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 Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:34:15 +0000 Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:34:15 +0000 Sport News Below-strength Ireland claim France scalp Ireland made it three wins from three in the Women's Six Nations with a hard-fought 13-10 victory over France at Donnybrook. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:49:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0226/855566-ireland-women-v-france-women-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0226/855566-ireland-women-v-france-women-six-nations/ O'Neill not interested in Leicester return Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has distanced himself from the vacant position at Leicester City. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:34:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0226/855529-martin-oneill-ireland-leicester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0226/855529-martin-oneill-ireland-leicester/ Galway goal rush too much for Clare Gareth Bradshaw scored 1-02 as Galway continued their impressive form in the NFL with a 3-13 to 1-11 win over Clare at Pearse Stadium. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:07:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0226/855560-galway-v-clare/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0226/855560-galway-v-clare/ Ulster fail to impress in win over spirited Zebre Ulster recorded their third consecutive bonus-point Guinness PRO12 win as they overcame a battling Zebre side 40-17 at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:09:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0226/855585-ulster-fail-to-impress-in-win-over-spirited-zebre/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0226/855585-ulster-fail-to-impress-in-win-over-spirited-zebre/ Cork always in control against Fermanagh Cork were impressive winners over Fermanagh on their 2017 debut at Páirc Uí Rinn, running out eight points the better side by the final whistle. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:59:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0226/855558-cork-v-fermanagh/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0226/855558-cork-v-fermanagh/ Connacht cruise to win over Treviso Craig Ronaldson scored 17 points as reigning champions Connacht enjoyed a bonus-point victory over Treviso in the Guinness Pro12. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:55:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0226/855552-treviso-v-connacht/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0226/855552-treviso-v-connacht/ Tyrone-Cavan off as Storm Ewan bites The Allianz Football League meeting between Tyrone and Cavan has been postponed and several games survived pitch inspection after Storm Ewan brought strong winds and heavy rain to parts of the country. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:21:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0226/855542-pitch-inspections/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0226/855542-pitch-inspections/ Tombstone to be added to Champion Hurdle After the recent spate of withdrawals from the major Cheltenham Festival races, one new name has been added to the mix with Gordon Elliott announcing Tombstone will be supplemented for the Stan James Champion Hurdle. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:01:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0226/855572-cheltenham-festival-tombstone-to-be-added-to-cham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0226/855572-cheltenham-festival-tombstone-to-be-added-to-cham/ Fichardt victorious at Joburg Open South Africa's Darren Fichardt held his nerve to win a fifth European Tour title and continue home dominance of the Joburg Open, which had been reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:37:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0226/855579-fichardt-victorious-at-joburg-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0226/855579-fichardt-victorious-at-joburg-open/ Eddy: Withdrawals great 'opportunity' for others Ireland's director of women's rugby says the the decision to withdraw three key players from today's Six Nations squad was taken with the world cup in mind. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:54:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0223/854987-womens-7s-withdrawals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0223/854987-womens-7s-withdrawals/ Schmidt 'on edge of seat' in dramatic title chase Joe Schmidt has admitted Ireland's Six Nations destiny is back in their own hands after Saturday's 19-9 win over France in Dublin. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:30:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0226/855507-schmidt-ireland-france-sexton-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0226/855507-schmidt-ireland-france-sexton-six-nations/ Farah insists he is 'clean athlete' after leaks Mo Farah has insisted he is "a clean athlete who has never broken the rules" after fresh allegations were published about his coach Alberto Salazar. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:46:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/0226/855519-mo-farah-alberto-salazar/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2017/0226/855519-mo-farah-alberto-salazar/ Puel reckons Saints can deal with Zlatan Southampton manager Claude Puel has backed his patched-up defence to deal with Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:56:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0226/855509-southampton-manchester-united-zlatan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2017/0226/855509-southampton-manchester-united-zlatan/ At a glance: A guide to Sunday's GAA action Sunday sees 12 games down for decision in the Allianz Football League, with Dublin looking to preserve their long unbeaten run when they travel to Ballybofey to take on Donegal. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:18:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854354-at-a-glance-a-guide-to-the-weekends-gaa-action/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2017/0221/854354-at-a-glance-a-guide-to-the-weekends-gaa-action/ Henshaw: Ireland look forward with confidence Robbie Henshaw believes Ireland's win over France in the Six Nations will tee the side up nicely for the crucial encounters against Wales and England in the weeks ahead. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:10:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0225/855459-henshaw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0225/855459-henshaw/ Baker in intensive care after St Moritz fall Classic-winning jockey George Baker was in intensive care in Switzerland on Sunday after a fall at St Moritz. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:15:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0226/855536-george-baker/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2017/0226/855536-george-baker/ Williams suspended by Racing after cocaine bust Former New Zealand international Ali Williams has been suspended by French club Racing 92 after he was arrested in possession of cocaine. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:18:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0226/855540-williams-suspended-by-racing-after-cocaine-bust/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/0226/855540-williams-suspended-by-racing-after-cocaine-bust/ Woodward: Farrell on track to emulate Wilkinson England's World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward believes Owen Farrell is well on his way to becoming an all-time great like Jonny Wilkinson. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 09:09:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0226/855511-england-italy-farrell-wilkinson-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/six-nations/2017/0226/855511-england-italy-farrell-wilkinson-six-nations/ Khan and Pacquiao announce 'super fight' Amir Khan will fight Manny Pacquiao on 23 April in a "super fight" both men have announced on Twitter. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 09:56:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0226/855517-amir-khan-will-fight-manny-pacquiao/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2017/0226/855517-amir-khan-will-fight-manny-pacquiao/ Fowler in strong spot at Honda, McDowell fades Rickie Fowler holds all the cards ahead of the final round at the Honda Classic as he starts with a four-shot lead, while Graeme McDowell is too far back to challenge. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:08:46 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0226/855518-honda-classic/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2017/0226/855518-honda-classic/