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 Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:37:51 +0100 Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:37:51 +0100 Sport News O'Neill champing at the bit for Euro campaign Martin O'Neill is relishing the task of finally sending his Ireland team into battle in earnest for the first time. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:37:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0902/640978-martin-oneill-champing-at-the-bit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0902/640978-martin-oneill-champing-at-the-bit/ Monfils sees off Dimitrov for quarter-final spot Frenchman Gael Monfils extended his untroubled march into the US Open quarter-finals by taming seventh-seed Grigor Dimitrov 7-5 7-6 (6) 7-5. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:37:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0902/641040-mens/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0902/641040-mens/ Foley and Fitzgerald address Munster leak Munster rugby head coach Anthony Foley has said that it is "unfortunate" that a document detailing players' individual strengths and weaknesses has been leaked. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:38:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2014/0902/641016-foley-and-fitzgerald-address-munster-leak/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2014/0902/641016-foley-and-fitzgerald-address-munster-leak/ Sheridan hopes to attract Ireland attention Cillian Sherdian is hoping that being the only Irish man left in the Champions League can put him back in the Republic of Ireland frame. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:30:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0902/640979-sheridan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0902/640979-sheridan/ Peng eases into first grand slam semi-final Peng Shuai raced into her first grand slam semi-final with a convincing win over 17-year-old Belinda Bencic at the US Open. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:09:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0902/641019-peng-eases-into-first-grand-slam-semi-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2014/0902/641019-peng-eases-into-first-grand-slam-semi-final/ Contador claims Vuelta lead after dramatic trial Alberto Contador stormed into the leader's red jersey in the Vuelta a Espana after Nairo Quintana crashed in a dramatic stage 10 time trial. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:15:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2014/0902/640994-vuelta-10/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2014/0902/640994-vuelta-10/ Allen off to a flyer in Normandy Ireland's Bertram Allen claimed top spot in the opening speed competition of the World Equestrian Games. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:22:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2014/0902/641002-world/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2014/0902/641002-world/ Leinster's Murphy faces 12 weeks out Leinster and Ireland backrow Jordi Murphy is expected to be sidelined for up to 12 weeks with a shoulder injury and may miss the November Tests. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:19:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/0902/641004-murphy-out-for-up-12-weeks-after-surgery/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/0902/641004-murphy-out-for-up-12-weeks-after-surgery/ Gibson desperate to make up for lost time Darron Gibson admits it is a case of "now or never" as he attempts to establish himself as a regular in the Republic of Ireland team. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:03:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0902/640965-gibson-desperate-to-make-up-for-lost-time/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0902/640965-gibson-desperate-to-make-up-for-lost-time/ Scepovic insists Celtic was first choice New Celtic signing Stefan Scepovic insisted Parkhead was always his first-choice destination despite his apparent transfer U-turn. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:33:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/0902/641027-stefan-scepovic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/0902/641027-stefan-scepovic/ O'Mahony wants more consistency from Munster Captain Peter O'Mahony says Munster must be more consistent as the new Pro12 season kicks off. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:16:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/0902/640974-munster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/0902/640974-munster/ Walker has surgery for stomach complaint Tottenham and England right-back Kyle Walker has undergone lower abdominal surgery, his club have announced. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 20:03:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0902/641022-walker-has-surgery-for-stomach-complaint/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0902/641022-walker-has-surgery-for-stomach-complaint/ McGinley announces Ryder Cup wild cards European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has named Ian Poulter, Stephen Gallacher and Lee Westwood as his three captain's picks for the showdown with the USA at Gleneagles. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:08:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/0902/640905-mcginley-picks/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2014/0902/640905-mcginley-picks/ Given to feature against Oman Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has indicated that the returning Shay Given will feature at some stage in tomorrow night's friendly international with Oman at the Aviva Stadium. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:03:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0902/640931-oneill-oman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/0902/640931-oneill-oman/ Cleverley completes Villa loan switch Aston Villa have announced the signing of midfielder Tom Cleverley from Manchester United on a season-long loan. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:44:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0902/640973-cleverley-completes-villa-loan-switch/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0902/640973-cleverley-completes-villa-loan-switch/ Dublin chairman hails Daly's influence Dublin County Board Chairman Andy Kettle has paid tribute to departing senior hurling boss Anthony Daly, saying his tenure as Dublin boss contained "superb memories". Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:02:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0902/640887-kettle-hails-dalys-dublin-influence/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/hurling/2014/0902/640887-kettle-hails-dalys-dublin-influence/ Phelan fears that United are 'broken' Manchester United selling Danny Welbeck to Arsenal broke part of the Old Trafford club's "identity", according to former Red Devil Mike Phelan. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:45:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0902/640925-phelan-fears-that-united-are-broken/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0902/640925-phelan-fears-that-united-are-broken/ Jockey Condon 'much better', says doctor Davy Condon may be released from hospital on Wednesday after he was fitted with a brace for his injured back. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:50:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/0902/640999-jockey-condon-much-better-says-doctor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/0902/640999-jockey-condon-much-better-says-doctor/ Panther primed for Irish St Leger Brown Panther is being primed to go on a retrieval mission in the €300,000 Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger at the Curragh on September 14. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:13:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0902/640975-panther-primed-for-irish-st-leger/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0902/640975-panther-primed-for-irish-st-leger/ Falcao completes Old Trafford move Manchester United had to work late into the night to finalise the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao but eventually completed a season-long loan for the Colombian. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:46:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0902/640819-united-falcao/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-league/2014/0902/640819-united-falcao/