Club & Team Names - Clarified

This page clarifies names of Senior, Intermediate, Junior, U20, Minor, Juvenile and U14 Championship winners where clarification is required. This list also clarifies the makeup of combinations or regions who won Senior, Intermediate, Junior, U20, Minor, Juvenile and U14 Championship titles. This is not an exhaustive list of all club or team names in Longford down the years. It serves only to explain names of clubs and teams who won championships down the years where clubs or club names changed along the way.

Senior, Intermediate & Junior Championship Winners – Names Clarified

  • Ardagh Moydow was formed in 2016 via the merging of Ardagh St. Patricks & Moydow Harpers clubs.
  • Longford Slashers was formed in 1954 via the merging of Longford Wanderers & Whiterock Slashers clubs.
  • Young Irelands (later Éire Óg) was formed in 1951 via the merging of Drumlish & Ballinamuck clubs.
  • Fr. Manning Gaels replaced Young Irelands as the Drumlish + Ballinamuck club in March 1969.
  • Longford Slashers won hurling championship titles pre 2010’s as Slashers Gaels.
  • Young Grattans changed to the Irish version ‘Grattan Óg’ from the 1950s.
  • Columbkille St. Columbkilles was eventually shortened to Colmcille.
  • Clonguish Gallowglasses was eventually shortened to Clonguish.
  • Newtowncashel St. Ciarans was eventually renamed Cashel.
  • Kenagh St. Dominics was eventually shortened to Kenagh.
  • Mullinalaghta adopted the St. Columba’s suffix from 1955.
  • Killoe Young Emmets also referred to as Emmet Óg or Killoe Emmet Óg.
  • Clonbroney Camlin Rovers renamed Clonbroney (1920s) and Seán Connollys (1930+).
  • Shroid Slashers originated from Whiterock Slashers. It is no longer an active club.
  • Forgney became St. Munis Forgney. It is no longer in active adult competition.
  • Edgeworthstown Young Irelands club is no longer in existence.
  • Longford Leo Caseys club is no longer in existence.

Underage Championship Winners – Names Clarified

  • Longford Slashers is underage section of Longford Slashers club.
  • Killoe Óg is underage section of Killoe Young Emmets club.
  • St. Vincents is underage section of Fr. Manning Gaels club.
  • Granard is underage section of St. Mary’s Granard club.
  • Shannon Gaels is underage section of Rathcline club.
  • Clonguish Óg is underage section of Clonguish club.
  • St. Francis is underage section of Dromard club.
  • St. Dominics is underage section of Kenagh club.
  • St. Colmcilles is underage section of Colmcille club.
  • Wolfe Tones Óg is underage section of Mostrim club.
  • Grattan Gaels is underage section of Grattan Óg club.
  • Clonbroney is underage section of Seán Connollys club.
  • St. Patricks Óg is underage section of Ardagh Moydow club.
  • Ballymore Shamrocks is underage section of Ballymore club.
  • Southern Gaels is underage club for Cashel & Killashee areas.
  • Northern Gaels is underage club for Abbeylara & Mullinalaghta areas.
  • Carrick Sarsfields is underage club for Carrickedmond and Legan areas.
  • Ballymahon Forgney Gaels is underage club for Ballymahon & Forgney areas.
  • Western Gaels is a combination of Shannon Gaels + Grattan Gaels.
  • Clonbroney Wolfe Tones is a combination of Clonbroney + Wolfe Tones Óg.
  • Shamrock Gaels is a combination of Southern Gaels + Ballymahon Forgney Gaels.

Underage Championship Winners – Name Changes

  • Granard also won underage titles prior to 1958 as St. Mary’s Granard.
  • Ballymahon also won underage titles as Ballymahon Leo Caseys.
  • Longford Slashers also won underage titles from 1958-1998 as St. Michaels.
  • Clonguish Óg also won underage titles as Clonguish (pre 1958), Padraig Pearses (1958-1964) & Lough Forbes Gaels (1965-2000).
  • St. Colmcilles also won underage titles prior to 1961 as Colmcille.
  • Killoe Óg also won underage titles prior to 2004 as Killoe (no Óg).
  • Wolfe Tones Óg also won underage titles as Wolfe Tones (no Óg).
  • Legan Casements was Legan Sarsfields underage prior to Carrick Sarsfields.
  • St. Sinneachs was Carrickedmond underage prior to Carrick Sarsfields.
  • Cuchullains was Cashel underage prior to Southern Gaels.
  • St. Bernards was Abbeylara underage prior to Northern Gaels.
  • St. Mels was Shroid Slashers underage prior to inactivity of the club.
  • Moydow Óg was Moydow Harpers underage prior to the Ardagh Moydow merge.
  • St. Patricks Óg was Ardagh St. Patricks underage prior to Ardagh Moydow merge (Now underage for Ardagh Moydow).

Minor Championship Winners – Combinations Explained

  • 2020: Clonbroney Wolfe Tones = Clonbroney + Wolfe Tones Óg
  • 2016: Shamrock Gaels = Ballymahon Forgney Gaels + Southern Gaels
  • 2004: Carrick Sarsfields = St. Sinneachs + Legan Casements
  • 2002: Pearses = Wolfe Tones + Ballymore
  • 1999: Southern Gaels = Cashel + Killashee
  • 1990: Killoe Region = Killoe + Clonbroney
  • 1985: Killoe Region = Killoe + St. Mels Shroid
  • 1982: Ballymahon Region = Ballymahon Leo Caseys + Legan Casements + St. Sinneachs + Cuchullains + Forgney
  • 1978: Killoe Region = Killoe + Clonbroney + St. Mels Shroid
  • 1977: Ballymahon Region = Ballymahon Leo Caseys + St. Sinneachs

Juvenile Championship Winners – Combinations Explained

  • 2017: Carrick Sarsfields St. Dominics = St. Sinneachs + Legan Casements + St. Dominics + Moydow Óg
  • 2016: Carrick Sarsfields St. Dominics = St. Sinneachs + Legan Casements + St. Dominics + Moydow Óg
  • 2000: Camlin Rovers = Clonbroney + St. Francis
  • 1984: Killashee Region = Killashee + Cuchullains + St. Dominics
  • 1983: Killoe Region = Killoe + Clonbroney + St. Colmcilles
  • 1982: Drumlish Region = St. Vincents + St. Francis + Lough Forbes Gaels + Killashee
  • 1981: Drumlish Region = St. Vincents + St. Francis + Lough Forbes Gaels + Killashee
  • 1980: Killoe Region = Killoe + Clonbroney + St. Colmcilles

U14 Championship Winners – Combinations Explained

  • 2017: Shamrock Gaels = Ballymahon Forgney Gaels + Southern Gaels
  • 2002: Southern Gaels = Cashel + Killashee

Camlin Rovers was originally the name of a senior club in Clonbroney who won the 1919 Senior Championship as Clonbroney Camlin Rovers and renamed Sean Connollys some years later. Over the years the ‘Camlin Rovers’ name has been used by a host of different underage combinations. The Camlin Rovers team who won the 1999 Juvenile Division 2 league was made up of Killoe and Ballymore. The Camlin Rovers team who won the 2000 Juvenile Division 2 league was made up of Killoe and Clonbroney. The Camlin Rovers team who won the 2000 Juvenile Championship was made up of Clonbroney and St. Francis.