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 Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:03:15 +0100 Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:03:15 +0100 Sport News Simon Zebo to leave Munster at the end of the season Simon Zebo is to leave Munster at the end of the season, the province announced in a press release on Monday afternoon. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:57:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914629-simon-zebo-is-to-leave-munster-at-the-end-of-the-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914629-simon-zebo-is-to-leave-munster-at-the-end-of-the-season/ LOI relegation battle explained: Three teams in mix The battle to escape the drop in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division will go down to the final day of the season with three teams involved for the final spot. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:03:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914624-loi-relegation-battle-explained-three-teams-in-mix/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914624-loi-relegation-battle-explained-three-teams-in-mix/ Everton sack manager Ronald Koeman Everton have sacked their manager Ronald Koeman after a dreadful start to the season, the club have confirmed in a statement. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:32:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914592-ronald-koeman-leave-everton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914592-ronald-koeman-leave-everton/ Gianluca Vialli: England need to show more humility Former Italy striker Gianluca Vialli has told England to show more humility heading into next summer's World Cup. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:49:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914642-gianluca-vialli-england-need-to-show-more-humility/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914642-gianluca-vialli-england-need-to-show-more-humility/ O'Brien set for Ulster return, Nacewa out for 6 weeks Leinster's Seán O'Brien looks set to make a playing return for this weekend's Pro14 interprovincial derby against Ulster, while club captain Isa Naewa is likely to face six weeks on the sidelines. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:32:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914587-leinster-update/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914587-leinster-update/ Fitzgerald highlights concern with hurling Championship Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald is excited at the new-look 2018 All-Ireland hurling Championship, but says he has player welfare concerns with the scheduling of the round-robin Leinster Championship. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:59:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1023/914503-davy-fitzgerald/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1023/914503-davy-fitzgerald/ London match-winner Mulligan recalls iconic 2005 free Owen Mulligan dedicated his match-winning score for Fulham Irish in the London SFC Final to a former mentor and joked that he was hoping former Tyrone team-mate Peter Canavan would be at hand for the match-defining free. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:29:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1023/914481-owen-mulligan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/1023/914481-owen-mulligan/ Fresh doubt cast on Chinese gold medals Former Chinese athletic team doctor Xue Yinxian has claimed that all medals won by China in the 1990s, including those won at the expense of Sonia O'Sullivan, should be handed back due to a systemic doping programme. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:23:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/1023/914510-fresh-doubt-cast-on-chinese-gold-medals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/1023/914510-fresh-doubt-cast-on-chinese-gold-medals/ Local wins Venice Marathon due to huge mistake Unheralded Italian runner Eyob Faniel won the Venice Marathon on Sunday after a bizarre incident in which the leading runners went the wrong way. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:40:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/1023/914544-unheralded-runner-wins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/1023/914544-unheralded-runner-wins/ European Tour to introduce shot clock event The European Tour will set a time limit on every shot at next season's re-branded Austrian Open in a bid to combat slow play. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:50:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/1023/914575-european-tour-to-introduce-shot-clock-event/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/1023/914575-european-tour-to-introduce-shot-clock-event/ Ringrose ruled out of playing return in November series Garry Ringrose will play no part in Ireland's upcoming Autumn series, with Leinster not expecting the centre to return until at least the end of November. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:02:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914521-garry-ringrose/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914521-garry-ringrose/ McSharry heads up Irish European Short Course team World Junior Swimming Championships gold medallist Mona McSharry heads up an Ireland squad of ten to compete at the LEN European Short Course (25m) Swimming Championships. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:40:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2017/1023/914630-mcsharry-heads-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2017/1023/914630-mcsharry-heads-up/ Guardiola laughs off talk of an unbeaten season Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has said it is "ridiculous" to suggest that the Premier League leaders can emulate Arsenal's Invincibles of 2003-04 and go through the season unbeaten. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:40:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914517-guardiola-laughs-off-talk-of-an-unbeaten-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914517-guardiola-laughs-off-talk-of-an-unbeaten-season/ Klopp: I would have defended better in my trainers Jurgen Klopp said he would have made a better fist of defending Tottenham's first goal in Sunday's 4-1 Premier League defeat at Wembley than his Liverpool side managed. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:28:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914478-jurgen-klopp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914478-jurgen-klopp/ Camara to miss French autumn series France forward Yacouba Camara will miss his side's autumn international series with an ankle injury. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:50:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914556-camara-to-miss-french-autumn-series/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914556-camara-to-miss-french-autumn-series/ Blame the players, not manager says Everton defender Defender Michael Keane believes the players have let down Ronald Koeman as the Everton manager fights for his job. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:13:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914523-blame-the-players-not-manager-says-everton-defender/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/1023/914523-blame-the-players-not-manager-says-everton-defender/ NFL: Patriots see off Falcons, Rams shut out Cardinals The New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons in a rematch of last year's Super Bowl, while it was third time lucky for the Los Angeles Rams in London as they enjoyed a 33-0 rout over the Arizona Cardinals. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:50:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2017/1022/914443-nfl-rams/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2017/1022/914443-nfl-rams/ Hamilton 'surprised' by lack of fight from rival Vettel Lewis Hamilton has admitted he was surprised Sebastian Vettel did not put up more of a fight after he passed his rival to win the United States Grand Prix and edge ever closer to a fourth world title. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:09:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2017/1023/914491-lewis-hamilton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2017/1023/914491-lewis-hamilton/ Persuasive may get Frankel date next year Queen Elizabeth II Stakes winner Persuasive could be covered by Frankel next year. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:47:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1023/914574-persuasive-may-get-frankel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/1023/914574-persuasive-may-get-frankel/ 'They finished every chance' - Bowe laments Ulster loss Tommy Bowe moved into joint fourth place on European rugby's all-time try-scoring lists - but that was about as good as it for Ulster as they were beaten 41-17 in La Rochelle. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:43:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914438-ulster-la-rochelle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914438-ulster-la-rochelle/