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, 8 Dec 2016 23:22:01 +0000 Thu, 8 Dec 2016 23:22:01 +0000 Sport News Dundalk boss left to rue individual errors Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny was left to rue individual mistakes as his side bowed out of the Europa League but immediately targeted improvement for next season. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 23:10:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837600-dundalk-boss-rues/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837600-dundalk-boss-rues/ Jackman interested in speaking to Connacht Former Ireland international and current Grenoble head coach Bernard Jackman has revealed that he'd be interested in talking to Connacht about becoming Pat Lam's successor. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 23:22:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1208/837586-jackman-interested-in-speaking-to-connacht/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1208/837586-jackman-interested-in-speaking-to-connacht/ Dundalk exit Europa League Dundalk's superb season drew to a close after the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions suffered a 2-1 defeat against Maccabi Tel-Aviv this evening. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 00:38:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837570-dundalk_/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837570-dundalk_/ Manchester United advance in Europa League Henrikh Mkhitaryan's fine solo goal in a 2-0 victory helped Manchester United through to the Europa League knockout stages as Zorya Luhansk were overcome on a testing night in Ukraine. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 20:50:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837584-manchester-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837584-manchester-united/ Roscommon backroom team takes shape Roscommon football manager Kevin McStay has appointed former Kerry goalkeeper Declan O'Keefe and former Republic of Ireland underage star David Joyce to his backroom team for 2017. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 21:34:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1208/837587-roscommon-backroom-team-takes-shape/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1208/837587-roscommon-backroom-team-takes-shape/ Fitzgerald: Leaving Clare post was easy in the end As he prepares to send Wexford into battle in the New Year, former Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald has revealed that it didn't take him long to make the decision that his time was up with the Banner County, while also referencing an agenda in his native county. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:07:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1208/837528-fitzgerald-leaving-clare-post-was-easy-in-the-end/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1208/837528-fitzgerald-leaving-clare-post-was-easy-in-the-end/ Stale Southampton crash out of Europe Toothless Southampton bungled the chance for their best continental run since 1977 after Israeli minnows Hapoel Be'er Sheva forced a 1-1 Europa League draw at St Mary's. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 22:27:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837540-stale-southampton-crash-out-of-europe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837540-stale-southampton-crash-out-of-europe/ Change to rules after Johnson fiasco Golf's rulemakers are bringing in new legislation relating to ball movement on the putting surface in an attempt to avoid farcical situations like the one which befell Dustin Johnson during his US Open victory. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 19:07:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1208/837496-ball-movement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1208/837496-ball-movement/ Wexford's Chris Kenny joins Sligo Rovers Sligo Rovers continue to strengthen their squad ahead of the start of the new season by signing midfielder Chris Kenny. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 22:10:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837590-wexfords-chris-kenny-joins-sligo-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837590-wexfords-chris-kenny-joins-sligo-rovers/ Henshaw and O'Brien back to face Northampton Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has made a number of changes to the team that faced the Dragons last weekend, with 10 Irish internationals back in the mix for their Champions Cup clash away to Northampton. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 19:18:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1208/837443-sexton-out-but-henshaw-and/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1208/837443-sexton-out-but-henshaw-and/ Gibbons gives up rides after alleged sample swap Graham Gibbons has voluntarily stood himself down with "immediate, indefinite effect" after the Kempton stewards reported the jockey to have swapped a urine sample with that of another rider on Wednesday evening. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 19:18:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1208/837520-gibbons-gives-up-rides-after-alleged-sample-swap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1208/837520-gibbons-gives-up-rides-after-alleged-sample-swap/ Dunne four off the pace in Hong Kong Paul Dunne lies four shots off the lead after the first round of the Hong Kong Open at Fanling. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:24:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1208/837432-dunne-four-off-the-pace-in-hong-kong/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1208/837432-dunne-four-off-the-pace-in-hong-kong/ Fixture changes to Interprovincial games Due to the funeral of Ulster GAA Secretary, Danny Murphy, the Ulster v Munster Interprovincial football semi-final will now take place on Sunday next in Parnell Park at 2.00pm. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:03:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1208/837464-fix/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1208/837464-fix/ Warburton still believes Rangers are a big draw Rangers boss Mark Warburton does not believe Joey Barton's ill-fated signing will hamper his bid to lure other top players to Ibrox. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:42:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837508-warburton-still-believes-rangers-are-a-big-draw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837508-warburton-still-believes-rangers-are-a-big-draw/ Jack McCaffrey eager to don Dublin jersey again Former Footballer of the Year Jack McCaffrey is itching to get back into the Dublin squad next year but admits he is yet to hear if he is in manager Jim Gavin's plans. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 09:32:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837335-jack-mccaffrey/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837335-jack-mccaffrey/ Comer confident Armstrong can inspire Galway Damien Comer has hailed the return of Sean Armstrong to the Galway senior football ranks, calling the Salthill-Knocknacarra man "a clinical forward" that would boost the Tribesmen's firepower. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 11:02:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837323-comer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1207/837323-comer/ Barcelona invite Chapecoense to play in friendly Barcelona have invited tragedy-hit Chapecoense to play in a pre-season friendly next summer. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:32:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837487-barcelona-invite/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837487-barcelona-invite/ Ozil's wage demands may see him depart Arsenal Arsenal could be forced to sell Mesut Ozil in the summer if the German World Cup winner does not lower his wage demands, according to the Daily Telegraph. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:00:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837420-ozils-wage-demand-may-see-him-depart-arsenal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837420-ozils-wage-demand-may-see-him-depart-arsenal/ Dundalk in the Europa League - the story so far Dundalk have the chance to extend an extraordinary season tonight and book their place in the final 32 of the Europa League. It's been a stunning campaign and we take a look back at how the Lilywhites have fared in Group D. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 18:36:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837517-the-story-of-dundalks-europa-league-adventure/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837517-the-story-of-dundalks-europa-league-adventure/ Coutinho: Klopp's methods breed confidence Liverpool are reaping the benefits of manager Jurgen Klopp's quality coaching drills with special focus on passing, according to midfielder Philippe Coutinho. Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:02:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837422-coutinho-klopps-methods-breed-confidence/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837422-coutinho-klopps-methods-breed-confidence/