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, 27 Mar 2017 16:45:21 +0100 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:45:21 +0100 Sport News Lancaster confident Leinster can cope without Heaslip Leinster coach Stuart Lancaster is confident that his side can cope with the loss of Jamie Heaslip for their Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Wasps at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:07:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862996-lancaster-confident-leinster-can-cope-without-heaslip/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862996-lancaster-confident-leinster-can-cope-without-heaslip/ Brady is captain as Coleman comes to terms with injury Martin O'Neill admitted that Seamus Coleman is still coming to terms with the broken leg he suffered against Wales, while confirming that Robbie Brady will captain the side against Iceland. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:45:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862929-robbie-brady/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862929-robbie-brady/ Peter O'Mahony relishing clash of European heavyweights Munster captain Peter O'Mahony says his team-mates are braced for serious examination from Toulouse in Saturday's Champions Cup quarter-final. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:48:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862976-peter-omahony/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862976-peter-omahony/ Details confirmed for hurling quarter-finals Kilkenny, Offaly, Galway, and Cork will all enjoy home advantage for their Allianz Hurling League quarter-finals, with all four games set for 4pm throw-ins on Sunday. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:17:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862985-allianz-hurling-quarter-finals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862985-allianz-hurling-quarter-finals/ O'Neill: Family life suffers most as manager Kildare manager Cian O'Neill says family life suffers from the all-consuming role as an inter-county manager. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:43:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862997-cian-oneill/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862997-cian-oneill/ Erasmus laments potential departure of stalwart Ryan Munster Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus says Racing 92 have offered a much better deal for Donnacha Ryan and says the province would be losing a stalwart if he departs for France. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:21:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862941-donnacha-ryan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0327/862941-donnacha-ryan/ Fifa to cover sidelined Séamus Coleman's salary Fifa will pay Seamus Coleman's wages while he recovers from a double leg fracture as part as part of their club protection programme. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:22:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862847-coleman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862847-coleman/ Devenney: Gallagher has rejuvenated Donegal football Brendan Devenney has told the RTÉ GAA Podcast that he was left "bemused" by Donegal tactically in 2016, but says he was wrong to write off Rory Gallagher and believes "anything is possible" this year for the developing group. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:22:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862840-devenney-rory-gallagher-has-survived-donegal-exit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862840-devenney-rory-gallagher-has-survived-donegal-exit/ O'Connor: New talent pointing the way for Cork Cork hurling manager Kieran Kingston has unearthed more new players likely to play Championship hurling than any other manager in the Allianz League, says Jamesie O'Connor. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:22:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862877-rte-gaa-podcast-new-talent-pointing-the-way-for-cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862877-rte-gaa-podcast-new-talent-pointing-the-way-for-cork/ Arctic Fire set for Champion run at Punchestown Cheltenham Festival hero Arctic Fire is set to return to the top level in the Betdaq Champion Hurdle at Punchestown. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:55:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0327/862974-arctic-fire-set-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0327/862974-arctic-fire-set-for/ Arrogate on break with Breeders' Cup in mind Arrogate is to have a well-deserved break before being prepared for back-to-back victories in the Breeders' Cup Classic following his astonishing display to win the Dubai World Cup at Meydan on Saturday. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:55:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0327/862903-arrogate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0327/862903-arrogate/ Wiggins - marginal gains process 'utter nonsense' Bradley Wiggins has dismissed the marginal gains process at the centre of British Cycling's success under Dave Brailsford as "a load of rubbish" and called Victoria Pendleton "bit of a milkshake". Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:51:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0327/862850-wiggins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0327/862850-wiggins/ Lingard has his heart set on new United deal Manchester United winger Jesse Lingard says his "heart is at Old Trafford" and negotiations are ongoing over a new deal with the club that will extend a contract that runs out at the end of next season. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:44:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862966-lingard-has-his-heart-set-on-new-united-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862966-lingard-has-his-heart-set-on-new-united-deal/ Ozil will 'talk soon' about his Arsenal situation Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil insists he is comfortable at the North London club and will make a decision regarding his future soon with the German's contract due to expire at the end of next season. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:50:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862799-ozil-to-make-arsenal-decision-soon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862799-ozil-to-make-arsenal-decision-soon/ Liam Sheedy impressed by goal-scoring exploits RTÉ hurling analyst Liam Sheedy was pleased to see a flurry of goals at the weekend and is hopeful it is a sign of things to come with the Championship looming. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:54:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862854-liam-sheedy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0327/862854-liam-sheedy/ End imminent for Ballymacoll as dispersal sales loom Tattersalls will conduct the dispersal of the powerful Ballymacoll Stud empire. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:51:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0327/862866-ballymacoll-stud/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0327/862866-ballymacoll-stud/ Focused Lewis Hamilton ready for title battle A determined Lewis Hamilton has said he wants to win the world title more than ever before, and claimed his hunger has doubled this season as he prepares for a battle royale with Sebastian Vettel. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:20:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2017/0327/862914-hamilton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2017/0327/862914-hamilton/ O'Neill expectant following Northern Ireland win Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill found no fault with a team he believes are primed for the road to Russia following a 2-0 victory over Norway. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:59:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862797-oneills-expectations-rise-after-win-over-norway/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0327/862797-oneills-expectations-rise-after-win-over-norway/ Kingston happy to see composed Cork reach quarter-final Kieran Kingston was delighted to see his Cork charges fend off Tipperary at Pairc Ui Rinn but refused to read too much into victory over the All-Ireland champions. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:05:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0326/862755-kieran-kingston/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0326/862755-kieran-kingston/ 'Dour' Tyrone lack firepower in tight games, says Kelly Tyrone's defeat by Mayo in Omagh this weekend highlighted the Ulster side's problems in putting up the scores needed to win close games, according to former Cork All-Ireland winner Paddy Kelly. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:09:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0326/862772-tyonre-lack-firepower-to-win-close/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0326/862772-tyonre-lack-firepower-to-win-close/