Longford Gaelic Stats
Major LGFA Milestones (1980-2023)

LGFA Milestones

🗓️ 1974
○ Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) founded on 18th July 1974.

🗓️ 1980
○ First Ladies Club formed in Longford in May 1980 (Dromard).
○ First Longford Ladies County Board was formed in August 1980.
○ First Longford Ladies competition (Senior League) held in August 1980.
★ This marks the origin year for official LGFA activity in County Longford.

🗓️ 1981
○ First County Senior team is formed and entered Leinster SFC.
○ Longford reached the Leinster Senior Football Championship final.

🗓️ 1982
○ Longford is first Leinster County to win Connacht Senior Football League.
○ First Longford Senior Championship is held in July 1982 (Ardagh win).
○ First County Minor Football team formed (reached Leinster MFC final).

🗓️ 1985
○ First Longford Minor Football Championship competition held.
Longford players named in All-Star Team (Josie Creegan & Carmel Browne).

🗓️ 1986
○ Granard wins first back-to-back Longford Senior Championship titles.

🗓️ 1987
○ First Longford Juvenile Championship competition held.

🗓️ 1990
○ First Longford Junior Championship competition held (Previously Senior ‘B’).

🗓️ 1991
○ First Longford U-14 Championship competition held.

🗓️ 1994
○ St. Helens wins first 3-in-row of Longford Senior Championship titles.

🗓️ 1996
○ Longford wins Leinster Junior Football Championship (vs Louth).
○ Longford reaches first All-Ireland JFC Final (vs Clare).
○ Longford wins All-Ireland Senior ‘B’ Championship title (vs Down).
○ Fiona Blessington & Michelle Hannify win National All-Star Replacement awards.

🗓️ 1997
○ Longford wins National Football League Division 3 title (vs Roscommon).
○ Longford wins Leinster Junior Football Championship (vs Carlow).
○ Longford wins All-Ireland Junor Football Championship (vs Tyrone).
○ Longford wins Leinster Juvenile ‘A’ Championship (vs Meath).
○ Fiona Blessington wins National All-Star award.
○ Dara Gill wins National All-Star Replacement award.
○ Fiona Blessington wins National All-Star Replacement award.

🗓️ 1999
○ Fiona Blessington wins National All-Star award.
○ First Longford Intermediate Championship held.

🗓️ 2000
○ Fiona Blessington wins National All-Star award.

🗓️ 2002
○ Sharon Treacy wins National All-Star Replacement award.

🗓️ 2005
○ Clonguish wins Leinster Club IFC title (vs Kilanerin, Wexford).
○ Longford wins Leinster Minor ‘B’ Championship (vs Westmeath).

🗓️ 2006
○ Inaugural Longford Ladies Player of Year award takes place.

🗓️ 2008
○ Longford wins Leinster Intermediate Championship (vs Kilkenny).
○ Killoe wins Leinster Club IFC title (vs Railyard, Kilkenny).

🗓️ 2009
○ Longford wins Leinster Intermediate Championship (vs Wexford).

🗓️ 2010
○ Longford wins Leinster Intermediate Championship (vs Westmeath).

🗓️ 2011
○ Longford wins Leinster Juvenile ‘B’ Championship (vs Kildare).
○ Longford wins All-Ireland Juvenile ‘B’ Championship (vs Tipperary).
○ Colmcille wins Leinster Club JFL title (vs Crossabeg Ballymurn).

🗓️ 2012
○ Longford wins National Football League Division 4 (vs Limerick).

🗓️ 2013
○ Longford wins Leinster Intermediate Championship (vs London).
○ Killoe wins Leinster Club SFL title (vs Arklow/Ballymoney, Wicklow).
○ St. Helens wins Leinster Club JFC title (vs Monasterevin, Kildare).

🗓️ 2014
○ Longford wins Leinster Intermediate Championship (vs Offaly).
○ Killoe wins first 5-in-row of Longford Senior Championship titles.

🗓️ 2015
○ Longford wins Leinster Under 14 ‘B’ Championship (vs Laois).
○ Mostrim wins All-Ireland Club 7-a-side Junior Shield (vs Castleknock).

🗓️ 2016
○ Longford wins Leinster Juvenile ‘C’ Championship (vs Derry).
○ Longford wins Leinster Junior Football Championship (vs Carlow).
○ Longford wins All-Ireland Junior Football Championship (vs Antrim).
○ Mairead Reynolds wins National LGFA Junior Player of Year award.

🗓️ 2017
○ Longford wins National Football League Division 4 (vs Wicklow).

🗓️ 2018
○ Clonguish wins All-Ireland Club 7-a-side Intermediate Shield (vs Saval, Down).

🗓️ 2019
○ Longford wins Leinster Minor ‘B’ Championship (vs Westmeath).
○ Longford wins All-Ireland Minor ‘B’ Championship (vs Roscommon).
○ Longford wins Leinster Juvenile ‘B’ Championship (vs Kildare).
○ Longford wins All-Ireland Juvenile ‘B’ Championship (vs Waterford).
○ Clonguish wins All-Ireland Club U-15 Féile Division 4 Cup (vs Knockainey).

🗓️ 2020
○ Clonguish wins Comórtas Páidí Ó Sé Senior Cup (vs Ballyboden St. Enda’s).

🗓️ 2021
○ Ballymore wins 2020 Leinster Club JFC title (vs Kilmore, Wexford).

🗓️ 2022
○ Longford wins Leinster Minor ‘B’ Championship (vs Dublin).
○ Longford wins Leinster Juvenile ‘C’ Championship (vs Wicklow).
○ Longford Slashers wins Leinster Club IFC title (vs Skyrne, Meath).
○ Longford Slashers wins All-Ireland Club IFC title (vs Mullinahone, Tipperary).
○ Clonguish wins Comórtas Páidí Ó Sé Senior Cup (vs Ratoath, Meath).

🗓️ 2023
○ Longford Slashers wins 5-in-row Longford Senior Championship titles.
○ Clonguish wins Comórtas Páidí Ó Sé Senior Cup (vs Thomas Davis, Dublin).
○ Longford GAA/LGFA clubs receive €1,000,000 donation from J.P. McManus.

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