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, 4 Dec 2016 19:49:00 +0000 Sun, 4 Dec 2016 19:49:00 +0000 Sport News James McClean: The Town he loves so well Republic of Ireland and West Brom player James McClean on his intention to end his career at where it all started - Derry City. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 20:41:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1204/836496-james-mcclean-the-town-he-loves-so-well/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1204/836496-james-mcclean-the-town-he-loves-so-well/ United boss slams Everton in tetchy conference Jose Mourinho gave an ill-tempered press conference after Manchester United suffered a late equaliser against Everton, slamming the Toffees as a long-ball team. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 19:49:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1204/836505-jose-tetchy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1204/836505-jose-tetchy/ David Treacy: Early advantage key to Cuala success Cuala sharpshooter David Treacy felt a more mature approach contributed significantly to the side claiming a first Leinster club success after they defeated O'Loughlin Gaels at O'Moore Park. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 20:52:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836488-davis-treacy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836488-davis-treacy/ Meadow misses out at LPGA Q-school in Florida Stephanie Meadow has missed out on a full LPGA Tour card after finishing in a tie for 27th place on stage three of qualifying school in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 20:24:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1204/836506-meadow-misses-out-at-lpga-q-school-in-florida/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1204/836506-meadow-misses-out-at-lpga-q-school-in-florida/ Ciarán Carey steps down from Kerry post Ciaran Carey has resigned as Kerry hurling manager after just a single season in charge. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 20:11:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836503-ciaran-carey-steps-down-as-kerry-boss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836503-ciaran-carey-steps-down-as-kerry-boss/ Evans: I've no memory of ripping my shirt off After 13 tough years, often struggling unsuccessfully against the tide, the highs of Rio felt like sweet justification for Scott Evans. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 20:12:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1116/832227-scott-evans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1116/832227-scott-evans/ Baines penalty earns Everton point against United An 89th minute penalty from Leighton Baines has earned Everton a share of the spoils in their Premier League clash with Man United at Goodison Park. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 18:16:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1204/836470-everton-v-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1204/836470-everton-v-liverpool/ Lam tested Connacht's mental strength for Wasps Pat Lam admitted that he tested the mental strength of his side at half-time during their straightforward Guinness Pro12 victory over Treviso on Saturday. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 16:42:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1204/836485-lam-tested-connachts-mental-strength-for-wasps/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1204/836485-lam-tested-connachts-mental-strength-for-wasps/ Cuala delight as they claim first Leinster title Con O'Callaghan gave another glimpse of his remarkable talent as Cuala streaked to a famous AIB Leinster club hurling title success, the first for a Dublin club since 1980. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 16:42:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836468-cuala-v-oloughlin-gaels/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836468-cuala-v-oloughlin-gaels/ Sebastian Vettel plays down Mercedes rumours Sebastian Vettel has played down claims he could partner Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes next year following world champion Nico Rosberg's shock move to retire from the sport. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 19:31:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/1204/836501-vettel/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/1204/836501-vettel/ Basketball round-up: Brunell and Glanmire advance A thrilling weekend of Hula Hoops Cup action has teed up an exciting Cork derby for the Women's semi-finals in January as both Singleton SuperValu Brunell and Cup holders Glanmire came out on top in their respective games. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 20:09:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/basketball/2016/1204/836507-basketball-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/basketball/2016/1204/836507-basketball-round-up/ Elliott rules out Champion Hurdle route for Jade Gordon Elliott has ruled out a Champion Hurdle shot after Apple's Jade just pipped Vroum Vroum Mag as the mares dominated the Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 14:45:01 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1204/836461-hattons-grace/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1204/836461-hattons-grace/ Bournemouth leave it late to sink Liverpool An injury-time goal from Nathan Ake has handed Bournemouth a shock comeback win against Liverpool at the Vitality Stadium. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 17:36:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1204/836469-bournemouth-v-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1204/836469-bournemouth-v-liverpool/ McConnell fires Donaghmoyne to back-to-back titles Catriona McConnell led the charge as Monaghan's Donaghmoyne won back-to-back All-Ireland ladies senior club football titles for the very first time at Parnell Park on Sunday. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 16:52:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836487-donaghmoyne/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1204/836487-donaghmoyne/ Long road back for Rocket as Selby leads in York Ronnie O'Sullivan faced a long road back into the final of the Betway UK Championship on Sunday evening after Mark Selby built a platform for victory at the York Barbican. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 17:34:22 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2016/1204/836491-long-road-back-for-rocket-as-selby-leads-in-york/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2016/1204/836491-long-road-back-for-rocket-as-selby-leads-in-york/ Cullen looks ahead to season-defining period Head coach Leo Cullen believes that the next seven weeks will define Leinster's season and the former Ireland lock has called on his side to remain focused during the distracting Christmas period. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 16:21:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1204/836435-cullen-looks-ahead-to-season-defining-period/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1204/836435-cullen-looks-ahead-to-season-defining-period/ Allen finishes second in Master of Paris Wexford man Bertram Allen has finished in second place at the five-star Master of Paris Grand Prix in France. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 17:33:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2016/1204/836490-allen-paris/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2016/1204/836490-allen-paris/ Landofhopeandglory shows class to win once more A good jump at the last helped JCB Triumph Hurdle favourite Landofhopeandglory maintain his unbeaten jumping record in the Bar One Racing Juvenile Hurdle at Fairyhouse. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 16:23:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1204/836465-landofhopeandglory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1204/836465-landofhopeandglory/ King Kong Carroll maintains winning record Jono Carroll maintained his unbeaten professional record with a facile points victory over Spanish fighter Juan Luis Gonzalez in Glasgow on Saturday night. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 14:57:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1204/836460-king-kong-carroll/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1204/836460-king-kong-carroll/ Harbison takes over at Sport Ireland Institute Liam Harbison has been appointed as the new Director of the Sport Ireland Institute, replacing Gary Keegan. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 13:37:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1204/836457-harbison-takes-over-the-reins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1204/836457-harbison-takes-over-the-reins/