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 Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:15:23 +0000 Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:15:23 +0000 Sport News Identity Thief to miss Cheltenham prep run Identity Thief's Cheltenham Festival preparations have suffered another setback with the news he will not run at Navan this afternoon. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:01:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0219/853771-identity-thiefs-cheltenham-preparations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0219/853771-identity-thiefs-cheltenham-preparations/ WATCH: All-Ireland Club Junior football final Watch a live stream of the Junior Club All-Ireland football final between Glenbeigh-Glencar (Kerry) v Rock (Tyrone), followed by the Intermediate clash between Westport (Mayo) v St Colmcilles (Meath). Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:15:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853662-watch-junior-club-all-ireland-hurling-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853662-watch-junior-club-all-ireland-hurling-final/ Klopp has high hopes for Dubliner Conor Masterson Jurgen Klopp has earmarked 17-year-old Dubliner Conor Masterson as one of the next generation of Academy starlets that can make a real impact at Anfield. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:43:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853802-klopp-17-year-old-dubliner-masterson/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853802-klopp-17-year-old-dubliner-masterson/ Heenan: Connacht left bonus point behind them Connacht flanker Jake Heenan admitted his side were disappointed with their narrow victory the Dragons at The Sportsground on Saturday night. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:39:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0218/853735-heenan-connacht-left-bonus-point-behind-them/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0218/853735-heenan-connacht-left-bonus-point-behind-them/ Another medal for Ireland's track cyclists Ireland's medal tally at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Colombia has doubled following Lydia Gurley's sensational bronze medal win in the women's scratch race. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:57:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0219/853768-another-medal-for-irelands-track-cyclists/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0219/853768-another-medal-for-irelands-track-cyclists/ Cunningham: Dubs showed true colours against Cork Dublin manager Ger Cunningham believes his players "showed what they're capable of" in their impressive away win over Cork in the Allianz Hurling League on Saturday night. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:39:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853718-cunningham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853718-cunningham/ Lincoln remain focused on league despite heroics Nicky Cowley welcomes Lincoln City's FA Cup success but insists it is promotion to the Football League that would be a "life changer" for the club. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:11:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853786-lincoln/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853786-lincoln/ Tizzard facing 'nervous' wait ahead of Gold Cup Colin Tizzard is bracing himself for a "nervous" three weeks after Cue Card's tremendous display in Saturday's Ascot Chase all but confirmed the Dorset handler will saddle the three biggest hopes for next month's Cheltenham Gold Cup. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:47:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0219/853790-tizzard/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0219/853790-tizzard/ Wenger says he may stay in management for years Arsene Wenger insists he could manage for at least four more years - even if he leaves Arsenal at the end of the season. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:43:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853781-wenger/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0219/853781-wenger/ Ireland bow out with defeat to South Africa Ireland lost their final Super Six match against South Africa, decided on the Duckworth-Lewis method, by 36 runs in a rain-affected contest in Colombo. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:01:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2017/0219/853785-women-loss-sa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2017/0219/853785-women-loss-sa/ Carrickshock glory the highlight of Power's career Richie Power has eight Leinster SHC medals in his back pocket and nine All-Irelands, but the Kilkenny man claimed Carrickshock's All-Ireland Club IHC success "outweighs anything that I've ever done before". Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:12:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853689-richie-power/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853689-richie-power/ Erasmus breathes sigh of relief after dramatic win Rassie Erasmus breathed a hefty sigh of relief after Munster's dramatic victory at the Ospreys and what he described as one of the toughest offensive challenges Munster have faced. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:49:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0218/853712-erasmus-breathes-sigh-of-relief-after-dramatic-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0218/853712-erasmus-breathes-sigh-of-relief-after-dramatic-win/ Former Australian lock dies at just 37 Former Australia lock Dan Vickerman has died aged 37, his former club Waratahs have announced. He won 63 international caps and is survived by his wife Sarah and their two children. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:04:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0219/853760-former-australian-lock/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0219/853760-former-australian-lock/ Rumford secures win and tour card on home soil Australia's Brett Rumford regained his European Tour card in brilliant fashion with victory in the inaugural ISPS Handa World Super 6 in his home city of Perth. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:19:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0219/853769-rumford-win-home-soil/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0219/853769-rumford-win-home-soil/ Henderson admits that he's in a quandary Nicky Henderson admits to being in a quandary as to exactly which race Whisper will be aimed towards at Cheltenham next month. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:13:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0219/853767-henderson-quandary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0219/853767-henderson-quandary/ Johnson edges ahead at rain-affected Genesis Open Dustin Johnson moved a step closer to the number one ranking by taking the lead as the second round of the Genesis Open was finally completed on Saturday. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:29:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0219/853741-johnson-closes-in-on/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0219/853741-johnson-closes-in-on/ Dublin crush Cork to get back on track Dublin won their first points of the Allianz Hurling League campaign with a comfortable 2-19 to 1-14 victory over Cork in Pairc Ui Rinn. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:57:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853702-dublin-cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0218/853702-dublin-cork/ Connacht hold off dogged Dragons fightback Connacht survived a dogged second-half fightback from the Dragons to dig out victory at the Sportsground on Saturday night. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:05:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0218/853707-connacht-hold-off-dogged-dragons/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0218/853707-connacht-hold-off-dogged-dragons/ Munster go top after late, late win in Wales Munster snatched a Guinness Pro12 victory from the jaws of defeat as Dave Kilcoyne's late try saw them secure a 25-23 success over the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:37:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0218/853693-munster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0218/853693-munster/ La Liga review: Bale back with a bang Gareth Bale produced a goal-scoring return from three months out injured to help Real Madrid secure a 2-0 win over Espanyol at the Bernabeu and remain in command at the top of La Liga. Sat, 18 Feb 2017 22:28:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853713-la-liga-bale-back-with-a-bang/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0218/853713-la-liga-bale-back-with-a-bang/