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, 18 Sep 2014 14:28:36 +0100 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:28:36 +0100 Sport News McGuinness: Kingdom are 'dream' final opponents Donegal manager Jim McGuinness says his side facing Kerry for the Sam Maguire on Sunday is his "dream final". Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:34:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0918/644682-mcguinness-kingdom-are-dream-final-opponents/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0918/644682-mcguinness-kingdom-are-dream-final-opponents/ 13 to watch in the year to the Rugby World Cup With exactly one year to go until the start of the World Cup, Padraic Ryan identifies the players who may make a mark for Ireland between now and next September. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:28:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/0917/644419-13-to-watch-in-the-year-to-the-world-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/0917/644419-13-to-watch-in-the-year-to-the-world-cup/ Pro12 teams: Murray and O'Connell return Ireland internationals Conor Murray and Paul O'Connell return to Anthony Foley's side for Munster's clash with Zebre at Thomond Park on Friday night. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:51:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/0918/644649-pro12-teams/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/0918/644649-pro12-teams/ AFL forward Tommy Walsh hints at return to Kerry Former Kerry star Tommy Walsh has hinted that he could quit Australian Rules and return to play Gaelic football. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:05:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0918/644676-afl-forward-tommy-walsh-hints-at-return-to-kerry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0918/644676-afl-forward-tommy-walsh-hints-at-return-to-kerry/ 2015 fixtures: Opening trips for Tipp and Kilkenny Allianz Hurling League Holders Kilkenny and runners-up Tipperary both face away-day tests to open their 2015 campaigns, the Cats away to Cork and Dublin hosting Tipp. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:30:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0918/644728-hurling-fixtures-trips-for-tipp-and-kilkenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0918/644728-hurling-fixtures-trips-for-tipp-and-kilkenny/ Ireland rise to 62 in FIFA rankings The Republic of Ireland have climbed four places in the FIFA rankings to 62 after recent wins over Georgia and Oman. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:06:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0918/644679-ireland-rise-to-62-in-fifa-rankings/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0918/644679-ireland-rise-to-62-in-fifa-rankings/ Dettori keen on Ruler Of The World Frankie Dettori has given Ruler Of The World a ringing endorsement as the dust settles on his all-the-way success in the Prix Foy at Longchamp last weekend. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:00:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0918/644738-dettori-keen-on-ruler-of-the-world/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0918/644738-dettori-keen-on-ruler-of-the-world/ Gordon primed for tough Europa opener Goalkeeper Craig Gordon believes tonight's Europa League Group D opener against Salzburg in Austria will be Celtic's most difficult game in the group campaign. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:57:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/0918/644735-celtic-europa-opener/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/0918/644735-celtic-europa-opener/ Pochettino's Spurs travel light to Belgrade Mauricio Pochettino has left a number of players at home and downplayed concerns racist abuse could scar Tottenham's Europa League clash against Partizan Belgrade this evening. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:12:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/0918/644740-pochettinos-spurs-travel-light-to-belgrade/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/0918/644740-pochettinos-spurs-travel-light-to-belgrade/ Jagielka sees positives in European campaign Phil Jagielka thinks playing in the Europa League can help Everton's Premier League campaign. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:34:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/0918/644742-everton-europa-jagielka/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/europa-league/2014/0918/644742-everton-europa-jagielka/ Solskjaer steps down at Cardiff Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down as manager of Cardiff, the Championship club have confirmed. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:40:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0918/644701-solksjaer-cardiff-exit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0918/644701-solksjaer-cardiff-exit/ 2015 Fixtures: Mayo to open league against Kerry Mayo will have the chance to avenge their All-Ireland semi-final defeat to Kerry when the counties square off in Division 1 on the opening weekend of the 2015 Allianz Football League. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:44:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0918/644691-mayo-to-launch-league-campaign-against-kerry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0918/644691-mayo-to-launch-league-campaign-against-kerry/ Southampton's Mane gets work permit Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed Senegal midfielder Sadio Mane has been successful in obtaining a work permit and will join up with his team-mates today. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:33:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0918/644726-southamptons-mane-gets-work-permit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0918/644726-southamptons-mane-gets-work-permit/ Expert view: Donegal v Kerry Ahead of the All-Ireland football final, we get the views of some former players and managers. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:55:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0917/644481-expert-view-donegal-v-kerry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0917/644481-expert-view-donegal-v-kerry/ Coleman leaves Sligo for Accrington Sligo Rovers have confirmed that manager John Coleman and assistant Jimmy Bell have departed the club after just 88 days in charge to return to the Football League in England with former side Accrington Stanley. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:51:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0917/644370-coleman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0917/644370-coleman/ Listowel preview The Listowel Festival continues on Friday, with the valuable Guinness Handicap the feature on an eight-race mixed card. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:53:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0918/644718-listowel-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0918/644718-listowel-preview/ VIDEO: Connolly cracker Dublin star Diarmuid Connolly scored a sensational goal for St Vincent's in the county SFC championship last night. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:57:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0918/644652-video-connolly-cracker/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0918/644652-video-connolly-cracker/ VIDEO: The Fall Guy Watch this goal celebration. Striker Joel got a shock when he ended up six feet under in a hole after jumping over a hoarding to celebrate with fans following his wonderful solo-run goal for Coritiba against Sao Paulo in Brazil. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:59:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2014/0918/644654-columbian-goal-celebration/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2014/0918/644654-columbian-goal-celebration/ McGinley: Noisy fans can boost Europe European captain Paul McGinley wants the "noisiest" Ryder Cup ever at Gleneagles while opposite number Tom Watson is looking forward to his players sending the European fans home early. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:52:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/0918/644613-mcginley-noisy-fans-can-boost-europe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/0918/644613-mcginley-noisy-fans-can-boost-europe/ Mourinho: Hamstring hampering Costa Jose Mourinho is uncertain when he will be able to select Diego Costa for all of Chelsea's big games as the striker manages a hamstring problem. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:03:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0918/644602-mourinho-costa-cant-play-twice-a-week-yet/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0918/644602-mourinho-costa-cant-play-twice-a-week-yet/