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 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:15:14 +0100 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:15:14 +0100 Sport News Free-scoring Liverpool book CL group stage place Liverpool overpowered Hoffenheim 4-2 at Anfield to ease into the Champions League group stages with a 6-3 aggregate play-off victory. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:25:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899548-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899548-liverpool/ McIlroy wants a win before extended break Rory McIlroy admits internal and external pressures led him to decide against sitting out the rest of the season to rest a persistent rib injury. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:15:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0823/899539-mcilroy-wants-a-win-before-extended-break/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0823/899539-mcilroy-wants-a-win-before-extended-break/ Banty leaves Wexford after just one season Seamus McEnaney has stepped down as Wexford manager after just a single season in charge. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:15:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0823/899540-banty-leaves-wexford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0823/899540-banty-leaves-wexford/ Brady on target in Burnley win as Rice helps Hammers Robbie Brady was on target for Burnley as the Clarets knocked Lancashire rivals Blackburn out of the Carabao Cup, while Declan Rice helped West Ham to a comfortable victory over Cheltenham. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:36:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899550-brady-on-target-in-burnley-win-as-rice-helps-hammers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899550-brady-on-target-in-burnley-win-as-rice-helps-hammers/ Tyrone will have to score more goals than Dublin to win At the start of the year when anyone asked me how would Tyrone do this summer I said that they'd be beaten in an All-Ireland final. Now I'm trying to do a wee bit of back-tracking! Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:42:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0823/899504-jordan-tyrone-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0823/899504-jordan-tyrone-dublin/ Andy Moran the essence of energy, timing and cleverness After his barnstorming performance against Kerry, we assess the career of Andy Moran - one that could yet end in landing the biggest prize of the lot. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:28:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0822/899149-andy-moran-the-essence-of-energy-timing-and-opportunis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0822/899149-andy-moran-the-essence-of-energy-timing-and-opportunis/ 'I remember thinking "this suits me a bit better now"' From Cavan to Poland, via Scotland, Bulgaria and Cyprus - Cillian Sheridan, still just 28, reflects on one of Ireland's most colourful football careers. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:38:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0820/898704-cillian-sheridan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0820/898704-cillian-sheridan/ Ryan lands gold for Ireland at World University Games Shane Ryan claimed Ireland's second ever gold at the World University Games with a blistering display in the 50m backstroke in Taipei. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:47:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2017/0823/899476-shane-ryan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2017/0823/899476-shane-ryan/ McGregor's corner confirmed for 'life-changing' battle "This is life-changing," are the words of Conor McGregor's cutman Tommy McCormack, after the Dubliner was confirmed as one of the four-man corner team for Saturday night's clash with Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:39:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0823/899479-mcgregors-corner-confirmed-for-life-changing-battle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0823/899479-mcgregors-corner-confirmed-for-life-changing-battle/ 'Munster players happy I'm getting Boks opportunity' Rassie Erasmus says he was always honest in his dealings with the Munster players and is convinced the province will attract a "world class" coaching ticket such is their standing in the game. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:49:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0823/899410-munster-players-happy-im-getting-boks-opportunity/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0823/899410-munster-players-happy-im-getting-boks-opportunity/ RTÉ remains the home of Irish soccer until 2022 RTÉ has successfully secured broadcast and online rights for the UEFA Euro 2020 Finals, and qualifiers to UEFA Euro 2020 and the FIFA World Cup 2022. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:09:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899383-rte-remains-the-home-of-irish-soccer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899383-rte-remains-the-home-of-irish-soccer/ Ireland unable to stem English fightback in Amsterdam Ireland were narrowly edged out by England at the EuroHockey Championships, as the favourites came from behind for a 2-1 quarter-final victory. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:54:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2017/0823/899512-irish-unable-to-stem-english-fightback-in/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2017/0823/899512-irish-unable-to-stem-english-fightback-in/ Roche loses ground but stays in touch at Vuelta Ireland's Nicolas Roche lost ground on race leader Chris Froome at the Vuelta a Espana after the fifth stage from Benicassim to Alcossebre, but he remains very much in the hunt for the red jersey, albeit in the early stages of the three-week race. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:20:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0823/899534-roche-loses-ground-but-stays-in-touch-at-vuelta/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2017/0823/899534-roche-loses-ground-but-stays-in-touch-at-vuelta/ Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny raping woman Ulster and Ireland rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are due in court in Belfast this morning to face rape charges. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:47:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0823/899332-paddy-jackson-stuart-olding/ http://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0823/899332-paddy-jackson-stuart-olding/ Ulysses triumphs in International thriller at York Ulysses showed he is getting better with age as he put his younger rivals in the shade to give Michael Stoute a record-breaking sixth success in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:14:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0823/899500-ulysses-triumph-in-international-thriller-at-york/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0823/899500-ulysses-triumph-in-international-thriller-at-york/ Pro14 chief defends South African additions Expanding the Pro14 to take in two South African sides is a risk worth taking, according to the tournament's chief executive. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:02:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0823/899477-pro14-defend-chief-defends-south-african-additions/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0823/899477-pro14-defend-chief-defends-south-african-additions/ Wayne Rooney retires from international football Wayne Rooney, England's all-time top scorer, has announced his immediate retirement from international football. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:14:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899447-wayne-rooney-retires-from-international-football/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899447-wayne-rooney-retires-from-international-football/ Steed & Cantwell question Irish prep for World Cup Ireland's World Cup dream has been in tatters since the Pool C defeat France last week, and the post mortem has started even before their tournament has ended. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:16:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0823/899433-steed-cantwell-question-irish-prep-for-world-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0823/899433-steed-cantwell-question-irish-prep-for-world-cup/ UCD to compete in prestigious UEFA Youth League UCD will rub shoulders with some of the top young talent in Europe after confirming they will compete in the UEFA Youth League this season. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:56:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899455-ucd/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899455-ucd/ Delaney in the dark over World Cup play-off seedings John Delaney has admitted he's no idea if the World Cup play-offs will be seeded, but is keeping the faith the Republic of Ireland can top Group D and leapfrog those murky waters on the road to Russia. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:19:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899347-john-delaney/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0823/899347-john-delaney/