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 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:17:15 +0000 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:17:15 +0000 Sport News Paul O'Connell named Player of the Championship Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has been named as Six Nations Player of the Championship. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:39:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0327/690282-paul-oconnell-ireland-player-championship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0327/690282-paul-oconnell-ireland-player-championship/ Kevin Phelan two shots off leaders in Morocco Kevin Phelan shot a second consecutive round of 70 to lie just two shots off four co-leaders at the halfway point of the Hassan Trophy in Morocco. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:17:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2015/0327/690338-trophee-hassan-ii/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2015/0327/690338-trophee-hassan-ii/ Main Sequence and Flintshire clash in Sheema Main Sequence and Flintshire renew rivalry in headlining the nine-strong field for the Dubai Sheema Classic at Meydan on Saturday. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:31:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0327/690342-sheema/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0327/690342-sheema/ Martin O'Neill: Places still up for grabs Martin O'Neill has admitted there are still places up for grabs in his Republic of Ireland team for Sunday's Euro 2016 showdown with Poland. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:29:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0327/690268-martin-oneill-places-still-up-for-grabs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0327/690268-martin-oneill-places-still-up-for-grabs/ Eoghan Clifford wins bronze at World Championships Eoghan Clifford has won a bronze medal in the C3 3km individual pursuit at the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Apeldoorn in the Netherlands. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:10:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0327/690220-eoghan-clifford-races-for-bronze-at-world-champs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0327/690220-eoghan-clifford-races-for-bronze-at-world-champs/ Sole Power tackles top turf sprinters in Dubai Sole Power will tread a familiar path as he tries to make it fourth-time lucky in the Al Quoz Sprint at Meydan on Saturday. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:54:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0327/690333-sole-power-tackles-top-turf-sprinters/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0327/690333-sole-power-tackles-top-turf-sprinters/ Porterfield disillusioned by ICC World Cup stance Ireland captain William Porterfield fears the International Cricket Council will be running a competition for 'members only' rather than a proper World Cup if it presses ahead with streamlining plans. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:07:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0327/690257-porterfield-disillusioned-by-icc/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0327/690257-porterfield-disillusioned-by-icc/ Weight issues spur O'Brien to make jumps debut Joseph O'Brien will miss the opening day of the Irish Flat season on Sunday as he battles to to get his weight down and is booked to ride over hurdles for the first time at Limerick instead. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:16:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0327/690203-joseph-obrien-to-make-hurdles-bow/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0327/690203-joseph-obrien-to-make-hurdles-bow/ Phil Taylor: John Joe Nevin is an inspiration Sixteen-time champion of the world Phil Taylor has dedicated his Premier League Darts victory in Dublin to boxer John Joe Nevin. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:57:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/darts/2015/0327/690099-phil-taylor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/darts/2015/0327/690099-phil-taylor/ Dettori believes Mile is right up Sloane's street Frankie Dettori admits Sloane Avenue's wide draw in the Godolphin Mile is far from ideal, but still expects his mount to put up a bold show at Meydan on Saturday. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:59:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0327/690357-godolphin-mile/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0327/690357-godolphin-mile/ Column: Joe Dooley on the hurling quarter-finals Looking forward to the weekend's hurling quarter-finals, there are four very good games in prospect in addition to two pressure relegation play-off games in Divisions 1A and 1B. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:22:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0326/689920-joe-dooley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0326/689920-joe-dooley/ Scotland's Greer has inside track on Gibraltar Gordon Greer revealed he has been given the inside track on Gibraltar ahead of Scotland's Euro qualifier against the Group D minnows at Hampden Park on Sunday. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:19:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0327/690326-scotland-lead/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0327/690326-scotland-lead/ Opinion: O'Neill must lead Ireland by example The Republic of Ireland will be looking to bounce back from their defeat to Scotland as they welcome Poland to the Aviva Stadium for Sunday's EURO 2016 qualifier, kick-off 7.45pm. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:57:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0327/690130-preview-ireland-v-poland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0327/690130-preview-ireland-v-poland/ Saturday's SSE Airtricity Premier Division teams Cork City visit Bray and St Pat's travel to Limerick, get the latest team news here. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:38:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2015/0326/689971-fridays-airtricity-premier-division-previews/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2015/0326/689971-fridays-airtricity-premier-division-previews/ Daniel Sturridge suffers another injury blow Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is facing another spell on the sidelines after England manager Roy Hodgson confirmed he had suffered a muscle tear in his hip. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:06:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0327/690245-daniel-sturridge-suffers-another-injury-blow/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0327/690245-daniel-sturridge-suffers-another-injury-blow/ Rocket out of China Open due to health reasons Ronnie O'Sullivan has withdrawn from the China Open for undisclosed "health reasons", World Snooker has announced. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:34:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/0327/690292-ronnie-osullivan-china-open-withdrawal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/0327/690292-ronnie-osullivan-china-open-withdrawal/ Navan preview Flemenstar makes a welcome return to action in the Webster Cup Chase at Navan on Saturday. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:58:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0327/690251-navan-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0327/690251-navan-preview/ League weekend: All the football action previewed In the company of former Sligo star Eamonn O'Hara, James McMahon looks ahead to the Round 6 action in the Allianz Football League. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:11:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0326/689950-league-weekend-all-the-football-action-previewed/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0326/689950-league-weekend-all-the-football-action-previewed/ Chrome works well despite Delgado absence Preparations for California Chrome, the favourite in tomorrow's Dubai World Cup, took an unexpected turn this morning when his regular work rider Willie Delgado failed to show up for the horse's last gallop. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:59:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0327/690244-chrome-works-well-despite-delgado-absence/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2015/0327/690244-chrome-works-well-despite-delgado-absence/ Mark Hughes extends Stoke contract Stoke have announced that manager Mark Hughes has signed a new deal with the club through to the summer of 2018. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:30:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0327/690252-mark-hughes-extends-stoke-contract/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0327/690252-mark-hughes-extends-stoke-contract/