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 Thu, 26 May 2016 09:55:06 +0100 Thu, 26 May 2016 09:55:06 +0100 Sport News Kellie Harrington through to World boxing final Ireland light-welterweight Kellie Harrington is through to the World Championship final after a comprehensive semi-final victory over Canada's Sara Cali in Kazakhstan. Thu, 26 May 2016 11:39:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0526/791104-kellie-harrington-world-championship-semi-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0526/791104-kellie-harrington-world-championship-semi-final/ Westmeath chairman overwhelmed by Cats slaying Westmeath county board chairman Sean Sheridan has revealed there were tears in the eyes of the overwhelmed supporters who witnessed the midlanders' stunning 1-11 to 0-12 Leinster U21 victory over Kilkenny on Wednesday night. Thu, 26 May 2016 09:55:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0526/791078-westmeath-chairman/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0526/791078-westmeath-chairman/ Jackman: McCloskey's omission a 'strange' decision Bernard Jackman says Ulster centre Stuart McCloskey is "unlucky" to have been overlooked for Ireland's summer tour of South Africa, but suggests a possible reason for his surprise exclusion. Thu, 26 May 2016 09:50:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0525/791005-jackman-mccloskeys-omission-a-strange-decision/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0525/791005-jackman-mccloskeys-omission-a-strange-decision/ Kinsella urges squad men to keep the faith Former Republic of Ireland midfielder Mark Kinsella has urged every man in Martin O'Neill's squad keep believing they will have a part to play in France and described the moment he thought his World Cup dream was in ruins. Thu, 26 May 2016 09:55:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791074-mar-kinsella/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791074-mar-kinsella/ Katie Taylor's semi-final live on RTÉ RTÉ will show both Kellie Harrington and Katie Taylor's World Boxing Championship semi-finals on television and online this morning and this afternoon respectively, as the Irish fighters look to secure silver medals at the least. Thu, 26 May 2016 11:33:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0525/790941-rte-boxing-semi-finals-taylor-harrington/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0525/790941-rte-boxing-semi-finals-taylor-harrington/ COLUMN: Meyler out of sight but in O'Neill's mind Twenty-three Irish players jostled in single file this morning as they went through the early stages of their warm-up at the FAI headquarters in Abbotstown, writes Ed Leahy. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:04:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0525/791007-column-meyler-out-of-sight-but-in-oneills-mind/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0525/791007-column-meyler-out-of-sight-but-in-oneills-mind/ Bianchi family begin legal action against FIA The father of the late French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi has started legal action against the sport's governing body. Thu, 26 May 2016 10:28:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0526/791099-jules-bianchis-family/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/0526/791099-jules-bianchis-family/ Mario Balotelli on his way back to Anfield Mario Balotelli looks set to return to Liverpool after AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi intimated the Serie A club would not be making their loan deal for the mercurial Italian a permanent one. Thu, 26 May 2016 07:32:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791049-mario-balotelli-on-his-way-back-to-anfield/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791049-mario-balotelli-on-his-way-back-to-anfield/ Conor Murray: Rivals' success adds to Munster woe Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray has admitted that a difficult season with Munster has been made even more trying by witnessing the successes enjoyed by his side's inter-provincial rivals. Wed, 25 May 2016 22:01:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0525/791012-conor-murray/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0525/791012-conor-murray/ Jose Mourinho's name belongs to Chelsea Jose Mourinho is close to becoming Manchester United manager, although the appointment has been complicated by the fact former club Chelsea own the trademark to his name. Wed, 25 May 2016 22:12:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0525/791016-jose-mourinho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0525/791016-jose-mourinho/ PODCAST: Bonner - Issues holding Westwood back Packie Bonner believes Keiren Westwood will not travel to the European Championships due to issues with the Ireland management, with Shay Given to get the nod due to his experience. Thu, 26 May 2016 10:05:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0525/790965-bonner-issues-with-management-hold-westwood-back/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0525/790965-bonner-issues-with-management-hold-westwood-back/ U-21 Round-up: Westmeath stun Brennan's Kilkenny Kilkenny's poor record at Under-21 level continued as Eddie Brennan's side came unstuck in a dramatic defeat to Westmeath, while there were also wins for Carlow and Offaly in the Leinster U21 Hurling Championship. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:06:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0525/791013-u-21-round-up-westmeath-stun-kilkenny-in-leinster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0525/791013-u-21-round-up-westmeath-stun-kilkenny-in-leinster/ Spieth welcomes gusting winds forecast at Colonial Strong winds forecast for this week's Colonial tournament in Fort Worth, Texas have put a smile on the face of U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth who believes he will benefit from the challenge at Colonial Country Club. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:06:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0525/791025-spieth-welcomes-gusting-winds-forecast-at-colonial/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0525/791025-spieth-welcomes-gusting-winds-forecast-at-colonial/ IRFU determined to make 'compelling' 2023 RWC bid The IRFU remains confident that they will "exceed expectations" with their 2023 Rugby World Cup bid as the governing body dissects the bid documentation ahead of September's proposal. Wed, 25 May 2016 16:37:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0525/790953-irfu-determined-to-make-compelling-2023-rwc-bid/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0525/790953-irfu-determined-to-make-compelling-2023-rwc-bid/ Kilkenny star Richie Hogan suffers broken hand Richie Hogan's summer could be seriously truncated by injury after he broke his hand playing for his club Danesfort over the weekend. Wed, 25 May 2016 16:01:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0525/790911-report-richie-hogan-out-for-two-months/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0525/790911-report-richie-hogan-out-for-two-months/ VIDEO: Martin O'Neill has open mind on midfielders Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has no concerns over the fitness of James McCarthy for the upcoming European Championships but admits there are spots up for grabs in midfield before his final squad selection. Wed, 25 May 2016 18:32:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0525/790905-ireland_martin-oneill/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0525/790905-ireland_martin-oneill/ VIDEO: Personal pain gives Harry Arter perspective Harry Arter will not be devastated if he fails to make the Republic of Ireland squad for the Euro 2016 finals after learning the true meaning of the word. Wed, 25 May 2016 17:24:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0525/790957-ireland_arter_/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0525/790957-ireland_arter_/ Benitez signs three-year deal with Newcastle Newcastle have announced that Rafael Benitez will remain as manager after signing a new three-year contract. Wed, 25 May 2016 19:09:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0525/790989-benitez-signs-three-year-deal-with-newcastle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0525/790989-benitez-signs-three-year-deal-with-newcastle/ Chris Davies lands Celtic assistant post Chris Davies has been appointed as assistant manager to Brendan Rodgers at Celtic. Wed, 25 May 2016 18:55:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0525/790988-brendan-rodgers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0525/790988-brendan-rodgers/ Shamreen does the double at Gowran Shamreen completed a course and distance double at Gowran on Wednesday evening when landing the Ladies Day June 18th Fillies Race in good style. Wed, 25 May 2016 22:30:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0525/791022-shamreen-does-the-double-at-gowran/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0525/791022-shamreen-does-the-double-at-gowran/