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, 17 Sep 2014 16:19:04 +0100 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:19:04 +0100 Sport News Ireland bow out with heads held high Republic of Ireland women held their own against European Champions Germany but lost 2-0 in their final World Cup qualifier in Heidenheim to end the campaign in third place in Group 1. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:30:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0917/644523-ireland-bow-out-with-heads-held-high/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0917/644523-ireland-bow-out-with-heads-held-high/ Durcan: Kerry are football's kingpins Goalkeeper Paul Durcan has played down Donegal's favourites tag ahead of Sunday's All-Ireland final, describing Kerry as the "kingpins" of the game. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:19:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0917/644406-durcan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0917/644406-durcan/ Murphy earns Rio 2016 spot for Ireland Annalise Murphy has become the second Irish sailor to secure a berth for Ireland at the Rio Olympics. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:48:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/sailing/2014/0917/644500-murphy-qualifies-for-2016-olympics/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/sailing/2014/0917/644500-murphy-qualifies-for-2016-olympics/ Tipperary sweat on injuries to key pair Tipperary face an anxious wait to discover whether captain Brendan Maher and key forward Patrick 'Bonner' Maher will be fit to face Kilkenny in Saturday week's All-Ireland SHC final replay. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:58:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0917/644466-tipperary-sweat-on-injuries-to-key-pair/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0917/644466-tipperary-sweat-on-injuries-to-key-pair/ Busy continues Kerry love affair at Listowel Your Busy landed a famous National double by adding the Guinness Kerry National at Listowel to his Killarney National success in May. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:20:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0917/644499-busy-continues-kerry-love-affair/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0917/644499-busy-continues-kerry-love-affair/ Kompany: It's time for City to deliver in Europe Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany feels the time has come to deliver in the Champions League, as they prepare to face Bayern Munich tonight in a game live on RTÉ 2. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:34:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0916/644229-kompany-its-time-for-city-to-deliver-in-europe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0916/644229-kompany-its-time-for-city-to-deliver-in-europe/ McGinley: No issues between McIlroy and McDowell European captain Paul McGinley insists he has no concerns over Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell's relationship ahead of next week's Ryder Cup. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:06:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/0917/644450-mcginley-no-issues-between-mcilroy-and-mcdowell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/0917/644450-mcginley-no-issues-between-mcilroy-and-mcdowell/ Australian teen Miller set for MotoGP Australian teenager Jack Miller will make the big step up from Moto3 to ride in MotoGP next season, the LCR Honda team run by former racer Lucio Cecchinello said today. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:42:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/motorbikes/2014/0917/644516-australian-teen-miller-set-for-motogp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/motorbikes/2014/0917/644516-australian-teen-miller-set-for-motogp/ Benoist spoilt for choice ahead of Arc Gregory Benoist is facing a tough choice between Ectot and Avenir Certain in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, according to connections of the leading Longchamp contenders. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:06:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/european/2014/0917/644464-benoist-spoilt-for-choice-ahead-of-arc/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/european/2014/0917/644464-benoist-spoilt-for-choice-ahead-of-arc/ Lambert extends Villa contract Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has extended his contract at the club until June 2018. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:23:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0917/644515-lambert-extends-villa-contract/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0917/644515-lambert-extends-villa-contract/ Major 10-year sponsor boost for Cricket Ireland Irish cricket has been given a multi-million euro boost as a 10-year sponsorship deal with an Indian conglomerate was confirmed this afternoon. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:09:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/0917/644423-major-10-year-sponsor-boost-for-cricket-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/0917/644423-major-10-year-sponsor-boost-for-cricket-ireland/ VIDEO: Kerry - Path to the Final Watch Kerry's journey to a September showdown with Donegal including their epic clashes with Mayo Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:07:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/0917/644444-video-kerry-path-to-the-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/0917/644444-video-kerry-path-to-the-final/ Smyth wants to end campaign on high in Germany Shannon Smyth is hoping that the Republic of Ireland women can finish their World Cup qualifying campaign on a high when they meet Germany. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:56:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0915/643906-smyth/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0915/643906-smyth/ Mourinho not obsessed with setting CL record Jose Mourinho insists becoming the first manager to win the Champions League with three clubs is not his "obsession". Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:13:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0917/644414-mourinho-not-obsessed-with-setting-cl-record/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0917/644414-mourinho-not-obsessed-with-setting-cl-record/ McGrath and Walton to face corruption charges Scottish Grand National-winning jockey Richie McGrath and former trainer Kate Walton have been charged with passing on inside information. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:48:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0917/644429-mcgrath-and-walton-to-face-corruption-charges/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0917/644429-mcgrath-and-walton-to-face-corruption-charges/ Joyce and Ward face familiar foes in APB Irish boxers David Oliver Joyce and Joe Ward will meet familiar foes on their AIBA Pro Boxing debuts in Kazakhstan next month. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:50:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/0917/644369-apb/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/0917/644369-apb/ Caterham keep Kobayashi for Singapore Japanese Formula One driver Kamui Kobayashi has kept his Caterham seat for Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix despite lingering uncertainty about his future at the struggling team. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:14:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/f1/2014/0917/644439-caterham-keep-kobayashi-for-singapore/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/f1/2014/0917/644439-caterham-keep-kobayashi-for-singapore/ Ó Sé insists Donegal have edge over Kerry Five-time All-Ireland winner Tomás Ó Sé insists Donegal are favourites going into Sunday's All-Ireland Football final clash with Kerry. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:05:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0916/644265-o-se-believes-donegal-have-the-slight-edge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0916/644265-o-se-believes-donegal-have-the-slight-edge/ Backroom shake-up for Clare hurlers Clare's hurlers are set to re-organise their backroom team for 2015 with coach Paul Kinnerk taking a year out, and conditioning coach Joe O'Connor and selector Mike Deegan taking up new roles with the team. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:08:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0917/644359-backroom-shake-up-for-clare-hurlers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0917/644359-backroom-shake-up-for-clare-hurlers/ Scotland's Jackson set to miss season Scotland international Ruaridh Jackson could be out for the season after suffering a serious knee injury playing for Wasps. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:47:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2014/0917/644436-ruaridh-jackson/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2014/0917/644436-ruaridh-jackson/