Mickey Quinn, seen here in action for DCU, believes consistency has lacking in   Longford’s play over recent years. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Offaly can expect to face a very different Longford team in this weekend’s Leinster championship opener in Tullamore from that which they dismantle(...)

Longford’s Brian Kavanagh: Photograph: Inpho

AFL Division Four finalLongford v Offaly, Croke Park, 5.15The counties should resist any inclination to even slight distraction because of the imminen(...)

Longford 1-12 Waterford 1-10 Longford survived a late Waterford rally to move level on points with Offaly at the top of the Division Four table(...)

Paul McKeon scored Longford’s goal in the Allianz Fotball League Division Four match against London at Ruislip. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

London 0-6 Longford 1-18 Jack Sheedy’s rapidly improving Longford outfit were far too classy for London at Ruislip as they maintained their impressive(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

Ian Ryan will return to play some part for Limerick this weekend according to their manager. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Remarkably it took Limerick 45 minutes to muster their first point against Tipperary in the last round of the Allianz Football League, a game manager (...)

Longford manager Jack Sheedy with Paul Barden, who made his debut in 1999. Photograph: John McIlwaine/Presseye/Inpho

Hurling may have lost several of its old soldiers to retirement towards the end at 2014 but there appears to be life left in their football counterpa(...)

Longford Manager Jack Sheedy says he would love to play attacking football if he had the resources. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A shortage of resources is forcing the majority of intercounty teams to “try not to get beaten” rather than play progressive football. Accordin(...)

Carlow 2-7 Longford 1-19Longford made short work of Carlow during a blistering first-half display at Dr Cullen Park yesterday.Jack Sheedy’s side domin(...)

Jack Sheedy: after spells in charge of Edenderry and Moorefield succeeds Glenn Ryan as Longford manager. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Former Dublin All Star centrefielder Jack Sheedy has been appointed manager of Longford’s footballers in succession to Glenn Ryan. He will also have c(...)