Mens - Match Reports

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...

Longford lose out in exciting cup second round clash

Monday 20th February, 2017


19/02/17 Provincial Towns Cup 2nd Round Clondalkin 34 Longford 23Longford's Towns Cup aspirations were snuffed out in Gordon Park Kingswood when Division 1B side Clondalkin put in a final 10 minutes that quenched the flame of their visitor's hopes. A large midland contingent made their...

Longford Development XV through to Cup 2nd round after great win

Tuesday 07th February, 2017


05/02/2017 Provincial Seconds Cup First Round Longford 25 Cill Dara 0Longford got one over on table toppers Cill Dara in fine style when the Kildare team came to CPL Park for the first round of the Provincial Towns Seconds Cup on Sunday.The Longford Development SquadThe five try victory, while...

Longford through to Provincial Towns Cup 2nd Round

Monday 30th January, 2017


29/01/16 Provincial Towns Cup 1st Round Longford 23 Tullamore 03Longford progress beyond the first round of the Towns Cup thanks to a sparkling performance that saw them contain a bristly Tullamore attack, while showing some daring attacks themselves. Two tries and four penalties accounted for...

Performance XV secure vital bonus point win

Monday 23rd January, 2017


23/01/17 Leinster League Division 2A Longford 33 Newbridge 10Longford go a full five points clear at the top of Division 2A thanks to a clinical and concise victory over Newbridge at CPL Park. With the opening game of the Towns Cup the next outing Longford will be happy to have cruised through this...

Development Team notch up another good win

Monday 23rd January, 2017


220117 Leinster Seconds League Division 2ALongford Development XV weathered a late resurgence from Newbridge RFC Seconds team to win out on a score of 24-10 at CPL Park on Sunday. As with the last number of games the Longford side continued on an upward trajectory as they begin to gel as a unit.The...

Longford go back to top of league with emphatic win v Roscrea

Tuesday 17th January, 2017


15/01/2017 Leinster League Division 2A Roscrea 03 Longford 45Longford Performance XV went back to the top of Division Two A of the Leinster League thanks to a comprehensive win over Roscrea at Streamstown on Sunday afternoon. Longford stamped their authority on the game early and over the course...

Longford score impressive win v Ballinasloe in festive runout

Tuesday 03rd January, 2017


29/12/16 Senior Men’s Friendly Longford 38 Ballinasloe 17Longford Senior Men’s XV notched up an impressive home win over the festive season when Connacht Junior League 1A high fliers, Ballinasloe, travelled to CPL Park. A solid first half performance saw the home side run in four...

Longford emphatically secure the Midland Shield

Monday 19th December, 2016


17/12/2016 Midland Shield Final Mullingar 10 Longford 43Longford Performance XV scored a nice pre Christmas win in the Midlands Shield Trophy comprehensively dispatching Mullingar in Edenderry. The midlands shield trophy is now in its second year and Longford not have the honour of displaying...

Longford leave Sandymount with just losing bonus point

Monday 12th December, 2016


11/12/2016 Leinster League Division 2ARailway union 10 Longford 03Longford Performance XV will be bitterly disappointed to have lost out to Railway Union in a game where nothing went their way. The 10-03 score line means that they managed to gain a losing bonus point that will stand to them as the...

Longford continue good from with emphatic win in CPL Park

Tuesday 06th December, 2016


04/12/2016 Leinster League Division 2A Longford 58 Portarlington 00Longford Performance XV got a good benchmark of their progress when they dispatched a visiting Portarlington with ease in their second encountered of the season. Last time out at Lea Road the Midlander’s were on the wrong...

Longford Performance & Development XVs score home wins v Carlow

Monday 28th November, 2016


27/11/2016 Leinster League Division 2A Longford Performance XV 23 Carlow 20Longford Performance XV retained the top spot in Leinster League division 2A with an astonishing 12 point comeback against Carlow at CPL Park on Sunday. The visitors looked to have an unassailable lead when an intercept...







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