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 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:47:41 +0100 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:47:41 +0100 Sport News Liam Kearns calls for cool Tipperary heads Tipperary manager Liam Kearns believes that his side's ability to handle the pressure cooker environment of a Munster SFC final will play a major part in their quest to shock Kerry in Killarney on Sunday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:17:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799194-tipp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799194-tipp/ Gareth Southgate not interested in England job England Under-21s manager Gareth Southgate is not seeking to succeed Roy Hodgson, according to reports. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:47:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799158-england_gareth-southgate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799158-england_gareth-southgate/ McPhail draws on Leeds glory nights for Europa tie Stephen McPhail will draw on the glorious memories of Leeds United's European nights in the early noughties when Shamrock Rovers begin their Europa League quest at Tallaght Stadium tonight. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:26:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799197-mcphail-draws-on-leeds-glory-nights-for-europa-tie/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799197-mcphail-draws-on-leeds-glory-nights-for-europa-tie/ Monaghan may have momentum to edge Donegal After grabbing late scores to force a replay against Donegal, RTÉ analyst Ray Silke feels the momentum may now be with Monaghan in Saturday's Ulster SFC semi-final replay at Breffni Park Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:19:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0629/799117-donegal_monaghan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0629/799117-donegal_monaghan/ Michael Phelps qualifies for fifth Olympic Games Determined to exit swimming on his own terms, Michael Phelps cleared a major hurdle on the road to Rio on Wednesday, qualifying for a fifth Olympic Games. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:32:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0630/799178-michael-phelps/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0630/799178-michael-phelps/ Hamburg fans start petition to sign Will Grigg Supporters of Bundesliga side Hamburg have started a petition to urge the club to sign Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:39:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799205-hamburg-fans-start-petition-to-sign-will-grigg/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799205-hamburg-fans-start-petition-to-sign-will-grigg/ Aaron Mooy moving to Manchester City Manchester City have signed Australia international midfielder Aaron Mooy from sister club Melbourne City. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:44:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799180-aaron-mooy-moving-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799180-aaron-mooy-moving-to/ Watford swoop for Liverpool attacker Sinclair Watford have signed striker Jerome Sinclair from Liverpool on a five-year contract, the Premier League clubs confirmed on Thursday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:03:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799210-watford-swoop-for-liverpool-attacker-sinclair/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799210-watford-swoop-for-liverpool-attacker-sinclair/ Injury rules Sally Pearson out of Olympic Games Australian Sally Pearson has not ruled out extending her career until the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after a hamstring injury ended her hopes of defending her Olympic 100m hurdles title in Rio de Janeiro in August. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:11:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0630/799183-sally-pearson/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0630/799183-sally-pearson/ Ó Sé: Tipp may not fully test Kerry's credentials Kerry will end Tipperary's provincial dreams this weekend, but need to show a marked improvement defensively if they are to be considered as genuine All-Ireland contenders, says Tómás Ó Sé. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:58:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0629/799125-tomas-o-se-tipp-may-not-fully-test-kerry-s-all-ireland-credentials/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0629/799125-tomas-o-se-tipp-may-not-fully-test-kerry-s-all-ireland-credentials/ Muldoon 'pleased' to draw European big guns Connacht captain John Muldoon has declared himself as "pretty pleased" with the province's Champions Cup draw. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:11:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0629/799043-john-muldoon-draw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0629/799043-john-muldoon-draw/ McIlroy: Ryder Cup hopefuls could regret WGC pick Rory McIlroy believes European players contesting the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational instead of the French Open "might regret it", but accepts defending champion Shane Lowry was put in an unenviable position. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:13:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0629/799029-mcilroy-akron-ryder-cup-regrets/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0629/799029-mcilroy-akron-ryder-cup-regrets/ Ray Silke: Slight nod goes to Tyrone in replay RTÉ analyst Ray Silke is going for Tyrone to just about prevail in what he expects will be another tight affair against Cavan in Sunday's Ulster SFC semi-final replay in Clones. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:55:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0629/799058-silke_cavan_tyrone/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0629/799058-silke_cavan_tyrone/ Batshuayi poised for £33m Chelsea switch - reports Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi looks set to complete a move to Chelsea with reports in England suggesting he has already passed a club medical ahead of a proposed £33m transfer. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:24:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/799136-batshuayi-poised-for-l33m-chelsea-switch-reports/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/799136-batshuayi-poised-for-l33m-chelsea-switch-reports/ Connacht aiming to defy European odds Connacht will dine at the top table in European rugby with serious ambitions of upsetting more of the establishment. The bookies however are sceptical of mirroring last season's results in the upcoming Champions Cup. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:33:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0629/799082-connacht-aiming-to-defy-european-odds/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0629/799082-connacht-aiming-to-defy-european-odds/ Bale: Wales have psychological edge over Belgium Gareth Bale feels Wales could have a psychological advantage over Euro 2016 quarter-final opponents Belgium after beating them in qualifying. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:45:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/799132-bales-points-to-psychological-edge-over-bel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/799132-bales-points-to-psychological-edge-over-bel/ Champions Cup draw pits O'Gara against Munster Ronan O'Gara will be welcomed back to Thomond Park as the enemy after his Racing 92 side were drawn against Munster in the pool stage of next season's Champions Cup Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:37:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0629/798976-champions-cup-pool-draw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0629/798976-champions-cup-pool-draw/ Fenlon: Euro run can attract more fans to LOI Pat Fenlon doesn't expect the Republic of Ireland's exploits in France to inspire fans to flock to domestic games, but he does believe a European run of his own could capture the public imagination. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:27:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/799020-fenlon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0629/799020-fenlon/ More to Portugal than Ronaldo, warns Poland boss Poland boss Adam Nawalka has stressed it will not simply be a case of his men stopping Cristiano Ronaldo as they look to overcome Portugal in Thursday's Euro 2016 quarter-final in Marseille. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:46:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0629/799110-poland-ronaldo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0629/799110-poland-ronaldo/ McIlroy: No embarrassment over Olympics exit Rory McIlroy believes the spate of withdrawals from this summer's Olympics is not embarrassing for golf because the Games do not represent the "pinnacle" of the sport. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:47:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0629/799025-mcilroy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0629/799025-mcilroy/