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, 19 Dec 2014 16:00:36 +0000 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:00:36 +0000 Sport News Rob Heffernan to receive European bronze Rob Heffernan will receive the bronze medal for the 20km walk at the 2010 European Championships in Cork tonight, awarded to him after winner Stanislav Emelyanov of Russia failed to meet doping standards. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:54:17 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2014/1219/667995-heffernan-to-receive-european-bronze/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2014/1219/667995-heffernan-to-receive-european-bronze/ Katie Taylor named Sportswoman of the Year Five-time world boxing champion Katie Taylor has been crowned The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Year 2014'. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:00:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1219/668001-katie-taylor-named-sportswoman-of-the-year/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1219/668001-katie-taylor-named-sportswoman-of-the-year/ No going back on World Cup votes, insists Blatter FIFA president Sepp Blatter has ruled out revisiting the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups after the body's executive committee agreed that an "appropriate" form of the Garcia report should be published. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:44:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/1219/667940-fifa-to-publish-redacted-version-of-garcia-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2014/1219/667940-fifa-to-publish-redacted-version-of-garcia-report/ O'Gara: Sexton nowhere near return to action Racing Metro assistant coach Ronan O'Gara insists Johnny Sexton will not rush his return after suffering concussion and says the outhalf has "a substantial way to go" before playing again. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:17:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1219/667954-ogara-sexton-nowhere-near-return-to-action/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1219/667954-ogara-sexton-nowhere-near-return-to-action/ McCoist to see out notice at Rangers Rangers boss Ally McCoist says he plans to see out the full 12 months of his notice period. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:44:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1219/667990-mccoist-to-see-out-notice-at-rangers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1219/667990-mccoist-to-see-out-notice-at-rangers/ Leinster look to make home advantage count at RDS Connacht have given Leinster plenty of difficult outings over the last few seasons, but rarely can these two sides have fielded two such evenly matched teams. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:47:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1219/667903-leinster-welcome-connacht-to-the-rds-arena/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1219/667903-leinster-welcome-connacht-to-the-rds-arena/ Mullins hoping Un De Sceaux learned from fall Willie Mullins is keeping his fingers crossed Un De Sceaux can learn to be less extravagant in the jumping department as he bids to get off the mark over fences at the second attempt at Fairyhouse on Saturday. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:50:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1219/667982-un-de-sceaux-targets-fairyhouse-again/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1219/667982-un-de-sceaux-targets-fairyhouse-again/ Saracens lead bid to end salary cap 'handbrake' Saracens claim that seven Aviva Premiership clubs have indicated they want the existing salary cap system scrapped. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:35:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2014/1219/667887-saracens-lead-bid-to-end-salary-cap/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2014/1219/667887-saracens-lead-bid-to-end-salary-cap/ Gerrard: Liverpool the perfect club for Sterling Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has encouraged team-mate Raheem Sterling to commit his future to the club, saying it is the "perfect" place for him to become a top player. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:25:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1219/667902-gerrard-liverpool-the-perfect-club-for-sterling/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1219/667902-gerrard-liverpool-the-perfect-club-for-sterling/ Derry put Patterson and McEleney on transfer list Derry City have transfer listed star striker Rory Patterson and Shane McEleney as the Candystripes look to cut their costs for the 2015 season. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:08:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1219/667883-derry-transfer-list-patterson-and-mceleney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/1219/667883-derry-transfer-list-patterson-and-mceleney/ Pro12 teams: Hanrahan in at outhalf for Munster Head coach Anthony Foley has made eight changes for Munster's round ten Pro12 clash against Glasgow Warriors. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:34:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1218/667694-pro12-teams-oconnor-changes-seven-for-leinster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/pro12/2014/1218/667694-pro12-teams-oconnor-changes-seven-for-leinster/ Nicky Henderson hoping Bobs Worth makes Lexus Nicky Henderson is "reasonably confident" that Bobs Worth will run in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:10:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1219/667860-henderson-hoping-bobs-worth-makes-lexus/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1219/667860-henderson-hoping-bobs-worth-makes-lexus/ Jordan Todman makes the difference for Jaguars Jordan Todman produced a 62-yard touchdown run to help the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Tennessee Titans 21-13 yesterday in a clash between struggling teams already looking ahead to next season. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:10:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2014/1219/667839-todman-makes-difference-for-jaguars/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2014/1219/667839-todman-makes-difference-for-jaguars/ Teen arrested following attack on Crolla A teenager has been arrested over a brutal attack which left boxing world title hopeful Anthony Crolla in hospital with a fractured skull and broken ankle. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:56:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1219/667922-teen-arrested-following-attack-on-crolla/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1219/667922-teen-arrested-following-attack-on-crolla/ Clare support proposal for free to air games Clare County Board has unanimously backed a proposal to ensure future All-Ireland Championship matches are available free to air. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:02:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1219/667879-clare-backs-proposal-for-free-to-air-games/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2014/1219/667879-clare-backs-proposal-for-free-to-air-games/ Amir Khan 'not really interested' in Brook bout Amir Khan has no interest in a domestic dust-up with Kell Brook as he looks to land a fight with pound-for-pound superstars Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao next year. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:11:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1219/667840-khan-not-really-interested-in-brook-bout/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1219/667840-khan-not-really-interested-in-brook-bout/ Michael van Gerwen labours to opening win Reigning champion Michael van Gerwen was given a stern test before eventually booking his spot in the second round of the PDC World Championship. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:12:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/darts/2014/1219/667826-michael-van-gerwen-labours-to-opening-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/darts/2014/1219/667826-michael-van-gerwen-labours-to-opening-win/ Concussion makes Sexton a doubt for Italy match Ireland outhalf Johnny Sexton is a doubt for Ireland's opening Six Nations game against Italy after Racing Metro said he would be out until 14 February due to concussion. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2014/1218/667731-concussion-makes-sexton-a-doubt-for-italy-match/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2014/1218/667731-concussion-makes-sexton-a-doubt-for-italy-match/ Recovery setback for Southampton's Rodriguez Southampton manager Ronald Koeman expects Jay Rodriguez's rehabilitation from a long-term knee injury to keep him out for at least another six weeks. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:39:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1219/667847-recovery-setback-for-southamptons-rodriguez/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1219/667847-recovery-setback-for-southamptons-rodriguez/ David Simpson secure puissance success at Olympia Northern Ireland's David Simpson claimed victory in the prestigious puissance competition at London International Horse Show on Thursday as 13 year-old grey mare Richi Rich cleared 2.20m (7ft 3in) at Olympia. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:52:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2014/1219/667827-david-simpson-secure-puissance-success-at-olympia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2014/1219/667827-david-simpson-secure-puissance-success-at-olympia/