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 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:49:36 +0100 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:49:36 +0100 Sport News In numbers: 2015 Football League RTÉ Sport's James McMahon looks at some interesting facts and figures that emerged this season's football league. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:06:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0427/697136-in-numbers-2015-football-league/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0427/697136-in-numbers-2015-football-league/ Dunphy: Insecure Mourinho has bully traits Jose Mourinho, manager of champions elect Chelsea, has a deep-seated insecurity and traits of a bully, according to Eamon Dunphy. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:49:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0427/697183-dunphy-on-mourinho-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0427/697183-dunphy-on-mourinho-chelsea/ Rocket and Robertson finish the job in Sheffield Ronnie O'Sullivan eased into the World Snooker Championship quarter-finals with a 13-5 victory over Matthew Stevens, while Neil Robertson saw off Ali Carter 13-5. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:34:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/0427/697131-judd-trump-progresses-to-quarter-finals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/0427/697131-judd-trump-progresses-to-quarter-finals/ Bournemouth begin party as Premier League beckons Bournemouth effectively sealed promotion to the Premier League for the first time in their 116-year history after a 3-0 win over Bolton Wanderers. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:58:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0427/697185-bournemouth/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0427/697185-bournemouth/ Ireland and Northern Ireland to play training game The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland will play a training match in Dublin in June, but it will be closed to the public. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:21:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0427/697124-ireland-and-northern-ireland-to-play-training-game/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/0427/697124-ireland-and-northern-ireland-to-play-training-game/ McDowell and Lowry drawn in same WGC group Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry have been drawn in the same group for the WGC Matchplay Championship, which begins on Wednesday in San Francisco Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:57:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0427/697162-golf-wgc-draw-mcilroy-mcdowell-lowry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0427/697162-golf-wgc-draw-mcilroy-mcdowell-lowry/ Shane Horgan: Ireland can win World Cup Ireland must conquer the "step-up in psychological pressure" to become genuine World Cup contenders, according to former Ireland and Lions winger Shane Horgan. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:11:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0427/697102-shane-horgan-ireland-can-win-world-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0427/697102-shane-horgan-ireland-can-win-world-cup/ Cuthbert: We'll move on quickly from Dubs defeat Cork manager Brian Cuthbert prefers to look at the Rebels' overall league performance and won't dwell on a chastening final defeat to Dublin. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:21:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0426/696919-cork-brian-cuthbert-dublin-league-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0426/696919-cork-brian-cuthbert-dublin-league-final/ Brolly: Cork's Championship hopes dead now RTÉ analyst Joe Brolly has written off any claims Cork may have to mounting a serious challenge in the Championship after witnessing the Rebels' thumping defeat to Dublin. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:07:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0427/697034-brolly-on-cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0427/697034-brolly-on-cork/ POLL: Willie Mullins best young horse in training Which of Willie Mullins' battalion of young stars in the making is the best of the lot? Give us your view by voting, and tune in this week to watch all eight in action. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:04:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0427/697199-poll-willie-mullins-best-horse-in-training/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0427/697199-poll-willie-mullins-best-horse-in-training/ Taylor favourite to lead England in Malahide England will name a new look one-day side to take on Ireland on Tuesday, with James Taylor likely to captain in place of Eoin Morgan. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:09:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0427/697165-james-taylor-england-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0427/697165-james-taylor-england-ireland/ Cork boss disappointed by attendances in Dublin Cork City manager John Caulfield feels "the boat is being missed" by Dublin clubs amidst poor attendances in the capital for League of Ireland matches. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:17:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0427/697030-cork-boss-rues-attendances-for-dublin-clubs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2015/0427/697030-cork-boss-rues-attendances-for-dublin-clubs/ Great Minds lands Naas feature Great Minds justified strong market support to foil British raider Musical Comedy in the Listed Woodlands Stakes at Naas. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:45:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0427/697172-great-minds/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0427/697172-great-minds/ Reds striker Sturridge a doubt for rest of season Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unsure if striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit enough to play again this season. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:02:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0427/697120-daniel-sturridge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0427/697120-daniel-sturridge/ Ireland name squad for U-20 Championship Ireland have named their squad for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Parma in June. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:45:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2015/0427/697087-ireland-name-squad-for-u-20-championship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2015/0427/697087-ireland-name-squad-for-u-20-championship/ McCoy thanks racing public for support Tony McCoy thanked the racing public for making the last two months of his career the most memorable of all as their appreciation helped him cope with the thought of retirement. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:46:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0427/697100-tony-mccoy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0427/697100-tony-mccoy/ Gavin: Dublin must improve for championship Dublin manager Jim Gavin has praised his players' overall performance in their league final win over Cork, but expressed concerns about the goals they conceded. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:37:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0426/696914-gavin-performance-wont-be-good-enough-for-summer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0426/696914-gavin-performance-wont-be-good-enough-for-summer/ Jason Maguire to undergo crucial surgery today Jason Maguire will today undergo an operation in a bid to save his career. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:10:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0427/697025-jason-maguire-to-undergo-crucial-surgery-today/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0427/697025-jason-maguire-to-undergo-crucial-surgery-today/ Mullins believes Poli can pack punch at Festival Willie Mullins believes the penny is finally starting to drop with Don Poli as the Cheltenham Festival hero bids to follow up in the Growise Champion Novice Chase at Punchestown on Tuesday. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:38:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0427/697071-don-poli-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0427/697071-don-poli-punchestown/ VIDEO: Brolly & Spillane on All-Ireland contenders RTÉ football analysts Joe Brolly and Pat Spillane look ahead to the All-Ireland Championship. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:22:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0426/696943-video-brolly-spillane-on-all-ireland-contenders/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0426/696943-video-brolly-spillane-on-all-ireland-contenders/