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, 27 May 2015 23:25:45 +0100 Wed, 27 May 2015 23:25:45 +0100 Sport News Record-breakers Sevilla retain Europa League crown Colombian hitman Carlos Bacca scored twice as Sevilla made Europa League history by seeing off Dnipro 3-2 to win the competition for a record fourth time. Wed, 27 May 2015 22:37:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0527/704220-dnipro-v-sevilla/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0527/704220-dnipro-v-sevilla/ UEFA calls for FIFA vote to be postponed European soccer's governing body UEFA has called for Friday's FIFA presidential election to be postponed. Wed, 27 May 2015 23:25:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0527/704113-arrests-a-sad-day-for-football-prince-ali/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0527/704113-arrests-a-sad-day-for-football-prince-ali/ Charity begins at home for fundraising McIlroy A refreshed Rory McIlroy wants to get back to winning ways at this week's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, but has revealed he will not make a penny if he does. Wed, 27 May 2015 22:59:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0527/704179-irish-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0527/704179-irish-open/ Preview: Ireland face the Barbarian hordes Ireland gear up for their Rugby World Cup preparations by clashing with the Barbarians this Thursday at Thomond Park. RTÉ Sport's Tadhg Peavoy looks ahead to the tie. Wed, 27 May 2015 22:57:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0527/704140-preview-ireland-face-the-barbarian-hordes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0527/704140-preview-ireland-face-the-barbarian-hordes/ How to follow the Irish Open with RTÉ Sport The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open gets underway on Thursday and you can follow coverage on RTÉ throughout the four days at Royal County Down. Wed, 27 May 2015 22:58:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0527/704198-how-to-follow-the-irish-open-with-rte-sport/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0527/704198-how-to-follow-the-irish-open-with-rte-sport/ Brolly apologises for Sunday Game comments RTÉ GAA analyst Joe Brolly has apologised to correspondent and commentator Marty Morrissey for comments he made during last weekend's The Sunday Game Live broadcast. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:24:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0527/704188-brolly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0527/704188-brolly/ Schmidt hails O'Connell's hunger for improvement Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has paid tribute to Paul O'Connell, who is widely expected to play his final game for Munster in the Pro12 final against Glasgow this Saturday. Wed, 27 May 2015 20:02:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0527/704250-schmidt-hails-oconnells-hunger-for-improvement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0527/704250-schmidt-hails-oconnells-hunger-for-improvement/ Simenon set to make comeback at Sandown Connections of talented dual-purpose performer Simenon believe the Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Trusts Henry II Stakes at Sandown on Thursday represents an ideal starting point ahead of another tilt at the Ascot Gold Cup. Wed, 27 May 2015 18:33:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0527/704241-simenon-set-to-make-comeback-at-sandown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0527/704241-simenon-set-to-make-comeback-at-sandown/ Tryster tries to take all-weather form to turf Tryster will try to justify some fancy entries after a prolific all-weather campaign when he switches to turf for the Cantor Fitzgerald Research Brigadier Gerard Stakes at Sandown on Thursday. Wed, 27 May 2015 18:58:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0527/704245-tryster-tries-to-take-all-weather-form-to-turf/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0527/704245-tryster-tries-to-take-all-weather-form-to-turf/ Sutton handed match-fixing ban by World Snooker Irish amateur snooker player John Sutton has been banned for six years after the sport's world governing body found him guilty of match-fixing and misusing inside information. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:29:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/0527/704224-sutton-handed-match-fixing-ban-by-world-snooker/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/0527/704224-sutton-handed-match-fixing-ban-by-world-snooker/ Advocaat opts to leave Sunderland Dick Advocaat has chosen not to remain as Sunderland head coach, the club have announced. Wed, 27 May 2015 20:07:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0527/704258-advocaat-opts-to-leave-sunderland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0527/704258-advocaat-opts-to-leave-sunderland/ Arc heroine Treve to meet eight rivals in Corrida Dual Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Treve is among a field of nine in the Prix Corrida at Saint-Cloud on Friday. Wed, 27 May 2015 19:54:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/european/2015/0527/704254-arc-heroine-treve-to-meet-eight-rivals-in-corrida/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/european/2015/0527/704254-arc-heroine-treve-to-meet-eight-rivals-in-corrida/ Richard Dunne among six released by QPR Former Ireland international Richard Dunne has been released by QPR, along with compatriot Brian Murphy, following the club's relegation from the Premier League. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:37:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0527/704186-dunne-leaves-qpr/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0527/704186-dunne-leaves-qpr/ Joyce, Murtagh retire from T20 internationals Ireland's Ed Joyce and Tim Murtagh have retired from Twenty20 international cricket with immediate effect. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:29:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0527/704229-joyce-t20-retirement/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0527/704229-joyce-t20-retirement/ Ross Byrne withdrawn from U20 squad Ireland out-half Ross Byrne has been withdrawn from the squad to travel to Italy for World Rugby Under-20 Championship. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:24:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0527/704227-ross-byrne-withdrawn-from-u20-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0527/704227-ross-byrne-withdrawn-from-u20-squad/ Modolo sprints to Giro stage win Italy's Sacha Modolo won the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia by prevailing in a bunch sprint at the end of a 134km ride between Tirano and Lugano, Switzerland, with Alberto Contador remaining overall leader. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:43:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0527/704212-modolo-sprints-to-giro-stage-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0527/704212-modolo-sprints-to-giro-stage-win/ Federer advances to third round at French Open Roger Federer overcame a few lapses in concentration to reach the third round of the French Open after a 6-2 7-6(7/1) 6-3 win against Spain's Marcel Granollers. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:45:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0527/704192-french-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0527/704192-french-open/ Halep stunned by Lucic-Baroni at French Open Simona Halep crashed out of the French Open in the second round after Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni inflicted a shock 7-5 6-1 defeat on last year's runner-up. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:35:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0527/704144-stosur-cruises-into-french-open-third-round/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0527/704144-stosur-cruises-into-french-open-third-round/ McDowell: Royal County Down could host Open Former US Open champion Graeme McDowell believes Royal County Down could become the second course in Northern Ireland on the Open Championship rota. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:10:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0527/704199-mcdowell-irish-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0527/704199-mcdowell-irish-open/ Schmidt denies involvement in O'Connor departure Joe Schmidt has denied Ireland's bosses had any involvement in the sacking of Leinster coach Matt O'Connor. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:47:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0527/704177-schmidt-admits-surprise-over-oconnor-sacking/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0527/704177-schmidt-admits-surprise-over-oconnor-sacking/