Longford’s Barry Gilleran and manager Jack Sheedy celebrate the championship victory over Offaly at Tullamore. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Standing in the tunnel in O’Connor Park a fortnight ago after Longford had beaten Offaly, it wasn’t hard to discern which dressingroom belonged to the(...)

Kildare manager Jason Ryan has opted to relegate Pádraig Fogarty to the bench and start with Tomás O’Connor for Saturday evening’s qualifier against Monaghan at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Cork and Mayo have named unchanged teams for Sunday’s All-Ireland football quarter-final at Croke Park, while Galway also name the same XV again for(...)

Wexford’s  Ciarán Lyng (left) with Dermot Brady of Longford at Pearse Park . Photograph: Tommy Grealy  / Inpho

Wexford 1-15 Longford 1-13Points from Ben Brosnan, Ciarán Lyng and Michael O’Regan secured a place in the Leinster semi-final for Wexford after a fran(...)

Longford’s Mark Hughes is tackled by  Niall Darby and Johnny Moloney of Offaly. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Longford 0-19 Offaly 0-15The tag of favouritism is not one Longford carry frequently or easily. Perhaps there is change in the wind. Yesterday, after (...)

Wicklow’s Darragh Hayden fields the ball ahead of Pádraig McCormack of Longford at O’Byrne Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Wicklow 1-15 Longford 0-16: Wicklow’s footballers got away to a flying start to the Leinster championship today beating Longford by a narrow two-point(...)