division 1B Longford Performance XV 36 Coolmine 10Longford asserted their league contender credentials when they comprehensively dispatched Coolmine at CPL park on Sunday. The bonus point win pushed the Midlanders into second place in the Leinster League Division...

Development XV have to settle for draw

Monday 15th January, 2018


14/01/2017 Leinster Seconds League Division 1B Longford Development XV 12 Coolmine 12It was honours even for Longford Development XV after the 80 had elapsed, but what a thrilling and engaging encounter this was. The home side dominated most of this contest, and it was a testament to the visitors...

Longford secure bonus point win on the road

Tuesday 09th January, 2018


07/01/2018 Leinster League Divison 1B Clondalkin 20 Longford 26Longford started the Sunday afternoon knowing that a victory with a bonus point was essential to stay in the hunt for league honours. The conditions were dry but extremely cold with the players challenged with staying warm before the...

Longford suffer pre-Christmas set back in the league

Wednesday 20th December, 2017


17/12/17 Leinster League Division 2A Longford 10 Kilkenny 12Longford suffered a pre Christmas setback when they lost out to a visiting Kilkenny by two points in a very demanding clash at CPl Park.Sunday’s game was a test of where with the two teams contending for the same bearth in the league...

Performance XV come away from North Kildare with max points

Monday 04th December, 2017


03/12/2017 Leinster League Division 1B North Kildare 24 Longford 42Longford travelled to North Kildare, on Sunday last in a cold but dry afternoon with the first team needing to win and with a bonus point to continue the pressure on Tullow and Suttonian’s in the chase for Silverware.North...

Longford Development Side continue their great run

Monday 04th December, 2017


Longford welcomed Cian Bannon, brother of Mick Bannon, the first team loose head prop, to the fold with his kicking off the tee, his kicking out of hand and his running to the fore. Longford dominated the first half with a cracking set of forwards and collected three penalties leaving the score at 9-0...

Longford Performance XV come up just short vs Tullow

Monday 27th November, 2017


26/11/2017 Leinster League Division 1B Tullow 23 Longford 22by Michael ConnellanLongford left Black Gate with just one point, but had fate not twisted on a couple of occasions this could have been a clean sweep. To have run the table toppers so close in the home patch shows that this Longford side are...

Development side score an impressive win in Tullow

Monday 27th November, 2017


26/11/2017 Leinster Seconds League Division 1B Tullow 21 Longford Development XV 27by Robert LeeLongford’s Development side put in a truly remarkable performance against the top of the table Tullow in the earlier game, winning by 27-21 to the shock and dismay of the local support. The...

Longford get back to winning ways against Portlaoise

Wednesday 15th November, 2017


12/11/2017 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 25 Portlaoise 19Despite dominating for most of the 80 Longford had to dig deep to secure a win over Portlaoise at CPL Park last Sunday. Longford now lie second in the table with five wins under their belt from six games. The next outing away to top of the...

Longford suffer first loss of season

Wednesday 15th November, 2017


05/11/2017 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 18 Suttonians 25What a difference a day makes. With one loss Longford tumble four places from the top spot in Division 1B to fourth. Wins for Tullow, Suttonians and Kilkenny all re-jigged the complexion of the table.Longford will be very...

Longford continue great start to 1B with hard fought win

Monday 23rd October, 2017


22/10/2017 Leinster League Division 1B Coolmine 10 Longford 14An on the road win for Longford shows an impressive four for four in the opening stages of their Leinster league Division 1B campaign and catapults them to the top of the table. The midlanders leapfrogged Tullow to go top thanks to the...

Development/Performance XVs secure double win against Clondalkin

Tuesday 17th October, 2017


15/10/2017 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 28 Clondalkin 21Longford Performance XV secured their third win in a row in their early Leinster League Division 1B campaign with a hard fought victory over Clondalkin in CPL Park. The home side have the boot of kicker Joe McGowan to thank for the end...

Longford score great away win in Kilkenny

Monday 02nd October, 2017


01/10/2017 Leinster League Division 1B Kilkenny 30 Longford 33The Leinster League campaign may only be two games old but Longford Performance XV put on a show that will be a contender for game of the season when they clashed with Kilkenny RFC at Folkstown last Sunday.Played in perfect conditions,...

Longford score bonus point win on return to Division 1B

Monday 25th September, 2017


24/09/2017 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 32 North Kildare 19@CPL Park, Longford.Longford Performance XV got their Leinster League campaign off to a good start with a bonus point win over North Kildare at CPL Park. That said there was a shaky end to the 80 minutes for the home side as they...

Longford make it 2 from 2 in Midland League v Tullamore

Monday 11th September, 2017


10/09/2017 Midland League Group 1 Tullamore 07 Longford 24 By Anton GlynnLongford RFC Senior Mens XV continued their storming start to the Midland League campaign with a comprehensive win on the road against Tullamore.Following on from their historic 66-09 away victory over old rivals...

Longford score great win in Midland League

Monday 11th September, 2017


06/09/2017 Midland League Group 1 Mullingar 09 Longford 61 by Glen Basket.Longford RFC Senior Mens XV scored a decisive victory on the road over neighbours Mullingar in the PST Sport Midland J1 League Section A on a score of 09-61 last Wednesday. Longford are now two from two in the the early season...

Longford lose out at the death in the Plate Semi-Final

Monday 24th April, 2017


230317 Provincial Towns Plate Semi-Final Kilkenny 29 Longford 28Longford bowed out of the Provincial Towns Plate at the semi-final stage when a stirring second half fight back came up just short. Like Leinster who bowed out of the Champions cup later in the day, a slow start by Longford was what...

Longford advance to the Plate semi-final

Monday 10th April, 2017


09/04/2017 Provincial Towns Plant Quarter Final Longford 35 Athy 05Longford guaranteed their supporters another day out by securing a resounding win over a visiting Athy in the Provincial towns plate quarter final at CPL Park. Played on a mild afternoon with a strong wind that had a political feel...

Longford progress to the Plate Quarter Final

Monday 03rd April, 2017


02/04/2017 Provincial Towns Plate 2nd Round Longford 27 Wexford Wanderers 10Longford Performance XV extended their season with a comprehensive win over Wexford Wanderers in the second round of the Provincial Towns Plate at CPL Park, on Sunday past. This was a tough task for the home team as a...

Longford round off winning league campaign with win in Carlow

Tuesday 21st March, 2017


190317 Leinster League Division 2A Carlow 13 Longford 15Longford cemented their league champion status with a win over contenders Carlow to end the league on a high note. This was a game played in perfect rugby conditions and the newly crowned champions took advantage to beat their opponents at Oak...

Longford surge to 2A Title

Tuesday 14th March, 2017


12/03/17 Leinster League Division 2A Longford 42 Cill Dara 24 A late surge by Cill Dara was not enough to deny Longford victory on their home patch when they put in a performance worthy of the Leinster League Division 2A champions.This was a game in which thrilling passing rugby was common fare. Both...

Longford 2nds can take alot from 2nd Round Cup Defeat

Monday 27th February, 2017


26/02/2017 Provincial Towns Cup Second Round Dundalk 34 Longford 03The score line may say otherwise, but Longford Development XV put in a solid 65 minutes in their second round Towns Cup clash with Dundalk before finally capitulating. The Louth side were kept in check for most of the game, but in the...







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