RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:10:41 +0100 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:10:41 +0100 Sport News Dunphy: Liverpool one defender short of title Eamon Dunphy believes Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool are just "one good defender short" of winning the Premier League after their positive start to the season. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:05:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819416-dunphy-liverpool-one-defender-short-of-title/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819416-dunphy-liverpool-one-defender-short-of-title/ Allardyce under pressure after undercover expose England manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice, as part of a newspaper investigation. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:10:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819421-allardyce/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819421-allardyce/ GAAGO brings home a little closer for Irish abroad There'll be more than 82,000 people at Croke Park on Saturday for the All-Ireland football final replay between Dublin and Mayo, but GAAGO will play a crucial role in allowing those around the globe to watch the match. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:50:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0926/819360-gaago/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0926/819360-gaago/ Jeff Hendrick on mark as Burnley sting Hornets Republic of Ireland midfielder Jeff Hendrick and Michael Keane scored their first Premier League goals as Burnley brushed aside a ragged Watford 2-0 at Turf Moor. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:16:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819409-jeff-hendrick/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819409-jeff-hendrick/ Bubba Watson to take vice-captain role with USA US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love has reportedly appointed Bubba Watson as his fifth vice-captain. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:08:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0926/819412-bubba-watson-to-take-vice-captain-role-with-usa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0926/819412-bubba-watson-to-take-vice-captain-role-with-usa/ Kane scan buoys depleted Tottenham Tottenham will be without five first-team players for Tuesday's Champions League clash against CSKA Moscow but a latest scan has revealed Harry Kane could return earlier than expected. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:14:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819327-sissoko-out-of-spurs-trip-to-moscow/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819327-sissoko-out-of-spurs-trip-to-moscow/ Rory McIlroy hopes Tour win can 'galvanise' Europe Europe's top golfer Rory McIlroy hopes he can bring some momentum to the team's bid to win an unprecedented fourth successive Ryder Cup after his Tour Championship victory. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:27:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0926/819367-rory-mcilroy-hopes-tour-win-can-galvanise-europe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0926/819367-rory-mcilroy-hopes-tour-win-can-galvanise-europe/ Column: Gavin faces call over Brogan selection Dublin manager Jim Gavin faces a new type of selection issue for Saturday's All-Ireland Football final replay after a lethargic performance from star forward Bernard Brogan in the first clash with Mayo Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:50:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0926/819284-dublin-options/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0926/819284-dublin-options/ Munster National to be renamed for McNamara The Ladbrokes Munster National at Limerick has been renamed to honour the late JT McNamara. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:19:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819402-munster-national-to-be-renamed-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819402-munster-national-to-be-renamed-for/ Dublin accept outcome of Ladies senior final A statement from the Dublin Ladies Gaelic Football Association has ruled out an appeal to the outcome of Sunday's All-Ireland final which Cork won by a point. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:25:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0926/819278-fitzgerald-were-champions-and-thats-that/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0926/819278-fitzgerald-were-champions-and-thats-that/ Sue Ronan to step down as Ireland women's coach Sue Ronan is to leave her role as head coach of the Republic of Ireland women's senior football team after almost six years in charge. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:50:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819352-sue-ronan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819352-sue-ronan/ Team Sky boss defends Wiggins' drug exemption Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford has defended the decision to get special permission for Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races, including his historic win in the 2012 Tour de France. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:01:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0926/819386-team-sky-boss-brailsford-defends-wiggins-drug-use/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0926/819386-team-sky-boss-brailsford-defends-wiggins-drug-use/ Connacht sign Wasps' Irish-qualified lock Cannon Connacht have completed a deal to sign lock James Cannon form Aviva Premiership side Wasps. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:41:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0926/819314-connacht_james-cannon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0926/819314-connacht_james-cannon/ Des Smyth: Palmer brought golf to the masses Tributes have poured in to Arnold Palmer after the seven-time major winner, and one of the most beloved figures in the game, died on Sunday. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:38:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0926/819199-tributes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0926/819199-tributes/ Prince Ali slams FIFA for axing racism taskforce Former FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin Hussein of Jordan has attacked the decision to disband the FIFA anti-racism task force as "ridiculous" and "shameful". Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:26:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819345-prince-ali-slams-fifa-for-axing-racism-taskforce/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819345-prince-ali-slams-fifa-for-axing-racism-taskforce/ Soumillon set to partner Silverwave in Arc Christophe Soumillon will partner Silverwave for the first time in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly on Sunday. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:28:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819308-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819308-prix-de-larc-de-triomphe/ Cillian O'Connor leads Mayo by example RTÉ Sport's Peter Sweeney profiles the man Mayo have to thank for securing Saturday's All-Ireland SFC final replay against Dublin - Cillian O'Connor. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:25:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0925/819158-cillian-oconnor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0925/819158-cillian-oconnor/ McIlroy seals stunning Tour and FedEx Cup triumph Rory McIlroy came through a tense three-way play-off to win the Tour Championship in Atlanta and clinch the overall FedEx Cup title, securing a payday of $11.5m. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:06:25 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0925/819170-mcilroy-seals-stunning-tour-and-fedex-cup-triumph/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0925/819170-mcilroy-seals-stunning-tour-and-fedex-cup-triumph/ Mullins keen for conclusion of BHA investigation Willie Mullins is "anxious" to learn the outcome of a British Horseracing Authority investigation into alleged betting irregularities that reportedly concerns the withdrawal of Faugheen from the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:15:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819218-mullins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0926/819218-mullins/ Swansea sticking with Guidolin for now Francesco Guidolin will be given time to shift Swansea's momentum after a five-match winless run. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:30:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819273-francesco-guidolin-will-be-given-time-at-swansea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0926/819273-francesco-guidolin-will-be-given-time-at-swansea/