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Patrick Fox scores a goal for Longford at Carlow. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Longford 2-11 Carlow 0-7 On this display Longford will hardly scare any future prospective opponents but they were too good for Carlow in Cullen Park(...)

Longford’s Michael Quinn scores his team’s third goal against Kildare. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kildare 1-21 Longford 3-15 AET This was one of those draws where you’d struggle to make a cast-iron argument that either side deserved to win. It was(...)

Longford manager Padraig Davis watched his team beat Carlow on Sunday. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Longford 1-11 Carlow 0-9 Longford footballers - without their contingent from Leinster club champions Mullinalaghta - were nonetheless a cut above ho(...)

Bernard Allen earned  Offaly a share of the spoils against Longford with a late point. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Longford 1-6 Offaly 0-9 A pointed free from Bernard Allen in the 70th minute earned Offaly a share of the spoils against a depleted Longford side at (...)

Dublin’s Stephen Cluxton is fouled by James McGivney of Longford. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin 2-25 Longford 0-12 And now for the news. There’s little enough point in walking the curious reader through the precise whats and what-happened(...)

Meath’s Stephen Bray: is available to represent Leinster this weekend though he recently announced his intercounty retirement. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It’s been lost and neglected and kicked around more times than a stray dog and still it refuses to go away. The question won’t go away either: does an(...)

Stephen Rochford: the Ballinrobe native won an All-Ireland club medal with Crossmolina in 2001 and managed Galway club Corofin to the same title last March. Photograph: Inpho

Mayo county committee on Monday night ratified Stephen Rochford as the county’s new football manager and handed him a three-year term subject to annu(...)

Dublin’s Paul Flynn scores a goal despite the efforts of Cian Farrelly and Dermot Brady of Longford during the Leinster SFC quarter-final at Croke Park. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dublin 4-25 Longford 0-10 It is hard to know how bad these beatings will need to get before they become indefensible. Do Dublin need to win by (...)

Cian O’Sullivan: valuable for his dynamism and mobility around midfield for Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

For much of the build-up to this Leinster senior football quarter-final the mood has been “Charge of the Light Brigade” – with added unhappiness ov(...)

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(...)