RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:49:02 +0000 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:49:02 +0000 Sport News Pete Taylor steps away from Katie's corner Katie Taylor's father Pete has decided to step away from her corner ahead of her bout with Shauna O'Keeffe for the vacant Irish lightweight title at the National Stadium in Dublin tonight. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:26:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/1127/749578-pete-taylor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/1127/749578-pete-taylor/ Louis van Gaal: Leicester can win the league Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes Leicester are serious Premier League title contenders. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:49:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1127/749604-louis-van-gaal-leicester-can-win-the-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1127/749604-louis-van-gaal-leicester-can-win-the-league/ Farrell: GPA has no interest in 'rabble rousing' Dessie Farrell has said the GPA doesn't "operate on the basis of rabble rousing" in response to the recent player-management fallouts in Mayo and Galway. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:30:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1127/749564-dessie-farrell-insists-gpa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1127/749564-dessie-farrell-insists-gpa/ Liverpool sweat over latest Sturridge injury Liverpool will await the results of a scan on yet another Daniel Sturridge injury before deciding the next course of action for the striker. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:36:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1127/749550-liverpool-sweat-over-latest-sturridge-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1127/749550-liverpool-sweat-over-latest-sturridge-injury/ Champion Hurdle winner forced into retirement Rock On Ruby has been retired due to a tendon injury, according to trainer Harry Fry. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:38:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/1127/749600-champion-hurdle-winner-forced-into-retirement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/1127/749600-champion-hurdle-winner-forced-into-retirement/ James Cronin wary of Henshaw and Aki threat Munster prop James Cronin has said Connacht centres Robbie Henshaw and Bundee Aki are "as good a partnership that's in Ireland" ahead of the top-of-the-table Pro 12 clash in Thomond Park on Saturday evening (5.15pm). Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:43:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1127/749574-james-cronin-wary-of-henshaw-and-aki-threat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1127/749574-james-cronin-wary-of-henshaw-and-aki-threat/ Spieth ready to make charge at Australian Open World number one Jordan Spieth believes his best is yet to come at the Australian Open after a second round of 68 left him four shots off the lead held by home player Matt Jones. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:44:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/1127/749587-spieth-ready-to-make-charge-at-australian-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/1127/749587-spieth-ready-to-make-charge-at-australian-open/ Coe: Nike position was not a conflict of interest IAAF president Lord Coe has continued to deny his association with Nike was a conflict of interest, even after quitting his ambassador's role with the company. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:46:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/1127/749577-coe-nike-involvement-wasnt-a-conflict-of-interes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/1127/749577-coe-nike-involvement-wasnt-a-conflict-of-interes/ Deila: Celtic will be ready for Europe next season Boss Ronny Deila saw Celtic crash out of the Europa League then claimed "small details" will make side ready for the Champions League next season. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:47:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1127/749556-ronny-deila/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1127/749556-ronny-deila/ NFL review: Tony Romo injury mars Panthers win The Carolina Panthers are 11-0 after easing to a 33-14 Thanksgiving victory over the Dallas Cowboys, who saw quarterback Tony Romo forced off with a potentially season-ending injury. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:49:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2015/1127/749592-romo-injury-mars-panthers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2015/1127/749592-romo-injury-mars-panthers/ Andy Murray 'pumped' for Davis Cup charge Andy Murray is ready to shoulder the pressure and carry Great Britain to a first Davis Cup title since 1936. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:22:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/1127/749553-andy-murray-pumped-for-davis-cup-charge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/1127/749553-andy-murray-pumped-for-davis-cup-charge/ Pochettino insists red-hot Kane is going nowhere Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino has no concerns over Harry Kane's future as the England striker's red-hot form has once again led to transfer speculation, with Chelsea being touted to make a January bid. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:43:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1127/749559-pochettino-insists-red-hot-kane-is-going-nowhere/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1127/749559-pochettino-insists-red-hot-kane-is-going-nowhere/ Leinster boss keen to put European woe behind him Leinster head coach Leo Cullen is hoping his side can put their European nightmare behind them when they take on Ulster in Friday night's PRO12 encounter at the RDS. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:36:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1126/749411-leinster-boss-keen-to-put-european-woe-behind-him/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1126/749411-leinster-boss-keen-to-put-european-woe-behind-him/ McDonald retires and blasts Paralympics Ireland Ireland's gold medal-winning Paralympian Darragh McDonald has announced his retirement from competitive swimming, citing major problems with Paralympics Ireland over funding and support. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:09:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2015/1126/749495-paralympic-gold-medalist/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2015/1126/749495-paralympic-gold-medalist/ Benteke fires Liverpool into Europa knockout stage Christian Benteke's brilliant strike saw Liverpool beat Bordeaux 2-1 to qualify for the knockout stages of the Europa League with a match to spare. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:08:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1126/749518-benteke-fires-liverpool-into-europa-knockout-stage/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1126/749518-benteke-fires-liverpool-into-europa-knockout-stage/ Celtic bow out of Europe with a whimper Celtic's Europa League were ended for the season as Ajax substitute Vaclav Cerny scored a late winner for the visitors at Parkhead. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:14:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1126/749520-celtic-bow-out-of-europe-with-a-whimper/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1126/749520-celtic-bow-out-of-europe-with-a-whimper/ Kane bags winner in Baku as Tottenham progress Harry Kane fired Tottenham into the knockout stages of the Europa League as they finally overcame stubborn Group J minnows Qarabag 1-0 in Baku. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:21:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1126/749502-qarabag-0-1-tottenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1126/749502-qarabag-0-1-tottenham/ Sebastian Coe cuts his ties with Nike IAAF president Sebastian Coe has finally quit his role as an ambassador for Nike, admitting the furore surrounding his association with the company has become a distraction to his bid to clean up athletics. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:30:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/1126/749489-sebastian-coe-cuts-his-ties-with-nike/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/1126/749489-sebastian-coe-cuts-his-ties-with-nike/ Bingham makes winning start at UK Championship World champion Stuart Bingham was glad to get through his opening clash at this year's UK Championship in York. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:21:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/1126/749406-uk-championship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/1126/749406-uk-championship/ Harps sign former Man United under-21 McConnell Finn Harps are building for the next years SSE Airtricity Premier Division and have signed former Manchester United under-21 Ryan McConnell as well as agreeing new contracts with four of their promotion winning squad. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:22:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1126/749528-finn-harps-sign-former-manchester-united-under-21/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1126/749528-finn-harps-sign-former-manchester-united-under-21/