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, 22 Aug 2014 22:43:52 +0100 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:43:52 +0100 Sport News McGee qualifies for US Open Ireland tennis number one James McGee has qualified for the first round proper of the US Open in New York. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:44:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0822/638838-mcgee/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0822/638838-mcgee/ Cork and Bohs face FAI Cup replay Cork City and Bohemians must meet again after the two Premier Division sides played out a thrilling 2-2 draw in the third round of the FAI Cup at Turner's Cross. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:43:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0822/638831-fai-cup-third-round/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0822/638831-fai-cup-third-round/ Irwin urges Red Devils fans to have patience Denis Irwin has urged Manchester United fans to have patience with new manager Louis van Gaal. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:06:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0822/638794-irwin-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0822/638794-irwin-united/ Weekend Premier League team news It's still early in the season but there are some big Premier League games over the next few days with Liverpool taking on Manchester City and Everton hosting Arsenal. Get all the latest team news here. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:07:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0822/638805-weekend-premier-league-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0822/638805-weekend-premier-league-team-news/ Murphy misses out on 50m breaststroke final Ireland's Barry Murphy finished 12th overall in the 50m breaststroke semi-final at the European Championships in Berlin, missing out on the final by .21 of a second. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:12:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2014/0822/638823-murphy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2014/0822/638823-murphy/ Sole Power slaloms through Nunthorpe field Sole Power landed a fourth Group One win as Richard Hughes extricated Eddie Lynam's gelding from the most unpromising of positions to land the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York for a second time. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:25:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0822/638775-sole-power-slaloms-through-nunthorpe-field/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0822/638775-sole-power-slaloms-through-nunthorpe-field/ Keegan: We have to go for the full 70 Defender Lee Keegan feels that Mayo will need to perform for the full 70 minutes if they are to get past the challenge of Kerry in Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:54:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0821/638578-keegan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0821/638578-keegan/ Murphy to step down as Wicklow manager Wicklow are the latest county to begin a search for a new manager after Harry Murphy announced that he is to leave his post. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:32:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0822/638836-wicklow/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0822/638836-wicklow/ Killarney review The Game Changer followed up his terrific third placing in the Galway Hurdle by taking the feature event at Killarney. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:43:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0822/638846-killarney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0822/638846-killarney/ Mackay apologises for 'unacceptable' text messages Malky Mackay has apologised for the discriminatory text messages he sent during his time as manager of Cardiff. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:08:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0822/638830-mackay-apologises-for-unacceptable-text-messages/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0822/638830-mackay-apologises-for-unacceptable-text-messages/ Latvala makes most of Ogier crash World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier dramatically crashed out of the final stage of the Rallye Deutschland as Jari-Matti Latvala took a sizeable advantage into the second day. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:02:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/rally/2014/0822/638840-latvala-makes-most-of-ogier-crash/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/rally/2014/0822/638840-latvala-makes-most-of-ogier-crash/ United boss wants to help calm Rojo down Louis van Gaal has warned Marcos Rojo he must learn to temper his aggression if he is to be a success at Manchester United. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:10:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0822/638801-united-boss-wants-to-help-calm-rojo-down/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0822/638801-united-boss-wants-to-help-calm-rojo-down/ Donaldson retains Czech Masters lead Jamie Donaldson remained on course to secure his place in the European Ryder Cup team with a 69 in the second round of the Czech Masters. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:49:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2014/0822/638789-czech-round-2/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2014/0822/638789-czech-round-2/ US Open: Women's preview Serena Williams heads into the US Open having dominated the sport since the beginning of 2012, but has blanked at the majors this year. John O'Donovan evaluates her prospects of success at Flushing Meadows. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:42:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0822/638790-us-open-womens-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0822/638790-us-open-womens-preview/ Fifth place for Regan in Swansea shot put On the penultimate day of competition at the Paralympic Athletics European Championships in Swansea, Ireland's Lorraine Regan finished fifth in the F57 Shot Put with a best of 6.88m. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:39:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2014/0822/638825-ipc/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2014/0822/638825-ipc/ Racing offer Sexton new four-year deal Leinster's chances of luring Ireland international outhalf Johnny Sexton back to Ireland may be fading after Racing Metro coach Laurent Labit revealed the French side had offered the 29-year-old a four-year contract extension. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:56:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2014/0822/638682-racing-offer-sexton-four-year-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2014/0822/638682-racing-offer-sexton-four-year-deal/ Stoke's Ireland out with rib injury Stoke boss Mark Hughes has encountered the first injury setback of the new season for his squad, with midfielder Stephen Ireland having sustained a chest problem in training. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:09:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0822/638822-stokes-ireland-out-with-rib-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0822/638822-stokes-ireland-out-with-rib-injury/ US Open: Men's preview The final grand slam event of the season begins on Monday in New York and is shaping up to be one of the most open in years, writes John O'Donovan. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:36:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0822/638749-us-open-mens-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0822/638749-us-open-mens-preview/ O'Donoghue: Kerry are in a good place Kerry's star forward James O'Donoghue believes his side have it in them to get over Mayo and qualify for the county's first All-Ireland final since 2011. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:50:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0821/638585-odonoghue-kerry-are-in-a-good-place/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0821/638585-odonoghue-kerry-are-in-a-good-place/ Ward to take part in AIBA Pro Boxing Joe Ward has been confirmed as one the participants in the light heavyweight category for this year's AIBA Pro Boxing. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:06:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/0822/638785-ward/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/0822/638785-ward/