RTÉ Sport sport headlines http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport sport headlines http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:19:56 +0100 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:19:56 +0100 Sport News Lowry going back to basics for PGA Championship Shane Lowry is going back to basics for the final major of the season at this weekend's PGA Championship at New Jersey's Baltusrol Golf Club. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:37:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0727/805280-lowry-going-back-to-basics-for-pga-championship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0727/805280-lowry-going-back-to-basics-for-pga-championship/ Tips and previews: Galway Races Day 4 Declan Meagher marks your card for the televised races on the fourth day of action from Ballybrit, where the feature event is the Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:19:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0727/805284-tips-and-previews-galway-races-day-4/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0727/805284-tips-and-previews-galway-races-day-4/ Deise find extra gear to claim Munster U21 title Waterford finished strongly to win their first Munster U21 hurling title since 1994 with a 2-19 to 0-15 victory over Tipperary at Walsh Park. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:13:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0727/805288-waterford-v-tipperary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0727/805288-waterford-v-tipperary/ Harrington would rather Rio gold than PGA victory Padraig Harrington is looking to land his second PGA championship this weekend at Baltusrol but the three-time major winner has admitted that he would choose Olympic gold over another major victory. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:07:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0727/805291-harrington-would-rather-rio-gold-than-pga-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0727/805291-harrington-would-rather-rio-gold-than-pga-victory/ Lord Scoundrel storms to Galway Plate glory Lord Scoundrel and conditional jockey Donagh Meyler claimed a thrilling victory in TheTote.com Galway Plate for Gordon Elliott. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:20:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0727/805269-lord-scoundrel-storms-to-galway-plate-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0727/805269-lord-scoundrel-storms-to-galway-plate-glory/ Cummins: Anything possible for high-flying Tipp Brendan Cummins believes that Tipperary are not without a chance against Galway in Sunday's All-Ireland SFC quarter-final. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:51:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0727/805238-tipperary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0727/805238-tipperary/ Manchester City move for John Stones Manchester City have reportedly opened discussions with Everton over signing England defender John Stones. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:34:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805299-manchester-city-move-for-john-stones/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805299-manchester-city-move-for-john-stones/ Brendan Rodgers hails Euro debutant O'Connell Brendan Rodgers praised 20-year-old centre-back Eoghan O'Connell's performance after the Corkman made his European debut in Celtic's 1-1 draw against Astana in Kazakhstan. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:59:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805277-brendan-rodgers-hails-euro-debutant-oconnell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805277-brendan-rodgers-hails-euro-debutant-oconnell/ 'Money is great, but you can't beat the memories' Cork City manager John Caulfield expects a huge step-up in class when they take on Genk in the Europa League tomorrow night but says his team can cause problems on the counter-attack. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:05:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805242-cork-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805242-cork-city/ Clarke names Torrance as fifth vice captain European Ryder Cup skipper Darren Clarke named Sam Torrance on Wednesday as his fifth vice-captain for September's match against the United States. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:45:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0727/805285-clarke-names-torrance-as-fifth-vice-captain/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0727/805285-clarke-names-torrance-as-fifth-vice-captain/ Clancy delighted with Offaly renaissance Offaly manager Adrian Clancy makes no bones about the depth of challenge facing his side in Saturday's Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Championship quarter-final but he is confident that his charges will push Kilkenny all the way. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:57:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/camogie/2016/0727/805297-clancy-raring-to-take-on-kilkenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/camogie/2016/0727/805297-clancy-raring-to-take-on-kilkenny/ Galway Festival review: O'Brien has the Answers Joseph O'Brien's All The Answers got the better of Dermot Weld's odds-on favourite Silver Concorde on Day 3 of the Galway Festival. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:01:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0727/805241-galway-day-3/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0727/805241-galway-day-3/ Advantage Celtic as Griffiths secures away draw Leigh Griffiths' 78th minute strike gave Celtic a 1-1 draw against FC Astana and put the Hoops firmly in charge of their Champions League destiny. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:25:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805257-griffiths-on-the-mark-as-celtic-secure-away-draw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805257-griffiths-on-the-mark-as-celtic-secure-away-draw/ Goodwood review: Stoute plots Ulysess journey Michael Stoute is looking forward to seeing what Ulysses can do in the second half of the season after showing his true colours in the BeringIce Gordon Stakes at Goodwood. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:53:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0727/805278-goodwood-review-stoute-plots-ulysess-journey/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0727/805278-goodwood-review-stoute-plots-ulysess-journey/ Putin slams IAAF for excluding Russian athletes Vladimir Putin has angrily accused the International Association of Athletics Federations of "blatant discrimination" for banning almost the entire Russian Olympic track and field team. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:36:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0727/805255-putin-slams-iaaf-for-excluding-russian-athletes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0727/805255-putin-slams-iaaf-for-excluding-russian-athletes/ Mahony eyes repeat turn from Waterford U-21s Waterford senior hurler Pauric Mahony is hopeful that the U-21 side can repeat the storming performance that saw them trounce Clare in the semi-final for this evening's provincial decider against Tipperary. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:05:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0727/805267-waterford-u-21/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0727/805267-waterford-u-21/ Cleary joins Birmingham after Liverpool release Birmingham City have signed Republic of Ireland youth international Daniel Cleary after he was released from Liverpool at the end of last season. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:12:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805184-cleary-joins-birmingham-after-liverpool-release/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805184-cleary-joins-birmingham-after-liverpool-release/ The Gurkha secures Sussex Stakes at Goodwood The Gurkha got the better of Galileo Gold to win a thrilling renewal of the Qatar Sussex Stakes at Goodwood. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:55:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0727/805233-the-gurkha/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0727/805233-the-gurkha/ Keane takes in Barca training ahead of Dublin date Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane was a keen observer as Barcelona were put through their pre-season paces at their English training base today. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:51:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805232-roy-keane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0727/805232-roy-keane/ Dunne willing to remain on with players' approval Wexford hurling manager Liam Dunne says he is willing to remain in charge if it is the wish of his players as he spoke out against the criticism of his team. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:13:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0727/805149-liam-dunne-willing-to-remain-on-with-players-approval/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0727/805149-liam-dunne-willing-to-remain-on-with-players-approval/