Mens - Match Reports

Longford find no Festive Cheer in Carlow

Monday 10th December, 2018


09122018 Leinster League Division 1B Carlow 31 Longford 12By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROIt was the proverbial ‘nightmare before Christmas’ for Longford in Carlow as they fell to only their second defeat of the season in Oak Park yesterday. Even though Longford’s last visit...

Longford battle back to stay top of 1B

Tuesday 04th December, 2018


02/12/2018 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 23 Coolmine 20Narrow margins make all the difference and Longford's home win against Coolmines very much bears that out. On a difficult day Longford did enough to claim the points and stay top of the Leinster League Division 1B table.The soft...

Exciting comeback fires Longford back to the top

Tuesday 27th November, 2018


26/11/208 Leinster League 1B Longford 35 Tullow 23By Tom LyonsLongford Late XV jumped back to the top of the Leinster League division 1B by ruthlessly dispatching a North Kildare side that bristled with promise in early exchanges. Longford's win, coupled with the Tullow defeat of...

Longford’s Winning Streak comes to a halt

Monday 12th November, 2018


11/11/2018 Leinster League 1B Suttonian’s 33 Longford 11By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford travelled to Sutton yesterday expecting a tough game against a side that turned them over twice last season and that is exactly what they got. Unfortunately, Longford were off key on the day...

Superb comeback sends Longford RFC to the top of the league

Monday 05th November, 2018


04/11/208 Leinster League 1B Longford 35 Tullow 23By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford Late XV continued their superb start to their Leinster League 1B Campaign by yet again coming back from behind to score a great win and go top of 1B with five wins from five starts. This Longford team like doing...

Longford Secure Bonus Point win in high scoring encounter

Tuesday 23rd October, 2018


21/10/2018 Leinster League Division 1B DSLP 29 Longford 34by Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO tommylbutler@gmail.com Longford secured a great bonus point win in a high scoring match versus De La Salle Palmerston in Kilternan today. Both sides scored five tries but it was Longford who eventually...

Longford continue their great start to the Leinster League

Monday 15th October, 2018


14/10/2018 Leinster League Division 1B Monkstown 14 Longford 21By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford continued their unbeaten start to the season with a hard fought win against a very good Monkstown side in Sydney Parade. Longford sported lots of bumps and bruises after this encounter but...

Longford Late XV make it 2 from 2 in Leinster League

Tuesday 02nd October, 2018


Leinster League Division 1B Longford 28 Carlow 19.Longford’s Late XV continued their winning ways yesterday and followed on from last weeks away win at Coolmine with a bonus point win at home to a tough Carlow side who put it up to Longford for large periods of the game.The difference between...

Longford make it 3 from 3 with a comprehensive win in Mullingar.

Monday 17th September, 2018


150918 PST Midland League Group Mullingar 05 Longford 41Longford ended their Midland League Group A campaign with a maximum 15 points from three games after a comprehensive win versus Mullingar.It was a game in which Longford were in complete control of and would have ran in more than their six...

Longford record second victory of the week in the Midland League

Monday 10th September, 2018


Longford notch up a second impressive win in a week.090918 PST Sport Midland League Group A Longford 40 Tullamore 0Kieran O'Gorman competes in a lineoutLongford remained top of Midland League Group A with one match to play after a convincing win in CPL Park on Sunday past. Tullamore’s...

Longford kick off their 2018 Midland League with Resounding Win

Wednesday 05th September, 2018


03/09/2018 Midland League Section A Edenderry 10 Longford 47Longford kicked off their 2018 Midland Campaign with a resounding win away to Edenderry on Monday past. A new look Longford side with four U19s in the squad put in an impressive performance where they ran in seven tries to...

Longford kick off their 2018 Midland League with Resounding Win

Wednesday 05th September, 2018


03/09/2018 Midland League Section A Edenderry 10 Longford 47Longford kicked off their 2018 Midland Campaign with a resounding win away to Edenderry on Monday past. A new look Longford side with four U19s in the squad put in an impressive performance where they ran in seven tries to...

Longford enjoy good runout v Monivea in 1st pre-season friendly

Sunday 19th August, 2018


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...

Close but no cigar for Longford in the Plate Final

Monday 30th April, 2018


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 win through to the Provincial Towns Plate Final

Monday 23rd April, 2018


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...

Longford through to the Provincial Towns Plate Semi Final

Monday 16th April, 2018


15/04/2018 Provincial Towns Plate Quarter Final Athy 08 Longford 27Longford won through to a semi-final meeting after overcoming Athy in an attritional encounter played in poor weather conditions. It rained for most the match in a strong cross wind. This made the ball very slippy and led to a high...

Longford through to the Provincial Towns Plate Quarter Final

Tuesday 03rd April, 2018


31/03/2018 Leinster Provincials Towns Plate 2nd Round North Kildare 14 Longford 47Longford Performance XV booked their place in the Quarter Finals of the Provincial Towns Plate with a comprehensive win versus fellow Leinster Division 1B team, North Kildare in Kilcock on Saturday past.In spite...

Longford finish third in the 17/18 Leinster League 1B

Monday 26th March, 2018


25/03/2018 Leinster League Division 1B Portlaoise 15 Longford Performance XV 15Longford's last outing of the season was a tied encounter with basement club Portlaoise that saw them finish a very respectable third place in Leinster League Division 1B. The final weekend of the league saw...

Longford sign off their last home league win with good win

Wednesday 14th March, 2018


11/03/2018 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 25 Tullow 15Longford Performance XV put in a solid 80 in the second last game of the Leinster League Division 1B when they dispatched a visiting Tullow on a score of 25-15. The final home game was a tough affair but the self-belief of the team saw them...

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...







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