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 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:15:37 +0000 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:15:37 +0000 Sport News FIFA vice-president Boyce slams 'stupid' Delaney FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce has condemned what he called FAI chief executive John Delaney's "stupidity" after the the latter was recorded singing a republican song in a Dublin pub. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:58:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1126/662643-fifa-vice-president-boyce-slams-stupid-delaney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1126/662643-fifa-vice-president-boyce-slams-stupid-delaney/ Kilkenny's Hogan and Fogarty hang up boots Kilkenny duo Brian Hogan and Aidan Fogarty have called time on their inter-county hurling careers. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:15:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1126/662654-kilkennys-hogan-and-fogarty-hang-up-boots/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1126/662654-kilkennys-hogan-and-fogarty-hang-up-boots/ Australia batsman Hughes remains critically ill Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition 24 hours on from being struck in the head by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:51:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/1126/662662-hughes-remains-in-a-critical-condition/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/1126/662662-hughes-remains-in-a-critical-condition/ Fagan turned down Chesterfield to stay with Pats St Patrick's Athletic striker Christy Fagan has revealed that he turned down a move to Chesterfield to stay with the Saints for next season. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:58:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1126/662737-fagan-turns-down-chesterfield-to-stay-with-pats/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1126/662737-fagan-turns-down-chesterfield-to-stay-with-pats/ O'Sullivan to line up at York despite injury Ronnie O'Sullivan is set to begin his Coral UK Championship campaign on Thursday, despite suffering a nasty ankle injury. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:50:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/1126/662722-rocket-will-not-be-grounded-by-ankle-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/1126/662722-rocket-will-not-be-grounded-by-ankle-injury/ O'Brien calls time with Tipperary Tipperary forward John O'Brien has announced his retirement from inter-county hurling. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:58:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1126/662657-obrien-calls-time-with-tipperary/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/1126/662657-obrien-calls-time-with-tipperary/ Euro raiders to descend en masse on Sha Tin Cirrus Des Aigles, Flintshire, Gordon Lord Byron, Sole Power and Red Red Cadeaux are some of the star European names selected for next month's Longines Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:54:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2014/1126/662685-hong-kong/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/world/2014/1126/662685-hong-kong/ Bent goes on loan to Championship side Brighton Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has dropped down to the Championship to join Brighton on loan. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:51:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1126/662735-bent-goes-on-loan-to-championship-side-brighton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/1126/662735-bent-goes-on-loan-to-championship-side-brighton/ Smith hails retiring Mania Sue Smith has expressed her sadness at losing stable jockey Ryan Mania, who has taken the surprise decision to quit the saddle with immediate effect at just 24 years old. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:19:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/1126/662726-smith-hails-retiring-mania/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/1126/662726-smith-hails-retiring-mania/ Hoops bring in Brennan and Webster Shamrock Rovers have recruited two more players for 2015 with Gavin Brennan moving from Drogheda United and Dave Webster joining from Bray Wanderers. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:46:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1126/662712-hoops-bring-in-brennan-and-webster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2014/1126/662712-hoops-bring-in-brennan-and-webster/ Liverpool players not performing, admits Lambert Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert admits his side cannot argue with criticism of their lack of physical and mental toughness ahead of tonight's crucial Champions League clash against Ludogorets. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:38:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662635-liverpool-players-not-performing-admits-lambert/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662635-liverpool-players-not-performing-admits-lambert/ Lambie starts for Boks as Meyer rings changes Pat Lambie has retained his place at flyhalf for South Africa's final northern hemisphere test against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday as coach Heyneke Meyer made eight changes to his match-day squad. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:24:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2014/1126/662681-lambie-starts-for-boks-as-meyer-rings-changes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2014/1126/662681-lambie-starts-for-boks-as-meyer-rings-changes/ Mourinho: Chelsea must back up style with trophies Jose Mourinho said his current Chelsea side were "brilliant" after they thrashed Schalke 5-0 in Germany but warned they must win titles to be considered on a par with the side from his first Blues reign. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:51:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662613-mourinho-chelsea-must-back-up-style-with-trophies/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662613-mourinho-chelsea-must-back-up-style-with-trophies/ Connacht extend Adeolokun contract Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have announced that winger Niyi Adeolokun has signed a new two-year contract which will see him remain at the province until at least June 2017. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:20:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1126/662639-connacht-extend-adeolokun-contract/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1126/662639-connacht-extend-adeolokun-contract/ Delaney says legal warnings a 'misunderstanding' FAI chief executive John Delaney has sought to clarify legal warnings issued in the wake of the release of a video of his singing of the republican ballad 'Joe McDonnell' in a Dublin pub last week. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:05:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662571-delany-issues-apology-amid-legal-warnings/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1125/662571-delany-issues-apology-amid-legal-warnings/ Kompany: Aguero is our special one Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany hailed the brilliance of Sergio Aguero after the Argentinian revived the club's Champions League hopes with all three goals in their 3-2 win over Bayern Munich. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:26:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662619-kompany-aguero-is-our-special-one/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1126/662619-kompany-aguero-is-our-special-one/ Ebdon relieved to escape early exit Former World champion Peter Ebdon survived a scare in the first round of the UK Championship as he had to fight back to beat Ross Muir 6-5 in York. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:39:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/1126/662622-uk-championship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2014/1126/662622-uk-championship/ Champions League round-up: Messi beats Raul record Lionel Messi became the record Champions League goalscorer and Luis Suarez opened his account for Barcelona as the Catalan giants cruised to a 4-0 win over APOEL Nicosia. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:38:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662578-champions-league-round-up-messi-beats-raul-record/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662578-champions-league-round-up-messi-beats-raul-record/ Aguero hat-trick helps Man City past 10-man Bayern Sergio Aguero's hat-trick helped Manchester to a 3-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich that kept alive City's hope of qualification to the knock-out stages of the Champions League. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:05:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662572-manchester-city-bayern-munich/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662572-manchester-city-bayern-munich/ Chelsea qualify for Champions League last 16 Classy Chelsea romped to a 5-0 win at Schalke 04 on Tuesday to power into the last 16 of the Champions League and make it a miserable night for their former coach Roberto Di Matteo. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:15:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662573-schalke-04-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/1125/662573-schalke-04-chelsea/