Mens - Match Reports

Leinster League Division 1B: North Kildare 21 Longford 18

Friday 15th January, 2016


If you were looking for a contest to tell the story of Longford’s season in 80 minutes then Sunday’s trip to The Maws, Kilcock would be a good starting point. On the face of it the basement club battling a team six spots above would only have one outcome, but Longford confounded...

Longford lose out in Midland League Final

Monday 04th January, 2016


Mullingar proved to be the more effective team at shaking off the Christmas cheer to scope the PST Midlands League Plate Trophy from a Longford side that struggled to keep pace last Saturday at Shay Murtagh Park. This encounter between neighbours was a one sided affair that the visitors...

Longford unable to sustain 1st half momentum v Malahide

Monday 14th December, 2015


League Leaders Malahide visited CPL Park at the Demesne on Sunday, flashed their credentials and headed back up the N4 with a 10-34 victory. Longford, for their part, put in a solid performance for sixty minutes, but found it difficult to sustain momentum. As the game wore on the...

Longford 1st XV secure vital with v Cill Dara

Friday 11th December, 2015


Leinster League 1B: Longford 20 Cill Dara 0Longford finally got their Leinster League Division 1B off to winning ways with a resounding 20-00 victory over visiting Cill Dara. This win has been on the cards for a while and the team finally managed to convert potential...

Longford 1s grind out second victory in a row away to Wicklow

Friday 11th December, 2015


Longford put in a storming second half performance to overcome a tough Wicklow side to eek out their second win of the season. The score line of 17-16 indicates the tightness of this encounter. Longford’s triumph propels them from bottom spot past Tullow by dint of overall wins. The...

Longford 1s grind out second victory in a row away to Wicklow

Monday 07th December, 2015


Longford put in a storming second half performance to overcome a tough Wicklow side to eek out their second win of the season. The score line of 17-16 indicates the tightness of this encounter. Longford’s triumph propels them from bottom spot past Tullow by dint of overall wins. The...

Longford 1st XV secure vital with v Cill Dara

Monday 30th November, 2015


Leinster League 1B: Longford 20 Cill Dara 0Longford finally got their Leinster League Division 1B off to winning ways with a resounding 20-00 victory over visiting Cill Dara. This win has been on the cards for a while and the team finally managed to convert potential...

So near but yet so far again for Longford 1st XV

Monday 16th November, 2015


The word ‘almost’ is becoming the most re-occurring adverb in reports of the endeavours of Longford senior men’s first XV this season. Falling to Mullingar on a score of 15-12 was probably the most difficult result of the season. Last Sunday’s clash with the old foe...

Longford again unlucky against Tullow

Tuesday 10th November, 2015


Longford’s fortunes in Division 1B continue to decline with a disappointing defeat to a Tullow side that got their first win of the season. This loss came as much from a lack of self belief as it did from the effectiveness of the Carlow side. The shoot out with fellow basement cub was an...

Longford unlucky to come away from league leaders pointless

Saturday 07th November, 2015


1st XV Match Report 01/11/2015 Leinster League 1B Coolmine 22 Longford 14 It is unusual that an eight point defeat would be seen as the best Leinster League Division 1B outing this year, but the teething difficulties Longford have been experiencing were packed away when they played...







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