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, 9 Oct 2015 17:50:46 +0100 Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:50:46 +0100 Sport News Dundalk crowned champions with draw in Tallaght Dundalk are the 2014/15 SSE Airtricity Premier Division Champions after a 1-1 draw with Shamrock Rovers in Tallaght stadium saw the Lilywhites retain their title. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 23:22:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733715-shamrock-rovers-v-dundalk/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733715-shamrock-rovers-v-dundalk/ Jared Payne out of Ireland team to face France Cian Healy, Devin Toner and Rob Kearney have all been named in the Ireland team to play France in Sunday's crucial Rugby World Cup Pool D game at the Millennium Stadium. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:50:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1009/733604-ireland-team-to-play-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1009/733604-ireland-team-to-play-france/ Nonu marks 100th cap with try in All Blacks romp Ma'a Nonu celebrated his 100th New Zealand cap with a try as his side wrapped up a clean sweep of group-stage victories by thrashing Tonga in Newcastle. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 22:27:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733724-nonu-marks-100th-cap-with-try-in-all-blacks-romp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733724-nonu-marks-100th-cap-with-try-in-all-blacks-romp/ Below-par Cork see title challenge fizzle out Cork City's unimpressive 1-1 draw with relegation-threatened Drogheda United wasn't enough to keep the title race alive as Dundalk celebrated in Tallaght. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 21:59:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733712-drogheda-united-v-cork-city/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733712-drogheda-united-v-cork-city/ Van Gerwen and Thornton in Dublin decider Michael Van Gerwen and Robert Thornton will contest the final of the World Grand Prix on Saturday evening, following their semi-final triumphs over Mark Webster and Mensur Suljovic at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 23:29:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/darts/2015/1009/733727-van-gerwen-and-thornton-in-dublin-decider/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/darts/2015/1009/733727-van-gerwen-and-thornton-in-dublin-decider/ Rob Elliot called into squad for injured Given Rob Elliot has been called up to the Republic of Ireland squad for the EURO 2016 qualifying game against Poland in Warsaw on Sunday. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:30:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733621-elliot-called-into-squad-for-injured-given/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733621-elliot-called-into-squad-for-injured-given/ Qualifying: Ireland's Euro 2016 possibilites The Republic of Ireland have secured at least a play-off spot for Euro 2016 but who might they face and what would they need to do to secure automatic qualification instead? Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:27:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733529-irelands-euro-2016/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733529-irelands-euro-2016/ Euro 2016 Round-up: Classy Spain book their ticket Spain and Switzerland stamped their tickets for France next summer in their penultimate games of European Championship qualifying. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 22:37:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733725-euro-2016-round-up-spain/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733725-euro-2016-round-up-spain/ Goetze and Schweinsteiger to miss out for Germans Ireland's Group D rivals Germany will be without two key players for their final Euro 2016 qualifier against Georgia. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 21:09:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733658-gotze-and-schweinsteiger-to-miss-out-for-germans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733658-gotze-and-schweinsteiger-to-miss-out-for-germans/ Walcott on mark as England seal flawless campaign Theo Walcott bagged his seventh goal of the season as England maintained their 100 per cent qualifying record with a narrow and largely uninspiring 2-0 win over Estonia. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 22:13:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1008/733380-theo-walcott/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1008/733380-theo-walcott/ Tillous-Borde: French to follow Italian example France scrum half Sebastien Tillous-Borde says Les Bleus intend to follow Italy's lead to exploit a chink in Ireland's armour. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 20:43:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733694-tillous-borde-french-to-follow-italian-example/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733694-tillous-borde-french-to-follow-italian-example/ Candstripes move closer to survival with Bray win Derry City all-but guaranteed their Premier Division status with this deserved win over Bray Wanderers at the Brandywell. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 21:58:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/1009/733716-derry-city-v-bray-wanderers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/1009/733716-derry-city-v-bray-wanderers/ Bragging rights to Bohemians in Dublin derby Anto Murphy and Karl Moore provided the goals to keep Bohemians' tenuous hopes of qualification for Europe alive as St Patrick's finished with 10 men at Dalymount Park. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 22:24:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733714-bohemians-v-st-patricks-athletic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733714-bohemians-v-st-patricks-athletic/ Faherty brace keeps Limerick survival hopes alive Limerick's Vinny Faherty scored two goals against his former club Galway United as the Superblues claimed a vital 3-1 SSE Airtricity League win at Terryland Park. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 21:48:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733711-galway-united-v-limerick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733711-galway-united-v-limerick/ Shane Long the hero as Ireland beat Germany Shane Long sprung from the bench to crash home the winning goal as Ireland shocked world champions Germany with a 1-0 win in a breathless EURO 2016 qualifier at Aviva Stadium. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 23:20:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1008/733409-shane-long-stuns/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1008/733409-shane-long-stuns/ VIDEO: Giles, Brady & Dunphy on a famous victory Liam Brady said he'd "just seen a miracle" after Ireland's incredible 1-0 victory over Germany. (worldwide clip) Fri, 9 Oct 2015 16:33:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1008/733432-video/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1008/733432-video/ Sam Allardyce takes over at Sunderland Sunderland have named Sam Allardyce as their new manager on a two-year deal. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 18:38:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733666-allardyce-takes-over-at-sunderland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733666-allardyce-takes-over-at-sunderland/ Ireland Under-21s continue winning start Callum O'Dowda and Conor Wilkinson scored in the opening half hour as the Republic of Ireland maintained their 100 per cent record in their European Under-21 Championship qualifying campaign with a 3-0 victory over Lithuania. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 20:19:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733697-ireland-under-21s-continue-winning-start/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733697-ireland-under-21s-continue-winning-start/ Schmidt: Extra rest the big prize for winning pool Joe Schmidt has insisted the incentive of an extra day's rest is the driving force behind Ireland's desire to beat France - and not the carrot of avoiding New Zealand. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:51:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733636-schmidt-extra-rest-the-big-prize-for-winning-pool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733636-schmidt-extra-rest-the-big-prize-for-winning-pool/ Catalan giants claim victimisation by state Barcelona have given their full backing to Lionel Messi his tax fraud case Fri, 9 Oct 2015 20:43:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2015/1009/733706-catalan-giants-back-star-striker-in-tax-faud-case/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2015/1009/733706-catalan-giants-back-star-striker-in-tax-faud-case/