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 Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:20:56 +0000 Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:20:56 +0000 Sport News Depleted Ireland face tough Wales task Ireland may be back-to-back Six Nations champions but they start off their defence with a severely weakened team against Wales, writes Micil Glennon Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:28:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0205/765722-ireland-wales-six-nations-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0205/765722-ireland-wales-six-nations-preview/ Stephen Rochford rues Mayo wastefulness Stephen Rochford was unhappy with Mayo's inability to take their chances in his side's Allianz Football League defeat to Dublin in Castlebar on Saturday night. Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:20:56 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/766004-s/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/766004-s/ Louis van Gaal rubbishes Jose Mourinho speculation Louis van Gaal has dismissed claims Manchester United are already in talks with Jose Mourinho about replacing him as manager. Sun, 7 Feb 2016 11:02:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0207/766046-louis-van-gaal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0207/766046-louis-van-gaal/ Super Bowl 50: Manning and Newton eye glory Karl O'Shaughnessy previews Super Bowl 50, as veteran Denver Broncos' quarterback Peyton Manning looks to upstage Carolina Panthers' explosive Cam Newton. Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:29:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/0205/765593-newton-and-manning-hold-keys-to-super-bowl-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/0205/765593-newton-and-manning-hold-keys-to-super-bowl-glory/ Ireland win series against Papua New Guinea Ireland wrapped up a series victory over Papua New Guinea with a seven-run win in a rain-affected second Twenty20 international at Townsville. Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:35:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2016/0207/766042-ireland-win-series-against-papua-new-guinea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2016/0207/766042-ireland-win-series-against-papua-new-guinea/ Shane Lowry trails by seven shots in Phoenix Joint first-round leader Shane Lowry now finds himself seven shots behind Australia's Danny Lee after the penultimate round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Sun, 7 Feb 2016 10:21:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0207/766043-shane-lowry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0207/766043-shane-lowry/ Dublin edge out Mayo in Castlebar dogfight Reigning champions Dublin made it back to back wins at the start of the Allianz League as they dug out a 0-09 to 0-07 victory over Mayo at Elvery's MacHale Park. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:48:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765980-mayo-v-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765980-mayo-v-dublin/ Kay backs Jones to make most of O'Connell absence Alun Wyn Jones can rule the Six Nations roost now that Paul O'Connell has retired, according to Ben Kay. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 20:54:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765987-alun-wyn-jones-paul-oconnell-ben-kay-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765987-alun-wyn-jones-paul-oconnell-ben-kay-ireland/ Laois hold off Armagh fightback Laois survived a strong final-quarter comeback from Armagh to pick up a first league win in Division 2, with a 1-13 to 0-15 victory at the Athletic Grounds. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:50:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765991-laois-hold-off-armagh-fightback/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765991-laois-hold-off-armagh-fightback/ Picamoles out of Irish tie as Noves seeks balance Guy Noves accepts his France squad have plenty of hard work ahead after they produced a late comeback to beat Italy, while number eight Louis Picamoles will miss next week's game against Ireland. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:21:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765982-france-italy-reaction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765982-france-italy-reaction/ Derry keep cool to claims points in freezing Cavan Cavan and Derry served up a thriller at a bitterly cold Kingspan Breffni Park, with Mark Lynch's 65th-minute free winning it for the visitors. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:09:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765990-derry-cavan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765990-derry-cavan/ England overcome Scots in dour Murrayfield battle England launched the Eddie Jones era by emerging from a tricky Six Nations opener against Scotland at Murrayfield with a 15-9 victory founded on a dominant second half. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 20:04:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765920-scotland-v-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765920-scotland-v-england/ Trippier keeps Spurs' title push on track Tottenham moved up to second in the Barclays Premier League as Kieran Trippier's second-half strike secured a 1-0 win over Watford. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:46:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0206/765940-tottenham-v-watford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0206/765940-tottenham-v-watford/ Jamie Vardy pens new Leicester deal Leicester have announced Jamie Vardy has signed a new deal until 2019. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 22:25:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0206/765978-jamie-vardy-pens-new-leicester-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0206/765978-jamie-vardy-pens-new-leicester-deal/ St Mary's Cahirciveen and Templenoe claim glory St Mary's Cahirciveen and Templenoe claimed the AIB All-Ireland Intermediate and Junior football titles respectively. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:04:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765965-st-marys-cahirciveen-and-templenoe-claim-glory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0206/765965-st-marys-cahirciveen-and-templenoe-claim-glory/ England forwards impress Jones in win over Scots New England coach Eddie Jones picked out his side's set-piece play as the deciding factor in their 15-9 RBS 6 Nations victory over Scotland. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 20:22:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0206/765972-england-forwards-impress-jones-in-win-over-scots/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0206/765972-england-forwards-impress-jones-in-win-over-scots/ Plisson gets France out of jail against Italy New France head coach Guy Noves was spared an early embarrassment as his side came from eight points behind to beat Italy 23-21 in the opening match of the Six Nations. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 20:17:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765919-france-v-italy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765919-france-v-italy/ Southampton see off Hammers at home Southampton held on to an early goal from Maya Yoshida to edge out West Ham 1-0 despite Victor Wanyama's red card in this evening's Premier League clash at St Mary's. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:52:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0206/765975-southampton-see-off-hammers-at-st-marys/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0206/765975-southampton-see-off-hammers-at-st-marys/ Column: Ireland head into Six Nations unknown Ireland go looking for an unprecedented third Six Nations championship in a row but a myriad of unknown unknowns lie ahead, writes Conor O'Shea. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:16:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0201/764572-conor-oshea-six-nations-ireland-rte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0201/764572-conor-oshea-six-nations-ireland-rte/ Ireland Women open Six Nations defence with win The Ireland Women launched their Six Nations title defence with an ultimately comfortable 21-3 victory over Wales at Donnybrook. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 18:17:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765930-ireland-women-wales-women/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765930-ireland-women-wales-women/