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, 27 Nov 2014 15:27:11 +0000 Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:27:11 +0000 Sport News Kiss: Hard work on the horizon in order to succeed November was a month of success for Ireland, but assistant coach Les Kiss is under no illusions that the 12 months ahead are where the real work begins for the national side. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:54:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1126/662810-kiss-hard-work-on-the-horizon-in-order-to-succeed/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1126/662810-kiss-hard-work-on-the-horizon-in-order-to-succeed/ Ipswich sign St Ledger and Hunt Former Republic of Ireland internationals Sean St Ledger and Noel Hunt have joined Mick McCarthy's Ipswich Town. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:27:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1127/663026-ipswich-sign-st-ledger-and-hunt/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1127/663026-ipswich-sign-st-ledger-and-hunt/ Pro12 teams: Best foot forward for Ulster Rory Best will start for Ulster against Munster in tomorrow evening's interprovincial match at Thomond Park. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:37:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1127/662989-pro12-teams-best-to-start-for-ulster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1127/662989-pro12-teams-best-to-start-for-ulster/ Wilshere ruled out for three months Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out for around three months after successfully undergoing surgery on his left ankle, the Gunners have announced. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:25:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1127/663021-wilshere-ruled-out-for-three-months/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1127/663021-wilshere-ruled-out-for-three-months/ Mullins' Djakadam to face 18 in Hennessy Hot favourite Djakadam is among a field of 19 declared for Saturday's Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:23:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1127/662994-hennessy-gold-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1127/662994-hennessy-gold-cup/ Australia laments death of Hughes The death of Phillip Hughes has been described as a "real-life tragedy" by Cricket Australia chief executive officer James Sutherland. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:14:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/1127/662888-australian-batsman-hughes-passes-away/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/1127/662888-australian-batsman-hughes-passes-away/ Irving hot favourite for Fighting Fifth Irving heads a field of six for the StanJames.com Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle on Saturday. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:01:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1127/663010-irving-hot-favourite-for-fighting-fifth/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1127/663010-irving-hot-favourite-for-fighting-fifth/ New Connacht deals for Leader and Buckley Connacht have moved to further secure their squad by agreeing new contracts with Darragh Leader and Denis Buckley. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:06:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1127/663012-new-connacht-deals-for-leader-and-buckley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1127/663012-new-connacht-deals-for-leader-and-buckley/ Doherty and Morris advance at UK Championship Former world champion Ken Doherty and Kilkenny man David Morris are through to the second round of the UK Championship but Dubliner Fergal O'Brien made an early exit. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:02:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/1127/662982-uk-championship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/1127/662982-uk-championship/ Brandao sentenced to one month in prison Bastia forward Brandao has been sentenced to one month in prison for headbutting Paris St Germain midfielder Thiago Motta, a French tribunal said. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:39:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2014/1127/663020-brandao-sentenced-to-one-month-in-prison/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2014/1127/663020-brandao-sentenced-to-one-month-in-prison/ Rodgers refuses to blame Mignolet Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers refused to blame goalkeeper Simon Mignolet for another error which could have ended their Champions League dream. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:30:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1127/662889-rodgers-refuses-to-blame-mignolet/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1127/662889-rodgers-refuses-to-blame-mignolet/ Garcia investigating FIFA committee members Three current FIFA executive committee members are under investigation by ethics chief Michael Garcia following his probe into World Cup bidding. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:06:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2014/1127/662980-garcia-investigating-fifa-committee-members/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2014/1127/662980-garcia-investigating-fifa-committee-members/ Farrell dropped by England for Aussie clash England have dropped Owen Farrell for Saturday's QBE International against Australia at Twickenham, with Billy Twelvetrees selected in his place at inside centre. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:05:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2014/1127/662941-owen-farrell-is-dropped-by-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2014/1127/662941-owen-farrell-is-dropped-by-england/ Spieth upstages McIlroy and Scott Rising American talent Jordan Spieth upstaged Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott with a four-under-par 67 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Australian Open. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:06:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/1127/662903-spieth-upstages-mcilroy-and-scott/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/1127/662903-spieth-upstages-mcilroy-and-scott/ Wenger demands Arsenal improvement Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has challenged his team to turn themselves into Champions League contenders by the time the knockout stages come around next year. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:13:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1127/662896-wenger-demands-arsenal-improvement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1127/662896-wenger-demands-arsenal-improvement/ Former Rangers owner Whyte held in Mexico Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte has been detained in Mexico. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:45:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1127/662912-fromer-rangers-owner-held-in-mexico/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1127/662912-fromer-rangers-owner-held-in-mexico/ FAI board delivers backing for Delaney FAI president Tony Fitzgerald has tonight issued a statement on behalf of the FAI board pledging its support for chief executive John Delaney following the controversy surrounding him singing a republican song in a Dublin pub. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:34:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1126/662752-jim-boyce-john-delaney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1126/662752-jim-boyce-john-delaney/ Rodgers happy with a point in Bulgaria Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he is more than happy to have their Champions League fate in their own hands despite a disappointing 2-2 draw against Ludogorets in Bulgaria. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:04:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662880-rodgers-happy-with-a-point/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662880-rodgers-happy-with-a-point/ Analysis: Can Schmidt beat the boom/bust cycle? Can Joe Schmidt's Ireland build on their current rich vein of form as the Rugby World Cup looms into view asks Brendan Cole. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:14:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1126/662782-irish-rugby-what-goes-up-must-come-down/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1126/662782-irish-rugby-what-goes-up-must-come-down/ Sanchez seals Gunners' spot in last 16 Goals from Yaya Sanogo and Alexis Sanchez booked Arsenal's place in the Champions League knockout stages as Arsene Wenger's side ran out 2-0 winners over Group D leaders Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:59:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662806-arsenal-v-dortmund/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662806-arsenal-v-dortmund/