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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...

Longford RFC Club News 18/02/2020

Tuesday 18th February, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford Senior Men completed Stage 3 of ‘Operation Promotion Playoff’ in the mud and wind at CPL Park on Sunday in securing a bonus point win versus fourth placed Boyne. The win was even more significant in that second placed Tullow had their...


16022020 Leinster League Division 1B Longford 31 Boyne 24By Longford PRO Tommy Butler at CPL Park.Longford secured a brilliant bonus point win to keep their quest for a promotion play off alive in a muddy, wet and very windy CPL Park on Sunday past. To all the world, like the previous weekend where...

Longford RFC Club News 10/02/2020

Monday 10th February, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenThe curse of the cancellation struck again for Longford Senior Men after Leinster Rugby cancelled all fixtures province wide on Sunday due to Storm Ciara. So, we will have to go again at home to Boyne at a future date to be confirmed. One match did go ahead in...

Longford RFC Club News 03/02/2020

Tuesday 04th February, 2020



By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford Senior Men pulled off the proverbial Great Escape in emerging 22-29 bonus point victors away to Cill Dara. Longford have reset their focus to finishing second in Division 1B with Monkstown only needing a win next week versus DLSP to secure the...


02022020 Leinster League Division 1B Cill Dara 22 Longford J1 29By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford pulled off the proverbial great escape today in making an epic comeback as good as Leinster’s in the Heineken Cup Final v Northampton to leave Silken Thomas Park with a four try bonus...

Longford RFC Club News 28/01/2020

Tuesday 28th January, 2020



Longford RFC Club News 27/01/2020By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROSenior MenLongford Seniors Men’s J1 XV scored a crucial bonus point win away to Carlow on Sunday to keep their push for a second place finish in Division 1B and a promotion playoff at seasons end alive. Today was the battle...


Longford J1s make a bonus point winning start to 2020By Tommy Butler Longford RFC PROLongford Senior Men’s J1 XV travelled to Oak Park, Carlow for their first match of 2020 after having the previous two weeks matches postponed for various reasons. This clash was a vital one as regards the race...







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