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 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:12:15 +0100 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:12:15 +0100 Sport News Penalty heartache for Poles as Portugal march on Portugal beat Poland on penalties to advance into the semi-finals of Euro 2016 - despite not having won a game in 90 minutes at the tournament. Fri, 1 Jul 2016 00:09:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0630/799371-penalty-heartache-for-poles-as-portugal-march-on/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0630/799371-penalty-heartache-for-poles-as-portugal-march-on/ Ibrahimovic and Mkhitaryan look set for United Manchester United appear on the verge of making two new signings as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan edge closer to moves to Old Trafford. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:12:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799309-ibrahimovic-confirms-hes-heading-for-man-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799309-ibrahimovic-confirms-hes-heading-for-man-united/ GAA Digest: Two Tyrone changes for replay Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has made two changes to his team to face Cavan in Sunday's Ulster SFC replay in Clones. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:42:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799387-gaa-digest-two-tyrone-changes-for-replay/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799387-gaa-digest-two-tyrone-changes-for-replay/ Linfield pay the penalty as Cork take slender lead Cork City secured an impressive but somewhat fortunate Europa League first qualifying first leg win at Linfield. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:13:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799368-linfield-pay-the-penalty-as-cork-take-slender-lead/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799368-linfield-pay-the-penalty-as-cork-take-slender-lead/ Leona Maguire: Olympics worth 5pc Zika risk Olympic hopeful Leona Maguire says the possibility of representing Ireland at the Rio Olympics is worth the 5% Zika risk that medical experts have warned athletes about. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:22:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0630/799353-leona-maguire-olympics-worth-5pc-zika-risk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0630/799353-leona-maguire-olympics-worth-5pc-zika-risk/ Galway's credentials on the line against Kilkenny Sunday's Leinster hurling final against Kilkenny will be an "acid test" for Micheál Donoghue's Galway as they strive for a first championship win over the Cats in four years. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:58:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799295-galway_kilkenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799295-galway_kilkenny/ Rovers' European hopes hanging by a thread ?There was to be no mid-seasonal joy from Lapland for Shamrock Rovers as their Europa League aspirations look all but over after this chastening defeat at Tallaght Stadium. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:22:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799370-shamrock-rovers-europa-league-hopes-hanging-by-a-thread/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799370-shamrock-rovers-europa-league-hopes-hanging-by-a-thread/ Vicente Del Bosque steps down as Spanish manager Vicente del Bosque has announced he will retire from coaching when his Spain contract expires next month. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0630/799397-vicente-del-bosque-steps-down/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0630/799397-vicente-del-bosque-steps-down/ Rory McIlroy experiments with swing in Paris Rory McIlroy's bid to bounce back from missing the cut in the US Open got off to an eventful start in the first round of the 100th French Open on Thursday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:28:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0630/799268-french-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0630/799268-french-open/ Belgium blow as Vertonghen to miss rest of Euros Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen faces up to eight weeks on the sidelines after tearing ankle ligaments on the eve of Belgium's Euro 2016 quarter-final with Wales. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:41:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0630/799364-blow-for-belgium-as-vertonghen-to-miss-rest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0630/799364-blow-for-belgium-as-vertonghen-to-miss-rest/ Tipp win sees Lord Byron look to Minstrel Stakes Tom Hogan will aim for back-to-back victories in the Minstrel Stakes with Gordon Lord Byron after he returned to form with a win at Tipperary today. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:25:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0630/799374-tipp-win-sees-lord-byron-look-to-minstrel-stakes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0630/799374-tipp-win-sees-lord-byron-look-to-minstrel-stakes/ Royal Troon set for vote on female members An end to the Open Championship being staged at clubs with a male-only membership policy is expected to move a step closer when Royal Troon votes on allowing women members on Friday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:54:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0630/799345-royal-troon-set-to-vote-on-female-members/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0630/799345-royal-troon-set-to-vote-on-female-members/ Liam Kearns calls for cool Tipperary heads Tipperary manager Liam Kearns believes that his side's ability to handle the pressure cooker environment of a Munster SFC final will play a major part in their quest to shock Kerry in Killarney on Sunday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:07:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799194-tipp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799194-tipp/ Southampton appoint Puel as Koeman successor The Saints say Claude Puel was the club's number one choice to replace Ronald Koeman as manager and has signed a three-year contract with the Premier League club. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:36:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799266-southampton-appoint-puel-as-koeman-successor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799266-southampton-appoint-puel-as-koeman-successor/ Murray eases through, Evans to meet Federer British second seed Andy Murray has beaten Lu Yen-hsun of Chinese Taipei, while Croatian Marin Cilic unleashed 22 aces in his second-round win at Wimbledon today. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:05:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0630/799257-evans-sets-up-another-british-date-for-federer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0630/799257-evans-sets-up-another-british-date-for-federer/ Hamilton expecting further penalties Lewis Hamilton fears he will have to start at least two races from the back of the grid as mechanical issues continue to blight the defence of his Formula One title. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:47:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0630/799347-hamilton-expecting-further/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0630/799347-hamilton-expecting-further/ Donoghue: There's an extra spotlight on Galway Galway hurling boss Micheál Donoghue admits there's "an extra spotlight" on the Tribesmen this year, but has backed his charges to keep moving in the right direction. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:37:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799285-donoghue/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799285-donoghue/ Stuart Thompson suffering from performance anxiety Ireland all-rounder Stuart Thompson has revealed that his current absence from the game is due to the ongoing treatment he is receiving for performance anxiety. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:15:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2016/0630/799227-stuart-thompson/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2016/0630/799227-stuart-thompson/ Hamburg fans start petition to sign Will Grigg Supporters of Bundesliga side Hamburg have started a petition to urge the club to sign Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:15:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799205-hamburg-fans-start-petition-to-sign-will-grigg/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799205-hamburg-fans-start-petition-to-sign-will-grigg/ Welsh captain in 'good shape' for Belgium battle Wales captain Ashley Williams expects to be fully fit for tomorrow's Euro 2016 quarter-final against Belgium. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:26:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0630/799313-wales-captain-ashley-williams-expects-to-be-in-go/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0630/799313-wales-captain-ashley-williams-expects-to-be-in-go/