RSVP Magazine

Renowned trainer David ‘Dandy’ Nicholls has died aged 61

  David ‘Dandy’ Nicholls, has died at age 61. The former jockey took up training in 1992 and won a host of sprint races, both in the United Kingdom and France, becoming known as ‘the sprint king’. During his career as a jockey, Nicholls rode more than 400 winners. His son Adrian announced the news […]

Steven Gerrard is “absolutely gutted” with big injury

Steven Gerrard is “absolutely gutted” as he’s hit with another injury. His problem with his hamstring has forced him out of Michael Carrick’s testimonial this weekend. Stevie has dashed the hopes of fans who were excited to see back in action in the UK once again. He had been selected as part of Harry Redknapp’s All-Stars against Manchester United. […]

Kilkenny’s Jackie Tyrrell is set to tie the knot in December

Kilkenny’s Jackie Tyrrell is set to tie the knot in a stunning wedding later this year. The famed hurler will swap vows with his fiancé, Claire in Sneem, Co Kerry this December. Plans for the big day are already in full-swing and he joined friends and family for a recent stag party. After retiring from […]

Clare hurler Brendan Bugler welcomes his first child in September

Clare hurler Brendan Bugler welcomes his first child this September- just in time for the All-Ireland final. This baby news comes 18 months after the couple tied the knot in Clare. The All-Star wing back explains that there are “exciting times ahead” for him and his wife, Jo Crowe. He says that they never felt […]

Rob Kearney was dropped into the deep end with some fake tan!

Rob Kearney was dropped into the deep end during his first experience with fake tan. Rooming with James Hook on a Lions Tour back in 2009 was an eye-opening and smelly experience for the Leinster star. Ahead of a big game, Hook spent more than two hours in the bathroom with his tanning mit. Recalling […]

BREAKING NEWS: Tiger Woods arrested for DUI

BREAKING: Golf star Tiger Woods has been arrested this afternoon. Woods was arrested on Monday in Jupiter, Florida on a charge of driving under the influence, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Arrest information shows the 41-year-old golfer was booked into jail at 7:18am and then released on his own recognizance at 10:50am […]

VOX POP: In The Name Of Our Fathers with Lee and Phil Keegan

Lee and Phil Keegan Mayo star and Footballer of the Year Although he hails from England, the Mayo defender’s dad Phil Snr is a keen gaelic supporter and has been there every step of his football career. What’s your stand-out memory of your dad? He had no interest in gaelic football, my dad is actually […]

Sky Sports News presenter David Bobin has sadly passed away

Sky Sports News presenter David Bobin has sadly passed away, aged 71. The sports reporter, known as ‘Mighty Oak’, died on Wednesday. His death has come as a big shock to the team in Sky Sports, with the news surfacing in the media today. Barney Francis, Sky Sports managing director, paid tribute to his colleague and […]

Michael Schumacher’s family were threatened

Michael Schumacher’s family were threatened in a cruel twist of events last year. His wife and kids were targeted by a sick blackmailer. The man, who appeared in a German court, said he would harm Schmacher’s children unless a large sum of money was paid in to his back account. “A German painter named only […]

Wrestler Wayne VanDyke has died after suffering three heart attacks

Wrestler Wayne VanDyke has died after suffering three heart attacks, aged 29. The international star was rushed to hospital during a recent match. The independent wrestler from Florida was placed in a medically induced coma last month, but has since passed away. The sad news was confirmed by his family on social media. “According to Wrestling […]

Georgia McGurk and Sean O’Brien have split

Georgia McGurk and Sean O’Brien have split up after just one year together. The Leinster rugby star and the daughter of Miriam O’Callaghan have decided to end things. The high-profile couple called off their 12 romance back in April after they started dating back in November, 2015. “Things were going well between them, but the […]

Olympic skater Michelle Kwan and her husband file for divorce

Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan, 36, has filed papers in Rhode Island seeking divorce days after her husband, Clay Pell, 35, filed for divorce in California. Kwan is a five-time world figure skating champion, winning Olympic medals in 1998 and 2002. The Providence Journal  reports both listed irreconcilable differences in their divorce papers. Pell filed for divorce […]

Republic of Ireland player and model in high court battle for humanist wedding

An Irish footballer and his partner are seeking a judicial review of the failure of the Northern Irish authorities to extend legal recognition to humanist marriages. As it stands, a couple that want a humanist ceremony must also have a separate civil registration for their marriage to be legally recognised, reports The Journal The British Humanist […]

Ronan O’Gara will receive The Freedom of the City of Cork on Thursday

Ronan O’Gara will receive The Freedom of the City of Cork in a special ceremony on Thursday May, 11. This huge honour comes following a motion from Cork County Council back in February. Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Des Cahill, revealed the good news after a lot of speculation from sports enthusiasts and Corkonians alike. […]

Tom Daley has officially tied the knot to Dustin Lance Black

Tom Daley has officially tied the knot to Dustin Lance Black after a two year engagement. The famed couple swapped vows in front of family and friends this weekend. With just 120 guests in attendance, the grooms were picture perfect at the outdoor ceremony. “On 6th May 2017, I married the love of my life, @dlanceblack […]

Olympic Gold medal-star Steven Holcomb has died

Olympic Gold medal-star Steven Holcomb has died, aged just 37. Tributes have been pouring in for the decorated bobsledder today. A statement from the United States Olympic Committee explained that he was found dead in his room at the US Olympic Training Centre in Lake Placid. The Sun reports that the USA Bobsled and Skeleton […]

Former Irish League footballer found dead at age 48

Former Irish League footballer Tony Scappaticci has been found dead this morning. The former Glenavon defender, 48, had been living in a flat in Banbridge, Co Down, reports Belfast Live. He retired from football in 2000 after spells with Bangor FC and Newry City. The father-of-three was part of Glenavon’s team which won the Irish Cup […]

“It’s a Perfect Weekend” with Wexford Camogie Star, Kate Kelly

With four All-Ireland medals and nine All-Star Awards to her credit, Kate Kelly is one of Camogie’s most successful players. A threat to every defence, the face-paced attacker has caused untold damage by racking up score after score since joining the Wexford team back in 2001. Catching up RSVP’s Mikie O’Loughlin, Kate chats about what […]

Limerick sporting hero, Liam Kennedy has sadly passed away

Limerick sporting hero, Liam Kennedy has sadly passed away, aged 62. The “unsung” icon died following a short illness at Tallaght Hospital earlier this week. Limerick hurling ‘pioneer’ Liam Kennedy passes away — Limerick Leader (@Limerick_Leader) April 27, 2017 Mr Kennedy was a stalwart of Na Piarsaigh GAA club for more than 30 […]