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, 12 Feb 2016 12:01:16 +0000 Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:01:16 +0000 Sport News Best: Ireland must not be 'caught cold' in France Ireland cannot afford to be "caught cold" again in the scrum in tomorrow's Six Nations battle with France in Paris, according to Rory Best. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:56:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767545-france-ireland-rory-best-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767545-france-ireland-rory-best-six-nations/ GAA Digest: McGrath back for Tipperary Noel McGrath has been included in Michael Ryan's Tipperary team for the new manager's first competitive match. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:01:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0212/767478-gaa-digest/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0212/767478-gaa-digest/ United players could be sold to China - Woodward Ed Woodward believes Manchester United could sell some of their unwanted players to clubs in China this summer. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:20:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767408-united-players-could-be-sold-to-china-woodward/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767408-united-players-could-be-sold-to-china-woodward/ Preview: Ireland U-20s set for French challenge Ireland Under-20s have learned valuable lessons from their defeat to Wales ahead of tonight's trip to France, according to forwards coach Peter Malone. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:57:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767546-preview-ireland-u20s-set-for-french-challenge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0212/767546-preview-ireland-u20s-set-for-french-challenge/ Pro12 teams: Four changes for Munster Munster head coach Anthony Foley makes four changes to the side that defeated Zebre for this Sunday's Guinness Pro12 Round 14 clash against Ospreys at Musgrave Park. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:55:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0210/766892-connacht-make-three-changes-for-dragons/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0210/766892-connacht-make-three-changes-for-dragons/ Preview: Ireland can maintain French connection It has rarely been the prevailing feeling but Ireland travel to France more in expectation than hope, writes Micil Glennon. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:58:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0211/767319-france-v-ireland-six-nations-preview-rte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0211/767319-france-v-ireland-six-nations-preview-rte/ Column: Divison 1B set to provide the most thrills Ahead of the start of the Allianz Hurling League, Joe Dooley casts his eye over Division 1B, where he expects plenty of excitement and intrigue this season. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:29:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0212/767435-column/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0212/767435-column/ McCarthy under no illusions about France task Ireland may be unbeaten in five games against France but Mike McCarthy is under no illusions about how hard tomorrow's game will be. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:17:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0211/767358-france-ireland-mike-mccarthy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0211/767358-france-ireland-mike-mccarthy/ Lawes, Young and Vunipola come in for England England have promoted Courtney Lawes, Mako Vunipola and Ben Youngs to their starting XV for Sunday's RBS 6 Nations clash with Italy in Rome. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:33:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0212/767451-lawes-young-and-vunipola-come-in-for-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0212/767451-lawes-young-and-vunipola-come-in-for-england/ Breen ninth after opening Rally Sweden stages World champion Sebastian Ogier leads after four stages of Rally Sweden, round two of the World Rally Championship. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:08:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0212/767462-sebastian-ogier-on-top-at-rally-sweden/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0212/767462-sebastian-ogier-on-top-at-rally-sweden/ Messi named player of the month for the first time Lionel Messi has been named Spain's La Liga player of the month for January - the first time he has won the award. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:03:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767534-messi-named-player-of-the-month-for-the-first-time/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767534-messi-named-player-of-the-month-for-the-first-time/ Ladies NFL preview: Galway and Mayo tough to split Galway take on Mayo in the tie of the weekend, Cork host Tyrone while Kerry travel to Armagh. Get all the latest team news for those and the rest of the Ladies National Football League action this weekend. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:40:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0212/767508-ladies-nfl-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0212/767508-ladies-nfl-preview/ Oisin Murphy sidelined with broken collar bone Irish jockey Oisin Murphy is expected to be out of the saddle for three to four weeks with a broken collar bone. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:11:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0212/767465-oisin-murphy-sidelined-with-broken-collar-bone/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0212/767465-oisin-murphy-sidelined-with-broken-collar-bone/ At a glance: Allianz League weekend We tell you all need to know on a weekend that sees that start of the Allianz Hurling League and the semi-finals of the All-Ireland senior football club championship. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:31:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0211/767270-at-a-glance/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0211/767270-at-a-glance/ Reavie leads but Dunne in touch in California Chez Reavie shot an eight-under 63 to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in California, where Ireland's Paul Dunne is very much in contention. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:39:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0212/767415-reavie-leads-but-dunne-in-touch-in-california/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0212/767415-reavie-leads-but-dunne-in-touch-in-california/ France v Ireland - The French View Ahead of the France v Ireland Six Nations game, we get the French view with rugby writer Arnaud David. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:23:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0211/767226-france-v-ireland-french-view/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0211/767226-france-v-ireland-french-view/ O'Sullivan: Chinese ran 'beyond human capability' Sonia O'Sullivan has said she knew the Chinese athletes who denied her World Championship gold in 1993 were performing "beyond human capability". Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:06:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0211/767369-osullivan-coe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0211/767369-osullivan-coe/ Van Gaal wants Scholes to be 'more positive' Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has suggested former midfielder Paul Scholes should be "more positive" in his comments about the club. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:33:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767431-van-gaal-wants-scholes-to-be-more-positive/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0212/767431-van-gaal-wants-scholes-to-be-more-positive/ Annie Power could go to Punchestown Annie Power could make her eagerly-awaited return to action next week after starring among the entries for Wednesday's Mares Hurdle at Punchestown. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:47:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0212/767412-annie-power-could-go-to-punchestown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0212/767412-annie-power-could-go-to-punchestown/ Klopp calls for patience in Kop glory hunt Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists patience is required for his rebuilding job at Anfield as the millions coming into the club from the new television deal next season will make little difference. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:11:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767380-klopp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0211/767380-klopp/