Longford Rugby Club Ready for Quarter-Final

Longford Rugby club face Kilkenny in the Provincial Towns Cup quarter final in CPL Park on St Patrick’s Day.

Longford go into the game in great form having finished second in the Leinster Junior League.

Glenn Baskett’s side have qualified for a playoff with Bective Rangers their opponents. The winners will play in Division 1A next season.


Longford are into the last eight of prestigious Provincial Towns Cup having beaten Cill Dara at home. That win was followed up by a second round away victory over Boyne.

Kilkenny like Boyne are a division 1A side.

In 2013 Longford made the final of the competition.

Kick off in CPL Park is three o’clock.

Longford Director of Rugby Niall Moran has been previewing the game with Kevin McDermott and urging for a big crowd to be the 16th man for them.