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 Sat, 28 May 2016 23:54:39 +0100 Sat, 28 May 2016 23:54:39 +0100 Sport News Proud Lam hails his hard-working Connacht heroes Pat Lam could not hide his pride after witnessing his Connacht side end the province's long wait for silverware with a 20-10 victory in the Guinness Pro12 final against Leinster. Sat, 28 May 2016 20:47:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791697-lam-cullen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791697-lam-cullen/ VIDEO: Champions League final Talking Points Watch all the highlights from Real Madrid's Champions League final penalty shootout victory over Atletico Madrid in Milan. Sat, 28 May 2016 23:54:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791724-video-champions-league-final-talking-points/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791724-video-champions-league-final-talking-points/ Muldoon: Maybe it was destiny that Connacht won Captain John Muldoon revealed that it has yet to sink in that Connacht are Guinness PRO12 champions after the 20-10 victory over Leinster at Murrayfield. Sun, 29 May 2016 00:01:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791710-john-muldoon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791710-john-muldoon/ Real break Atletico hearts again with shootout win Cristiano Ronaldo secured Real Madrid's 11th Champions League title with the winning penalty after they defeated their rivals Atletico Madrid in a dramatic game at the San Siro. Sat, 28 May 2016 23:39:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791704-madrid-atletico/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791704-madrid-atletico/ Ronaldo overjoyed as Real hold nerve Match-winner Cristiano Ronaldo was delighted to fire home the winning penalty as Real Madrid won the Champions League for a record 11th time with a 5-3 penalty shoot-out victory over city rivals Atletico at San Siro. Sat, 28 May 2016 23:45:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791713-ronaldo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791713-ronaldo/ 'Gutted' Cullen acknowledges 'incredible' Connacht Leo Cullen's attempt to become the third successive Leinster coach to win silverware in his maiden season fell short at Murrayfield, but he was honest in his assessment that the better team won the 2016 Guinness Pro12. Sun, 29 May 2016 00:03:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791715-gutted-cullen-acknowledges-incredible-connacht/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791715-gutted-cullen-acknowledges-incredible-connacht/ ANALYSIS: O'Neill's squad and system taking shape Ed Leahy examines how Martin O'Neill's Republic of Ireland formation performed in the 1-1 draw against the Netherlands on Friday night. Sat, 28 May 2016 18:39:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0528/791659-analysis-oneills-squad-and-system-taking-shape/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0528/791659-analysis-oneills-squad-and-system-taking-shape/ Connacht secure first Pro12 title Connacht's fairytale season ended with an appropriately magical finale as they beat four-time champions Leinster to win the Pro12 for the first time. Sat, 28 May 2016 21:10:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791646-connacht-leinster-match-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791646-connacht-leinster-match-report/ Diame strike fires Hull back to Premier League Hull secured a return to the Premier League with a deserved 1-0 defeat of Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship play-off final at Wembley. Sat, 28 May 2016 20:10:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791690-hull-promotion/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791690-hull-promotion/ Hend was 'ready to punch' drunk Wentworth hecklers Scott Hend admitted he came close to punching two drunk fans who heckled him during the third round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Sat, 28 May 2016 21:21:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0528/791703-hend-fans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0528/791703-hend-fans/ Serena survives stiff test to progress in Paris Serena Williams passed her first serious test of the French Open with a 6-4 7-6 (12/10) victory over French No.1 Kristina Mladenovic. Sat, 28 May 2016 19:00:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0528/791667-french-serena/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0528/791667-french-serena/ Springboks name fresh-faced squad to meet Ireland New South Africa coach Allister Coetzee named nine uncapped players on Saturday in a 31-man squad to face Ireland in three tests next month. Sat, 28 May 2016 19:44:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791695-springboks-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791695-springboks-squad/ James McCarthy gets Euro 2016 fitness boost Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy is expected to resume training on Monday, the day before Martin O'Neill finalises his squad for the Euro 2016 finals. Sat, 28 May 2016 16:39:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791653-mccarthy-gets-euro-2016-fitness-boost/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791653-mccarthy-gets-euro-2016-fitness-boost/ Football preview: Cavan have Armagh's measure Former Galway star Ray Silke runs the rule over the weekend's Championship football fixtures in the company of RTÉ Sport's Eoin Ryan. Sat, 28 May 2016 14:34:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0527/791477-championship-sunday-cavan-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0527/791477-championship-sunday-cavan-to/ Reds defender Sakho has doping suspension lifted France and Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho's provisional suspension for failing a drugs test has been lifted by European football governing body UEFA. Sat, 28 May 2016 16:06:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0528/791633-reds-defender-sakho-has-doping-suspension-lifted/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0528/791633-reds-defender-sakho-has-doping-suspension-lifted/ Saracens hold off Exeter to seal double Saracens became the first English club for 12 years to win a domestic and European double as they resisted a thrilling Exeter fightback to retain the Aviva Premiership title Sat, 28 May 2016 19:01:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791688-saracens-hold-off-exeter-to-seal-double/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0528/791688-saracens-hold-off-exeter-to-seal-double/ Thiem edges out Zverev at French Open Dominic Thiem put himself in pole position to take advantage of Rafael Nadal's withdrawal by winning the battle of the young guns against Alexander Zverev in the third round of the French Open. Sat, 28 May 2016 19:04:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0528/791672-french-open-men/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0528/791672-french-open-men/ Alan Judge warned over results of doping test Brentford and Republic of Ireland midfielder Alan Judge has been warned by the Football Association after breaching its anti-doping regulations. Sat, 28 May 2016 12:06:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791610-alan-judge-warned-over-dopin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0528/791610-alan-judge-warned-over-dopin/ Nibali seizes Giro glory with impressive charge Italy's Vincenzo Nibali is on the verge of celebrating his second Giro d'Italia triumph. Sat, 28 May 2016 18:39:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0528/791679-nibali-giro/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0528/791679-nibali-giro/ Hend finishes with eagle to snatch Wentworth lead Australia's Scott Hend will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the BMW PGA Championship after Masters champion Danny Willett stumbled for the second Saturday in succession. Sat, 28 May 2016 18:27:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0528/791676-wentworth-pga/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0528/791676-wentworth-pga/