This isn't the first time that Longford have been victorious against Monaghan in the championship
Longford have executed a major scalp to reinforce their status as qualifier specialists.
After prevailing against Down in the previous round, it looked like an insurmountable task to overcome Monaghan in an away fixture this evening in Clones.
But Denis Connerton - who was also in charge on the last occasion that Longford defeated Monaghan in a qualifier encounter - has masterminded another famous win over the Farney men.
Wonderful end of game scenes in Clones with Longford team & supporters. Shows what's great about the GAA: pic.twitter.com/3xwmscV1BI— Aodhán Ó Ríordáin (@AodhanORiordain) July 9, 2016
Longford have garnered an exceptional reputation for embracing the qualifiers in respect of previous big wins against apparently superior outfits including Derry and Mayo in previous seasons.
And tonight, Twitter reacted accordingly to another stunning victory.
Some win for Longford! A county that always has the right attitude to the qualifiers.— Philip Jordan (@PhilipJordan7) July 9, 2016
Mayo Derry Down and now Monaghan all hanging from Longford's belt in this decade. Some county to embrace qualifiers. Fantastic win.— Colm Keys (@KeysColm) July 9, 2016
Massive win for Longford. Saw them play Dublin last year and they seemed decades away from an upset like that. Magnificent.— Will Slattery (@slatterywill) July 9, 2016
Congrats to Longford- qualifier destroyers, quick turnaround for Monaghan-tough on them— Dessie Dolan (@dessiedolan) July 9, 2016
Fantastic win for Longford over Monaghan 👏👏👏👏— Matt Cooper (@cooper_m) July 9, 2016
Full time: Longford:2-13(19) Monaghan:1-13(16). GET IN— Longford GAA (@OfficialLDGAA) July 9, 2016
Jesus, some win for Longford, but Monaghan wtf?! #gaa— Chris McNulty (@chrismcnulty86) July 9, 2016
Ridiculous. Longford and the Qualifiers. Blimey.— John Greene (@johnjgreene) July 9, 2016
Another big qualifier scalp for Longford. Great win for them. But forcing Monaghan to play seven days after Donegal defeat still wrong.— Kieran Cunningham (@KCsixtyseven) July 9, 2016
Longford knock out Monaghan. Wow— Midlands103Sport (@MidlandsSport) July 9, 2016