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 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:20:28 +0100 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:20:28 +0100 Sport News O'Donovan brothers 'overwhelmed' by Irish support Olympic medallists Gary and Paul O'Donovan admit that they have been shocked by the response of Irish sports fans to their achievements in Rio. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:58:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0829/812678-odonovan-brothers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0829/812678-odonovan-brothers/ Newcastle sources deny £20m McCarthy speculation Sources at Newcastle United have played down speculation that they are eyeing up a move for unsettled Everton midfielder James McCarthy, according to Press Association Sport. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:20:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812662-newcastle-play-down-l20m-mccarthy-speculation/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812662-newcastle-play-down-l20m-mccarthy-speculation/ Composure key to Dublin victory says Kilkenny Ciarán Kilkenny has revealed the calmness in the Dublin dressing room at half-time when trailing Kerry by five points in yesterday's All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:50:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0829/812604-kilkenny-composure-saw-us-through/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0829/812604-kilkenny-composure-saw-us-through/ Colm O'Rourke: Dubs juggernaut so hard to stop Dublin's ability to find that extra gear when it matters most will again be a trump card in their favour when they face Mayo in the All-Ireland football final, says Colm O'Rourke. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:48:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0828/812568-orourke-mayo-will-find-it-hard-to-stop/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0828/812568-orourke-mayo-will-find-it-hard-to-stop/ 10,000 expected to attend O'Donovan homecoming Up to 10,000 people are expected to turn out in Skibbereen tonight to welcome home Olympic silver medal winners Gary and Paul O'Donovan. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:39:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0829/812606-odonovan-skibbereen-homecoming/ http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0829/812606-odonovan-skibbereen-homecoming/ Andrew Lynch sidelined with broken arm Andrew Lynch faces about two months on the sidelines after suffering a fractured right humerus in a fall at Cork on Sunday. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:44:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0829/812667-lynch-sidelined-following-arm-break/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0829/812667-lynch-sidelined-following-arm-break/ Transfer digest: Saints sign midfielder Boufal Southampton have announced the signing of attacking midfielder Sofiane Boufal from Lille for a club-record undisclosed fee. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:45:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812677-transfer-digest-saints-sign/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812677-transfer-digest-saints-sign/ Shearer calls for Rooney to ditch England Former England captain Alan Shearer has encouraged Wayne Rooney to retire from international football. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:46:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812634-shearer-calls-fort/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0829/812634-shearer-calls-fort/ David Wachman to retire at end of season Classic-winning trainer David Wachman is to retire at the end of the season. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:50:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0829/812682-david-wachman-to-retire-at-end-of-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0829/812682-david-wachman-to-retire-at-end-of-season/ Stephanie Meadow challenge falls short in Canada Stephanie Meadow was unable to challenge on the final day of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open as world number two Ariya Jutanugarn won at a canter. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:30:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0829/812587-meadow-challenge-falls-short/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0829/812587-meadow-challenge-falls-short/ Boris Becker concerned by Murray presence Novak Djokovic's coach Boris Becker admits the Serb's supremacy is under threat from Andy Murray ahead of the start of the US Open. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:32:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0829/812584-becker-concerned-by-murray/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0829/812584-becker-concerned-by-murray/ Endless Drama looks Australia bound Ger Lyons has been left with a feeling of what might have been after he revealed Endless Drama is likely to continue his career in Australia. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:29:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0829/812631-endless-drama-looks-australia-bound/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0829/812631-endless-drama-looks-australia-bound/ Intelligence Cross set for Middle Park Intelligence Cross could be bound for the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes following his convincing victory in the Round Tower Stakes at the Curragh. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:34:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0829/812588-intelligence-cross-set-for-middle-park/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0829/812588-intelligence-cross-set-for-middle-park/ Dubs weather Kerry storm to stay on course for Sam Stoppage-time points from sub Eoghan O'Gara and Diarmuid Connolly finally saw Dublin past Kerry in an enthralling All-Ireland senior football semi-final at Croke Park this afternoon. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:15:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0828/812486-dublin-v-kerry/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0828/812486-dublin-v-kerry/ Gavin: There was no half-time dressing room panic Jim Gavin highlights strength of Dublin panel and half-time composure as key to a fourth successive Championship win over rivals Kerry in an absorbing semi-final. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:33:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0828/812516-gavin-there-was-no-panic-at-half-time/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0828/812516-gavin-there-was-no-panic-at-half-time/ O'Sullivan hails 'fantastic' winning performance Dublin defender Cian O'Sullivan paid tribute to the character of his Dublin team-mates as they fought back to claim a two-point victory over Kerry in the All-Ireland semi-final. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:44:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0828/812509-osullivan-hails-fantastic-winning-performance/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0828/812509-osullivan-hails-fantastic-winning-performance/ Reed wins The Barclays and secures Ryder Cup spot A disappointing final round 73 for Rory McIlroy saw the world number five finish on even par at The Barclays in New York. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:50:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0828/812545-reed-wins-the-barclays-and-secures-ryder-cup-spot/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0828/812545-reed-wins-the-barclays-and-secures-ryder-cup-spot/ O'Donovan brothers arrive home to heroes' welcome Crowds of well-wishers have gathered in Cork Airport to welcome home Olympian winners Gary and Paul O'Donovan. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:29:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0828/812529-odonovan-brothers-home/ http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0828/812529-odonovan-brothers-home/ Sturridge still has big role to play, says Klopp Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp expects Daniel Sturridge to shine this season despite demoting the England striker to the bench for the 1-1 draw with Tottenham. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:44:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812534-sturridge-still-has-big-to-to-play-says-klopp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0828/812534-sturridge-still-has-big-to-to-play-says-klopp/ Fitzmaurice: We had Dublin rattled at the break Eamonn Fitzmaurice praised Dublin's resolve after they bounced back from a nightmare spell before half-time to defeat his Kerry side and reach the All-Ireland final. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:18:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0828/812510-eamonn-fitzmaurcie/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0828/812510-eamonn-fitzmaurcie/