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, 6 Mar 2015 19:51:07 +0000 Fri, 6 Mar 2015 19:51:07 +0000 Sport News Fitzmaurice: Galvin faces fight for Kerry jersey Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice has warned Paul Galvin, who has returned to the Kingdom senior panel, that he has a fight on his hands if his comeback is to be a success. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 19:44:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0306/685109-spillane-paul-galvin-is-making-a-major-mistake/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0306/685109-spillane-paul-galvin-is-making-a-major-mistake/ Jonny Evans denies spitting at Papiss Cisse Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has pleaded not guilty to spitting at Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse and will have his case heard on Friday night. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 19:51:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0306/685222-jonny-evans-denies-spitting-at-papiss-cisse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0306/685222-jonny-evans-denies-spitting-at-papiss-cisse/ Eddie Brennan: Davy Fitzgerald's eye is on summer RTÉ hurling analyst Eddie Brennan is surprised by Clare's poor start to the Allianz Hurling League but thinks manager Davy Fitzgerald's mind is firmly focused on the championship. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 18:04:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0306/685185-eddie-brennan-davy-fitzgeralds-eye-is-on-summer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2015/0306/685185-eddie-brennan-davy-fitzgeralds-eye-is-on-summer/ Mark English among three Irish through at Euros Mark English, Declan Murray and Ciara Everard have all progressed to semi-finals in the European Indoor Athletics Championships, but Dara Kervick narrowly missed out on the 400m final. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 18:41:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0306/684972-live-european-indoor-championships/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0306/684972-live-european-indoor-championships/ O'Gara: Henshaw more than a bit special Robbie Henshaw has already become a "huge" player for Ireland and all has the attributes to become a superstar, according to former out-half Ronan O'Gara. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:25:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0306/685182-ogara-henshaw-more-than-a-bit-special/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0306/685182-ogara-henshaw-more-than-a-bit-special/ Hughes: Lure of training too strong to resist Jockey Richard Hughes, who announced his retirement earlier this week, has said the pull of training was too much to resist despite feeling fit enough to "ride for another five years". Fri, 6 Mar 2015 18:03:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0306/685179-richard-hughes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0306/685179-richard-hughes/ GAA Digest: No Joe show for Galway Galway forward Joe Canning has failed to recover from his finger injury in time to face Kilkenny in the Allianz Hurling League on Sunday. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 18:58:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0305/684719-gaa-digest-andrew-back-to-shore-up-wexford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0305/684719-gaa-digest-andrew-back-to-shore-up-wexford/ Ford leads Africa Open as Kevin Phelan slips back England's Matt Ford will take a narrow lead into the third day of the Africa Open after carding a second-round 66, while Ireland's Kevin Phelan slipped down the leaderboard. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:32:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2015/0306/685175-africa-open-round-2/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/european-tour/2015/0306/685175-africa-open-round-2/ Robin McBryde says Wales won't make same mistakes Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde has told Ireland not to expect the same Welsh mistakes made in Dublin last year. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:21:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0306/685150-robin-mcbryde-wales-ireland-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0306/685150-robin-mcbryde-wales-ireland-six-nations/ Stirling sees major threats in Zimbabwe ranks Paul Stirling has warned his Ireland team-mates that Zimbabwe will still be a major threat despite the loss of their influential captain Elton Chigumbura for tomorrow's World Cup clash in Tasmania. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:25:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0306/685017-stirling-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0306/685017-stirling-ireland/ UCI to publish doping report on Monday The UCI will publish the Cycling Independent Reform Commission's report into whether the world governing body was complicit in past doping practices on Monday. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:33:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0306/685148-uci-to-publish-doping-report-on-monday/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2015/0306/685148-uci-to-publish-doping-report-on-monday/ Gowran preview The valuable Holden Plant Rentals Shamrock Handicap Chase is the highlight of the action at Gowran and sees a number of recent placegetters bidding for victory. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 18:44:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0306/685099-gowran-preview/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0306/685099-gowran-preview/ League weekend: All the football action previewed In the company of former Dublin star Ciarán Whelan, RTÉ Sport's James McMahon looks ahead to the Round 4 action in the Allianz Football League Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:11:17 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0305/684796-league-weekend-all-the-football-action-previewed/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2015/0305/684796-league-weekend-all-the-football-action-previewed/ The evolution of the Ireland lineout Ireland's lineout has become one of the best in world rugby in recent times but Frankie Sheahan tells RTÉ Sport's Tadhg Peavoy that it wasn't always that way. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:49:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0306/684993-the-evolution-of-the-ireland-lineout/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0306/684993-the-evolution-of-the-ireland-lineout/ India cruise past West Indies into knockout stages Defending champions India sealed their place in the World Cup knockout stages with a nervy run chase against West Indies in Perth. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 14:30:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0306/685112-india-west-indies/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2015/0306/685112-india-west-indies/ Don Poli being aimed at RSA Chase Gigginstown House Stud are finalising running plans for next week's Cheltenham Festival and have confirmed crack novice Don Poli an intended runner in the RSA Chase. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:06:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0306/685181-gigginstown-house-stud-cheltenham-festival/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2015/0306/685181-gigginstown-house-stud-cheltenham-festival/ Pro12 teams: Leinster ring the changes Leinster Rugby head coach Matt O'Connor has made sweeping changes to his side to face Scarlets at Parc y Scarlets in the Guinness Pro12. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:32:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2015/0305/684736-pat-lam-makes-three-changes-to-connacht-side/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2015/0305/684736-pat-lam-makes-three-changes-to-connacht-side/ Friday's SSE Airtricity Premier Division team news Champions Dundalk get their title defence under way at home to newly promoted Longford Town, while Shamrock Rovers entertain St Pat's in RTÉ's live match. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 19:43:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2015/0305/684798-fridays-airtricity-premier-division-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish-soccer-league/2015/0305/684798-fridays-airtricity-premier-division-team-news/ FA Cup and Premier League team news It's FA Cup quarter-final weekend in England, while Spurs visit QPR in the Premier League. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:40:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0306/685158-fa-cup-premier-league-team-news/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2015/0306/685158-fa-cup-premier-league-team-news/ Tony McCoy: Synchronised was my favourite horse Tony McCoy has nominated 2012 Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Synchronised as his favourite mount during his illustrious career. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 12:20:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0306/685044-tony-mccoy-synchronised-was-my-favourite-horse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0306/685044-tony-mccoy-synchronised-was-my-favourite-horse/