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 Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:38:18 +0000 Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:38:18 +0000 Sport News Liverpool owners freeze ticket prices Liverpool's owners have performed a U-turn on proposed ticket increases after apologising to fans for getting their plans wrong. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:26:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767015-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767015-liverpool/ Five of the best from France v Ireland Ireland have suffered some dark days in the City of Light over the years, but Paris has also been home to some of Ireland's most famous victories in the Six Nations. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:38:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0210/766956-flashbacks-ireland-v-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0210/766956-flashbacks-ireland-v-france/ Coe 'will not accept' Nestle move to cut IAAF ties Sebastian Coe has hit out at Nestle and said the IAAF "will not accept" the food giant's move to terminate its sponsorship of world athletics' governing body. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:13:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0210/767002-kenyan-athletics-chief-denies-bribery-claims/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0210/767002-kenyan-athletics-chief-denies-bribery-claims/ Forrester shines as West Brom break Posh hearts Former St Patrick's Athletic midfielder Chris Forrester produced a hugely impressive performance as League One Peterborough United gave West Brom a massive FA Cup scare before suffering the heartache of a penalty shootout defeat. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:10:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767050-forrester-shines/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767050-forrester-shines/ Munster clash with Glasgow switched to Kilmarnock Munster's Pro12 clash against Glasgow Warriors will be played in Kilmarnock under the Friday night lights due to an unplayable pitch at Scotstoun Stadium. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:28:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0210/767025-munster-clash-with-glasgow-switched-to-kilmarnock/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0210/767025-munster-clash-with-glasgow-switched-to-kilmarnock/ WADA 'disturbed' by Kenyan bribery claims The World Anti-Doping Agency are "disturbed" by media reports that claim Kenyan athletes were asked to pay a bribe in return for doping suspensions being reduced. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:36:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0210/767062-wada-disturbed-by/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0210/767062-wada-disturbed-by/ Spence backs well-drilled Irish to stay on rise Ireland lock Sophie Spence believes the reigning Six Nations champions are better prepared than ever to keep their grip on the title as they gear up for a crunch trip to France on Saturday. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:09:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0210/766961-spence-confident-well-drilled-irish/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0210/766961-spence-confident-well-drilled-irish/ Copa del Rey: Neville suffers more pain in Spain Gary Neville experienced yet more frustration as a late goal from teenager Wilfrid Kaptoum denied Valencia a much-needed win over Barcelona's reserves in the Copa del Rey. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:46:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767049-copa-del-rey-neville-suffers-more-pain-in-spain/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767049-copa-del-rey-neville-suffers-more-pain-in-spain/ Gavin Dykes lands assistant role at Finn Harps Finn Harps have appointed Gavin Dykes as their assistant manager for the 2016 season. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:43:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767027-gavin-dykes-lands-assistant-role-at-finn-harps/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/767027-gavin-dykes-lands-assistant-role-at-finn-harps/ Sligo's Martyn eyes return despite second stroke Sinead Farrell reveals why Sligo footballer Johnny Martyn is looking to return to the game, despite suffering two strokes already in his career. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:34:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0210/766848-johnny-martyn/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0210/766848-johnny-martyn/ Killultagh Vic ruled out Cheltenham Festival Killultagh Vic has been ruled out of Cheltenham and is set to miss the rest of the season after suffering an injury setback. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:55:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0210/767012-killiltagh-vic-ruled-out-cheltenham-festival/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0210/767012-killiltagh-vic-ruled-out-cheltenham-festival/ Ireland Under-20 boss rings the changes Ireland Under-20 head coach Nigel Carolan has made several changes to the team that will take on France in their U20 Six Nations clash in Narbonne on Friday. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:44:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0210/766881-ireland-under-20-boss-rings-the-changes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0210/766881-ireland-under-20-boss-rings-the-changes/ Bolton chairman Phil Gartside passes away aged 63 Long-serving Bolton chairman Phil Gartside has died of cancer at the age of 63. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:03:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766998-bolton-chairman-phil-gartside-passes-away/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766998-bolton-chairman-phil-gartside-passes-away/ Column: Déise boss McGrath has big calls to make Stick, twist or tweak? That's the conundrum facing Waterford senior hurling manager Derek McGrath ahead of Sunday's Allianz Hurling League start. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:06:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0210/766826-waterford-boss-mcgrath-has-some-big-calls-to-make/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0210/766826-waterford-boss-mcgrath-has-some-big-calls-to-make/ VIDEO: The Irishman with the San Francisco 49ers San Francisco 49ers Elite Performance Director Fergus Connolly has already enjoyed a storied career, working with Dublin GAA, Munster and Liverpool. He spoke to RTÉ's Darren Frehill about his work and offered his thoughts on the thorny issue of GAA burnout and other topics. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:24:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/0210/766844-video/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/0210/766844-video/ Andrew McNamara ready to send out first runner Multiple Grade One-winning rider and RTÉ racing presenter Andrew McNamara is excited about embarking on his new career as a trainer at Navan on Sunday. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:54:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0210/766934-andrew-mcnamara-ready-to-send-out-first-runner/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0210/766934-andrew-mcnamara-ready-to-send-out-first-runner/ Dublin County Board admit defeat in concert row The Dublin County Board has admitted they will have to accept the "unacceptable consequences" of the rescheduling of club fixtures arising from rock star Bruce Springsteen's Croke Park concerts at the end of May. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:12:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0210/766978-dublin-county-board/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0210/766978-dublin-county-board/ Dave Kearney warns of danger from Vakatawa Ireland must shut down Sevens star Virimi Vakatawa at source to pull off back-to-back victories in France for the first time in 89 years, according to Dave Kearney. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:08:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0210/766864-kearney-warns-of-danger-from/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0210/766864-kearney-warns-of-danger-from/ British press: Mourinho a 'done deal' for United Jose Mourinho has told friends and associates that he will replace Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager at the end of the season, according to reports in several British newspapers today. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:07:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766792-british-press-confirm-mourinho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0210/766792-british-press-confirm-mourinho/ Schmidt: O'Connell has tools to thrive as a coach Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has said Paul O'Connell possesses the technical knowledge and force of character to embark on a successful coaching career after his former captain was forced to hang up his boots on Tuesday. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:40:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0209/766753-schmidt-oconnell-has-tools-to-thrive-as-a-coach/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0209/766753-schmidt-oconnell-has-tools-to-thrive-as-a-coach/