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 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:06:54 +0000 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:06:54 +0000 Sport News PODCAST: Epic win caps memorable year for Ireland Damien O'Meara and Wes Liddy are joined by former Irish international Denis Leamy to look back over Ireland's thrilling win over Australia on Saturday. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:16:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2014/1124/662139-podcast/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2014/1124/662139-podcast/ Down star Coulter retires from inter-county action Down stalwart Benny Coulter has announced his retirement from inter-county football at the age of 32. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:06:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1124/662180-coulter-brings-down-curtain-on-down-career/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1124/662180-coulter-brings-down-curtain-on-down-career/ Katie Taylor claims fifth straight world title Katie Taylor has won her fifth consecutive world title with an assured victory over Azerbaijan's Yana Allekseevna at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in South Korea. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:13:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1123/661921-live-katie-taylor-v-yana-allekseevana/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1123/661921-live-katie-taylor-v-yana-allekseevana/ McIlroy up for Sports Personality of the Year Rory McIlroy is a strong favourite to round off the most successful spell of his career with the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award after being confirmed among the 10 shortlisted contenders today. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:34:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2014/1124/662211-mcilroy-up-for-sports-personality-of-the-year/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2014/1124/662211-mcilroy-up-for-sports-personality-of-the-year/ Hobbs has faith in Hennessey hope Fingal Bay Philip Hobbs is not concerned about any of the other runners in Saturday's Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury as he prepares Fingal Bay for the big race on a "workable mark". Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:27:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1124/662203-hobbs-has-faith-in-hennessey-hope-fingal-bay/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1124/662203-hobbs-has-faith-in-hennessey-hope-fingal-bay/ Ulster's Jackson out for up to six weeks Ulster's Paddy Jackson has been ruled out of action for up to six weeks after picking up a shoulder injury in his side's Guinness PRO12 clash with Ospreys on Friday evening. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:08:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1124/662159-ulsters-jackson-out-for-up-to-six-weeks/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1124/662159-ulsters-jackson-out-for-up-to-six-weeks/ Gascoigne thanks old pal Mabbutt Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has thanked his ex-Tottenham Hotspur captain Gary Mabbutt and the club and for helping to fund his treatment for alcohol-related problems. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:57:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1124/662215-gascoigne-thanks-old-pal-mabbutt/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1124/662215-gascoigne-thanks-old-pal-mabbutt/ Arsenal fail to register Giroud for Europe Olivier Giroud will miss both of Arsenal's remaining Champions League group matches after the club made the mistake of not including the striker on their original squad list. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:24:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1124/662207-arsenal-fail-to-register-giroud-for-europe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1124/662207-arsenal-fail-to-register-giroud-for-europe/ Loeb lined up for Monte Carlo comeback Nine-time world champion Sebastien Loeb will make a surprise comeback to the sport he dominated when he competes in 2015's season-opening Monte Carlo Rally. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:26:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/rally/2014/1124/662198-sebastien-loeb/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/rally/2014/1124/662198-sebastien-loeb/ Goalkeeper Herity retires from Kilkenny Kilkenny goalkeeper David Herity has retired from inter-county hurling at the age of 31. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:23:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1124/662091-herity-hangs-up-inter-county-boots/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1124/662091-herity-hangs-up-inter-county-boots/ City boss plays down Aguero and Jovetic fears Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has played down concerns over the fitness of Sergio Aguero and Stevan Jovetic ahead of Tuesday's crucial clash against Bayern Munich. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:30:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1124/662136-aguero-and-jovetic-miss-man-city-training/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1124/662136-aguero-and-jovetic-miss-man-city-training/ Sun served doping ban after failed test China's world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang served a three-month ban earlier this year after testing positive for a banned stimulant. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:27:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2014/1124/662132-sun-yang/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2014/1124/662132-sun-yang/ Faugheen's price leaves Walsh cold Ruby Walsh feels bookmakers may have overreacted in cutting Faugheen's Champion Hurdle odds following Saturday's Ascot win. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:17:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1124/662163-faugheens-price-leaves-walsh-cold/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1124/662163-faugheens-price-leaves-walsh-cold/ McGettigan to receive bronze for 2009 Euro Indoors Ireland's Roisin McGettigan will be presented with a bronze medal for the 1500m at the 2009 European Indoor Athletics Championships at Wednesday's National Athletics Awards. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:04:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2014/1124/662061-roisin-mcgettigan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2014/1124/662061-roisin-mcgettigan/ Encouraging signs for Martello Tower Mags Mullins hopes Martello Tower has escaped serious injury after his fall in the Monksfield Novice Hurdle at Navan on Sunday. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:48:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1124/662197-encouraging-signs-for-martello-tower/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1124/662197-encouraging-signs-for-martello-tower/ Nicholls boasts strong King George team Paul Nicholls is looking forward to the William Hill King George VI Chase with last year's first and third after Silviniaco Conti and Al Ferof both won their weekend assignments in fine style. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:07:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1124/662089-king-george/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1124/662089-king-george/ McIlroy targets Australian Open repeat Rory McIlroy will look to successfully defend the title which kickstarted his resurgence at this week's Australian Open in Sydney. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:15:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/1124/662149-mcilroy-targets-australian-open-repeat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/1124/662149-mcilroy-targets-australian-open-repeat/ Mulcahy: Character key in Kilmallock victory Kilmallock's Graham Mulcahy credited the team's growing character following their extra-time victory over Cratloe in the Munster senior hurling club final. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:47:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1124/662093-mulcahy-character-key-for-kilmallock-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1124/662093-mulcahy-character-key-for-kilmallock-victory/ Brendan Rodgers admits his job could be at risk Brendan Rodgers admits his position as Liverpool boss could start to come under scrutiny if their current poor form continues. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:59:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1124/661988-rodgers-my-job-is-on-line-if-reds-keep-losing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1124/661988-rodgers-my-job-is-on-line-if-reds-keep-losing/ Bonnar: Goals gave Ballyhale platform Ballyhale Shamrocks co-manager Colm Bonnar believes that first-half goals from Henry Shefflin and TJ Reid were key to his side's Leinster club SHC semi-final victory over Kilmacud Crokes on Sunday. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:21:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1124/662070-bonnar-goals-gave-us-a-platform/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1124/662070-bonnar-goals-gave-us-a-platform/