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, 29 Jul 2015 17:33:12 +0100 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:33:12 +0100 Sport News Shanahan's Turn storms to Galway Plate win Shanahan's Turn (16/1 ) has won the Galway Plate under jockey Johnny Burke for trainer Henry de Bromhead. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:02:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/718041-shanahans-turn-storms-to-galway-plate-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/718041-shanahans-turn-storms-to-galway-plate-glory/ Camogie Association offer play-off to defuse row Dublin and Clare have accepted the Camogie Association's offer of a play-off on Saturday for a place in the senior championship quarter-finals, with the winner due to play the quarter-final tie just two days later. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:33:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/718016-camogie-association-offer-play-off-to-defuse-row/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/718016-camogie-association-offer-play-off-to-defuse-row/ Boost for Ireland as Cian Healy trains Ireland prop Cian Healy took full part in light training today, despite reports yesterday suggesting that the Leinster man was struggling for fitness ahead of the World Cup. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:52:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0729/717979-cian-healy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0729/717979-cian-healy/ Legendary commentator O'Sullevan dies aged 97 The death has been announced of the former BBC horse racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan, at the age of 97. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:58:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/718037-osullevan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/718037-osullevan/ McIlroy withdraws from defending WGC event World number one Rory McIlroy will not defend his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational title next week as he continues his recovery from a serious ankle injury. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:14:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0729/718023-mcilroy-withdraws-from-defending-wgc-event/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0729/718023-mcilroy-withdraws-from-defending-wgc-event/ Mullins and Walsh take Galway opener once more For the third day running Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh teamed up to take the opening race at Galway, this time with Thomas Hobson in the Tote €100,000 Pick6 Guarantee Maiden Hurdle. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:35:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/718017-galway-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/718017-galway-report/ Platini is not good for FIFA - Prince Ali Former FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan has described Michel Platini's decision to stand for the post in February's election as "not good for FIFA." Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:28:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/718024-platini-is-not-good-for-fifa-prince-ali/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/718024-platini-is-not-good-for-fifa-prince-ali/ Transfer news: Szczesny seals Roma loan move Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has joined Serie A title hopefuls Roma on a season-long loan deal. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:47:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717930-bayern-offer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717930-bayern-offer/ Robbie Brady completes Norwich switch Norwich have announced the signing of winger Robbie Brady for an undisclosed fee. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:16:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717995-robbie-brady-completes-norwich-switch/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717995-robbie-brady-completes-norwich-switch/ Brian Cuthbert steps down as Cork manager The Cork County Board are on the hunt for a new football manager following the news that Brian Cuthbert has called time on his reign with the Rebels. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:46:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717903-cuthbert-to-step-down-from-cork-role-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717903-cuthbert-to-step-down-from-cork-role-report/ Michel Platini to stand for FIFA presidency Michel Platini has formally announced he will run for the FIFA presidency, saying he wants to restore dignity to the world governing body. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:51:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717965-michel-platini-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717965-michel-platini-to/ Angry Mourinho hits out at Benitez's wife Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has told the wife of Rafael Benitez that she should "take care of her husband's diet" after responding to a jibe from Montse Benitez. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:31:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717887-mourinho-tells/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717887-mourinho-tells/ Big Race Build-Up: The Galway Plate Watch and read views from trainers, jockeys, bookmakers and journalists ahead of one of the festival highlights, the The Tote.Com Galway Plate (5.30pm, RTÉ 2). Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:43:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717837-video-mullins-and-walsh-on-galway-plate-team/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717837-video-mullins-and-walsh-on-galway-plate-team/ Solow shines again at Goodwood Solow continued his stellar season with an authoritative display in the Qatar Sussex Stakes at Goodwood. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:55:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/718020-solow/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/718020-solow/ VIDEO: Paul Brady's five-in-a-row dream Cavan's Paul Brady is aiming for an unprecedented fifth consecutive world handball title at next month's World Championships in Calgary, Canada while Antrim's Aisling Reilly is going for two in a row. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:15:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717933-paul-brady-a/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717933-paul-brady-a/ Brady blasts suspension, denies wrongdoing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said today he was "very disappointed" that the NFL upheld his four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" scandal and denied that he destroyed his cellphone to avoid giving it to investigators. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:59:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2015/0729/717991-brady-blasts-suspension-denies-wrongdoing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2015/0729/717991-brady-blasts-suspension-denies-wrongdoing/ Tiger Woods claims he is turning a corner Former world number one Tiger Woods concedes his form may have to get worse before it gets better, but insists he is close to turning the corner. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:24:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0729/717978-tiger-woods/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0729/717978-tiger-woods/ Joe Duffy to fight Dustin Poirier in Dublin Joe Duffy, the last man to beat Conor McGregor, will face Dustin Poirier in the lightweight headline bout at UFC's Fight Night at the 3Arena in Dublin on 24 October. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:08:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/mma/2015/0729/717962-joe-duffy-to-fight-dustin-poirier-in-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/mma/2015/0729/717962-joe-duffy-to-fight-dustin-poirier-in-dublin/ Mullins thrilled to ride Bob in Galway Plate Patrick Mullins is thrilled to have picked up the ride on multiple Group One winner Boston Bob in Wednesday's thetote.com Galway Plate. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:53:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717746-galway-wednesday-preview-plate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717746-galway-wednesday-preview-plate/ Dublin and Clare boycott Camogie 'coin-toss' The future of this season's All-Ireland senior camogie championship is in question after Dublin and Clare both pulled out of today's drawing of lots for a place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:43:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717890-dublin-and-clare-boycott-camogie-coin-toss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717890-dublin-and-clare-boycott-camogie-coin-toss/