RSVP Magazine

New Zealand rugby star Sione Lauaki has sadly passed away

New Zealand rugby star Sione Lauaki has sadly passed away aged just 35. The news of his passing was announced by the All Blacks and his former club team, the Hamilton-based Chiefs. The back-row forward was forced to retire from the professional sport back in 2012 due to kidney and cardiovascular problems. The announcement said: […]

Simon Zebo and girlfriend Elvira Fernandez have welcomed their second child

Simon Zebo and girlfriend Elvira Fernandez have welcomed their second child in quite a low key manner. The Irish and Munster rugby star has stayed silent about the fantastic family news. “The couple, who have been dating for three years, quietly welcomed their daughter Sofia in late 2016 and while they are protecting her from […]

Mark McHugh has welcomed a baby boy

Mark McHugh has welcomed a baby boy and the pictures are simply adorable. The Donegal sharp shooter introduced little Noah to GAA fans across the country this week. The 26 year old admitted that he was lost words when holding his son for the first. “Everyone meet Noah..Words can’t describe the feeling I felt today […]

Robbie Keane and family are poised for a move to Dubai

Robbie Keane and family are poised for a move to Dubai as he furthers in football career. The former Ireland captain has been pictured training with Al-Ahli following his departure from LA Galaxy in November. All eyes have been on the decorated star after leaving the American side late last year. The UAE based clubs […]

A Premier League star fathered a fans baby and moved clubs

A Premier League star fathered a fans baby after an affair, according to reports. The player, who cannot be name for legal reasons, slept with the woman behind the back of the mother of his children. He has since moved clubs in a bid to escape the scandal. “He split from his lover – a […]

Big move for Robbie Brady he lands Premier League contract

Big move for Robbie Brady as he re-joins the Premier League for a club record fee. The Irish football ace has linked up Burnley after manager Sean Dyche signed him for £13million- we are delighted. The contract will see him play for the clarets for three-and-a-half-years after a transfer from Norwich yesterday. The 25-year-old told […]

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED with Rob Heffernan

Four years after London 2012, race walker and author ROB HEFFERNAN became the first Irish athlete to receive an Olympic medal on home soil when he was awarded bronze last year. But the highlight of his career was coming first in the 50km event at the 2013 World Athletic Championships in Moscow. Not bad for […]

Wayne Rooney and family are set for a move to China

Wayne Rooney and family are set for a move to China as part of a new £900,000 deal. The well-known English family are reportedly heading for Asia as they leave Manchester. “According to reports, the couple – who have three children together; Kai, Klay and Kit – could be making a shock move to China, […]

Katie Taylor’s big New York fight has been called off

Katie Taylor’s big New York fight has been called off according to her promoter. The Olympic gold medallist was on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin versus Daniel Jacobs at Madison Square Garden. The fight was set for March, 18, however Hearn told IFL TV that the fight will not take place. Hearn said on IFL […]

Cristiano Ronaldo was reportedly “rescued” from his car

Cristiano Ronaldo was reportedly “rescued” from his car after an incident on Sunday evening. It has emerged that the world famous soccer star received medical assistance after he couldn’t continue driving. An ambulance was called to the side of the road close to a ski resort near Madrid where he was driving with his girlfriend […]

Aidan O’Mahony has announced his retirement

Aidan O’Mahony has announced his retirement from inter county football after a glittering career. The five-time All Ireland winner is currently making his mark on RTE’s Dancing With the Stars. The surprise announcement was revealed after he issued a statement via the Kerry website. “Today I would like to announce my retirement. I feel the […]

“It’s a Perfect Weekend” with Fashion Icon and sports star, Neil Patrick Collins

A fashionista, gaelic footballer star and musician, there is nothing that Neil Patrick Collins hasn’t tried his hand at. With a cool attitude, mischievous demeanour and an obvious confidence, there is a definite air of intrigue that surrounds this Roscommon native. This week, RSVP’s Mikie O’Loughlin caught up with the former Rossie captain to hear […]

Croke Park could be set for a huge rugby game

Croke Park could be set for a huge rugby game as part of the Champions Cup semi-finals this spring. If results go the way of the Irish provinces in the knock out stages, sports fans may be in for a thrilling encounter. Croker’s 82,000 capacity stadium is being touted as a potential venue if the […]

Alexis Sanchez appears in court for tax fraud

Alexis Sanchez appeared in court this week for tax fraud charges in Spain. The Arsenal striker could now reportedly face a jail sentence after confirming in court via a video link that he evaded almost £900,000 in tax during his spell at Barcelona. According to the Sun, prosecutors accused the footballer of hiding assets in […]

Professional footballer Adam McCabe has come out

Professional footballer Adam McCabe has come out as gay and has issued a statement. The sports player has played for side in England, Slovakia, Thailand and the US. He admitted that it is still a struggle for gay professional athletes to reveal their sexuality to the public. He said: “While I was playing soccer at […]

Former Kerry football captain Kieran O’Leary has tied the knot

Former Kerry football captain Kieran O’Leary has tied the knot to his long term love, Andrea Leahy Hartnett. Invited family, friends and teammates joined the 29 year old Kerry ace for their festive celebrations. Kieran Donaghy was among the Kingdom All-Stars who joined the bride and groom for their big day. O’Leary, from the Dr. Crokes […]

John McAreavey has raised £50,000 for two charities

John McAreavey has raised £50,000 for two charities after 24 hours of continuous football action. McAreavey and a host of other players also set a new world record for the longest GAA match in history. The “Marathon Match” manged to collect the amazing sum for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and the Michaela Foundation- the charity […]

Robbie Keane leads the heartfelt tributes to Graham Taylor

Robbie Keane leads the heartfelt tributes to Graham Taylor following the announcement of his death earlier today. The former Ireland captain had a special connection to the England legend after he signed him in his teenage years. Taking to his official Facebook page, Robbie said: “Signed me as a 14 year old for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, […]

Tommy Bowe admits he worries about what’s next after rugby

Tommy Bowe admits his worries about what’s next and his life when he retires from the world of rugby. Life couldn’t get any better for Tommy Bowe, he’s married to the love of his life, former Miss Wales Lucy Whitehouse and he is injury free again after 11 months in recovery from knee surgery, but […]

‘What’s Another Year? with Philly McMahon

For many, 2016 is the year they’d rather forget, while for others the last 12 months have exceeded their expectations. As a nation we’ve been busy: we commemorated the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising; seen sporting success at the Euros and the Olympic Games; mourned the passing of some famous icons, and devoured the […]