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Longford RFC seek Senior Men’s Forwards Coach for 2020/21 SeasonLongford RFC are thriving club based in the centre of Ireland. The club has expanded considerably over the last decade especially at underage and in our Women’s Section. Longford field two Senior Men’s Teams who...

Longford RFC Mini/Youth Boot Room

Monday 27th July, 2020



IntroductionAs we move towards getting back out on the pitch, there are a lot of players who need bigger boots. So instead of spending big on new ones why not use the #LongfordRFC Boot Room instead? It is a great concept where growing members swap the boots they have outgrown for nearly new bigger ones....

Longford RFC News 20/07/2020

Monday 20th July, 2020



Longford RFC Club News 20/07/2020By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby is backLast week marked a significant step forward as regards returning to playing rugby with non-contact Senior Men’s training resuming. At this stage it is all about fitness work and laying a...

Longford RFC News 29/06/2020

Monday 29th June, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRORugby is backToday marks Phase 3 of the lifting of restrictions with team contact sports allowed back. However, it does not mean that we will be back on the rugby field immediately. Firstly, June/July are traditionally the off season for Irelands rugby clubs....


As previously notified on 15/06/2020 the Annual AGM of Longford RFC will take take place on Tuesday July 14th at 8PM. The AGM was originally going to be virtual only but due to the relaxation of Government restrictions will now take place in the clubhouse with a maximum attendance of 50 People with...


Alumni Relations and Fundraising OfficerBackground:Longford Rugby Football Club (“Longford RFC”) is a community focused sports club, providing a rugby union outlet to counties; Longford, Westmeath, Roscommon, Leitrim and Cavan.The club fields teams from Adult level to under...

Longford RFC Club News 14/06/2020

Monday 15th June, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO lrfconnects@gmail.com Rugby is backIt has been a while since I wrote full notes as Covid-19 brought a halt to rugby activities across the globe. The good news is that it is looking very definitively like we have turned the corner and are now inching back toward a...

LRFCs new 4G Pitch moves a step closer

Monday 20th April, 2020



Longford Rugby Clubs new 4G full size community artificial pitch moved a step closer to realisation last week with a tender notice being published on the etenders website. The pitch when finished, will be one of the only fully flood light 4G artificial pitches suitable for contact sports outside...

Longford Rugby Club launch LRFConnects

Sunday 05th April, 2020



LRFConnects is a two pronged initiative by Longford Rugby Football Club (LRFC) to make sure that no club members are isolated or lonely during the Covid 19 crisis and is also an effort to keep our members engaged socially as a club, as we look forward to end of the crisis and getting back to playing rugby...


By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO StatementThe 2019-20 season will go down as the most disrupted season since possibly World War 2 as a combination of very poor weather in early 2020 and the outbreak of Covid 19 virus had led to the fixture list running way behind for all sections of the club. When the...


As per instructions from the IRFU and Leinster Branch the Board of Longford RFC have taken the decision that all rugby related activity including matches and training are suspended immediately until March 29th inclusive.We will update you as soon as we have any further news.You can read the full...


By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford take on Carlow at home in CPL Park this Sunday at 3 PM in the 2nd Round of the 2020 Provincial Towns Cup (PTC) sponsored by Bank of Ireland. After coming through a tough first round examination away to Navan two weeks ago, Longford will now park the league for one...

Longford RFC Club News 09/03/2020

Tuesday 10th March, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO Senior Men Leinster League After securing five points on the road to Clondalkin Longford now need one point from their last game against Monkstown on March 22nd to secure second place and a promotion play off versus Dundalk. Longford are currently level with Tullow...


08/03/2020 Leinster League Division 1B Clondalkin 20 Longford 29 By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PRO Longford J1 XV kept the fate of the season in their own hands when they secured a four try bonus point win away to Clondalkin. The home side did not make it easy for Longford with a late fightback making...

Longford Women run League Leaders close

Wednesday 04th March, 2020



01032020 Leinster Women’s League Division 4 New Ross 15 Longford 10Longford made the long trip to Wexford to face New Ross in a top of the table clash on Sunday. New Ross were previously unbeaten but Longford were confident that they would put in a good show in Wexford this time.The first half...

Longford RFC Club News 02/03/2020

Tuesday 03rd March, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenThe Senior Men finally got to play another match after the recent spell of bad weather against Navan in the Provincial Towns Cup 1st Round and they came through a tough examination to book their place in the second round draw. The draw was made in Arklow after...


01032020 Provincial Towns Cup 1st Round Navan 11 Longford 24By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford advanced to the second round of Provincial Towns Cup after a tough examination by Navan’s J1 side in Balreask Road on Sunday. After a first half where they were largely on top, Longford had to...

Senior Mens Fixture Update

Thursday 27th February, 2020



2020 has been the year of the match postponements so far thanks to various storms so the Senior Men’s end of season fixtures have been rejigged again, hopefully for the last time! We play Navan this weekend as planned in the Towns Cup 1st Round, followed by our now second last league match away to...

Longford RFC Club News 24/02/2020

Monday 24th February, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenIt was groundhog day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the second time, this time due to a water logged pitch. It is very frustrating for all involved as all the players trained very well in the lead up to the...


17022020 Leinster Women’s League Divisions 4 Wanderers 10 Longford 10Longford Women traveled to Dublin to face Wanderers following a long break looking to keep up their promotion hopes. Longford immediately applied lots of pressure from the kick-off but a number of unforced errors and...







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