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, 28 Oct 2016 14:38:11 +0100 Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:38:11 +0100 Sport News Pro12: 10 changes to Leinster for Connacht match Leinster coach Leo Cullen has made sweeping changes to his Leinster side for the Pro12 clash against Connacht at the RDS on Saturday. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:33:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1028/827565-pro12-leinster-connacht-ulster-munster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1028/827565-pro12-leinster-connacht-ulster-munster/ At a glance: Club Championship weekend It's Halloween weekend and the clocks are going back, but the club championship continues apace with a number of county finals and provincial encounters in both codes down for decision. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:38:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1026/827053-at-a-glance-club-championship-weekend/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1026/827053-at-a-glance-club-championship-weekend/ Rooney Everton return under consideration Everton manager Ronald Koeman has said he would be interested in bringing Wayne Rooney back to Goodison Park from Manchester United. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:11:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1028/827618-rooney-everton-return-under-consideration/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1028/827618-rooney-everton-return-under-consideration/ McIlroy shoots 66 to make a move in Shanghai Rory McIlroy scorched to a brilliant 66 to give himself hope at the WGC-HSBC Champions, but a 65 from Japan's Hideki Matsuyama in Shanghai means the Northern Irishman will require a flawless weekend to capture glory. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:17:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1028/827491-mcilroy-en/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1028/827491-mcilroy-en/ At a glance: Dublin Marathon 2016 19,500 people will take to the capital's streets this Sunday for the 2016 Dublin Marathon. Here's everything you need to know. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:14:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1027/827366-at-a-glance-dublin-marathon-2016/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1027/827366-at-a-glance-dublin-marathon-2016/ Charlie Hall Chase: Cue Card delighting Tizzard Colin Tizzard is in bullish mood ahead of Cue Card's bid for back-to-back victories in the bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:12:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1028/827592-charlie-hall-chase/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1028/827592-charlie-hall-chase/ Ulster respect for Munster 'enormous' - Tony Ward Tony Ward has spoken of the unique bond between Ulster and Munster rugby that will make for another intensely emotional occasion at Kingspan Stadium tonight. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:02:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1028/827552-ulster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1028/827552-ulster/ Eric Donovan on a mission to stay on pro rise Eric Donovan wants to keep the good vibes coming on the Irish pro fighting scene when he goes up against Csaba Kovacs at the National Stadium next week. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:15:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1028/827587-donovan-on-a-mission-to-keep-pro/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1028/827587-donovan-on-a-mission-to-keep-pro/ Airtricity League: Champions end season at home There are a full round of fixtures taking place on Friday night as the Airtricity League season comes to a close, with little to be decided bar some minor mid-table placings. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:38:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827411-airtricity-teams/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827411-airtricity-teams/ Power tied for second in Mississippi Ireland's Seamus Power carded a superb seven-under-par 65 to claim a share of second place at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Mississippi. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:32:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1028/827496-power-tied-for-second-in/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1028/827496-power-tied-for-second-in/ Call for term limits for OCI executives - report A draft report into the Olympic Council of Ireland's governance and management has reportedly called for term limits for senior executives. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:28:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/1028/827474-olympic-council-of-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/1028/827474-olympic-council-of-ireland/ WADA president defends reputation of Rio 2016 World Anti-doping Agency president Craig Reedie claims the integrity of the Rio Olympics was not undermined despite some "regrettable" flaws in the athlete testing process. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:51:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1028/827541-wada-president/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1028/827541-wada-president/ Ferguson backs Klopp-inspired Liverpool for title Liverpool have found their identity under manager Jurgen Klopp, who has transformed the Merseyside club into genuine Premier League title contenders this season, according to ex-Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:36:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1028/827513-ferguson-backs-klopp-inspired-liverpool-for-title/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1028/827513-ferguson-backs-klopp-inspired-liverpool-for-title/ Mahon warns Drogheda to beware of Cobh onslaught Pete Mahon has warned his Drogheda Unted side they're not over the line yet as he prepares for a Cobh Ramblers onslaught in the second leg of their First Division promotion playoff tonight [7.45pm]. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:01:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1028/827519-mahon-warns-drogheda-to-beware-of-cobh-onslaught/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1028/827519-mahon-warns-drogheda-to-beware-of-cobh-onslaught/ Cooper aiming for Down Royal return Bryan Cooper hopes to get the green light to return at Down Royal next weekend when he sees his doctor on Tuesday. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:36:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1028/827512-bryan-cooper-targets/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1028/827512-bryan-cooper-targets/ Tony Pulis signs fresh West Brom deal West Brom boss Tony Pulis has signed a one-year extension at the club, the Baggies have announced. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:25:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1028/827539-tony-pulis-signs-fresh-west-brom-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1028/827539-tony-pulis-signs-fresh-west-brom-deal/ Montreal and Seattle progress in MLS play-offs Matteo Mancosu scored twice as Montreal Impact beat DC United 4-2 to set up an MLS play-off semi-final with New York Red Bulls. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:53:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1028/827527-montreal-and-seattle-secure-mls-play-off-semi-fina/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1028/827527-montreal-and-seattle-secure-mls-play-off-semi-fina/ O'Brien toasts Found as champion crown awaits Aidan O'Brien will once again be crowned champion trainer as the 2016 Irish Flat season draws to a close at Leopardstown on Saturday. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:14:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1028/827504-aidan-obrien/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1028/827504-aidan-obrien/ Schmidt decision 'huge' for Irish rugby - IRFU Joe Schmidt's contract extension brings "certainty" to Irish rugby according to IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora, who was adamant the recent contentious decision on Ruan Pienaar's future was the correct one. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:25:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1027/827426-schmidht/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1027/827426-schmidht/ Dunne says beach holiday helped him over slump Golfer Paul Dunne has said a summer holiday with friends to Florida helped him to get over a mid-season slump and secure his European Tour card for next year. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:24:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1027/827432-paul-dunne/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1027/827432-paul-dunne/