Longford’s Michael Quinn: will need close attention. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

League form means nothing at all. The footballing nous of veteran forwards Brian Kavanagh and Paul Barden proved invaluable as Longford dumped Divisio(...)

Longford’s Kevin Diffley gets past Derry’s Mark Craig in the GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Qualifier Series Round 1A, at Celtic Park, Derry, at the weekend.  Photograph: John McIlwaine/Inpho

Longford might have needed a 66th-minute goal from substitute Mark Hughes to seal victory over Derry at Celtic Park but this was no smash and grab eff(...)

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 (...)

Longford’s Shane Doyle and David Hanlon of Offaly battle for possession.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Longford 0-19 Offaly 0-15The long-held Indian sign which Offaly have held over Longford was exorcised in this high-scoring Leinster senior football ch(...)

Longford manager Glenn Ryan seperates Shane Mulligan from referee Padrag O’Sullivan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Wexford 2-15 Longford 0-16 (aet)Wexford survived a thorough examination of strength, stamina, and spirit at Pearse Park.A fascinating encounter sprink(...)

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(...)