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, 9 Oct 2015 17:50:46 +0100 Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:50:46 +0100 Sport News Qualifying: Ireland's Euro 2016 possibilites The Republic of Ireland have secured at least a play-off spot for Euro 2016 but who might they face and what would they need to do to secure automatic qualification instead? Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:27:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733529-irelands-euro-2016/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733529-irelands-euro-2016/ Jared Payne out of Ireland team to face France Cian Healy, Devin Toner and Rob Kearney have all been named in the Ireland team to play France in Sunday's crucial Rugby World Cup Pool D game at the Millennium Stadium. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:50:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1009/733604-ireland-team-to-play-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1009/733604-ireland-team-to-play-france/ Rob Elliot called into squad for injured Given Rob Elliot has been called up to the Republic of Ireland squad for the EURO 2016 qualifying game against Poland in Warsaw on Sunday. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:30:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733621-elliot-called-into-squad-for-injured-given/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733621-elliot-called-into-squad-for-injured-given/ Goetze and Schweinsteiger to miss out for Germans Ireland's Group D rivals Germany will be without two key players for their final Euro 2016 qualifier against Georgia. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 18:44:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733658-gotze-and-schweinsteiger-to-miss-out-for-germans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733658-gotze-and-schweinsteiger-to-miss-out-for-germans/ Sam Allardyce takes over at Sunderland Sunderland have named Sam Allardyce as their new manager on a two-year deal. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 18:38:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733666-allardyce-takes-over-at-sunderland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733666-allardyce-takes-over-at-sunderland/ Schmidt: Extra rest the big prize for winning pool Joe Schmidt has insisted the incentive of an extra day's rest is the driving force behind Ireland's desire to beat France - and not the carrot of avoiding New Zealand. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:51:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733636-schmidt-extra-rest-the-big-prize-for-winning-pool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733636-schmidt-extra-rest-the-big-prize-for-winning-pool/ Further mistery for England as coaches banned England's Rugby World Cup nightmare got worse when two of their coaches were punished for breaching protocols. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 18:45:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733665-further-mistery-for-england-as-coaches-banned/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733665-further-mistery-for-england-as-coaches-banned/ Scottish FA to face UEFA probe over Poland clash UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Scottish Football Association for its handling of Thursday's Euro 2016 qualifier between Scotland and Poland at Hampden Park. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 18:23:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733661-scottish-fa-face-uefa-probe-over-polish-clsh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733661-scottish-fa-face-uefa-probe-over-polish-clsh/ Ward eases into quarters but McComb dream ends Joe Ward increased Ireland's quarter-final tally to four at the World Championships in Doha, but Seán McComb's campaign has ended after a close defeat in Doha. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 18:27:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/1009/733611-joe-ward/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/1009/733611-joe-ward/ Harrington rues putting woes at British Masters Padraig Harrington's euphoric mood following Ireland's shock Euro 2016 qualifying win over world soccer champions Germany the night before evaporated all too quickly at the British Masters on Friday - but Shane Lowry stayed in the mix with an impressive 69. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:36:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/1009/733643-harrington/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/1009/733643-harrington/ VIDEO: Which was Ireland's greatest goal? Tony O'Donoghue looks back over the finest moments in Irish football history, in the wake of Shane Long's superb goal against Germany (worldwide clip) Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:40:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733599-video-what-was-the-greatest-ireland-goal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733599-video-what-was-the-greatest-ireland-goal/ Ireland not fazed by French 'noise' - Rob Kearney Rob Kearney has brushed off French attempts to destabilise Ireland's build-up to Sunday's vital World Cup clash as "unnecessary noise". Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:51:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733637-ireland-not-fazed-by-french-noise-rob-kearney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733637-ireland-not-fazed-by-french-noise-rob-kearney/ President Higgins celebrates Ireland's victory President of Ireland Michael D Higgins joined Ray D'Arcy on RTÉ Radio 1 to give his reaction to a great night for Irish football after Martin O'Neill's men claimed a famous 1-0 victory over World Cup holders Germany. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:31:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733624-president-higgins-celebrates-irelands-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733624-president-higgins-celebrates-irelands-victory/ Wallabies full-back glad he switched codes Australia fullback Israel Folau has overcome an ankle injury to face Wales in Saturday's Pool A decider at Twickenham. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:51:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733652-wallabies-full-back/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/rugby-world-cup/2015/1009/733652-wallabies-full-back/ Audience peak of 1.1m for Ireland v Germany An average of 786,600 people watched RTÉ2's live coverage of Ireland's dramatic 1-0 win over Germany last night. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:31:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733608-huge-audience-tune-in-for-irelands-memorable-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733608-huge-audience-tune-in-for-irelands-memorable-win/ In numbers: Republic of Ireland v Germany A goal from Shane Long saw Ireland defeat world champions Germany on one of the most famous nights in Irish sport - these are the stats behind a famous vicotory. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:32:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733521-in-numbers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733521-in-numbers/ Mouse fancies Rogue Angel despite handicap Trainer Mouse Morris is under no illusions about the task facing Rogue Angel as the Kerry National hero looks to complete a major double in the Ladbrokes Munster National at Limerick on Sunday. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 16:48:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/1009/733633-mouse-fancies-rogue-angel-for-munster-national/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/1009/733633-mouse-fancies-rogue-angel-for-munster-national/ Van Persie hasn't given up qualification hopes Netherlands striker Robin van Persie hasn't given up hope of qualifying for Euro 2016, despite his team's dismal form. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:30:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/1009/733646-van-persie-hasnt-given-up-qualification-hopes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2015/1009/733646-van-persie-hasnt-given-up-qualification-hopes/ Ireland lose first of three matches in Zimbabwe Ireland were edged out by Zimbabwe in a tense one day international encounter in Harare on Friday. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:14:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/1009/733641-ireland-lose-first-of-three-in-zimbabwe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/1009/733641-ireland-lose-first-of-three-in-zimbabwe/ Jurgen Klopp: I am the 'Normal One' New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he is 'the Normal One' but believes he can lead Liverpool to the Premier League title within four years. Fri, 9 Oct 2015 13:22:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733488-klopp-promises-emotional-fast-and-strong-pool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1009/733488-klopp-promises-emotional-fast-and-strong-pool/